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  • Tomorrow When The War Began Character Analysis

    everything, but that’s where Homer comes in. At the start of the war Ellie starts to struggle to keep up with everything, Homer notices and steps in to think ‘strictly logical.’ After Homer starts to step in and help Ellie, she regains her conference and starts to lead again but with Homer by her side. At one point in the novel, the group are coming up with plans and some of the ideas are just wrong, but that’s were Homer’s new leadership comes in when he says ‘We have to start acting like soldiers, one mistake and it’s all over.” That helps the group to realise that one mistake, no matter how big or small, could ruin their chances of surviving and winning the war. Ellie starts to recognise this new Homer and she thins that ‘if [they] ever did go back to school [she’d] nominate him for School Captain.’ An example of Ellie coming back to her normal self and becoming a leader again is at the end of the novel when it’s time for them to fight back and Ellie is sick of not doing something so she says ‘It’s time to go to war.” Therefore,…

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  • My Mom's Best Friends

    I wasn’t happy with that suggestion since I really wanted to go on the blow up slide, but I had not wish to be rude, so I reluctantly replied with “ok.” As we went around the festival all I could think about the blow up slide, sure the other rides were fun, but I was convinced that the slide will be so much better. The closer and closer we got to the slide, the harder and harder it became to hold in my excitement, which caused me to start to bounce around. Matt just kept laughing at me making me…

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  • Analysis Of Antonioni's Blow-Up

    In Antonioni’s Blow-Up, symbols are a large part of the characterization of the main character Thomas, and play a huge role in the execution of the themes and overall plot. The film is rarely direct, having many scenes and interactions whose intended purpose is complicated and usually hard to decipher at first, leaving the watcher very confused after it’s completion. While many aspects of the film seems disjointed with no connection or meaning whatsoever, most of the meaning is symbolically…

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  • Summary Of Satchmo Blows Up The World

    Review of Satchmo Blows Up The World: Jazz Ambassadors Play the Cold War Penny von Eschen analyzes the opinion of international observers of the American construct for race with arguments supporting the notion that America failed to ease the racial tensions where African Americans persisted in racial struggle with their white counterparts. American impoliteness toward its African American populace held its negative image on the international platform during the period of Jim Crow. Federal…

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  • Essay On The Conch In Lord Of The Flies

    A person is more powerful when they have something, someone else wants. For instance, when I look at Kylie Jenner, yes she has millions of dollars but when I look at everything she has and everything she wears, I look up to her. She is eighteen years old, so just about two years older than I. She is that older figure that I look up to for all the fashion advice. She has her own app which could symbolize the conch in a way. Whenever I get that notification I go right to the app and see what new…

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  • The Conch Shell In Lord Of The Flies

    It starts off with Piggy brainstorming and coming up with this idea; “We can use this to call the others. Have a meeting. They’ll come when they hear us—” He beamed at Ralph. “That was what you meant, didn’t you? That’s why you got the conch out of the water?” After the discovery of the shell Piggy shares his intelligence with Ralph when he suggests to use the conch shell to call all the boys from around the island together. Then Ralph asks Piggy how to use the conch shell to call the others on…

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  • Conch Shell Symbolism Essay

    emphasizing its value in the small society. Everyone agreed on the rules and followed them, and for a while, the boys werecivil and respectful of each other. Everyone had the same goal of eventually being rescued. However, the power of the conch, like many tools of power, started to diminish. Rules only work when everyone mutually agrees on them. Jack split off and formed his own colony on the island, and conflict is plentiful. Ralph started to lose members of his camp every day. This was an…

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  • Disney-Pixar's Character Education In The Movie Up

    Character Education in Up Disney-Pixar is the undisputed king of the animation film industry. Each of their productions is synonymous with “Top Grossing” and commandes raving fanatics and 5 stars ratings. “Up” is no exception. As the title suggests, “Up” is a movie that with each viewing seems only to bring the enjoyment and fantastical pleasure gleaned from this movie up. One of innumerous Disney films that are regarded as instant classics, Up was created in 2009 and to the surprise of no…

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  • French New Wave Analysis

    both a fiscal necessity and an artistic reflection of the living conditions of the Italian people. French New Wave, by contrast, has been described as “a bourgeois cinema made by the bourgeois for the bourgeois” (Armes, French Cinema 169). France’s powerful economy in the early 1960s, and the governmental desire to revive the stagnating, near-bankrupt film industry, meant that filmmakers were offered financial aid from the French Cultural Minister to create their films (Lanzoni, 196). The French…

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  • Mise En Scene In Jane Austen's Pride And Prejudice

    Elizabeth’s conflicting feelings for Mr. Darcy. Through the use of diegetic sounds, the scene will give the audience a glimpse of the inner thoughts of Elizabeth and how her body language portrays it. Hints of the sun can be seen peeking behind the clouds, and the sun begins to light up the setting when Jane enters. This represents the joy that Jane has over her…

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