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  • Capitalism In Roger And Me

    today; it’s a system that builds the foundation of our country and a system that purely works for profit. The documentary “Roger and Me” showcases an Ex-journalist Michael Moore on the road to receive more answers on Flint, Michigan and the sudden closing of its General Motors auto plants. With over 30,000 people out of work, the documentary illustrates why our society is critically flawed and how by revealing the true face of capitalism. Moore begins his documentary showcasing home videos; in a voice over Moore describes himself as “kind of a strange child”, and son of a General Motors AC spark plugs assembly line employee. Moore spotlights how GM defined his childhood while growing up in flint, supplying jobs to his family for generations and being the economic and social hub of the town. The fuel for Moore to expose…

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  • Themes In The Laramie Project

    to illustrate these themes. The drama terms include dialogue, character, tragedy, the antagonist and the setting. One of the most important themes of the play is the link between religion and homosexuality. The author depicts this theme through the use of the character’s dialogue. The dialogue that displays the theme of religion is the conversation between Reverend Fred Phelps and Romaine Patterson at Russell Henderson’s trial. Reverend Fred Phelps stated, “We’re standing here with God’s…

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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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  • The Beliefs Of The Case Of Muhammad Ali In 1967

    Muhammad Ali in 1967 stood up for what he believed in when he refused to be a part of the United States Army, even though it was against the law. Roger Goodell has recently been criticized for what he thinks is the right amount of time to suspend an NFL player for their wrong doings. When Ali and Goodell made these decision’s, they tested people’s ideas, shaped their knowledge and they attempted to build a community through their actions. Ali had no fear when it came to standing up for what he…

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  • Hamlet And Steve Jobs: The Value Of Life

    money alone (Ripley). It would seem logical, due to this money being donated and raised to support the ones left behind, to split it evenly within those that will receive it. Yet it was still divided by occupation and those that had a higher up position, received the most. It seems almost uncomprehend able as well, that the families would them sue for more money to keep up with their life style, given that their deceased loved one was so much more higher up socially. (Ripley) No person’s…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Love Movie Analysis

    Have ever seen the James Bond movies or books before? While watching a movie have you ever thought “I don’t agree with that?” You want to know the opinion on this movie? People have families and live together with happiness. Some people do not have families and live alone because they decided not to get married. Some people around me who does not have families say it is really comfortable being alone, if they have to care about someone else it is too much effort. Also it is uncomfortable. There…

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  • Pirates Galleons And Treasure Analysis

    When watching “Pirates, Galleons, and Treasure: Globe Trekker”, one certainly does learn something about pirates and their history. However, that does not mean the documentary is particularly useful. In fact, the documentary while mostly accurate still has some small discrepancies and does not provide enough detail for it to be helpful to those actually studying pirates. The documentary is a fun resource for those who want basic facts, but leaves some facts to assumptions and seems to gloss over…

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  • America Mexico Again

    Fox News published an opinion piece titled Make America Mexico Again: Why Americans are fed up with illegals.” This news story discusses the issue of illegal immigration from Mexico. According to, Fox News was created by Robert Murdoch who “enlisted television producer and former Republican political consultant Roger Ailes to oversee the new network, and Ailes’s business acumen and political leanings became closely associated with its eventual success.” Fox News trademark slogan…

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  • Playing And Reality Case Study

    no freedom at all. The learning system that I though of was playing charades with the characters we learned in English class. It may sound simple, because it is, but it allows students to become more naturally attached to the characters. When people play this game they get to experience the character as they would in the books, but this time in the real world. Instead, read what the character does or say, people actually hear and see what they do, and it would make those characters more natural…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Goodell Defends Month Name

    JoJo Henderson Ms. Gay ENGL 1301.22 20 Oct. 2015 Textual Rhetorical Analysis: “Goodell Defends Redskins’ Name” In the last seventy-five years there have been effortless attempts by protesters to rid the Washington football organization of the “Redskins” nickname. In 2013, protesters were assisted by ten U.S. Congress members in the effort to strip the organization of their beloved mascot. These congress members wrote a letter filled with their concerns to Roger Goodell (NFL Commissioner)…

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