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    His Girl Friday

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    Twentieth century film director Howard Hawks built his screwball comedies on similar ideas with radical twists. According to Hawk, in order for a person to be successfully happy, he or she should become someone else; this is the way to find one’s true self. In His Girl Friday,…

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    “Reversing Divorce: The Symptomatic Meaning of His Girl Friday and the Affects of Careers and Relationships on Feminine Values in 1940” At the dawn of 1940's, war was brewing Europe, women were entering the workplace and the United States was starting to emerge from the depression and embrace the New Deal. All these things influenced Hollywood which manufactured hundreds of films a year. People went to the movies roughly 32 times a year. Roughly the same rate that young Americans now "Netflix…

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    As a young girl, I spent the vast majority of my time sequestered in my room with my dolls. They helped me to escape my reality. They listened to me without judgement and gave voice to the conversations that I desperately wanted to have but could not. I remember vividly wanting a Barbie that had brown hair and green eyes. I wanted a doll that represented me, one that looked like me or at least seemed like the person I wanted to grow up to be. I don’t remember my age when I saw my first…

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    Most movies are structured for the male audience’s pleasure, “His Girl Friday” is no exception to that. Directed by Howard Hawks, “His Girl Friday” is a 1940’s screwball comedy that is full of wit and most describe as ahead of it’s time. On the surface, the movie seems like a great start of the commentary of role-reversal or being a working female of the time. However, upon deeper inspection that isn’t the case. “His Girl Friday”, though progressive for the time with the main female lead being…

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    Black Friday, a time of the year when everything is on sale and almost everyone is in mood of shopping. It is the Friday following Thanksgiving Day in the United States. During Black Friday, the retail stores come up with many giant sales promotions and door-buster sales events. For most of the people the main attractions on Black Friday are the discounts on electronic goods and appliances. Other than that, people buy almost everything just because it’s Black Friday. They think that if it is…

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    in reality, Catholic school girls are the must judgmental beings to walk this planet. Whether, Stacy danced with more than one guy at homecoming or she lives on the other side of West End, they will find a reason to judge. Similarly, the characters in Jane Austin’s 1979 novel, Pride and Prejudice, judge each other’s every trait. Catholic School girls should be required to read Pride and Prejudice to give them enlightenment about their overcritical ways. For example, throughout the course of the…

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    KEY CHAIN FOR $2 I decided to walk a little on the Luiltan Street. It was nearly 12 am on a Friday night. The street of Luiltan was quite dark yet peaceful and secure. Earlier in that morning, my team and I just elaborated a business project with a Japanese motor company that will enhance the life of Luiltan 's citizen. The odds weren 't against us this time. A decision to accept the project was the best thing we have ever done. I could only imagine how the change was coming for the better in…

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    Norm Observation Report

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    I decided to take my norm to a busier location and started testing it at the mall. The mall I choose to attend is much busier than the grocery store as I went on a Friday. There were many groups of people. I began to walk and say hello to different age groups as I would stumble upon as I walked throughout the mall. Majority of the groups I said hi to just smile and said hello, I rarely had people say nothing at all and just walk by me. There was a situation where I said hello to a group of about…

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    The poem, “War is Kind” (1899), by Stephen Crane, mocks anyone who thinks that war can produce peace. Crane pushes this mocking tone to put forth an opinion to enlighten his readers that no matter the awards and glory a person may receive for losing someone to war, war will only leave people heartbroken and lonely, hence the idea that war will never be kind. Crane develops his poem by taunting the readers through the use of literary devices such as irony, personification and similes. In stanza…

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    Over the computers a poster of shapes was hung and the students used it as a reference of how to spell the shapes names. Surprisingly, there was a poster of the president informing the students of who the current president was. On the door was a list of classroom rules telling the students to share, be kind, and to keep their hands to themselves. The students have their own mailboxes and cost cubbies on the far wall near the toys. This helps keep the clutter down to a minimum. This classroom was…

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