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    Delicatessen is set in a post apocalyptic world that is suffering from a severe famine consisting of dark comedy through a number of themes, creative tones and music. Written and directed by Marco Caro and Jean-Pierre Jennet, they have created a storyline revolving around love, cannibalism vs vegetarianism and how evil can become prevalent in times of hardship. The film takes place around an apartment complex above a delicatessen, owned by a hardy butcher who displays his power status over tenants, through aggressive confrontations and their over reliance on him to provide them with miscellaneous meats. Tenants pay for their rent and these meats through bags of corn, which act as a currency. A new tenant named Louison arrives in hopes of securing a job in the complex, but little does he know that he’s on…

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    The Benefits Of Veganism

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    I went to the co-op on Labor Day to get groceries for the week. I witnessed a wide variety of people shopping at this small town version of Whole Foods. There were people all over the spectrum, most notable were a hippie, a family with a mother and 3 children, and a woman with her dog in the store. The hippie rode a bike to the store and he was wearing a super bright tie-dye t-shirt, a long beard and hair down to at least his hips. I admired the hippie man’s simplistic lifestyle choices,…

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    Baby Boomer's Generation

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    Americans who range between the age of 50 to 69 are considered from the baby boomer 's generation. "Born between the year of 1946 and 1964, 'baby boomers ' represent the largest 20- year age cohort in US history and still account for over 30 percent of the adult population (Deli, 2014). Now this generation has developed into middle age adults that are generally busy with their work schedules and children. As they age, it is critical for them to live a healthy life and take care of their…

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    Final Summary: Blue Sugar’s claim about the loss of merchandise which was ruined by water damage, could not be confirmed due to the lack of evidence to demonstrate that the water which flooded the area, caused enough water damage to ruin the merchandise in the boxes. The investigation never revealed any proof to show that the merchandise inside the cardboard boxes was either wrapped and protected with plastic to prevent a mishap as this from occurring. Even though there are no photographs…

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    Delicatessen Critique

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    Delicatessen was a ninety-nine minute movie, directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Carc Caro filmed in 1991, starring Dominique Pinon, Marie Laure Dougnac and Jean Claude Dreyfus, which was a weird, black and dark, and also romantic movie. This movie has not been introduced any backgrounds such as country or era, however, it was obviously happened in a period of time that people were suffering economic crisis, poverty and starving so that people became cannibalistic. The whole movie were framed in…

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    Grocery Stores In Canada

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    Observations occurred at the local Winnipeg grocery store. This Safeway chain was located at 655 Osborne, Winnipeg, Manitoba. The store positioned off a main traffic area within the busy neighborhood known as Osborne Village and surrounded by other small strip malls of stores. Although located in a high traffic area the store inside provided calm, non-crowded shopping, and visiting environment. Researcher located themselves in a sitting area that was furnished with old beaten up, and scratched…

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    Bushwick Research Paper

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    Ten years ago summers for the children of Bushwick promised many things. Some things nostalgic; Puerto Rican Day parades, celebrations of American and Dominican Independence days, cookouts on the sidewalk, people watching on the once-deteriorating stoops, hip hop pulsing through passing car’s speakers, cherry-flavored piraguas, bathing in the refreshing cold water spewing from open fire hydrants. Some things, such as rampant gang violence and the sounds of police helicopters circling the…

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    Hunger in America is a bigger issue than most Americans like to believe, as Americans we like to think that hunger only exists in other countries. This week I got a better picture of how hunger affects people. Although I did not fully comply with the food stamp challenge, I found out quickly that if I were to be on food stamps my life would challenge drastically. I was lucky enough to have food bank experiences, I went home Sunday and my mother cooked so I had leftovers form that and I can go to…

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    Food Desert Case Study

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    The first documented use of the term “Food Desert” comes from a health report published by the nutrition task force based in the United Kingdom in 1999. The health report described a Food Desert as an area of relative exclusion where people experienced physical and economic barriers to accessing healthy food. The physical and economic barriers being families with low income, which generally lacked transportation to and from grocery stores. Generally, the neighborhood grocery migrated follow a…

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    Delicatessen is black-comedy set in around the 1950’s. The French film was written and produced by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Marc Caro in 1991. This film show cases a range of themes from comedy, romance and horror. The use of different camera angles such as chanted or Dutch. Jean-Pierre Jeunets use of multi narratives to slow the viewer to full understand each character important to the story told in throughout the film. The film opens to a fog consumed rundown apartment building, on the ground…

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