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  • Aristotle's Trifles

    Aristotle’s theory of poetics is a very important element that dramas can incorporate. It allows plays to have depth and similarities to historical literature. One drama that has these qualities is the play “Trifles”. “Trifles” includes a complex plot, a constant protagonist, thought, diction, and spectacle which therefore, allows it to fall under Aristotle’s theory of poetics. By incorporating elements of this theory, including both Mythos and ethos, the play forms an experience of catharsis…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of The Innocence Project

    proved that they were wrongly accused" (Innocence Project). Wrongly convicted individuals serve an average number of 14 years in prison before they are exonerated and 29% of the cases involved false confessions (Innocence Project). Included in those tens of thousands of cases as well as in the 29% of false confessions is the Jeffrey Deskovic case. In November of 1989 in Peekskill, New York, Jeffrey Deskovic was 16 year old high school student (Crocker Synder, McQuillan, Murphy, Joselson,…

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  • Compare And Contrast The Lottery And The Rocking Horse Winner

    In “The Rocking-Horse Winner”, the setting becomes almost another character that is used to drive the plot forward and to explain the reason behind the action of the main characters. By contrast, the setting of “The Lottery” lulls the reader into a false sense of tranquility before shocking the reader with the final plot twist. “The Rocking-Horse…

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  • Short Film Analysis

    The overall length of the short film affects its structure, characterisation, plot and especially story. ‘The longer a short film lasts, the more the audience wants it to be a story. They want it to mean something.’ (Cowgill (2005 :9)). This means that shorter films, up to 5 minutes, are usually a comedy sketch with a punch line, such as in Knob, or a horror with a twist, like Selfie From Hell. The reveal or surprising ending seems to be common in the under 5 minute short, as the film has little…

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  • Chain Systems, Inc.: Case Study

    On August 2009, Ms. Patty Chan said she was hired by Chain Systems, Inc. as the Office Manager for the insured as she is supervised by Tong Chen the owner and operator at Chain Systems, Inc. She said her front office desk position requires her to work the front reception of the office where she types up invoices, create P.O.’s, (Purchase Orders) and other simple bookkeeping duties. She said that her office duties derive from instructions whom she receives from Mr. Tom Tong by helping him with…

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  • Interrogation Case Study

    solid belief in the suspect’s guilt and tries to assert that any attempt to deny guilt will fail (Chapman, 2013). Research has shown that use of minimization and maximization, as well as other manipulative techniques, can increase the chance of a false confession being obtained (Narchet et al.,…

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  • Character Analysis: The Lurking Fear

    “The Outsider” a short story in “The Lurking Fear” by H.P. Lovecraft. It is a simple story on the surface but it can be thought provoking if you read deeper. It is about a man trying to find out where he is and why. Even though the story is in a collection of macabre horror it is more of a mystery than horror story till the end. The writer’s descriptions are so vivid that the reader does not notice the lack of characters. “I know not where I was born, save that the castle was infinitely old and…

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  • Save It For A Rainy Day Analysis

    Save It for a Rainy Day For both men and woman the aftermath of a break up can be very hard. After a break up most individuals often dwell on it and just want to be left alone. In the song “Save it for a Rainy Day” Andrew M. Dorff and Kenny Chesney convey a positive attitude about break ups. Dorff and Chesney demonstrate this positive attitude through tones that are ambitious, enthusiastic, and encouraging. If we exam “Save It for a Rainy Day” using setting, character, and repetition, we can…

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  • Summary Of Joan Didion's Play It As It Lays

    keep up this false impression leads him to the most significant alienation of the novel from Hollywood: death. On Maria’s side, though BZ initially assumes that she wants to end the game as well, she thinks otherwise. By continuing the game in a mental asylum, she aspires to live alone with Kate and do “some canning” (210). In other terms, this odd desire that Maria seeks out of life now through Hollywood’s perspective leads her to break her façade entirely. By letting go of this false…

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  • Romanticism And Twilight: Differences Between Film And Film

    I have selected the theme(s) of vampirism and romanticism to represent strategies in which the mode Twilight has been portrayed. Twilight is portrayed in film and novel which defines and summarizes the difference in nature and tone of the two pieces. Namely the two pieces reveal how the protagonist acts and reacts, the visual display against textual perception, and the abbreviated conversations. Throughout this paper the reader will be able to detect contextual clues to allow one to relate the…

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