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    Alexander Graham Bell was significant to the world because he created a faster and more efficient way of communication by inventing the telephone. Bell’s father, grandfather, and brother has all been associated with work on speech, and both his mother and wife were deaf, profoundly influencing Bell's life's work. At the age of twenty three, Alexander Graham Bell moved to Canada with his parents. His research on hearing and speech at Boston University further led him to experiences with hearing devices which culminated in Bell being awarded the first U.S. patent for the telephone in 1876. A year later after he moved in with his parents, he started teaching at the Boston School for Deaf Mutes which he established in Boston, Massachusetts.…

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    The Quiet American Essay

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    The film The Quiet American, based off the classic novel by Graham Greene and directed by Phillip Noyce. Based in Saigon, 1952, in the middle of the Vietnam war between the communist and the French. The film follows a long-time war journalist from London named Thomas Fowler and his complicated love life between a catholic woman who does not believe in divorce and the Vietnamese women named Phuong whom he has fallen in love with. Fowler meets an unlikely friend, Alden Pyle, an aid worker for the…

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    The Distillery District

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    Introduction The Distillery District is a heritage building community located to the east of the downtown core in Toronto. Gooderham and Worts founded the site as a distillery in 1832, and by the 1860s, it was the largest distillery in the world. The deindustrialization of neighbouring areas subsequently resulted in the closure of all remaining distillery operations by 1990. By 2003, the Distillery District was transformed into a pedestrian oriented area, allowing for a dynamic public space…

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    mercantile system upon the American Colonists, which forced them to only conduct trade with the British Empire. With the goal to increase its revenue, Britain additionally placed multiple taxes on the colonies. Therefore, to unshackle themselves from the unjust taxation and parliamentary acts of the British, the anti-loyalists initiated the American Revolution in the late 18th century. For the next several years, the Americans continued their fight for freedom against the British through sheer…

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    Masculinity In School Ties

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    Mainstream media representations of masculinity play a role in shaping attitudes and ideas about what it means to be a “real” man in our society. In most media portrayals, male characters are rewarded for self-control and the control of others, aggression and violence, financial independence, and physical desirability. Many characteristics of the alpha stereotype are demonstrated through the character of David Greene who is played by Brenden Fraser in the movie School Ties (1992), directed by…

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    The Quiet American by Graham Greene Graham Greene’s fascinating novel The Quiet American is about two men who fall in love with the same women in Vietnam during the French and Indochina War. The protagonist, Thomas Fowler, and another English journalist, Alden Pyle, both shared a love for Phuong. The author of this novel, Graham Greene, wrote many stories that dealt with American and English involvement in foreign wars. Being born in Berkhamsted Hertfordshire, England, Graham suffered from…

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    When I first read this article, I was incredibly confused. I did not know what the purpose of this article was. The article as a whole reads as a timeline of the Vietnam war. However, after reading the article multiple times, I now understand that the author was making a more nuanced argument compared to other articles I’ve read. The author name drops a lot of different sources, but in the end, the main objective of the source is to establish The Quiet American as a historical source. To…

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    Graham Greene utilizes the various characters in his novel, The Quite American, to express many of the political and diplomatic viewpoints about the involvement of various countries in the affairs of the people of Indochina and Southeast Asia. Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s, The Quiet American (1958), distorts the two main characters, Thomas Fowler and Alden Pyle, away from the novel’s version so as to present a viewpoint consistent and pleasurable for the audience with the era in which the film was…

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    In Greene’s The Third Man (Movie) and The Quiet American, there are similarities and differences detectable in the stories. The principle closeness we have watched is that both stories catch the time of history. Notwithstanding, Greene’s stories also utilizes their own different speakers and visualizing different imagery that makes a totally unique perception of Greene ability to be innovative in his own way. The stories written by Greene all had mysterious history themes. In 1955, The…

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    Biography Of Kate Barry

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    Catherine Moore Barry Catherine Moore Barry also known as Kate Barry was born on October 22, 1752 around Spartanburg, South Carolina to Professor Charles and Mary Moore. Kate was the oldest of ten children. At the age of 15 Kate married Andrew Berry. The newlywed couple moved to Walnut Grove, South Carolina, where the couple began their family. They had three children together. Meanwhile her husband Andrew Berry joined the colonist in the war against Great Britain where he became a Captain in…

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