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  • Purple Rain

    For example, when Price’s character sings The Beautiful Ones the camera begins to zoom in on Apollonia. This is done to show that the song is a confession of his feelings for Apollonia and so that the audience can see her reaction as he sings. Another example, is when ‘the kid’ sings Darling Nikki. Close up shots are used to capture the reactions of Apollonia, the boss, Morris, and a couple of women from the audience. This is done to display everyone’s disapproval and dislike of the song. Morris and the boss shake their heads, the women stare with distaste, and Apollonia is shown with tears in her eyes. A close up shot of Prince’s character’s face is shown in the basement after his father shot himself. The audience see his panic and distress which is demonstrated to show that he thinks he will end up just like his father. Near the end of the movie, Morris and his group walk past Prince’s character’s band’s room and cruelly asks ‘the kid’ how his family was doing. The audience then sees Morris and his band walk away laughing and…

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  • Narrative Essay On Navy Brats

    This viewpoint had never been mentioned to me before. I never knew that not believing in a higher power was an option before. Asking questions about religion was not really tolerated in my experience, so I never considered not believing. After my initial shock, I read the arguments for atheism. I spent a lot of time thinking about religion and science and what is “real”. I was also introduced to two of my biggest heroes at this time, Nikki Sixx and Corey Taylor. Both of whom happen to be…

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  • Walt Disney Informative Speech

    us all to clean our rooms and take our medicine. Bert made one laugh with his silly musical contraption, and one knew that with Burt around one was safe. Mary Poppins was the nanny with the magic touch, and love in her heart for millions of little boys and girls. Today, children wish for Mary Poppins like one did in one's childhood. One can find this magical duo taking a stroll around Town Square or Central Plaza. Mary Poppins and Bert also perform in front of Sleeping Beauty's Castle. Mary…

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  • Woman Poem Analysis

    The poem “Woman”, written by Nikki Giovanni, uses several metaphors to describe the journey of a woman and what she feels the man should do but will not do. She describes in many different ways how she wants support from the man, but he is unwilling to give it. In the first stanza, she starts the poem with the woman being a simple, insignificant thing. “She wanted to be a blade of grass amid the fields” (lines 1-2). Grass grows under your feet. Blades of grass are plentiful and ordinary. She…

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  • Nikki Giovanni: An Inspirational Poet

    Nikki Giovanni not like any other writer is a strong, independent, African American woman. Although, her childhood wasn’t the brightest, it pushed her to strive and become one of the best female poets in literary history. Her books and her poems zoom in on the struggles of many African Americans and her own personal experiences. Not many people can say that they succeeded in their life and are satisfied at where they are now. Not only can Nikki Giovanni say she succeeded and made a better life…

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  • Society In The Outsiders And On The Road

    In many books, movies, and even on the news people rebel against society. They believe it is an awful idea, and they want to change that. However, is it really that bad? Society has a positive effect on many different people, including individuals in The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton; “On the Road,” by CBS; and “The World is Not a Pleasant Place to Be,” by Nikki Giovanni. In the video, “On the Road,” by CBS, a group of football players wanted to show their appreciation for a disabled teammate. By…

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  • Murray Darling Basin Analysis

    The Murray Darling Basin The Murray Darling Basin is situated in Australia, it is one of the largest river systems in the world, it is divided into the northern basin (Darling system) and the southern Basin (Murray system). The Basin serves a significant role in supporting a wide range of native and introduced species of plants, animals and ecosystems. Currently salinity management is one of the most important environmental challenges facing the Murray-Darling Basin. If the salinity is not…

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  • John Ford

    In the film, My Darling Clementine, the climatic showdown of the famous gunfight at the end of the movie seems more like a natural coincidence and part of the lavish Arizona background than a main focal point. “Ford’s ability to communicate through images rather than relying on the script, which he insisted be reduced to a bare minimum” (Schneider 65). During Ford’s career, he “directed more than 140 films (although most of his silent films are now lost) and he is widely regarded as one of the…

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  • Mental Illness In The Silver Linings Playbook By Matthew Quick

    illness is a condition that impacts a person 's thinking, feeling or mood and may affect his or her ability to relate to others and function on a daily basis. Each person will have different experiences, even people with the same diagnosis(). Pat is happily married to his wife Nikki, until he comes home to find her in the shower with another man, who he nearly beats to death right then and there. This incident causes him to be admitted into a mental health facility, where he remains for four…

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  • Purple Rain Research Paper

    used to get physically ill from depression during the "Dirty Mind" era. There were many early comparisons of Prince to Jimi Hendrix, and Prince told Rolling Stone in a cover story that's "only because he's black." Prince was spotted all over downtown Minneapolis nightclubs in 2009 but often would leave 10 minutes after he arrived. In 2010, he made several cameo appearances to catch shows at First Avenue, including almost joining Ganges on stage during their album release show, but each time he…

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