Gene Youngblood

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  • Cinema Is The Ultimate Pervert Art Analysis

    particular, but in general, the different meanings will be selected to portray different aspects of cinema, both new and old. Cinema is a medium of communication because it sends a message. A film has a reason for being made. For example, Crash; a movie by Paul Haggis — aims to show the role of race and class in the average society. The movie sends a message by showing that it is essential to wipe out racism in our communities because it fosters unnecessary hatred for people who may be helpful to us sometime. Cinema communicates to us in ways other mediums can’t. It uses visual, and audio (sometimes) to stimulate our minds, and make us aware of things that we may not have been aware of before. In “Synaesthetic Cinema: The End of Drama,” Gene Youngblood discusses how cinema has emerged as the only language that matches the environment we live in. When we walk around a place, for example; downtown Toronto, there are televisions everywhere. These televisions show different advertisements for different products. Communication is occurring when we stop by and look at these huge screens, check out the offers and decide to walk in to a store where the advertised good is being advertised. Cinema orients us through space and time. In Will Straw’s article, titled “Dimensions of Media”, he points out that media shaped our sense of time by constantly adjusting the distance between past and present. A person who is born in the 21st century could experience the 18th century through…

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  • Expanded Cinema

    performance artist Valie Export has argued that the aesthetic of newly emerging expanded cinema in the 1960s was ‘aimed at making people aware of refinements and shifts of sensibility, the structures and conditions of visual and emotional communication, so as to render our amputated sense of perception capable of perception again’ . It became feasible to decontextualise, become aware and immerse oneself into various components of cinematic experience. Therefore, initially, expanded cinema was…

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  • The Uglies Book Report

    The Uglies written by Scott Westerfeld was published by Simon Pulse Publishing on May 2011 and contains 406 pages. The Uglies is a science fiction novel about Tally Youngblood, a teenage girl, living in Uglyville, who is trying to decide the truth of the pretty operation and the importance of her friends. The Uglies is the first of the four books in the Ugly series. Tally Youngblood, the main character in this novel, is a fifteen year old girl that lives in Uglyville. The author makes Tally…

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  • Tally In Uglies

    All an ugly has ever dreamt of is to be pretty. What does is mean to be pretty? Does it mean just a symmetrical face, exquisite bone structure, and flawless skin? Or is there so much more that is all kept a secret? In Scott Westerfeld’s novel, Uglies, Tally Youngblood is just another ugly longing for her sixteenth birthday on which she is to turn pretty. All is well until she finds out that being pretty isn’t really as beautiful as it seems. Throughout the novel the theme of appearance showed…

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  • Benefits Of Genetic Engineering

    in inconvenience to a child but humans are not meant to be perfect. People could live perfectly normal lives with minor mental disorders like those. How would it be fair for the people who can afford genetic engineering to be able to engineer their children to become perfect and then the people who can’t afford would be at a disadvantage compared to them. As it states in My sister 's keeper “ You don’t love someone because they are perfect, you love them despite the fact “ This evidence shows…

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  • AP Biology Summer Assignment: Survival Of The Sickest

    Justin Dubler August 31, 2015 Mrs. Werle Period #1-2 AP Biology Summer Assignment Survival of the Sickest Big Idea 1: The process of evolution drives the diversity and unit of life. Passage 1: “Our genetic makeup has been adapting in response to where we live and what the weather’s like. The food we eat has evolved to cope with the organisms that eat it, and we’ve evolved to cope with that. We’ve looked at the way we’ve evolved to resist or manage the threat posed by specific infectious…

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  • Fish Yolk Stages

    There are few genes dedicated to olfactory sense and they are similar in all organisms capable of detecting smell. My Dispute Statement: There are many genes that are used for detecting smell in organisms and by common descent, these similar genes change over time in different organisms. The genes that are dedicated to smell aren’t exactly the same, but mutated and changed to fit each chemical smell. These scent genes cannot be changed dramatically though as big mutations may cause the…

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  • The Negative Effects Of Genetic Engineering

    Genetic Engineering Throughout history, humans experience many changes whether it is good or bad. Some of these changes can bring issues into the world. One of these “issues” that humans know today is genetic engineering. Genetic engineering is one of the well known creations known to man kind. However people believe that this creation of alternating Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) can have its negative effects just as it has it positive effects.(“Genetic engineering of animals”). Genetic…

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  • Negatives Of Selective Breeding

    similar and share the same alleles. The frequency of the chosen allele increases in the gene pool, however the frequency of other wild type alleles will decrease, hence a decrease in genetic biodiversity. If there was a wide spread disease which happens to be susceptible to the cow species, the chances of the cow population surviving is very low and the species would eventually be wiped out. Transgenesis is another form of genetic manipulation which share similar concepts of selective breeding…

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  • The Negative Effects Of Down Syndrome

    same way. Another name for chromosome 21 in Down syndrome is trisomy 21. Geneticists have studied the chromosome 21 segment of the gene since the early 1930’s. By doing this, geneticists have discovered a specific segment in chromosome 21 called the Down­syndrome critical region, also known as DSCR, which is the most likely location for the genes that affect Down syndome. In this one region alone, which consists of only 33 genes, there are over 5 million base pairs [2]. In 2006, many different…

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