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  • Dark Shadows Compare And Contrast

    Dark Shadows (2012) is an interesting film, as Tim Burton (director) attempts to twist comedy and horror in this parody-like remake of an old TV series with the same name. The old TV series, Dark Shadows (1966–1971), was a gothic horror series that had over 1248 episodes and was considered quite popular during its air time. It amassed a significant fan base and even has its own wikia fandom dedicated to finding anything related to the series. The series also obtained a 7.6/10 rating which is…

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  • Bring It On: Group Communication

    Group communication is one of the most important types of communication in the world today. In a society that is becoming more and more engulfed in themselves, through cell phones, and social media, it is important that the value of communicating with one another is not lost or forgotten about. Our group thought long and hard about a movie that would best portray group communication and all of its components, and what better movie than one all about a team of cheerleaders? Bring It On is a movie…

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  • Emi's Relationship

    “Friendship is as delicate as a glass, once broken it can be fixed but there will always be cracks.”- Waqar Ahmed. The relationship between my cousin Emi and I have been broken and repaired too many times in our short lives. Emi is only one year younger than me and we have been friends since forever. When we were younger, we were inseparable. Our families went every together including restaurants, church, and amusements parks. We commonly talked on the phone until we both had cell-phones then we…

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  • Music Stereotypes

    walked into a Hot Topic store at the mall, those characteristics produce the same generic image of someone who probably listens to heavy or extreme music. Hardcore music is an extremely broad genre but can be broken down into four main subgenres: punk, emo, screamo and heavy metal. Often these hardcore people get judged for being out of control or violent and are thought to be unfriendly or harsh to others who are not like them. However, this is not the case. People who have these tattoos and…

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  • Analyzing Erikson's Theories Of Identity Formation

    small group I am friends with today. When I was 14 I went from never being kissed to the whole yard in a short time period and at the unforeseen end of a semi long run with the guy I was beyond infatuated with I started to develop from my current ‘emo’ phase into more of an ‘old schooler’ which coincidentally was what said guy had developed into towards the end of our duration. After…

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  • Stereotypes And Misconceptions Essay

    Looking at a person and putting them in a “group” that they would belong to, is something we do all the time. Stereotypes are widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing. We all do this to everyone we see, but we also give misconceptions too. Why do we do this? Think about if you knew who that person really was, would it be different then the stereotype you put them in? A great way to start is to understand what stereotypes and misconceptions…

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  • Emp Attack Research Papers

    America has become increasingly dependent on electricity. The fragility of electronics and increasing threats worldwide has led to the subject of this paper. How vulnerable is America to Electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack? What would most likely happen in such an event? What steps can be taken to prepare for an EMP attack? Research shows that Electromagnetic propagation is the silent threat that is not be focused on. The current power grid of the United States is unequipped to handle a large…

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  • Madness In King Lear

    To lack good judgement is one of the major themes Shakespeare explores in his masterpiece King Lear, a tragedy concerning the aftermath of the abdication of King Lear. The plot carries a character development; a descend into madness as a result of an act of folly. This paper further examines the origin of Lear’s madness, how the madness is externalised and finally puts the play and theme into historical context. The cause of Lear’s madness can be pinpointed to several places, depending on your…

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  • Americah And The Bluest Eye Comparison Essay

    Though set in dissimilar contexts, the protagonists within Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah, share some striking similarities. Both texts convey how society’s prejudices towards young women profoundly impacts their development of identity and individuality through experiences with racism, sexism and relationships. Pecola and Ifemelu are both confronted with racial criticism and discrimination, which have influenced their understanding of social…

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  • Feminism In The Breakfast Club

    Or any other aspect which might be useful in an analysis of the film The Breakfast Club analyzed through a Feminist Lens Thesis: The Breakfast Club portrays women’s individuality and men’s masculinity within society. Stereotypes are shown throughout the movies shapes the individual identity to fit society, and the gender role. John Bender: John bender is a ruthless character who has gone through a lot in his life time. He is represented as the criminal from the group of characters in, “The…

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