Glenn Ford

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  • Essay On The Crystal Ball

    The witch smiles her sweet grin. “Wonderful!” She rises from her chair and grabs a spherical green object from a nearby shelf. She sets it on the table with a thump. “Is that a crystal ball?” Will asks. The sound of his voice sends my heart into a downward spiral. Heat rises up my spine. Whatever is in the air in this place, it’s making my emotions go haywire. The crystal ball suddenly sparks into a cloud of green, producing sparkles within it. The woman laughs at the sight. “So much attraction! I’ve never witnessed the crystals igniting so fiercely before, darlings.” I shy away from Will, unable to face him. The crystals settle in the bottom of the sphere. “Exactly!” the woman say for the twelfth time. “Give me your hands, both of you! Quickly!” I thrust my hand forward. At this point I don’t bother to question her motives. This is so impossible and crazy I have no words. Heck, I can’t even look at Will in the eyes. The woman takes each of our hands in her hands and moves them towards the crystal ball. The glitter resurrects its activity, swirling and churning wildly in its contained circle. Smoke that smells like warm cinnamon begins to rise from the ball. My palm touches the crystal ball. I feel the buzzing of sparkles and warmth of the movement. The room becomes smokier, completely blocking everything and everyone from sight. All I sense is the warm glass and the scent of Will, that addicting warm cinnamon. The crystal ball activates more and more. The smooth glass heats…

    Words: 794 - Pages: 4
  • Glenn Miller's Jazz Standards

    Jazz began in the late 18th century in African-American communities in New Orleans. Soon these vocal tunes made by African-Americans turned into piano songs, and soon enough evolved into the Jazz we know and love today. In modern Jazz, there are pieces that are considered “Jazz Standards”, one major contributor to these standards is the trombone player and Big Band Jazz composer, Glenn Miller. Glenn Miller lived a short yet interesting life, he differed from his competitors and left a dazzling…

    Words: 1144 - Pages: 5
  • Screen Time Addiction Essay

    Screen time addiction, or screen obsession, is a vexed subject as the majority of parents and society view it as a problem, while rest feel that it is not a huge concern. Some feel the need for people to crack down on screen addiction because they compare the U.S to countries like South Korea or China where there already is an epidemic on screen usage. Also, screen time doesn’t just cover the internet, but much more, ranging from phone usage to video games, and just about anything that allows…

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  • Essay Comparing Psycho And Fatal Attraction

    Anthony Perkins as Norman Bates in Psycho, and Glenn Close as Alex Forrest in Fatal Attraction, each played the character portrayed as mentally unstable. The two actors seamlessly fell into their parts and led the audience to believe they were truly insane. In the beginning, each of the two lived what appeared to be normal lives. Anthony Perkins managed his mother’s motel that had become a ghost-town after the new highway had been build, which completely cut off access to the motel. Glenn Close…

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  • Wright Brothers: Ethical Leadership

    Introduction On Dec 17, 1903 the Wright Brothers would achieve what others said was impossible. On this day the Wright brothers successfully executed the first human controlled flight reaching a record breaking distance, flying 852 feet for 59 seconds (2015). Wilbur Wright’s visionary leadership was demonstrated, through his inspirational motivation and team dynamics. His pursuit to be the “first in flight” would inspire innovators like him to explore the limits of early day aviation. However,…

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  • Personal Subjective Right Analysis

    discover Greenwald’s personal interests as the author states it out right, discussing these matters and his beliefs of their importance outright. Glenn’s beliefs are echoed in the words of Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis when Greenwald quoted a statement in a case where Brandeis remarked that “the right to be left alone is the most comprehensive of rights, and the right most valued by a free people”16 this essentially summed up what appears to be Greenwald’s core view of Snowden’s case.…

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  • Women's Role In Aviation

    website, Betty was in an upper-income family due to her father’s patent medicine business. The Rochester City Council denied her driver's license because she was only thirteen years of age, although, they did not yet a minimum driving age. A few years later, in 1910, Betty became the first woman to travel from New-York to San Francisco (six thousand miles). After the trip, Scott was accepted to be Glenn H. Curtiss’ first and only female student. During one of Betty’s “grass-cutting” sessions,…

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  • 'stay At Home Dads, By Glenn Sacks's Stay At Home Dads?

    Today’s society has changed a lot compared with the previous era, and the birth of new things makes the world differently. New trends with the development of technology and the progress of the point of view of people, and the technology and new views can bring a powerful influence to people’s lives. For this thing, people have different attitudes and define the new trends in different terms of words. Some people think that new trends can give people more beneficial than they did before, and…

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  • Reflective Essay On English 1102

    English 1102. My very first class, an 8 AM, as a University of Georgia student. I had many feelings going into this class. I am not a morning person, so would I dread waking up in the mornings to go to class? I never felt my writing was perfect, so would I flunk my first college English class? I was used to high school classes, so would I transition into college smoothly? Little did I know, as soon as I sat down in my tiny college desk, I was about to be relieved. My teacher, Gale, changed my…

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  • Swing Jazz In The Machine Age By Le Corbusier

    The book begins with a modernist architect, Le Corbusier, visiting New York City. Le Corbusier marveled both the city and the musical culture of African-Americans. He believed, “jazz is an event representing the forces of today” (p. 3). The forces of today are the industrialization and mass production of American society. He even goes on to state that American society is a “machine for living” (p. 3). Le Corbusier believed jazz reflected and contained chaotic yet continuous rhythmic flow that…

    Words: 1871 - Pages: 8
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