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    Congo. B. One important theme does arise during this juggle adventure such as the seemingly obvious; racism. Tarzan originated from Edgar Rice Burroughs’ 1914 novel “Tarzan of the Apes.” When he first meets Jane, he declares that “This is the house of Tarzan, the killer of beasts and many black men” (). Since his origin, Tarzan became a symbol of “adventure and athleticism, but most adaptations were steeped in the paternalistic idea that it takes a white man to save Africa” (). Those ideals are not as strong in this film, but none the less, you still have a white hero in a black land. This film tries to give off an “old Hollywood-style adventure without the old Hollywood-style racism” () and overall they did the best they could in that department. CRITIC: A. Having a movie about racism in our modern world can be risky. This film however takes probably the safest approaches possible to addressing this issue. One way is by having both Tarzan and Jane’s backstory originate in Africa. Having them grow up in the Congo and being well loved by the natives did make it seem more okay in that they are family. Though the color of their skin is different they are considered equals amongst each other. Also, having Samuel L. Jackson play was a smart move. In this case his character served as “an archetype who never existed in Edgar Rice Burroughs’ century old Africa-set Tarzan stories – a black hero” (). He is loosely based off the “real-life historian and Civil War veteran…

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    doing its job or does it need a new strategy? The answer is yes; it does need a new stagey! It is obvious that these families do not want to opt out of government aid but we can certainly open their minds and enlighten them with an educational program that will show them how to manage their money more appropriately. They can also be educated on self-control knowing what the difference is between wants and needs. But one big issue still stands, these families are still in danger of becoming a…

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    Gorilla Research Paper

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    Writing Assignment #1: Gorilla Growing up, there was one movie that was constantly in the DVR. That movie was Tarzan. Watching it often as I came home from daycare, it was one of the few films my parents bought for my brothers and I to watch. I was fascinated by the idea of a man living with what I thought of at the time as monkeys. Much time has passed since then, and as I grew older, my perspective changed on what I once thought were noble beasts. After watching films like King Kong and…

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    1) I have never chosen to read a nonfiction book on my own time because when I think nonfiction I oftentimes think of something boring and dry. The ones I have read have been strictly informational and in general very uninteresting. However, I am excited to read a biography as as of late there have been quite a few I have wanted to read and I think I will find them more interesting than what I traditionally associate with nonfiction books. 2) I am reading the memoir Let's Pretend This Never…

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    short amount of time to confer. Once they were done, they did, in fact, perform a new trick that they had created in that time. (“How Smart Are Animals?”) The dolphins’ ability to work together toward a common goal shows that dogs, too, can work together towards the goal of driving the sled without being forced because of a shared desire to do so. Although Jack London should not be considered a “nature faker,” there is evidence to the contrary. It can be said that animals are not truly…

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    to maintain contact with both ends of the spectrum. To Thoreau, it was all about a balance of the two worlds to achieve inner peace and happiness. “I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours” (Walden). This quote from Walden, explains that because of his experiment in the woods, he realized that he can live the life that he…

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    Avgolemono Soup

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    Avgolemono soup is a Greek egg-lemon soup cooked in chicken stock, with a rice base. A traditional version will be quite high in fat and calories. Read on to learn how to trim the fat from Avgolemono soup but still retain the taste and appeal of this comforting soup. Chicken Stock A traditional Avgolemono soup makes use of homemade chicken stock made out of the carcass of a whole chicken that is slowly boiled in a pan. However, this method ensures that the chicken stock will be quite fatty…

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    Candlestick Chart Analysis

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    3.4 Chart pattern: 3.4.1 Candlestick charting: Candlestick charts have been around for hundred years. They are often referred to as “Japanese candles” because the Japanese would using them to analyze the price of rice contract. Similar to a bar chart, candlestick charts also display the, daily high and daily low, open, close. The difference is the use of colour to show if the stock went up or down in a day. The chart below is an example of a candlestick chart for AT&T (T). Green…

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    Mexican food the first time in South Carolina, but this time was different. When I came to El Cuscatleco Restaurant, there were only few people eating there. This place is so small, but it is very clean. There were several beautiful pictures, flags of Mexico and Salvador on the wall. I felt that I had a chance to taste the authentic Latin dishes. This was my first time to try salvadoreña food, I ordered Mojarra Frita and my husband got the bistec encebollado. These foods were ready only couple…

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    No More Mr. Rice-Guy: Handling Pests and Selling Rice In a dream world maybe everyone lives in a castle or people can fly, dragons exist or wizards are real, or maybe rice crops would never be devoured by pests or attacked by disease. This miracle dream world may vary by age, whether you are a 2nd grader hopped up on sugar or a farmer with a good imagination and high hopes. However, for the farmer the only part of their dream that is so far fetched is ‘never’ because there are ways to handle…

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