Frank Hurley

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  • Ernest Shackleton Character Analysis

    He told us simply and calmly that we would have to spend the winter in the pack." Shackleton sustained morale and created a unified team by keeping everyone busy and equal. For example, during the long months in which the crew lived on the Endurance as a winter station, Shackleton ignored the predominant class system of the time and had scientists scrubbing floors alongside seaman and university professors eating beside Yorkshire fisherman. In addition, Shackleton encouraged more than work-based camaraderie. The men played football on the ice, participated in nightly sing-alongs and toasts to loved ones back home, organized highly competitive dog-sled races and even collectively shaved their heads, posing for expedition photographer Frank Hurley. As a leader its important to have a good relationship with your team, Ernest did a good job keeping the teams spirits up and making sure they stayed with a positive attitude. In an attempt to help his crew get over the trauma of abandoning the Endurance, Shackleton literally served his men: Rising early in the morning, he made hot milk and hand-delivered it to every tent in the camp. Shackleton's mantra of unity and show of humanity was infectious. While his men were suffering, they often rose to his example and showed tremendous compassion for each other. When First Officer Lionel Green street spilled his much-needed milk on the ice, one by one, the seven men who shared his tent silently poured some of their equally precious ration…

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  • Frank Hurley: The Man Who Made History

    The process of discovery enlightens and educates individuals with fresh, meaningful ideals about the physical and spiritual world, whilst also reshaping an individual’s perspectives of the world, themselves and others. Two texts which explore this dynamic of discovery is Simon Nasht’s documentary Frank Hurley: The Man Who Made History (2004) and Khaled Hosseini’s novel The Kite Runner (2003). Nasht’s documentary uses Frank Hurley’s expedition into the Antarctic as a vehicle to convey one’s…

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  • Simon Nasht's Frank Hurley-The Man Who Made History

    this can occur through the results in a change in perceptions. (extending sentence - answer to Q. here) This transformation is examined in Simon Nasht’s 2004 documentary which follows the story of Australian ‘Frank Hurley - The Man Who Made History’ who was one of the last great imperial adventurers, who captured some of the greatest events of the 20th century and pioneered the use of colour photography. Similarly, in Lord Tennyson’s 19th century, mythical and philosophical poem; “Ulysses”, the…

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  • The Narrow Road Analysis

    Discovery as a process produces challenges, nevertheless can the impact of discovery be ultimately joyful? Simon Nasht’s documentary ‘Frank Hurley: The Man Who Made History’ (TMWMH) and Richard Flanagan’s ‘The Narrow Road to The Deep North’ (‘Narrow Road’) reveal that although discovery can create joy for some, it does not necessarily mean joy for all. These texts expose that challenges evoke and emotional discovery that can range from fulfilment to despair, rediscovery is completed in the hope…

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  • Northwest Diversified Machining Reflection Paper

    This summer I completed an internship for Northwest Diversified Machining, they create aerospace parts. The shop is run by a Navy Veteran. My supervisor was a very old fashioned man who didn’t share my same view point on the company but he was willing to work with me to see what I was trying to accomplish. Together we worked side by side with mutual goals of improving the company. My supervisors goal was to have me come up with a more efficient way to know what parts are in, worked on, and out…

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  • The Impact Of Charlemagne On Christianity In The Carolingian Period

    After he would conquer a region, he would require the defeated Saxons to convert to Christianity, and be baptised. When the war finally ended, the terms Charlemagne laid out for and accepted by the Saxons included, “...namely that they would reject the worship of demons, abandon their ancestral [pagan] rites, take up the Christian faith and the sacraments of religion, and unite with the Franks in order to form a single…

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  • Amy Winehouse's Concert Report

    The concert that I will be critiquing is the late Amy Winehouse, Live at Shepherds Bush Empire in London, England. On May 29th 2007, solo artist, Amy Winehouse performed along with her backing band, a soul group called The Dap-Kings. I chose to view this concert because Amy is my all-time favorite jazz/ soul singer. Amy performed songs from her masterpiece album "Back To Black" and a few songs from her debut album, "Frank". The Dap-Kings, male only band, consists of Dale Davis on the bass, Zalon…

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  • Charlemagne Dbq Analysis

    Charlemagne reformed Europe for the better. He was a real force in the European empire; his people idolized him during his reign. He really innovated the empire. Charlemagne united the Germanic tribes because he forced them to convert to Christian (R) (P), he had a good relationship with foreign dignitaries (P). Finally, he created a one rule set.(P) (S) Charlemagne forced the Avars to accept Baptism. For example the document shows,”Charlemagne's armies would force the Avars to accept…

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  • Analysis Of Alfred In G. K. Chesterton's The Ballad Of The White Horse

    Alfred the Great, the famous Saxon King during the late 800s is the main character in G.K. Chesterton’s The Ballad of the White Horse. History tells us that Alfred is the one responsible for protecting England’s Christian religion from Danish pagans in England. Alfred lost much of his authoritative power as a result of the successful attacks from Danish tribes. Reacting quickly, Alfred constructs an army by asking three of his closest friends, better known as chiefs, to each assemble an…

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  • Charlemagne: The Father Of Medieval Europe

    Charlemagne is considered as “the father of Europe.” During the years that Charlemagne ruled, he made many contributions for the future of medieval Europe. “Charlemagne was a determined and decisive man, intelligent and inquisitive. A fierce warrior, he was also a wise patron of learning and a resolute statesman.” (Spielvogel 215). Although Charlemagne corrupted the system of government to where we would maintain power, Charlemagne made many contributions for the success of medieval Europe. The…

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