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    Masculinity In School Ties

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    Mainstream media representations of masculinity play a role in shaping attitudes and ideas about what it means to be a “real” man in our society. In most media portrayals, male characters are rewarded for self-control and the control of others, aggression and violence, financial independence, and physical desirability. Many characteristics of the alpha stereotype are demonstrated through the character of David Greene who is played by Brenden Fraser in the movie School Ties (1992), directed by Robert Mandel. As the film progresses, Mandel creatively applied several narrative, symbolic and technical elements into representing David’s masculinity. The three most dominant qualities which sum up David’s representation of masculinity is his sportsmanlike attitude, uncontrolled emotions and the values he develops through mistakes. As a superstar quarterback given a scholarship to a very prestigious school, David…

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    The Quiet American Essay

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    The film The Quiet American, based off the classic novel by Graham Greene and directed by Phillip Noyce. Based in Saigon, 1952, in the middle of the Vietnam war between the communist and the French. The film follows a long-time war journalist from London named Thomas Fowler and his complicated love life between a catholic woman who does not believe in divorce and the Vietnamese women named Phuong whom he has fallen in love with. Fowler meets an unlikely friend, Alden Pyle, an aid worker for the…

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    When I first read this article, I was incredibly confused. I did not know what the purpose of this article was. The article as a whole reads as a timeline of the Vietnam war. However, after reading the article multiple times, I now understand that the author was making a more nuanced argument compared to other articles I’ve read. The author name drops a lot of different sources, but in the end, the main objective of the source is to establish The Quiet American as a historical source. To…

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    Graham Greene utilizes the various characters in his novel, The Quite American, to express many of the political and diplomatic viewpoints about the involvement of various countries in the affairs of the people of Indochina and Southeast Asia. Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s, The Quiet American (1958), distorts the two main characters, Thomas Fowler and Alden Pyle, away from the novel’s version so as to present a viewpoint consistent and pleasurable for the audience with the era in which the film was…

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    In Greene’s The Third Man (Movie) and The Quiet American, there are similarities and differences detectable in the stories. The principle closeness we have watched is that both stories catch the time of history. Notwithstanding, Greene’s stories also utilizes their own different speakers and visualizing different imagery that makes a totally unique perception of Greene ability to be innovative in his own way. The stories written by Greene all had mysterious history themes. In 1955, The…

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    The Quiet American by Graham Greene Graham Greene’s fascinating novel The Quiet American is about two men who fall in love with the same women in Vietnam during the French and Indochina War. The protagonist, Thomas Fowler, and another English journalist, Alden Pyle, both shared a love for Phuong. The author of this novel, Graham Greene, wrote many stories that dealt with American and English involvement in foreign wars. Being born in Berkhamsted Hertfordshire, England, Graham suffered from…

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    mercantile system upon the American Colonists, which forced them to only conduct trade with the British Empire. With the goal to increase its revenue, Britain additionally placed multiple taxes on the colonies. Therefore, to unshackle themselves from the unjust taxation and parliamentary acts of the British, the anti-loyalists initiated the American Revolution in the late 18th century. For the next several years, the Americans continued their fight for freedom against the British through sheer…

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    Rachna Shah Written by Susan Cain, Quiet is a book about introversion, and its various effects on an individual's life. The title of the book is Quiet - introverted people are associated with being quiet, but Cain proves that not all introverts are reticent, and that not all quiet people are introverts. Defying misconceptions is a common trend in her book. After all, Cain, founder of the Quiet Revolution, is an author, a lecturer, and is also an introvert. While reading this book, consider it…

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    The Patriot Analysis

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    The Patriot, a film directed by Roland Emmerich and starring Mel Gibson, was released in the year 2000 and showcases the belief that when the people have the unity and determination to fight for what they believe in they can defeat even the strongest of armies. The historical fiction film follows a South Carolinian by the name of Benjamin Martin, a man who fought in the French and Indian War and now wants a quiet and peaceful life with his family on their plantation. With his wife dead and his…

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    Biography Of Kate Barry

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    Catherine Moore Barry Catherine Moore Barry also known as Kate Barry was born on October 22, 1752 around Spartanburg, South Carolina to Professor Charles and Mary Moore. Kate was the oldest of ten children. At the age of 15 Kate married Andrew Berry. The newlywed couple moved to Walnut Grove, South Carolina, where the couple began their family. They had three children together. Meanwhile her husband Andrew Berry joined the colonist in the war against Great Britain where he became a Captain in…

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