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    faced her family being upset with her to follow her dream of college and it is inspiring for young ladies to watch. I think the intended audience of the of the movie was young girls who are coming of age. The movie did showcase a hispanic family and some of their traditions and beliefs but all young women who watch it can take away a sense of empowerment. It could also teach that parents are their to raise you but that the child may not always agree with them and that making decisions that benefit them may be hard, but it may also be necessary. Real Women Have Curves was released in theaters on November 8, 2002. Earlier this year Halle Berry had recently won an Academy Award for best female actress in leading role in March. She was the first women of color to win the award, she broke barriers and no black women has won the award since. Halle Berry winning this award had the same effect on young women that the Ana did in the movie. Young women of color witnessed this and may have felt a sense of empowerment and see that it is possible for women like them to accomplish big things and to stand up against systems that are holding them back. One author that the movie relates to in class would be Lederach and Schrock-Shenk. Lederach talks about how conflict is transformed and changes over time as a feud continues. Ana and her mother Carmen’s conflict, started because she wanted her daughter to go to work with her other women of the family. Over time the conflict changed to…

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    Halle Berry seems to be enjoying her newly single life as she is reportedly dating but refused to take it to the next level. Halle Berry, who recently split from Olivier Martinez "hasn't gotten into another relationship since her breakup" as she is said to be enjoying her "peaceful life" with her kids- Nahla and Maceo. Aside from focusing on her kids, the 49 year old actress is said to be enjoying her newly found life while living a healthy lifestyle. She is said to be paying attention on her…

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    The poem “Blackberry Picking" is written by Seamus Heaney and carries the overall message of how to enjoy the evolution of life before it is corrupted by death. Seamus Heaney is trying to convey this message by describing the life cycle of berries. “At first, just one, a glossy purple clot among others, red, green, hard as a knot.” In this line, the author uses figurative language to ignite reader’s memories and senses of the beauty and excitement of youth. By rhyming “clot” and “knot” Heaney…

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    Haida Gwaii Analysis

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    sweet, juicy, and crunchy, while also being a source of vitamins and minerals (Turner & Turner, 2008). Additionally, Tollas recalled that the large leaves could be used for paper towel and toilet paper. The red huckleberry was also a multi-purpose shrub used by the Haida. According to Tollas, the ends of the new growth red huckleberry had medicinal properties as they were boiled and gargled for coughs and colds. The berries were often made into fruit leather, plus their juices were often used as…

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    In 2004, Chef Claus Meyer, and Chef Rene Redzepi opened a Danish restaurant named NOMA, in Copenhagen. The name NOMA is a contraction of the Danish words for “Nordic” and “Food”. NOMA is currently the most important restaurant in the world. Together Chef Rene Redzepi and Chef Claus Meyer popularized, and invented the idea of Nordic cuisine. They populated their menu with items such as wild berries, musk ox, and sauces made with beer rather than wine. NOMA’s success has empowered other…

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    Irving Layton’s “Berry Picking,” and Robert Lowell’s “Water,” are two poems that discuss the flawed nature of human relations by comparing them to the natural world. Imagery of nature and the natural world are used extensively in both poems to show comparisons between nature and relationships, as well as using nature as a contrast to human relationships. The natural world is portrayed as soft, simple and innocent in one poem, however it is viewed a hard and complex in the other. The two poems…

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    Galway Kinnell writes about how he loves to go blackberry picking in September. He uses figurative language stating blackberries are silent, startled, and unbidden, the berries aren’t physically able to do these allegations. The stalks very prickly he calls this a penalty for such a sweet treat. He talks about the time of day he enjoys (Arp) description is likely to fire up the readers taste buds. The reader may decide they are hungry with such an imaginative description. He chooses to talk…

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    Chuck Berry Biography

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    “father of rock n roll” was bestowed upon Chuck Berry as a gesture to recognize his many contributions to rock music industry. The word “legend” when describing musical talent can only be given to a few, Chuck Berry was one of the few. His musical thumbprint was idealized by some and imitated by many. Chuck Berry wrote, composed and performed some of Rock n Roll’s biggest hits. Mr. Feeney has declared that Chuck Berry is, “the father of rock n roll who duck walked his way into musical history.”…

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    History Of Motown Records

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    Motown Records was created by Berry Gordy on January 12, 1959. Motown made its impact on the music industry forever. Artists that we know as legends today such as Stevie Wonder, the Temptations, Marvin Gaye, and The Jackson 5 started in Motown. Together their music brought a community together. Motown started with just a man and 800 dollars loaned from his family. Berry Gordy was a dreamer, and also a teacher, producer, and entrepreneur.Gordy as an African American owner wanted to make a…

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    Berry Gordy Biography

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    During the year of 1959, Berry Gordy, who was an African American songwriter, founded “Motown Records”. With a loan of close to $800 which came from his family. Gordy managed to create the company that later came to be known as “Motown Records Corporation”. Berry gave this name “Because Detroit had long been known as the “Motor City”. (Motown Music). Instead of city Berry used town and then combined the words, creating the perfect name for his new record label, Motown. Motown and is soul-based…

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