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    Picture a man, living on the threshold of suicide, believing he’s worth more dead than alive..”Your life has Purpose” means to have impacted someone or even changed certain places , and that’s exactly what George Bailey has done. The story “It’s a Wonderful Life displays “Your LIfe has Purpose” through George Bailey by preventing the death of his brother Harry Bailey, stopping Mr. Fowler from having the accidental poison in his medical pills from being sold, and preventing Mr. Potter from taking over the Bank and Loan Business which counters the never-ending debacle of Bedford Falls. To begin with, If George Bailey had not been born consequently, there would not have been anyone to save Harry Bailey from his ghastly death, when he had fallen in the ice-water. You see, if George had not been around…

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    December 7th, at 7:30pm, I attended It’s A Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play. Illinois State University’s adaptation of this classic film took place in the Center for the Performing Arts. The actors took the stage as members of a 1940s radio show, playing a multitude of characters depicted in the original film. Although vastly different from the cinema version, this adaptation was very successful due to the congruous 1940s costumes, the use of varied voices to portray numerous characters, and…

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    The monologue I performed is from the movie It’s a Wonderful Life directed by Frank Capra (Capra). The focus of the movie is on a young man named George Bailey, who lives in the small town of Bedford Falls (Capra). George’s dream is to leave Bedford Falls and become a world traveler. The day before George is supposed to get on a train and start his world travels, his father suddenly dies. His father was the owner of the Bedford Falls Building and Loans, so George has to go to the board meeting…

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    Comparative Essay “ Dear, it’s getting dark, come on in,” Mom called, her hair flowing in the frosty breeze. With rosy red cheeks, the 5 year old boy runs inside, the snow crunching beneath his wet boots. As he wipes them on the welcome mat, mom hands him a steaming cup of hot chocolate with three marshmallows smiling back up at the child with the puffy coat. He settles down next to the fire that was slowly dying, and noticed mom was searching for something. “Aha,”she…

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    It's A Wonderful Life

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    learned that anyone and anything can and will impact your future. “It`s a Wonderful Life”, displays that anyone can impact your life and you can impact their`s as well whether good or bad through by showing us how George Bailey impacted the lives of the people who lived in Bedford Falls when he took over his dad`s bank business, caring about the people and not taking advantage of them. It was also shown that Mary impacted his life by giving him her love and support as well as four children.…

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    Life is is what you make of it, nothing more, nothing less. George Bailey feels like he hasn’t made the most of his life. However, he finds that he has touched so many of his peers when he goes into a world where he doesn’t exist. The short story version was written by Philip Van Doren Stern. He sent his story on the back of Christmas cards, however with the help of publishers it was on the back of newspapers. It was made into the present day holiday phenomenon known as It’s A Wonderful…

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    War's a spiritual war... our Great Depression is our lives. We've all been raised on television to believe that one day we'd all be millionaires, and movie gods, and rock stars. But we won't. And we're slowly learning that fact. And we're very, very pissed off." (Fight Club Hour 1) Tyler in this speech and many other speeches attacks the institutions of control that have been manipulated to render man into alienated labor. He attacks the advertising agency, that entices us of a form of commodity…

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    heard of this story before and prefer to watch the film without knowing the big plot twist, then stop reading HERE, go see the film and continue reading later on. Before the shocking event at the end of the film, I kept wondering what was the point in chronicling the life of this news reporter. As the narrative unfolds, the story appears to be a real downbeat tale of a woman suffering from severe depression—a sad sack if you will who is hard to care for at all. As I say in all my reviews…

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    Appreciate life Many people don't appreciate their life and George was one of them.George is mad at himself and his uncle Billy. George didn't appreciate what he had in life. George's perspective has been changed from Clarence the angel.”It's A Wonderful Life”displays to appreciate the wonderful life you have. Therefore, George was mad at himself and his uncle Billy.George was mad at himself for trusting uncle Billy To drop off the $8,000. Another reason is because George was mad at himself…

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    Nobody should ever be ignored. In It’s a Wonderful Life, angels were sent to save George’s life, people cared about George, and George knew he was important. It’s a Wonderful life displays that each life is important through sending an angel, getting to see what life was such as without you, and and by knowing you are cared for. An angel was sent from the universe to prevent George from committing suicide. The angel, Clarence, was sent to look after George. In a way, Clarence risked…

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