Henry Morton Stanley

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  • Stanley Milgram's Obedience To Authority Studies

    Stanley Milgram conducted the obedience to authority studies. Milgram’s desire came from wanting to investigate how easily people would do great harm to other people simply by being ordered to. Milgram’s theoretical basis was that “humans have a tendency to obey other people who are in a position of authority over them.” He proposed that people would even obey if the situation calls for a violation of their own morals and ethical behavior. One way the people in Milgram’s experiments were…

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  • Genre Analysis Of The Movie 'The Shining'

    for my genre analysis was a horror classic, The Shining. The film was made in the year 1980, starring Jack Nicholson as Jack Torrance, Shelly Duvall as Wendy Torrance, and Danny Lloyd as Danny Torrance. The film was directed by Stanley Kubrick and screen written by Stanley Kubrick and Diane Johnson. Critics originally poorly reviewed the film, however with time the film became a classic. The film ended up grossing $44.40 million dollars. The film’s story was based on Author Stephen King’s novel…

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  • What Is The Theme Of Desire In A Streetcar Named Desire

    In the beginning of the story, she tells Stanley, “You lay your hands on me and I’ll…” but is cut off by getting hit by her husband, in front of all their friends. Luckily Stanley’s friends step in and push him off, but this is all in vain due to the fact shortly after, she walks down the spiral staircase and joins him in to bed. At the end of the play, after Blanche tells her about Stanley attacking her, she chooses not to believe it. Stella is trapped in her marriage…

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  • The Theme Of White Imperialism In The Shining By Stephen King

    Novelist Stephen King centered on the theme of supremacy characteristic of white males over western native peoples masterfully in his book, The Shining. As a country yearning for new land, a young America stretched its borders into the West. While colonizing, white males believed that they were superior to the native peoples inhabiting the territory, and slaughtered hundreds of them to take over their lands. It’s been believed since those turbulent times in the colonial days of the United…

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  • Theme Of Classism In A Streetcar Named Desire

    After a date, Mitch says to Blanche, “You need somebody. And I need somebody, too. Could it be-you and me, Blanche?” (116). If Blanche were to have married Mitch she could have moved out of Stella and Stanley’s flat and the tension between her and Stanley would dissipate naturally from lack of contact. But if Stella were to marry Mitch she would have to resign herself down to a lower class lifestyle and she is unable to able to do that with her expectations of what society owes her for being…

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  • Spring Week Case Study

    process. At present, the easiest way to enter this highly competitive industry is through the spring week programme. Almost all of the top UK based financial institutions offer spring weeks to undergraduate students including JP Morgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Deutshe Bank, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, Credit Suisse, Citi, UBS and HSBC. As a second year student in an elite university, there are many options available to me. Main Body The 2007-2008 financial crisis…

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  • A Streetcar Named Desire Rhetorical Analysis

    motif that links with the theme of the play. A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams presents Blanche Dubois, the embodiment of a typical Southern Belle: dainty, vain, and very feminine. After moving in with her sister Stella and her husband Stanley, Blanche finds herself caught in a spiral of alcoholism and stupor. The fallen and faded belle is prone to her frequent haunting memories and fantasy-like state-of-mind. While Williams utilizes repetition to represent chronic flashbacks that…

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  • Character Analysis: A Streetcar Named Desire, By Tennessee Williams

    and Cat on a Hot Tin Tin Roof. A Streetcar Named Desire, written in 1947, is the play that gave Williams his first Pulitzer Prize (Biography.com). The main characters in that play are Blanche Dubois, her younger sister Stella, and Stella’s husband Stanley Kowalski. Blanche Dubois has unexpectedly come to live with her sister because she has lost her job. In Tennessee Williams’ play A Streetcar Named Desire, Blanche Dubois is characterized as a liar, mentally unstable and having troubled…

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  • The Stanley Milgram Experiment

    In 1962, Stanley Milgram surprised the world with his study on obedience. To test his theory he invented an electronic box that would become a window into human cruelty. In ascending order, a row of buttons marked the amount of voltage one person would inflict upon another. Milgram’s original motive for the experiment was to understand the unthinkable: How could the German people permit the extermination of the Jews? Stanley Milgram wanted to understand the necessary conditions in which a person…

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  • Stalker The Room Analysis

    Stalker (1979) is Tarkovsky’s last film made in the Soviet Union (154). An open-ended question is left by the film: what is the Zone? The Zone is a fictional location that contains elements of fantasy and mystery, such as the wish-granting Room. Nevertheless, the way Tarkovsky films this reflects an attitude of realism. This approach allows the audience to relate life to the themes of the film, salvation through the faith in God, dignity, and love. In the film, the Stalker describes the Zone as…

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