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    Connie, the main character of “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? ”, is a personification of both the stereotypical and actual depiction of rebellion. Many individuals feel that rebellion is an involuntary phase of the teenage years. She has a tendency to disobey the spoken and unspoken, yet implied, wishes of her parents. She reduces the likelihood of being caught in her mutinous acts by assuming a double life. Her clothes, attitudes, and actions all differ depending on where she is and who she is with. She is so submerged in her contumacious acts and achieving her thrills that she did not realize how she was portraying herself or the type of attention she commanded as a result of that portrayal. Ultimately, her self-portrayal and actions…

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    Humans’ actions and behaviors have been studied throughout time to get a gage on why things trigger us to act a certain way. In the Bellwether, Connie Willis uses a trend-happy society to discuss how simple trends in daily life influence our actions and how quickly these trends can change. Wills wants to express how the leader gets others to follow their actions and why humans as a society try to fit into the common things around them. The idea of someone taking the first step into starting a…

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    years due to the epidemic known as the Black Death. The Doomsday Book, written by Connie Willis, illustrates a collection of experiences and reactions of multiple characters during this time of widespread outbreak. The characters Agnes, Father Roche, and Imeye all reveal different viewpoint and thoughts of the plague during this time period. The Black death was a major historical phenomenon that originated from inner Asia during the fourteenth century. This plague was caused by “bubonic,…

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    Loyalty is not a word, it is a lifestyle. This is shown time and again by the characters in The Godfather by Mario Puzo. The Godfather is a crime novel written by Mario Puzo and was first published in 1969 and later inspired a film of the same name in 1972, sequels to which were made in 1974 and 1990. The story of The Godfather follows a mafia family in New York over the span of a decade. The family in the novel…

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    The Film The Godfather

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    The film The Godfather was directed by Francis Ford Coppola, produced by Albert S. Ruddy and it’s a classic film from 1972. The families of the Godfather are getting into a new drug and political trade, facing hard challenges and obstacles that come their way. The Godfather passes away and Michael the Godfather son becomes the leader of the family. Michael then hire men to shot five different family leaders which help solve all the problems. The movie uses Close-up shots because the director…

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    Burj Kalifa, Dubai-Case Study Card Introduction The Burj Dubai Tower is the world’s tallest structure, having a final height of more than 838 metres, exceeding the 160 stories. According to its structural system and its dimensions and features, the structure holds various worldwide records. Is the tallest free-standing structure in the world with the highest number of stories, which most of them are occupied, disposing the longest travel distance lift with its respective tallest services in the…

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    The two cities both have beautiful buildings and artwork. The cities have uniquely designed buildings like the vintage Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris and the towering skyscrapers in Chicago. They pay attention to details, from wood carvings on the cathedral in Paris, to the steel framework on the towers in Chicago. Paris and Chicago also offer art museums that have famous works of art ranging from Vincent Van Gogh to Leonardo Da Vinci. As a young artist, it would be a great experience to…

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    Scarface (1983) and The Godfather (1972) INTRODUCTION The films Scarface (1983) and The Godfather (1972) are both crime-drama films which focus on the rise of their respective characters up the criminal ladder, becoming leaders on their own right and experiencing parallels on their stories while interacting with characters with duality in rules for both films. Scarface’s Tony Montana opted for drug trade and started his own empire on the back and blood of the people he killed, while Michael…

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    Without Don Vito Corleone’s autocratic leadership, his multimillion dollar mafia empire would have been destroyed the second the bullet penetrated his body. Looking past the moral corruptions, murderous rampages, and severed horse heads, The Godfather movie provided valuable lessons in strategic planning for the long-term survival of an organization through strong leadership. By analyzing several scenes, we can determine that Don Vito was the single leader, with unwavering loyal followers, and…

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    Kansas City Buildings

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    DOWNTOWN KANSAS CITY APARTMENTS-THE BEST History of the Downtown: your future to be site In 1930, search began on what would be the tallest building in Missouri for 50 years. The 36 story skyscraper was inaugurated in 1931, as the headquarters of the Kansas City Power & Light Company. It is recognized as one of the finest structures of art, décor and architecture in the United States and is a monument to the innovation of its time. Upon completion, it was the tallest building in west of the…

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