Janice Rand

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  • Death's Marathon Film Analysis

    Director D.W. Griffith employs a variety of innovative filmmaking techniques, under the categories of mise-en-scene, cinematography and editing, to tell his narrative in Death’s Marathon. I will focus on a few techniques that stood out to me as essential stylistic decisions that progressed the narrative. Firstly, the costumes and how they distinguished between characters, and events; secondly, the blocking and character movements and how they expressed emotion; thirdly, the lighting and how it distinguished between locations and guided our focus; and finally the editing and how it created suspense in the climax. These are only a few stylistic decisions that Griffith 's made, each one is equally important in developing the film form, however, these few were more salient than most due to their innovative qualities. Without sound, Griffith’s had to use more creative avenues to determine differences in character, and place these characters in time and place. As part of his mise-en-scene, he used costume to distinguish between important characters, and less important character, and he used costume changes to create a sense of time passing between events. For example, in shot 3, there are three women in the frame but our eyes are drawn instantly to the wife because she is the most extravagantly dressed—she seems to glow white against the dark background. We can recognize her as more important to the story than the attendants. This is especially important when there is no sound,…

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  • The Importance Of Self-Efficacycy In Classroom Management

    teacher self-efficacy, and the impact of self-efficacy on classroom management. The literature on teacher self-efficacy and classroom management documents a clear progression of research in the area of measuring teacher self-efficacy. This research begins with the Rand Corporation Study of 1976, and progresses through…

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  • Analysis Of Hills Like White Elephants And The Yellow Wallpaper By Charlotte Gilman

    The male character, John is an aggressive man whose ignorance of his wife’s problems shows clearly throughout the story. John, like American, also likes to dominate his wife by treating her like a small child. The author, “Monumental feminism and literature’s ancestral house: Another look at the “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Janice Haney-Peritz who is also the department of English, Beaver College quotes, “the narrator realizes herself in spite of John, that it can also be said that she realizes is…

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  • Symbolism In The Novel Anthem, By Ayn Rand

    Forgiving Oneself The Russian Revolution was a tragic event that began on March 8, and lasted until November 8 1917. During this period of time, the communists conquered the entire country and began to confiscate property from people, including that of the novelist, Ayn Rand. In fact, the Rand family lost the majority of what they owned, including their pharmacy. This period of hardship and loss provided ideas for her novel, Anthem. Essentially, Anthem is a novella written by Ayn Rand in the…

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  • Objectivism And Diction In Anthem By Ayn Rand

    meaning of the novella. Ayn Rand, author of the novella Anthem, utilizes diction and sentence structure in order to develop the villainy of collectivism and the virtue of objectivism. Rand’s choice of diction in the edited novella complicates and confuses the meaning. In the original manuscript, Rand omits the word “reason,” on two separate occasions, the original statement was “I need no reason … I am the reason” (234). However, this word choice diminishes the power of the statement because…

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  • Equality's Society In Anthem, By Ayn Rand

    In the novel Anthem by Ayn Rand, the main character Equality’s society is built on strict rules and guidelines. These rules are enforced from the time they are born. They are taught never to love, have any self motivation, or individuality. Equality breaks free from these rules, and lives in the Uncharted Forest with Liberty, someone who also broke free from The City. Equality envisions creating his own society, one far different from the society he has raised in. Although Equality’s ideal…

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  • Comparing Dystopian Literature In The Giver And Anthem

    Teens love that Dystopian Literature Throughout the years, teens have favored different types of literature; thus, teens are able to find their favorite type and dive into it. After Harry Potter and other types of fictional series had their time in the spotlight, but a new type of literature has come into it’s place. A darker, more serious matter, is in favor of teens, dystopian literature. Apart from utopian societies, dystopian societies show a darker, more sinister type of literature, which…

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  • How Is Equality Revealed In Ayn Rand's Anthem

    Council because he believed they were wrong. If I have strong opinions, I would do the same as Equality, which is to be respected. “I understand that centuries of chains and lashes will not kill the spirit of man nor the sense of truth within him”(p.96). Anthem is a novel about a society based in the future, but is more like one from the past. In Anthem, Ayn Rand incorrectly uses the word “we” on purpose to get us to realize how Equality 7-2521 lives his…

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  • Equality 7-2521 In Ayn Rand's Anthem

    In the novel Anthem, written by Ayn Rand, Equality 7-2521 is trying to escape the means of collectivism, which the author writes, "Collectivism holds that the individual has no right, that his right and work belong to the group (to society, to the tribe, the state, the nation) and that the group may sacrifice him at its own whim to its own interests"(Ayn Rand). Equality 7-2521's anthem is his strong personality, and individualism, much like: And, you know, being able to wear the Stars and…

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  • Meaning Of Man's Ego In Anthem By Ayn Rand

    Anthem is a book written by Ayn Rand, who was a Russian novelist and philosopher, she was born in Russia during the Socialist revolution. This novel was first published in 1937 in England. This book was Rand’s political manifesto of what she experienced in her life in Russia during the revolution. This story is in a society which did not believe in individualism and told everyone what to do. It is about a boy named Equality 7-2521, who wanted to look beyond of what society imposed on him. He…

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