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  • John Appleby Pirates

    that a few women during the 16th and 17th Centuries participated in committing piracy at sea. During that time, piracy was male dominated and any accounts of female participation was small. The author states that it is difficult to find recorded history surrounding females aboard ships because of how unconventional it was for women to take part. He argues that it is not female physical capability that restricts them, but it is instead the environment onboard a ship and folk superstitions that prevented them from wanting to become pirates. To study the relationship between women and piracy, the author examines two of the most well known female pirates in history: Anne Bonny and Mary Read. The best…

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  • Best Player-Personal Narrative

    big trouble, and it was drugs. When Josh put the drugs in Billy’s bag he went up to Coach Green and said it smells like someone has drugs in here. Coach Green told everyone to head to the locker room and Coach Green had checked all their bags and he found the drugs in Billy’s bag. “ Billy why do you have drugs in your bag” said Coach Green. “ I swear I did not put those there, I don’t do drugs” Billy said truthfully. Coach Green had told Billy to leave and he did what he was told, and he left. …

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  • PNC Park: SWOT Analysis

    capacity of 38,496 (PNC Park Overview, 2014). According to the Pirates, PNC Park combines the best features from historic ballparks with latest amenities and comforts for both players and fans. With its two-deck design, the furthest seat from the field is only 88 feet away (PNC Park Overview, 2014). The Pirates sell tickets through several different locations. The have a box office that is open daily at the ballpark and also opened before all home games. Tickets can also be purchased online…

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  • Roberto Clemente Research Paper

    and friendly at the early days of his career after Montreal it made his cautious he began to defend himself. When Roberto made his major-league debut on April 18, 1955 he was listed as Bob on the Pirates roster because Roberto sounded too foreign. Using his quick hands and strong arms, he could handle pitches thrown in any location, Roberto Clemente also swung an imposing 36-ounce bat. “He played every game like his life depended on it,” said his Pirates teammate Willie Stargell (Roberto…

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  • Analysis Of Leadership In The Princess Bride

    Movies are a great way to learn about leadership. And not many movies can compete with the Princess Bride (Reiner, 1987) when it comes to learning leadership. Let’s take a look at how leadership is demonstrated in each of the characters, based on the work of Komives, Lucas, and McMahon (2013): in Table 8.2: Examples of Common Roles in Groups (Komives et al., 2013, 323-324). These roles are as follows: “Information Seeker, Opinion Seeker, Opinion Giver, Summarizer, Clarifier, Gatekeeper,…

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  • Death In The Princess Bride

    death and they bring a form of it with him or her in their quests. One character that death has a strong impact on is the protagonist, Westley. In his journey, death appears as the abyss stage, and he encounters it twice in the movie. The first time he enters this stage is when he encounters the Dread Pirate Roberts, when he was captured in an attempt to amass a fortune to marry Buttercup (Reiner 42:50). In her work, Molly Kaushal analyzes a hero through all the stages of the hero’s cycle, and…

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  • Women In The Poetry Of Sappho

    Another example of women who defied female expectations are the Brontë sisters. Living in 19th century England, each sister found fame for their literature, but under male pseudonyms. The Brontë sisters were the first English writers to break female literary stereotypes and write women as their own individuals, who possessed a sense of morality and responsibility. For these women to find fame at this time, even under male pseudonyms, is extraordinary. These women used their voices to spread…

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  • The Influence Of Gender Stereotypes In Advertising

    allowed to have other interests than playing house indoors (Cole). She is allowed to pretend she is on a racetrack about to cross the finish line, and win the championship cup. These ads can make such a difference in a person’s life. It can help children realize that they can express themselves through their imagination and it should not matter what the scenario is, from being a princess saving Batman from a disaster in the kitchen, to a pirate dressing up as a princess while they rob the town.…

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  • Gender Stereotypes In Video Games

    Men. As clear as day, the default setting, for almost anything; unless it has to do with marketing, then the default is a sexy blonde woman who is half naked, trying to sell cologne on a six-foot poster. If women can sell all of these products, why does the marketing industry think that video games with female leads won’t sell? And, why is it that men are always thought of first in a positive way, and women second to mind in a demeaning way? Sex role stereotyping. Sex role stereotyping is hard…

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  • Gender Inequality In Film Essay

    Gender Inequality in the Film Industry needs to be talked about If you can’t name 5 female directors that have directed more than 3 films, gender inequality exists in the film world. There is a huge pay, equality, opportunity, and bais gap between men and women in the film industry. For every 5 men working, there is 1 woman (Zurko). As a women pursuing film, it’s discouraging how i will have less opportunity and wage than someone else just because of my gender. By highlighting the social and…

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