Hilary Duff

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  • Narrative Essay: The Story Of Isabella's Home

    As the note, slid to the floor beside her feet. Tear drops slid down Isabella’s face. She stared into the fire lost, confused and alone as she reminisced on the past few months……… Being, the youngest daughter of one of the country’s, most influential men. Isabella never had a normal childhood. Sheltered by her father and three sisters; she felt trapped and never truly herself. Her father, Warth, was a wealthy merchant and was traditional, in every aspect of his life and proud of the customs of his country. Warth found perfect suitors for each of his daughters. When, all four of them were just ten years old. Documents were presented and signed in court, by both families stating that each daughter will marry on their 21st birthday. The years passed by quickly, as each daughter grew, they wed. Isabella, age 16, transformed into a beautiful maiden, but, was very reserved. She felt lost and devastated, for she had just lost her mother three months prior due to bad fever. Isabella felt the weight of the world on her shoulders; for her time will come quickly. She too will soon wed a stranger. “Awake Isabella it’s your 21st birthday!” Her father said with little emotion. “And you have a note.” As the words, are taken into the deepest parts of her mind, the paper slides to the floor and Isabella cries. “I will not see him father!” Isabella shouted. “I am not ready to marry a stranger!” “This is nonsense Bella! You will marry, your sisters have done it and so shall…

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  • Feminist Analysis Of Disney Channel

    Disney Channel was quick to recognize females would put their money where “liberation” appeared signifying that third-wave ideals of girl power are related to consumer power. Rather than use girl power as a true political stance, Disney Channel used it as an industrial strategy to cultivate their audience and justify the commodification of young females and the prioritization of consumption over substance. Having now established the feministic atmosphere that would allow for this decade of…

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  • College Admissions Essay: Traveling To Italy

    I would be lying to you all if I said that I have always wanted to travel to China let alone spend a semester there. Entering college at Wheaton (MA) two and a half years ago I dreamed of learning a romance language like Italian in hopes of traveling to Europe my junior year to have a picture-perfect semester. After watching the Lizzie McGuire movie a million times, anything seemed possible. If I learned Italian and went to Italy, maybe I could be riding around Rome on Moped with a cute pop star…

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  • The Ideas Of Marriage In Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales

    The idea of marriage has changed over time, at one time it meant the man having whichever girl he so choose and the girl had no choice, at one time it meant money and ranking, now it means if “love” one another. During the medieval times the women had no say the man would pick her and she would marry him most of the time without really knowing him. Chaucer the author of Canterbury Tales explains this process in the tales of his book. In today’s world choice of marriage is a common…

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  • Importance Of SENACA Senior Day Program

    Yes, I’ve been fortunate enough to have served in a variety of ministries such as a seniors day program, Church choir, respite camps, Best Buddies and so forth. I find working with the SENACA seniors day program to be my favourite experience. This program entails a wide range of responsibilities and duties. Some days it might be doing tasks like cleaning or taking out the trash, while on other days it’s more focused on planning and doing activities with the senior clients. It’s an absolutely…

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  • Freedom Writers Character Analysis Essay

    Surrounded by guns, drug deals, and unstable households leaves lost and undetermined kids. In this compelling movie, Freedom Writers the main Character Erin Gruwell(Hilary Swank) sees potential in grieving students when everyone else has lost hope in them. Long Beach, California is central for violence, drugs, and alcohol. For these students all they have known is love through gangs and rough households. Underneath the tough constructed attitude lies innocent kids who have lost faith in…

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  • Freedom Writers Critique

    I recently watched the movie Freedom Writers, directed by Richard LaGravenese took place in Woodrow Wilson high school in Los Angeles, California in 1992. The film was about a highly inspiring teacher Mrs. Erin Gruwell who is fresh out of college, played by actress Hilary Swank. The story line is about integration, high school students that are not interested in learning, in light of the lifestyles they live. The setting of the movie was based in a low poverty area that involved gang life, black…

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  • Brain In A Vat Revisited Analysis

    Zhiyuan Li Philosophy 3000 In his paper Realism and Skepticism: Brains in a Vat Revisited, Graeme Forbes tries to articulate Putnam’s brains in a vat (BIV) argument. According to Forbes (1995), in order for a normally embodied thinker to think about concepts such as brain, in and vat, she “must somehow be informationally linked to” instances of those concepts (206). However, Forbes does not consider (and it seems to me that he does not think he needs to consider) what particular sorts of…

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  • Million Dollar Baby Research Paper

    A good movie not only entertains someone, but it makes them think about the film and how it relates to life. An amazing movie makes viewers think about the film long after watching it and has an impact on the their life. Million Dollar Baby is a spectacular example of all these factors. Million Dollar Baby is a drama film directed by Clint Eastwood and it stars Hilary Swank as Maggie Fitzgerald, a poor boxer who is determined to become the very best that she can be. Million Dollar Baby is a…

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  • The Importance Of Education In Freedom Writers

    In America, education is held to a high standard. Therefore, since America holds it to a high standard we are funded by our local taxpayers. Education and funding is probably one of the most taxed things in America. As seen in Freedom Writers, which takes place in a urban area in Los Angeles, Mrs. Erin Gruwell did not have the proper funding to give the proper education to her freshman students. The resources that she needed was not provided to her even if they did have some resources. If…

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