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    Jacques Cousteau was born on June 11, 1910 in Saint-Andre-de-Cubzac, France. His father, Daniel Cousteau,was an international lawyer, and his mother, Elizabeth Duranthon, was the daughter of a wealthy wine merchant. At just the age of four, Cousteau learned how to swim and at the age of 10, Cousteau and his family moved to New York, where he learned to speak English. In the U.S., he improved his swimming and snorkeling, and learned how to dive. After two years Cousteau and his family returned to France, living near the Mediterranean Sea. Around this time, Cousteau began to show a strong interest in mechanical objects, so he brought a movie camera with him from the U.S. Cousteau began taking videos while he snorkeled in the Mediterranean.…

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    Scuba Diving History

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    The evolution of Scuba Diving has come a long way since it was invented by these people, in 1864, Rouquayrol and Denayrouze, in 1926 Yvesle le Prieur also known as Aqua-lung, and in 1942 and 1943, Jacques Yves Cousteau and Emile Gagnan. They all had a vital role in the beginning of scuba diving. The technology of scuba diving has changed in several ways since it began in the 19th century. It was a big part in exploring underwater creations and will still be a big part in it today. When scuba…

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    General into session in 1788. This was the first time they had met since 1614 which suggest that the fiscal situation was dire. The Estates General meeting makes the fiscal crises also a political one as most of the attention was focused on various parties defining their position. Although it was clear that the parlements and nobility didn’t want to pay any taxes as they questioned Calonnes policies even after explaining the financial situation of France. After been exempt from tax for many…

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    1 Within the first twenty minutes of the film “American Beauty” I knew Freud would have had a hay day with this film. The main characters I will be referring to is Lester, Caroline, Jane, Angele, and Ricky. Luster is married to Caroline. Luster and Caroline’s daughter is Jane. Angele is Jane’s friend. Ricky will later become Jane’s romantic interest. This film is packed full of lustful relationships, blurred lines of morals, and unhealthy relationships. Lester develops lust for Angele. This…

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    gender and sexuality and those of Judith Butler, whose thorough deconstruction of structuralist iterations of cisheteronormative literary theory have provided the means for post-structuralists to address the effects of gender and sexuality essentialism on literature and its immense social impact. A central point in Butler’s book, Antigone’s Claim, is its challenge to the notion of socio-symbolically insupportable desire and aberrant gender non-conformity as a drive to certain death. Despite…

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    In Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo, the protagonist, John “Scottie” Ferguson, falls in love with a falsified image of a woman named Madeline Elster. Madeline’s true name is Judy Barton, a woman payed by Gavin Elster to impersonate his wife and portray her as mentally unstable enough for Scottie to believe she committed suicide while the real Madeline Elster was in reality murdered by Gavin himself. Judy Barton uses her body, appearance, and mannerisms to create the character of Madeline in the image…

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    “A Poison Tree” by William Blake is ostensibly dealing with the narrator’s refusal to communicate his anger to a tree, but the overdetermined nature of the words Blake uses makes a final, correct determination of meaning impossible. In this paper, through a utilization of Derrida’s methods set forth in works such as Spectres of Marx and Dissemination, I will examine how the contradictory imperatives contained within the metaphors in this poem draw a reader away from their initial assumption…

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    nevertheless older than the amorosi. The servants or the clowns are referred to as the zanni and include characters such as Arlecchino, Brighella and Pedrolino. Jacques Lecoq Jacques Lecoq was born in 1921 in Paris, was a French actor, mime and acting instructor. Lecoq trained his actors in ways that motivated them to find ways of performance that they felt suited them best. His training was aimed at finding and nurturing the creativity of the performer, as opposed to giving sat tasks and…

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    Casey Case Study

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    Casey is a man who lived a very active life prior to a tragic accident in 1995. Although he was autistic, he felt like he lived an average life. According to Casey, he had a very widespread group of friends and was quite the social butterfly. Going through many different girls and going out a lot, he had an active dating life. He was an auto fanatic, with a certain interest in car audio. He was looking into a career in electronics. Emotionally, he was a blunt and outspoken person. Casey’s life…

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    II. Lacan On the individual level, the obsession for an identity, for cohesion, is a result of the subject’s development through the mirror stage of life. This stage begins in the early years of one’s life when the child encounters their reflection in the mirror. Upon this first glimpse of oneself from the outside, the child is given an image of her existence which is far more unified and cohesive than their own subjective experience. Instead of the confusing collection of limbs and body parts…

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