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    the film Groundhog Day, Phil Connors, a pompous TV meteorologist, who amid a detested task of covering the yearly Groundhog Day cannot wait to return to Pittsburgh, yet trapped by a blizzard that he neglected to foresee, he and his crew must remain one more night in Punxsutawney. When he awakes the following morning, Phil discovers much to his dismay that it is February 2nd once more. Soon, he finds that regardless of what he does, each morning he wakes up at the same time, in the same bed of the same hotel room, on the same day. However, in the wake of entertaining himself in various pursuits, he eventually comes to the acknowledgment that he could be bound to spend eternity reliving the same day unendingly and in this way begins to reconsider…

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    Some holes the groundhog dug, other holes dug by the zookeeper to fool visitors to think the zoo had more than one groundhog. The Zoo made a special hole for the groundhog for Groundhog Day. Before the groundhog goes into hibernation for the winter, the zookeeper moves him into a special lock room that emulates outdoors. Early Tuesday morning on Groundhog Day at 6:00 a.m., the zookeeper would carefully place the groundhog on a special made sliding floor, in order, to slide the groundhog to the…

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    Winston Churchill highlight the importance of change in one’s character. In Groundhog Day, Phil recognizes how growth is an important factor in one’s life. In addition, I also have acknowledged its importance. Both Phil and I pursue personal growth through the use of free will. In Groundhog Day, Phil develops new skills, talents and virtues through the use of free will to grow and change. For example, he learned how to play the piano, how to ice sculpt, and how to fix a flat tire. By…

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    groundhog’s shadow, the city prepared for Groundhog Day. It was a sunny and bright day in Puttingneg. I ate breakfast, quickly and jump into our vehicle. My mom said, “Chelsea, What’s wrong? “Mom nothing is wrong.” I replied. “Why are you just sitting in the car?” She asked. I said, “I don’t want to make us late for ground hog.” “I can‘t remember the last time, you’ve been ready to attend the ground hog celebration, Chelsea.” She replied. I said, “You’ve been through a lot, I just want…

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    After the storm was over—a full seven days and six nights of being homebound—a group of my friends and I got together outside of the Puttingneg city library after the martial law was lifted and streets cleared. The library sat on three acres of land. It had a garden and beautiful pond with gold fish. The castle shape library had four towers and many windows. The building was made of marble bricks. As you enter the front entrance, the oval double doors was made of solid bronze. James, Cindy,…

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    Groundhog Day

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    Despite the east coast’s recent snowstorm, it looks like spring will be arriving early this year, as predicted by Pennsylvania’s most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil. On the morning of February 2nd, Phil emerged from his tree trunk cage. As he was placed on top of the tree trunk, his actions, interpreted by The Groundhog Club’s emcee, depicted that Phil did not see his shadow. The emcee then announced “ There is no shadow to be cast! An early spring is my forecast!” as Punxsutawney Phil’s…

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    Patterns In Groundhog Day

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    Groundhog Day: Are You Repeating the Same Patterns? Remember the 1960's Sonny and Cher song "I Got You, Babe?" In the wonderful movie "Groundhog Day," that song is the one that Bill Murray's character, Phil, wakes up to every morning. The first time it happens, he continues on with his day, not sensing any oddities with how his day will unfold. Each subsequent day, however, the song is his indicator that he will be repeating the same day over again. Throughout the movie, Phil runs through an…

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    Groundhog Day Symbolism

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    The movie Groundhog Day is a powerful symbolization and morality tale. Phil is so focus on his self-concept and resources that he misses the present moment and opportunities to build some positive relationships. Phil is so focused in a futile struggle to control and change a life situation that is essentially unchangeable. The only solution is to learn in this movie, is that we should learn how to accept our circumstances, and adopt a new attitude of gratitude, in putting our best efforts in…

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    Imbolic Research Paper

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    Imbolic is in Feburary 1-2 ,Imbolc has traditionally been celebrated on 1 February. However, because the day was deemed to begin and end at sunset, the celebrations would start on what is now 31 January. This holiday is also known as Candlemas, or Brigid's Day or Groundhog's Day. this is also another one of the fire festivals. this is time when the Goddess changes from crone to madien. This is also the time when we know that spring is here. On Imbolic it is customary to light up every house if…

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    Groundhog Day Reflection

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    are living the same day over and over in a tireless loop. Not so fun now. With no end in sight, you begin to wonder when tomorrow will happen. In the movie Groundhog Day, weather reporter Phil Connors (Bill Murray) experiences this very same scenario on a work trip to a small town called Punxsutawney. Through each day he is challenged with the question of what he has to do to move on the next day. This movie is a primary example of behavioral skill development and nonverbal use of space and…

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