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    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, this type of adaptation was successful in another Shakespeare based film, Macbeth. This movie still retained the original text’s dialogue, but used a modern setting that fit and even enhanced the text. Macbeth was set in a war period with a Soviet Union like atmosphere that corresponded well with the text’s setting of civil conflict. Even though the Shakespearean dialogue spoken in a modern day setting could make the film confusing and incomprehensible, Goold’s movie adaptation of Macbeth illustrates the new themes of unity, fear, and symbolism previously overlooked in the original text. Goold’s clever use of certain props throughout the movie symbolize the characters’ message and fate in a visual way. Macbeth and Lady Macbeth walk out holding hands with cake and wine, as seen in the mise en scene (Goold 34:09). This is after the scene where Lady Macbeth persuades Macbeth out of his hesitation to execute the plan of killing Duncan. Lady Macbeth holds a chocolate cake and Macbeth…

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    Audience Engagement in Macbeth Tragedies such as Macbeth have engaged and fascinated audiences for centuries. Shakespeare’s famous tragedy Macbeth depicts the ill-fated journey of Macbeth, a brave and loyal soldier, who murders several innocent people to become King, and is soon after killed himself. The play engages the audience, which is defined as “occupying and maintaining the interest or attention of the audience. Through the use of characterisation, narrative structure and figurative…

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    Ellen Degeneres Qualities

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    things and discover new opportunities. She is always offering her support and encouragement. She is a true role model and leader, many people can relate to her, trust her and are inspired by her such as myself. Ellen DeGeneres is a famous talk show host and a well-known comedian. She was born on January 26, 1958 in Metairie, Louisiana. In her early life, she dreamed to become a veterinarian but she did not pursue that career. In the process of trying to find her desire she waited tables,…

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    Ellen DeGeneres is one of the best celebrities you can imagine. She has her own talk show and it is very entertaining, in her show she frequently donates to charities and her audience. Ellen also serves as a proud LGBTQ. She is one of the one liked person. She created some Ellen cards which are cards that are given to people with a nice compliment/ comment as an act of kindness. The Ellen cards are available on her website: http://www.ellentv.com/2016/05/03/download-the-official-ellen-card/. As…

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    Tragedy in America, homegrown terrorist bombing has had a tremendous impact on the lives of Americans. Do you remember approximately twenty and a half years ago when domestic terrorist attacked America? On April 19, 1995, the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, was blown up by domestic terrorist and ex-Army decorated soldier, twenty-seven year old, Timothy McVeigh and his co-conspirator and ex-Army buddy, Terry Nichols. McVeigh raised in western, New York…

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    Essay On The 90s

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    she will spend the rest of her days wishing she would have been born earlier so that she could have lived in the nineties. April 19, 1995 at 9:02 am the United States was taken by surprise. A truck bomb exploded near the north wall of the Alfred P. Murrah Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. “I remember it like it was yesterday, such a sad sad day in Oklahoma well in the U.S. It will be a day no one will ever forget.” Was what Verla Rowe said when she was asked about that day. Many ask who…

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    parents until their divorce in 1978, after their divorce he mainly lived with his father during his school years. McVeigh 's nickname was "Noodle", he was a scrawny, nonathletic loner which left him a target for neighborhood bullies (Linder 2006). He began to develop an interest in weapons in his preteen years spending his time forming his marksmanship skills by shooting holes in soda cans. By the age of 14, his interest began to focus on survivalism preparing for a possible nuclear attack or…

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    Timothy Mcveeigh Bombing

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    McVeigh worked for Burke Armored Car in Buffalo, New York. McVeigh also worked in a sporting goods store in Lockport, New York. In 1988 McVeigh seeking a more fulfilling career enlisted in the United States Army. It was during his 13-week infantry training in Fort Benning, Georgia he would meet Terry Lynn Nichols. McVeigh and Nichols would later experiment on making explosives that were used on the Murrah Federal Building. Assigned to the First Infantry Division, Second Battalion, Sixteenth…

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    Pratchett - Thinking, Impulses, Actions, and Consequences In the book Jingo written by Terry Pratchett, Pratchett uses characters to provide insight on issues in society, more specially how Kennedy’s assassination relates to issues in society. The main commentary that Jingo makes is an insight on problem solving. The majority of the time solving problems people jump to conclusions and have naive opinions. This can lead to reckless and negligent fighting. Often times people have hindsight of…

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    THE HOUSE ON 81st STREET It was a day like any other but today it was special Halloween night October 31st, 2016 I lived in a nice house on the end of the block with my mom and my cousin Baekhyun it was a nice neighborhood despite the house on the end of the block it was a big house but really old the wood was rotten and there is weeds everywhere and the paint is chipped. I live right across from this house and every full moon I look out my window before I go to bed and I will sometimes see…

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