James McTeigue

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  • American Idiot

    certainly there are those more responsible than others, and they will be held accountable, but again truth be told, if you're looking for the guilty, you need only look into a mirror” (McTeigue 0:20:00). This confrontation addresses that people know there is a problem, and the people have let it get out of hand. The problem is the government. The use of V as the face of a revolution vividly portrays how even is a sort of totalitarian state is not totally in control. V can be related to Billy Armstrong, the lead singer of Green Day. In the video American Idiot, Armstrong represents the face that goes behind the idea of the song. Armstrong sings about government control and the setting and clothing choices reveal to the people watching that he is against this controlling government. Both the masked vigilante, V, and Armstrong showcase what it takes to defy a government that attempts to control them. Aside from being the face of defiance, the word choice in both these sources say a lot about their thoughts on government role. In relation to the gunpowder plot of 1605, an attack against the house of parliament, the repeated line throughout the movie “Remember, remember, the Fifth of November, the Gunpowder Treason and Plot. I know of no reason why the Gunpowder Treason should ever be forgot” (McTeigue) plays a big role in V’s plot against power. This catchy phrase represents the idea that the current government can always be contested by people who want change. V reminds the…

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  • V For Vendetta Love Vs Reality Essay

    When one is confronted with a reality they cannot accept the natural reaction is to run away from it until there is nowhere to run .The dystopian works of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road and V for Vendetta by James McTeigue both use violence, brute force, psychological and physical torture to reveal that individuals will run away from reality until they are forced to confront it and this in turn causes them to grow as an individual. In the novel The Road the boy is confronted with the reality that…

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  • Descriptive Christmas House Research Paper

    I say high to everyone and then walk back through the Sasquatch sized door and walk down the hall to the living room. As I enter the room I 'm greeted by a sweet citrusy pine smell that makes the setting complete. I sit down facing the tree looking beyond into the black abyss and twinkling lights. I pull out my grandpas fly fishing book like I do every year. I read the cover, “ The Complete Angler” by James Prosek. Every year I can never seem to finish the book but I get closer every year. This…

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  • Description Of The Groundhog Day

    That night, I went to bed and my mind was racing. Our plan was set in place. As the clock struck midnight, I quickly snuck out of bed and got dressed. I was so anxious. I wanted to be ready at a moment’s notice. It took less than two minutes to put on a thermal shirt, a sweater, jeans, and heavy wool socks. I laid on my bed, staring at the ceiling, counting down the minutes. At 12:50 on the dot, I heard muffled noises outside my window. I sat up and looked outside. There was James and his…

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  • Personal Narrative: Rasta Man's Cousin

    Rasta Man’s Cousin And Another Dream One day when I went out to get something to eat, I bumped into Rasta Man’s cousin. She told me that he had been asking about me and she asked if I wanted his number. I told her no. She was like girl, you better go ahead and get that money. I told her again no thanks. She was like I’m gonna tell him you acting funny. I just smiled and walked away. Weeks later after encountering Rasta Man’s cousin, I had a dream. I was awakened out of my…

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  • Soccer In America Speech

    teacher, Mr. James. I say, “Hello, Mr. James! Lucky day! Guess what? It’s me! Francisco!” Mr. James says, “Yes, I see that. Please sit down. It’s time for our very first test. You did do the pre-reading, right?” I say, “I did not do the pre-reading. Or the reading. Or the post reading. I did not do any reading at all because it is summer and that is just wrong.” He says, “Well. Here’s your test. It is fill-in-the-blank. Good luck. Please, sit down.” But I cannot sit down. It is not…

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  • Should Students Receive Dps Points For Effective Writing Assignment

    Mrs. French, I hope you are feeling well today. I am sending this report by email as my handwriting is very hard to read. The first block class was very loud. I asked the students to talk quietly with their partners as they worked. Several students would converse loudly to others across the room regarding matters unrelated to the assignment.I began putting a check by the students name when I had to remind them to refrain from talking loud and from talking about issues unrelated to their math…

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  • Confidentiality Essay

    Mr. Wilson and I sit down to start his assessment. I explain what the assessment is for and confidentiality. We first start by obtaining personal information. He gives me his full name, his address, and talks about his wife who passed away. While talking about his wife I asked if he had other family members. Mr. Wilson told me he had a daughter and a pet dog. He told me he used to work as a farmer but know he just enjoys siting with his dog on the porch. I asked if he had any close Nabors…

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  • The Professor And The Madman Analysis

    Simon Winchester’s book, The Professor and the Madman, is a tale of tragedy, insanity, and academia. The book tells the story of two men, Dr. James Murray and Dr. William C. Minor. These men were very similar in nature, but led very different lives due to circumstances of environment and mental health. Dr. Murray was a lifelong academic, always pursuing education. Dr. Minor was a surgeon for the Union Army in the United States Civil War, who grew increasingly madder until he murdered a man in…

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  • Literary Techniques In The Turn Of The Screw

    Literary Techniques and the Horror of The Turn of the Screw One purpose of Henry James’ gothic novella The Turn of the Screw is to instill fear in the reader. There are several features of this work that make the story horror inducing; first, James’ deals with the idea of the corruption of innocence of children. In the story’s opening chapter, the observation is made that the corruption of a child in a ghost story “adds a particular touch” (James 115). Fear is also associated with the…

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