Goldie Hawn

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  • Goldie Hawn Film Analysis

    1.0 Aim Goldie Hawn is an American comedienne that was awarded an Oscar for ‘Best Actress in a Supporting Role’ for the film, Cactus Flower (1969), and was later nominated for ‘Best Actress in a Leading Role’ for the film, Private Benjamin (1980). Her blonde hair, ‘large, expensive, slightly scary eyes, and her wide, mobile mouth’ constructed the youthful ‘Goldie-ness’ persona which embodies girlishness, giggly, fun, comical, vulnerable, naiveté, and kookiness which modernised blonde-stereotypes in Hollywood cinema (Swinnen, 2000, p.95-101). This persona was first constructed during her appearances on Rowan Martin’s television series, Laugh-In (1968-1970), but it was only popularised in 1980 motion picture — Private Benjamin (1980). Most…

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  • Narrative Essay About Finally Letting Go

    Finally Letting Go The dirty basement filled with laughs and talks of people after the dance. Scanning my eyes around the room to look for her. I’m halfway around the room when my eyes lock in. Filling the room with laughs and jokes like she was always known for. She didn’t say a single word to me; however, I know that I was seen when I walked through that old cracked wooden door. I grabbed my boyfriend’s arm while the thoughts “You can do this; You’re stronger than this.” rolled through my hard…

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  • An Important Person To Me Essay

    An Important Person to Me I met Amanda during my first day of my high school, and she caught my attention. She has twinkling eyes and her long black hair lies back in curls from her delicate ears. An idea came out from my brain that: I want to make friend with her. And then, naturally, we became best friends. In the rest of our high school life, we spent a long time accompanying with each other and shared our experience, our memories, and our lives no matter it was good or not. According to our…

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  • Everything Happens For A Reason Essay

    Week-by-week, day-by-day society crams simple words into my head. "Everything happens for a reason," they say. My parents, grandparents, teachers, friends, and even my siblings have all given me these simple words of advice at one time or another. If asked to count the number of times I 've been told that, "Everything happens for a reason," I 'd be ninety years old and on my death bed before I could finish counting. They think that by simply repeating this phrase I will believe it, but no, I…

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  • How My Life Lessons Learned

    No matter the extent of how life-changing an event may be, every person who has lived on this planet has experienced and been shaped by some sort of lesson. I experienced my life lesson sooner than most people, but I am grateful that I learned it when I did and I owe my life to this specific event. No matter a person’s age, gender, or situation, this lesson is vital to happily survive and excel in this world. The lesson I learned was to let go; I learned to let go of grudges, and to let go of…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Best Friend's Suicide

    In the ninth grade my best friend attempted suicide. The doctors have no idea how she survived. When she overdosed on hydrocodone and some of her father’s prescription medicines, it had caused severe intestinal bleeding. Nobody knows how she lived from that. I remember going to the hospital to see her when she was in her near death state of being. She looked as if somebody had took a knife, cut an incision in her, and just let her blood drain out from her limp body. I was afraid to hug her. I…

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  • Caregiving Research Paper

    The dictionary definition of a caregiver is a person who cares for someone who is sick or disabled. Since a very young age I have always had an interest in looking out for people and making sure they are okay. Being able to care and watch out for other people makes me feel as if I am a great person. However, it isn’t all success and being okay. Caregiving is an extremely tough task because it can take so much out of a person. But when it is successful all of the rough times you went through to…

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  • My Family Ethos

    Always choose quality over quantity. This notion is constantly repeated to myself and my siblings by my parents. I’ve made mistakes in regards to who I’ve picked to trust and bring into my life thankfully I’ve learned my lessons and have been blessed to be currently surrounded by individuals that I know I will love and cherish my entire life. I’ve been hurt and betrayed by people I once considered my friends, I have learned the importance of having good honest people surrounding me the hard way.…

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  • Pokemon: A Short Story

    It was a cloudy day out, the rain had started after two boys got off the bus. These two boys were happily talking about Pokemon and giving tips on how to level them up faster. The clouds were ominously moving before letting a few tears fall before the downpour starts. The two friends run inside as fast as they can laughing at everyone running around like a chicken with its head cut off. The bond these two have built has been tested on numerous times. Today they face the biggest test yet, and…

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  • The Theme Of Free Will In Sophocles Oedipus The King

    title “You often meet your fate on the road you take to avoid it” (Goldie Hawn). Hawn explains the issue of fate. While we may avoid it at all costs, it will still lead us to our destiny. This is a common theme in the ancient greek play, Oedipus the King by Sophocles. In the play, the king of Thebes, Oedipus, receives a fate from the gods of killing his father and marrying his mother. He attempts to avoid this predestined outcome by leaving his believed to be parents in Corinth, yet on his…

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