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    countries in the world, why are only 4% of the Fortune 500 CEOs women? In “The Confidence Gap”, Katty Kay and Claire Shipman examine the difference in confidence levels between men and women, and how this disparity can change. When ABC News’ Kay and BBC’s Shipman teamed together to write their book Womenomics, which explored positive changes that benefit women, they discovered a common…

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    Romeo and Juliet Movie Comparison The classic play of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare has been turned into a movie which are directed by Franco Zeffirelli and Baz Luhrmann. These two movies are similar and different in many ways and the directors of each play tried to put their spin on this classic play. There are many scenes which are different and similar but one is Act 5 Scene 3. One difference is that when Romeo came to find Juliet she was in a church while in the newer movie but…

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    Temple Grandin Reflection

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    Claire Danes (Temple) seemed having a wonderful skill to behave a bit silly, but straight forward to her thought. The film viewed Temple’s face was as strange, funny, curious, and some time walking in funny way along with her strange thought. Her thought was also unusual. The film illustrated the picture in her mind that she connected to objects or words while she focused on. She acted a bit silly with funny face when her professor said “shoe.” Then the film viewed her connection with all type…

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    A movie adaptation of Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare directed by Franco Zeffirelli in 1968 portrays the original work of the playwright and script. The story is about the tragic, and untimely death of two lovers, Romeo and Juliet . In the following scene the story opens to Act III Scene i with Mercutio and Tybalt. This scene follows the interaction of major characters such as Tybalt, Romeo, Mercutio, and Benvolio. Throughout this scene, the adaptation was able to interpret the following:…

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    In Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, Victor’s world is in a continuous state of change, from his family to his environment. However, the one thing that never deviates in the novel is Victor’s negative perspective of the Creature. Victor cannot change his perspective because he sees himself in the Creature, he has grown to despise himself due to his various actions in the novel, and because of this he hates the monster. Elizabeth, the most important member of Victor’s family, appears to be one of…

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    Turing Pharmaceuticals

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    cystic fibrosis. I’m not stating that just because the patients donated money to make this dream of a breakthrough drug a reality that they should expect the drug to be free; I understand that this type of drug will be expensive, but not at the astronomical prices that they are being sold for. Also stated in the video is how shareholders for Vertex are beginning to question the motives of the company as well, because it is hard to justify the company needing to make profits when the CEO’s…

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    Romeo and Juliet Essay When comparing both the 1968 Franco Zeffirelli movie version of Romeo and Juliet with the 1996 Baz Luhrmann movie of Romeo + Juliet, I feel that the newer movie by Baz Luhrmann is more effective. It is more effective because it is able to tell the story of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare in a way that younger generations can understand. This 1996 version is easier to understand because people can relate to the movie as well as follow the storyline. Two specific…

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    as well. Torvald assumes that Nora does not understand financial matters, and he also does not believe it is his place to educate her. However, Hopkins is so enthusiastic in portraying the well meaning decency in Torvald that his demeaning words to Nora lose some of their edge. Hopkins goes out of his way to portray Torvald as misguided, but not malicious, and this is evident in the ways he performs Torvald. For example, for the entirety of the conversation, he remains seated and allows Nora to…

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    diary, as well as some historical context of these time periods. As it uses the diary as its source, it is reliable. This article first describes the events right before Pepys wrote his diary, when Cromwell died, and the government was unsteady. It then gives an overview of each month Pepys wrote his diary during. Some of the events include the great fire of london, and Pepys’ bladder stone operation. Finally, the article concludes with some events after Pepys stopped writing the diary, such as…

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    Romeo and Juliet is a play written by William Shakespeare that has been adapted over many years into many different forms. Baz Luhrmann (Director of the 1996 version of Romeo and Juliet) wrote and directed a modernised version of Romeo and Juliet with prominent themes throughout. Both versions represented context that the other did not and this will be the focus of the essay. Baz Luhrmann’s version of Romeo and Juliet is set in the make believe world of Verona Beach. A violent place were the…

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