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    Star Trek Comparison

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    Science fiction movies are based off of imaginative while including futuristic advances while fantasy movies use imaginative elements that are impossible. The misconception between Star Wars and Star Trek fans that both franchises fall into the same genre is easily refuted. These loyal fanatics are familiar with untrue comparisons and they give the true arguable difference between the two genres. Star Wars and Star Trek do share similarities within settings, action, romantic scenes and their participation within the movie franchise. Yet there are people that to this day do not know the distinct differences in the two. With different technology, settlements, action portrayal, and actor qualities being used, Their main differences tend to stick out. Star Wars is and will forever remain a fantasy genre and Star Trek a science fiction genre. Star Wars does have some characteristics of future technology and robots or droids. Their inclusion of these parts does not make it a science fiction like Star Trek. Giving that the technology that is portrayed within the movie Star Trek advanced from human Earth allows for it to be established as science fiction. Star Wars remains a fantasy because the technology has no relationship with Earth or its present technology. Even the filmmaker of Star Wars, George Lucas, started out his films by saying, “A long time ago, in a galaxy, far, far away...", which told the audience that it is not based on Earth. There are other planets and fantasy…

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    The American dream is defined as an “ideal by which equality of opportunity is available to any American, allowing the highest aspirations and goals to be achieved”. Sound like the perfect dream, doesn’t it? But sadly every one must wake up eventually. The American dream is a major theme is novels and poems such as a book called The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald and a poem titled “I, Too, Sing America” by Langston Hughes. The Great Gatsby is the story of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby…

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    Page 98. “Spr[inging] from his Platonic conception of himself,” James Gatz changes his identify to Jay Gatsby. Page 65. As Gatsby states, “I’ll tell you God’s truth,” he doesn’t intend to tell Nick the actual truth, but the truth his delusional mind has created to fit inside his own religion. Page 61. While Gatsby acts as God of his own religion, Nick compares Gatsby’s house to the yard of a church. Page 110 - 111. Gatsby becomes taken with Daisy from the moment he sees her and her house.…

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    What is the plot of this story? Use your own words to summarize the plot in one thorough paragraph: The plot of the story is about a prince named Prince Prospero. Prince Prospero was a very rich man. There was a illness spreading rapidly throughout their town killing everyone. The illness was called the red death and was described as fatal and hideous. The Prince thought the only escape from the red death was to lock himself away in his castle with many of his friends. To pass time they drank…

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    Lies and Fortune Mahli Strasser Junior Composition: Orange 2 Is living a fake life of fame and fortune worth the pain of living and keep up with all of the lies? Many of the characters in the novel, The Great Gatsby, face this question. The characters must make challenging decisions to decide if all of the lies are worth the suffering or should they just live a normal life. Throughout the book many of the characters lie and cheat. Even though each character cheats in his or her own way,…

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    Ignorance is a very dangerous emotion. Ignorance not only becomes dangerous when people do not think before they act but also when people let themselves be a part of demeaning life situations due to being blind of an entire situation. Blind love is an example of such ignorance; people will do anything for love without thinking, even if it ultimately hurts them. It has been said that sometimes love requires sacrifice, which can be true to an extent. Healthy sacrifice occurs when a person…

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    Greed is a common influence on characters seen in literature. Its effects can vary from causing slight tension to destroying lives. The pieces Frankenstein, “The Bloody Chamber”, “Goblin Market”, Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and The Importance of Being Earnest all use development to display the effects of greed on both the individual experiencing it and on those close to him or her. Frankenstein, a novel written by Mary Shelley, describes the life of Victor Frankenstein, a mad…

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    become a renowned speaker, author, and public leader. Nat Turner's insurrection in Southampton, Virginia in 1831 was a massacre of over sixty slaveholders and subsequently many slaves as Turner and his alliance of slaves joined together in protest of their enslavement. The story of the revolt, complete with its motives and facts, is recorded in a published document called Nat Turner's Confessions, written by a white lawyer upon interviewing Turner in prison after the insurrection. It is the…

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    According to the statement, humankind tries to suppress their primal desires such as “revenge, conquest, lust and greed” but these attempts will always be contended by our inherent bestial nature. Referred to as ‘The Beast Within’, our dark side has been heavily featured within literature since time immemorial, which only substantiates our perverse (albeit secret) attraction to it. Throughout time the representation of ‘The Beast Within’ has evolved in literature, from biblical myths such as…

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    What sort of mythological universe is presented in the work? The Lord of the Rings is set in the fictional world of Middle Earth. In a mythological sense, it can be viewed as myths of the events that took place before human history. Throughout the films, an aura of myth and reminiscence is maintained. It starts off in the Shire with a bright and casual tone, and moves into a more dark and serious tone as the fellowship branches out into more dangerous parts of the world. Middle Earth is…

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