Fools Guild

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  • Tom Hanks: The Power Of Four

    In 1993, academy award winning actors Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington starred in the movie, Philadelphia, the first major motion picture to address the issue of HIV/AIDS (Howard, 2015). One intent of this movie was to highlight homophobia, the irrational fear of, aversion to, or discrimination against homosexuality or homosexuals ("Homophobia", 2016), in addition to highlighting the Nation's baseless fear of those infected with HIV/AIDS. These fears were fueled by a lack of education regarding…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Sky Serpent

    Quetzalcoatl from Aztec myth. Lyra ducked under one of the giant green serpent's wings and slashed at it with her saber in an eight-part combo. The Boss's HP dropped from two bars to one. She grinned as she darted back and switched out with Jan, one of her Guild members. They were almost done. Once they…

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  • The Hobbit Fodo Analysis

    When the Hobbits Frodo, Sam, Merry and Pippin; the Men Aragorn and Boromir; the Dwarf Gimli; the Elf Legolas; and the Wizard Gandalf set out from Rivendell they were forced to make their way through Moria after the failed attempt of climbing Caradhras where Wargs pursued them. When they arrive at the West-gate of Moria Frodo had the inspiration to ask for that word and saw it as a riddle. Shortly after Gandalf opened the doors, the Watcher caused a cave-in destroying the gate. They entered…

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  • Alice Guy-Blaché's Be Natural: A Forgotten Filmmaker

    Be Natural: A Forgotten Filmmaker The first known female filmmaker in the world, who revolutionized the film industry is forgotten in the cinematic history. A global powerhouse with decades-long career who made over one thousand movies, and saw the birth of cinematic motion pictures is vaguely remembered today. Her name is Alice Guy-Blaché and she directed, wrote, and produced nearly one thousand films, both silent and talking. Her drive can be clearly seen in this quote, “Is nothing…

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  • The Rise Of The Middle Class In Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales

    England was a difficult place to live in the medieval times if one was not born into a noble family. If one was not considered to be a noble from birth, then that person would likely have little to nothing for their entire life. The only real way that a person could improve their position would be to become a part of the church or perform a great feat that would cause a king to crown them as a noble. This was because there were only three real classes in England in the medieval times: the…

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  • Anne Moody: Early Childhood Experiences

    children, mainly Essie Mae. George Lee would abuse the children because he wanted to play out in the woods rather than watch babies all day long. He burned down the house accidentally after telling the two young children “I’m goin’ to burn you two cryin’ fools up. The i won’t have to come here and keep yo’ asses every day.” (Moody 7) George Lee began setting fire to the “bulging” wallpaper. Essie Mae recalls that after she peed all down her legs, George Lee took her and Adline out to the porch…

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  • To Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee: Literary Analysis

    An author "should write about what he knows and write truthfully”; Harper Lee embodied her own quote’s advice when writing To Kill a Mockingbird. There is much to learn from the mono-published Lee as she, in her one and only published work (until July 14, 2015, that is), was able to weave a greatly intertwining web of her own experiences, thrilling narrative, and themes of outcasts, racial equality, youth, and forgiveness. As a first-time writer, she was able to garner more success than many…

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  • Similarities Between Odysseus And Argos

    attacks on famous people, especially other writers. Samuel Johnson claimed that Alexander Pope cured headaches by inhaling the steam of coffee, which Pope referred to as ‘Mocha’s happy tree.’ Pope has given us a number of famous phrases for example: ‘fools rush in where angels fear to trend’ in Pope’s “An Essay on Criticism.” In some of his poetry, three of his…

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  • The Thin Man Character Analysis

    guilty person was just as much a wild goose chase as the Maltese Falcon. Macaulay is a very smart villain in this story; as he is ‘trying’ to help find the guilty, he gives the incorrect facts to lead the others in opposite directions. Nick states to Guild, “Herbert Macaulay’s working for Wynant: you didn’t take Macaulay’s word for it that the man in Allentown wasn’t him?” (Hammett 85) It is very evident that Macaulay’s plan is well organized and successful, as even Nick believes that Macaulay…

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  • Quaker Oats: Branding Challenges: Quaker Oats

    Unfortunately, some companies have mismanaged their greatest asset—their brands. This is what befell the popular Snapple brand almost as soon as Quaker Oats bought the beverage marketer for $1.7 billion in 1994. Snapple had become a hit through powerful grassroots marketing and distribution through small outlets and convenience stores. Analysts said that because Quaker did not understand the brand’s appeal, it made the mistake of changing the ads and the distribution. Snapple lost so much…

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