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  • Passion Vs Ambition Essay

    “The very substance for the ambitious, is merely the shadow of a dream,” William Shakespeare Imagine waking up on a Sunday, before the alarm has a chance to sound. As the day goes on, challenges are being thrown, but you seem to overcome them with passion, and never run out of ideas. Now, imagine waking up on a Sunday, full of distaste and annoyance. As the day goes on, frustration levels build up until you reach your breaking point. A world where your career is chosen for you, or you have a…

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  • The Dark Knight Trilogy Movies

    part of another successful franchise, the Harry Potter series. He played the role of Sirius Black, Harry’s godfather. In his first film, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, which was considered to be the best one in the series because it was directed by Alfonso Cuaron, Oldman’s character was the main antagonist until it was revealed at the end of the film that he was actually one of the good ones. The chemistry between Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Gary Oldman was just too amazing to…

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  • Single Story Stereotypes

    Most people put stereotypes on others. Many people consider all cats to be evil, all males to be strong, all Muslims to be terrorists, and all Africans to be poor and uncivilized. “Dumb blond” is also a commonly-used term to indicate a person with blond hair as unintelligent. When a person only hears one story about someone or something, they place a stereotype on that person or item; most of the time, these perceived images are deficient of all the information. This is frequently called a…

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  • Mockingjay Part 2 Analysis

    a result, Part 2 felt like a never-ending marathon – the equivalent to Part 1 – that could have easily been a jam-packed thrill ride if movie studios weren’t so greedy. The Hunger Games isn’t the only franchise to use this model, either – with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, The Hobbit trilogy, and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn each divvying-up singular novels into multiple cinematic installments. Again, the creativity and entertainment value is the casualty of such an unnecessary…

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  • Rowling's Arguement Speech Analysis

    Joanne Rowling, British novelist and popular for being the writer of the Harry Potter series, was given the opportunity of speaking in the Harvard University’s 2008 graduation ceremony. The commencement speech “has become the most-viewed commencement address on the university's website” (Furness, 2). As a college student who looks for any and every piece of advice given by someone successful as Rowling, I chose this speech to not only learn more about J.K Rowling’s life, but to apply her advice…

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  • Compare And Contrast Lego And Mega Bloks

    At first glance, the two toy construction sets, LEGO and Mega Bloks may appear to be simiar; but to those of us who love to build with these sets, they have many more differences than similarities. Some people think LEGO is better than Mega Bloks. Some people would choose Mega Bloks over LEGO. Other people don’t know (or care), but in my opinion, LEGO is better than Mega Bloks in every way LEGO pieces and Mega Bloks pieces might look the same, but they are different in many ways. LEGO, who’s…

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  • Socialization In The Devil Wears Prada

    refused to call Andy by her name but instead referred to Andy as Emily who is her name of the first assistant. Miranda also wouldn’t allow employees to ride the elevator with her and she even asked for nearly impossible tasks such as obtaining the Harry Potter manuscript prior to being published and possessed a management style that was vague in her objectives and without any guidance to the employees. For example “Get me that little table I like in that store on Madison” or “Where’s that piece…

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  • Questions On Divergent By Veronica Roth

    they are. Response: Peeta is a very similar character in Hunger Games as Harry Potter is in Harry Potter. They both are very selfless in their actions. For example, Peeta wants to save Mr. Nice Guy’s life as much as she wants to save Katniss’. With Peeta putting her friends as her top priority, like Harry, she ends up causing herself harm while trying to protect her friends and keep them out of harms way. An example for Harry would be when he insists in saving Draco and it turns out to give…

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  • Analysis Of How To Read Literature Like A Professor By Thomas Foster

    J. K. Rowling is a famous author known for the Harry Potter series, and not only that her main character, Harry Potter, is known by everyone by his scar as a shape of a lightning bolt on his forehead. Not only was the scar a result of a failed murder attempt by Lord Voldemort, the scar also resembled the psychic link between Harry Potter and Lord Voldemort. Just like Harry’s scar, if someone is blind in a novel they are never just blind there’s…

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  • Bookreport Half Moon Investigation Book Report

    Bookreport Half Moon Investigations Period 2 by Sam Liemburg A3C A. Key Facts: 1. The book is titled Half Moon Investigation 2. It's written by Eoin Colffer 3. Detective 4. Crime B. Characters: 5. The main character is a boy. He is called Fletcher Moon. He has brown hair, no facial hair and normal clothing. Below I have put a picture of a person that looks like him: young adult, brown hair, no facial hair and normal clothing. 6. The character isn´t very old. The only thing I know is that…

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