Fred Ottman

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  • Trope Music Analysis

    One such example can be found in the Rogers-Astaire classic Swing Time (George Stevens, 1936). In the final number of the film, “Never Gonna Dance,” after an arduous off-and-on romantic connection to Penny (Ginger Rogers), Lucky (Fred Astaire) sings pleadingly to her in order to “win her back”. This musical number is among the most compelling and magical romance numbers in musical history. Part of this magic comes from the flawless, dreamlike aesthetics of the number- from the pristine…

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  • Donald Trump Evil Or Idiotic?

    Donald Trump Evil or Idiotic? Our president Donald Trump has many reasons for people to have animosity towards him. He uses his power for bad and not the good and also uses social media, and press conferences as an outlet to mock and criticize people and countries left and right. One social media outlet he has used is Twitter, a website where you can express your feelings freely without it being a formal way of addressing any situations. He also uses formal press conferences to divulge personal…

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  • How Is Amelia Earhart Successful

    “The most effective way to do it, is to do it” - Amelia Earhart. Success will not appear at your doorstep, you have to put in the time and effort in order to accomplish anything. After years of hard work, Amelia Earhart became a pioneer in aviation and women’s independence. Earhart was successful in becoming one of the most famous female pilots in history. She paved the way for women to join the workforce and encouraged people to follow their dreams. The novel, Outliers: The Story of Success by…

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  • The Red Lily Character Analysis

    1. When one thinks of drama, they think of realistic characters who must endure emotional turmoil repeatedly. Romantic dramas, including The Red Lily, usually involve obstacles keeping the protagonists apart. The film’s protagonists, Jean and Marise, run away to Paris together, only to end up separated after having already been torn apart once. This film then follows their lives as they gradually fall apart as she becomes a prostitute and he a wanted thief. Jean (Ramon Navarro) and Marise (Enid…

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  • Analysis Hillbilly Elegy

    Marca Kaplar Longer Paper #1 Hillbilly Elegy, Trump and the Death of a Culture President Trump's appeal to the culture, identity, and ideology of the often forgotten working class people was successful by simply allowing a group of disenfranchised, forgotten, and loyal citizens the capability for the hopes and belief that they can be great again. Through the promise of “Making America Great Again,” he sparked a fire in many who have gone from a level of wealth that to them allowed for a very…

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  • Amelia Earhart: Flying Over The Atlantic

    Amelia Earhart women of mystery!!Amelia Earhart one of the greatest women in the world, flew over the Atlantic, but how did she die? She was adored all over the world but no one in the world really knew what happened to Amelia Earhart.Amelia Earhart flew over the Atlantic,but somehow landed on an island in the pacific: and finally, the investigators found 13 bones that were too large for a European women. Amelia Earhart was the first women who flew over the Atlantic.She studied very hard to…

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  • Fact Checking

    I want to preface my discussion with firstly expressing gratitude for being one of several news outlets that strive to keep the audience informed during the presidential race. This year has been without a doubt an exciting one for both news consumers and journalists alike. Never before have we witnessed what is arguably one of the most influential positions in the world be challenged by two individuals that are not particularly liked by many people. New York Times has not only been one of my…

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  • Analysis: The Immigrants Turned Away

    Election day is approaching and regardless of the outcome, it will definitely become a historic event. Timothy Egan (2016) shares his opinion towards Donald Trump in his Op-Ed article, “The Immigrants Turned Away.” He is certainly not a Trump supporter and uses the time remaining, before Election Day, to warn U.S citizens about Trump’s plans concerning immigration. Pathos is applied the most throughout Egan’s argument because he prefers to connect with his audience on a personal level. Ethos and…

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  • Subordination In Religion

    We live in a society where times have changed and so have the traditions of many. In this 21st century we have more people open to accepting the beliefs of others, but we still see in some cases how loyalty can fog logical reasoning. Although foggy logical reasoning could be negative their can also be a positive effect in loyal peoples actions. Looking at religion as a whole, we see certain groups of people expressing their faith by committing acts of terrorism, and subordination. In other…

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  • The Anti-Christ Book Report

    It is safe to say I have read a few books on eschatology/prophecy (study of the last things). Many describe The Antichrist as a mastermind without differentiating between a mastery that stems from wisdom and understanding, and a “cunning” that proceeds from craftiness and wickedness. They are not the same. The latter is a mastery of foolishness. The Antichrist is anti-Christ. Although in appearances, he may try to imitate him, in reality, he is everything Christ is “not”. Where does wisdom come…

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