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  • Pride Comes Before A Fall: Titanic By James Cameron

    *In another scene of the movie, the managing director, Bruce Ismay, wanted the ship to go as fast as possible; in trying to convince Edward Smith, the captain, to use all of the boilers he told the captain that he should “...retire with a bang (Bruce Ismay Titanic).” Edward reluctantly gave orders to use the last four boilers as well. *There were several people mentioned in the movie such as, Lucy Noel Martha, John Jacob Astor, and Benjamin Guggenheim that were actual passengers on the Titanic. (Nice attention to the names) *The movie shows that the crew on the Titanic had received more than one ice warning from other ships, but the captain still kept going full speed. * The lookouts in the crows (’s) nest are without binoculars, so they don’t see the iceberg until it is too late. The movie also points out that it was a very clear clam night. *The scene when the Titanic crashes into the iceberg it shows the seems (rewrite the last two words…

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  • Who Is To Blame The Titanic

    loss of 1500 people. The Titanic’s captain, Captain Edward J. Smith, played a bewildering role in this catastrophe. Smith was an experienced seaman. He was considered a rational choice for his post. But on that day he acted quite strangely. It began with the way he navigated the ship, then the ship's unusually high speed, followed by his odd way of asking for help, and it all ended with a rescue plan announced by him at the last minute. For such an expirenced seaman, such weird pattern of…

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  • The Titanic Informative Speech

    afloat with 4 compartments filled with water. 3. Because of these watertight compartments the Titanic was deemed and believed to be unsinkable. Transition: Now, I am going to discuss the warnings the Titanic received the day of the tragedy that were ignored and caused the Titanic to strike an iceberg. II. According to an article by Ed Darack called “Titanic’s mirage: a new perspective on one of histories greatest mysteries”, The Titanic struck an iceberg four day into her journey to the…

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  • The Titanic Was Not Manmade Essay

    To whom it may concern, Between the 1900’s and the 2000’s, about 90 major disasters happened. About 50 classified as natural, 20 manmade, and 30 as not classified. How would you feel if you lost your family in a disaster that is not really classified but you know that it was definitely manmade. Not sure what you mean about the numbers here? In April 15,1912, a disaster was reported of a ship that sank. This ship was called the Titanic which was a Royal Mail Ship from Britain. Many people…

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  • Edward Smith Job Interview

    For this assignment, I chose to interview Edward Smith. He is an attorney for the nation-wide law firm and is based out of Los Angeles, California. His specialties include over twenty-five years experience in complex litigation and multi-million dollar real estate deals. He graduated from the University of Colorado and the Doctor program from Hastings College. He has worked for a few different law firms since his graduation and was previously a partner in the firm based out of Pasadena,…

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  • Dick And Perry Edward Smith In In Cold Blood By Truman Capote

    Richard (Dick) Hickock and Perry Edward Smith, the cold blooded killers of the Clutter family in In Cold Blood by Truman Capote. When you describe them like that, they seem one and the same, they’re murderers. But, there is way more to them as people than just that, they are similar and they are very different. Dick and Perry are character foils, although they possess a few similar characteristics and experiences. Both men met in jail for petty crimes (Dick for bad checks and petty theft, and…

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  • Smith Academy Reflection

    This past Thursday I visited the Smith Academy for Excellence and was surprised at how the school worked to help the boys learn best. We learned that most of the boys come from a poverty stricken neighborhood with many family problems. Along with this, a majority of the students were African American but there were also a few Caucasians and Latinos. The age/grade range of the boys is from second grade up until twelfth. They are extremely proud that this is the first year they will have a…

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  • Analysis Of The Movie The Pursuit Of Happyness

    How does one achieve a status of pure happiness? Is it having all the money in the world to spend? Is it being able to spend time with friends, family, and loved ones? Is it winning a championship title game? There is no one true answer that could possibly answer this ideal question. However, in the 2006 biographical drama film, The Pursuit of Happyness directed by Gabriele Muccino, happiness is practically non-existent for the case of salesman, Chris Gardner (played by Oscar nominated…

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  • The Pursuit Of Happiness Film Analysis

    who is unable to support and stabilize his living condition is the definition of being homeless; although he felt unappreciated by the people around him, he tried his best to overcome difficulties and determine to pursue his dream. Gardner ambition, along with his charisma and personality earns the trust of several people who signed contracts with the brokerage firm. The film shows Gardner, as the black face protagonist who endured many hardships. A different twist to seeing the protagonist…

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  • Picture Of The Scorpion Analysis

    Edward Abbey's Great American Desert Environmentalist and desert-lover, Edward Abbey in his essay “The Great American Desert” warns readers about the perilous dangers of the American deserts while simultaneously stirring curiosity about these fascinating ecosystems. He both invites and dissuades his readers from visiting the deserts of North America through the use of humor and sarcasm. In this essay, he is rhetorically successful in arguing that the open spaces of the undeveloped deserts…

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