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    The Truth Is Not Always What It Seems “Our need to believe what we want to believe is stronger than our need for the truth.” by Errol Morris from the documentary Thin Blue Line. The truth is ambiguous. In the Thin Blue Line, the truth was so ambiguous that it resulted in the imprisonment of an innocent man. In October of 1976, 28-year-old Randal Adams and his brother were driving from Ohio to California when they arrived in Dallas, Texas. David Harris, a 16-year-old boy, stole his father’s pistol and shotgun and his neighbor’s car. He ran away from home and drove to Dallas, Texas. It was Thanksgiving weekend, November 28, 1976; Randall was driving back to his motel room from work, after discovering no one was there, when his car ran out of gas. He was walking up the road when David happened to drive by and offered him a ride. That evening, Randall and David had some beer, smoked marijuana, and went to the movies around 7:00 pm. They caught the end of one movie and watched half of the next. Randall was not interested in…

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    Media, in the forms of photography, film, and writing are similar in that they often reveal a particular message, or comment on a societal aspect. For some, these messages may be underlying, while in others, they are evident and transparent. This idea helps distinguishes differences in media. Photography is widely open for interpretation. In the case of Errol Morris’ “Will the Real Hooded Man Please Stand Up?” the lack of context and textual clues make it hard to discern what was true or what…

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    Do you want to build a snowman? Who could not know this catchy song? Frozen is one of the best Disney movies in the world. Every little fan girl could sing you every song or even be able to say some of their favorite parts of their characters, as well even know the movie word by word, and agree that Frozen is a much better movie then tangled. Tangled may have been a great movie was well, but every Disney movie always has that villain with the same plot also with the same characteristics, and the…

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    Role Of Mina In Dracula

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    essential character during when Van Helsing’s people traveled to kill Count Dracula; however, she is the real hero because she was brave enough to go against the traditional role of women and becomes a new type of women. Throughout the novel, two primary females, Lucy Westenra and Mina Murray Harker, represent the stereotypical women during the Victorian era. One of the characteristics of the Victorian era women is that they are dependent, especially to males. After when Lucy was bitten by…

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    The evil being displayed by Count Dracula and the good being shown by the other characters who sought out to defeat Dracula upon figuring out his true desires. The story begins with a young solicitor named Jonathon Harker who is assigned to go to Transylvania by his firm to assist Count Dracula 's purchase of real estate in London. The battle is foreshadowed upon the young solicitor, Jonathon Harker being handed a crucifix after hearing a landlady say, "It is the eve of St. George 's Day. Do you…

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    annoyed screech of the woman, “Are you kidding me? No way, I’m out!” and was then followed by heavy footsteps and a slam of the door. The next day, he called his wife and explained everything to her. The wife, who hadn’t had a true relationship with Jesus either, was drawn to her husband’s new findings and ways. They were reunited and lived close to Jesus the rest of their lives, and closer than ever to each other because of the cleansing a relationship with Him brings. (Lee Venden, 2010) This…

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    Harry potter vs. Lord Voldemort, Batman vs. Joker, or Avengers vs. Loki. Like all those movies, the same theme of good vs. Evil is involved in this play called Dracula. This play is about a Dracula which is an evil character and other character like Van Helsing, Renfield and Lucy are the good character and are trying to vanish the Dracula.Dracula is a Play adapted by Hamilton Deane in 1924 from the novel Dracula which was written by Bram Stoker in 1897 and then revised by John L. Balderston in…

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    For my abstinence experience, I decided to give up Korean media for nine weeks. This type of media included YouTube videos involving reality shows of different popular Korean figures, Korean shows, and news involving Korean popular culture. I chose this habit because it has been an intricate part of my life for a few years now. Last year, I noticed that I appeared to have an addiction to watching Korean shows and other Korean media on YouTube. It reached a point where I was watching it almost…

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    Dracula – Lucy’s case An old saying goes like this: Opposites attract each other. Often it refers to two completely different people finding each other falling in love. In this context, it refers to the main theme of the Bram Stokers novel Dracula from the late 19th century. Love, lust and horror frame the world-known book Dracula, which is about the evil Count Dracula travelling his way to London, England, turning young, beautiful women into vampires and allure them back to Transylvania in the…

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    Nosferatu Analysis

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    Shadow of the Vampire portrays the adaptation of Nosferatu especially the intentions dedication of the director, Murnau. Murnau requires acting methods that are extreme and sometimes deadly in order to achieve an immortal film, one that will be remembered and live forever. The physical film and camera are symbols of immortality that will kill the characters, like a vampire. The beginning of the film, Shadow of the Vampire, is the portrayal of the creation of the famous horror movie, Nosferatu,…

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