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  • Prometheus Film Analysis

    Her personality is the embodiment of the Badass sci-fi female protagonist Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) of the Aliens franchise. Mind you, this is not a prequel to the Alien films says Director Scott Ridley. But unlike Ridley’s “Rippley,” who sets out to eradicate all Xenomorph of the Alien movies. Shaw has a belief that life has ultimately a divine origin, and sets out to find the answers of it. Prometheus, does echoes many of the classic Alien’s technology such as hyper sleep chambers and a curious yet devious android called “David” (Michael Fassbender of the X-men: Days of Future Past.). Another great character is Meredith Vickers (Charlize Theron) who is supervises the expedition, but is also the daughter of Peter Weyland (Guy Pearce), the proprietor of this mission. Vickers, had father issues since Weyland refers…

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  • 'A Character Analysis Of Ripley In The Film Alien'

    a trip returning to earth after going on a mission to find minerals within its ships you have seven passengers who are in a deep sleep. You have Captain Dallas, his second in command Executive Officer Kane, Warrant Officer Ripley, crew members Ash Science Officer, Navigator Lambert, and Engineers Parker and Brett. They have all been working together for some time in deep space forming relationships and co habituating habits. In Alien we how our main character our protagonist the person we as…

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  • Ellen Degeneres Essay

    On this day Ellen DeGeneres was born to, mother, Betty Pfeffer DeGeneres and, father, Elliot DeGeneres. Betty DeGeneres had been married for a year when she was 19 years old before meeting Elliot DeGeneres, claims, author, Lisa Lannucci. Elliot supported the family by selling insurance, and Betty contributed by carrying a variety of jobs throughout the years. Ellen also had an older brother names Vance who was four years older than she was. As Ellen grew up in New Orleans it is stated by…

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  • Perelandra Summary

    From what I read of C.S. Lewis’s Perelandra, it was primarily uneventful. Lewis tells the story of Elwin Ransom’s recent trip to the planet Perelandra or Venus. Lewis, the first-person narrator, portrays himself as one of Ransom’s closest friends. He tells the story from Ransom’s memory of Ransom’s experience on Perelandra. Ransom describes the planet to be very beautiful and different from earth. The planet is covered with a “roof” preventing the inhabitants of seeing the sky clearly. On…

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  • William Manning: The Nature Of Free Government

    Between 1790 all through 1860 America was a new country trying to learn how to run itself. The success of the American Revolution brought hope of a country with a just government; a nation where every citizen has a say in how things are run. I believe America had only started to envision that, with citizens like William Manning proposing thoughts on how American government could be, but with concern about how it could get corrupted. The way some citizens would stay oppressed while others…

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  • Reflection On The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

    After taking the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) on www.16personalities.com a multiple of times, my constant result were the four letters ISFJ. Each letter stands for introvert, sensing, feeling, and judging. Personally, to greatly understand an ISFJ, the website Truity.com describes us as, “… characteristically [being] humble and unassuming, and rarely call attention to themselves. They can often be found offering assistance to others in a modest, understated way. They are loyal and…

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  • Themes In Ellen Foster Theme

    Ellen Foster Themes Kaye Gibbons’ novel, Ellen Foster, was published in 1987. This was the first novel she had written. Ellen Foster chronicles the rough life of a young girl named Ellen. She is faced with the troubles of growing up as an only child with a sick mother, and an abusive, alcoholic father. Throughout the novel, Kaye Gibbons captures her reader’s attention by focusing on tragedy after tragedy in Ellen’s life. The main themes that she elaborates on are race, friendship, loyalty,…

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  • Analysis Of Jill Bolte Taylor's My Stroke Of Insight

    Jill Bolte Taylor’s bestseller, My Stroke of Insight, is a polished literary work that can be easily read by a large audience. You don’t need to have the knowledge of a brain scientist to follow along; in fact, the second and third chapter has a summarized introduction to simple science of our bodies and our brain including hemispheric asymmetries. Readers are able to flow through Taylor’s exploration of new sensations from heavy reliance on her right hemisphere. This amalgamation of all little…

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  • Comparing Luhrmann's Adaptation Of Romeo And Juliet

    Leonardo DiCaprio speaking Shakespearean dialogue, love or lust, and illegal drugs, become a strange product when put together, but are the base of Luhrmann’s film adaptation of Romeo and Juliet. The adaptation Romeo + Juliet is a film adaptation of Shakespeare’s original, but set in a modern day Miami like city. The characters use guns instead of swords, but still speak in Shakespearean English. This film’s modernization of everything except the dialogue caused it to be misunderstood. However,…

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  • Finding Nemo: Movie Analysis

    The movie Finding Nemo starts out with Marlin and his wife, who are both clownfish, talking about their future in the Great Barrier Reef which they have made their new home and their eggs. Soon a barracuda attacks their home and Marlin is left unconscious. When he is finally awaken, he realizes that his wife and their eggs are gone except one. When the little clownfish is born he names him Nemo. Nemo is born with his right fin smaller than his left because there was damage to his egg when the…

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