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    The American male fantasy is one that is often portrayed by the heroes in the books and films we watch. They tend to be strong, moral and exciting characters that men look up to. Therefore, these texts carry a lot of weight in terms of the reflection of society and the male perspective on life. Using the novel The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler and the film High Noon directed by Fred Zinnemann, this paper will argue that there are certainly element within the texts that both support and counter the claim that the pervasive American male fantasy is life without women.give the audience contrasting portrayals of female characters and give us a look into how the male characters and heroes view and react to these women. Carmen and Vivian Sternwood represent archetypal women who are portrayed as weak and subordinate to the male characters. Philip Marlowe is a morally string detective who takes great pride in his work and is loyal to his boss, General Sternwood. Chandler and Zinnemann have contrasting female characters in their respective texts who use their femininity in different ways to accomplish different objectives. The texts also…

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    Donald Trump Plan Analysis

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    Question 1.) “What is the main purpose or key question of the article?” “The Trump Plan” is an article written by the editors at the National Review. The article evaluates Donald Trump’s views on immigration. While the writers are relaying his views to the reader in a seemingly civil way, they do take subtle shots at Donald Trump. Someone who they referred to within the text as “The Donald” (THE EDITORS 2015, p. 14). The Purpose of this article is to inform the reader of the infamous…

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    Gene Kelly Research Paper

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    From the beginning this mentality integrated itself into Kelly’s dance style. His brother Fred relates that “Gene wanted to have a masculine image, so we [the studio] never wore tights or short pants on the boys” (Frank 174). Kelly fused his rugged personal attitude “with a muscular style of jazz tap dancing that was digging, loud, and strong” (Hill 185). The dancer’s Irish heritage shines through more than mere brute force; “some elements of the Irish tradition of jig and clog resonate in…

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    Are angry white voters today any different than England medieval peasants? The peasants in England during the medieval period aren’t so different than todays’ angry white voters. “Angry white voters” can be better known as the Trump’s supporters. Donald Trump is running for president and he is getting the majority of his support from the angry white voters. The people who fit that category are less educated, working lower class white males. The medieval peasants are being compared to the angry…

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    Being a senior in high school was stressful for me, specially when I wanted to go to University of Arizona. I knew I could of got in because my GPA was high, but I also knew I couldn 't afforded living on campus like I wanted to. After over thinking my opinions about loans, grants, FASHA, and scholarships I decided to try to get a scholarship. Sadly, I didn 't get it because I missed two parts of the requirements (tax information and a letter of recommendation). Since I only had three more…

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    Amelia Earhart’s Disappearance Amelia Earhart was a very important woman in history. She was a role model for women and pilots all around the world. But something happened to her that has confused people and scientists for years. “July 2,1937, Amelia Earhart and Fredrick Noonan were reported missing in the Lockheed plane around Howland Island which is in the Pacific Ocean.” (1) What started out as a fun challenge for Earhart and her copilot Noonan turned into the biggest mystery we have ever…

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    The Last Flight, by Amelia Earhart, was an inspiring story of Earhart’s life and final moments. Amelia grew her love for airplanes from a young age. Her first recollection of seeing a plane was at the Iowa State Fair. She was not very interested at the time, but her love grew. She recognized her love for flying while at a show. The planes went up into the air and did trick after trick. They even swooped down towards the crowd sending everyone running. But not Amelia; she sat in aww watching the…

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    Amelia Earhart's Journey

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    The word “journey” can strike a series of emotions and images into one’s heart. It could make one feel excited for adventure, or curious about the future. It can make one think of faraway places, and of interesting people. The word “journey” can make one think of adventurers and innovators alike. Individuals such as Lewis and Clark, Ernest Shackleton, and even Neil Armstrong come to mind. One might also think of Amelia Earhart, the woman whom embarked on one of the most daring yet…

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    The United States takes pride on the ideology of supporting freedom, even naming itself “the land of the free” despite the many issues “minorities” have faced throughout its entire history. Nevertheless, many Americans believed that the United States has shown progress and has become more open, providing more opportunities for people of color, women, the LGBT community and so forth. However, with the election of Donald Trump as president, many of the Ideologies of America's past has unveiled…

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    Amelia Earhart

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    organization specializes in providing aviation employment opportunities to women worldwide. Not only did Amelia fund an organization, she also wrote her book “20 hours, 40 minutes.” Shortly after all of her career accomplishments, she began to focus on her aviation profession. In 1935, Amelia began to break many aviation records including being the first pilot to fly from Honolulu, Hawaii to Oakland, California. Many men had died attempting to finish the same journey. Therefore, a woman able to…

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