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    The example of fictional television violence we will look at for the purpose of this paper will be the show Dexter—one of the more famous antiheroes in American television in the last ten years. Dexter was adapted by James Manos from the novel “Darkly Dreaming Dexter” which was written by Jeff Lindsay. Dexter aired for eight seasons on Showtime, lasting from 2006-2013. The story is about Dexter Morgan who works for the Miami Metro Police Department as a forensic blood splatter analysist—but this is only his day job. By night Dexter is a serial killer. When he was very young Dexter witnessed his mother’s brutal murder which later became the source of his killer tendencies. Dexter is not like other serial killers though because he has a code instilled to him by his late foster-father Henry. Henry worked for the Miami Metro as a detective until his health problems forced him to stop working and…

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    Fifth Week Response Essay In Hemingway’s “Hills Like White Elephants” evidently, this is a conversation taking place between a young unmarried couple. The way the author gives no name to the man suggests that this is a situation that is common and can happen to anyone. Up until this point, this couple has only had to be responsible for themselves. Frequently, the two travel to see new things and to drink, seeming inseparable. For example, when the author describes the luggage with all the…

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    What is justice? Justice is a noun defined by Webster 's dictionary as the process or result of using laws to fairly judge and punish crime and criminals. However, an individual 's perception of justice may be different from the standard dictionary definition. For example, Dexter is an American crime drama that takes an aspect of justice as its setting and uses it to invoke the audience to contemplate the idea of justice. With this in mind, the producers of Dexter make both a idealistic and…

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    The three concepts explained by Foucault that can connect to the show Dexter are The Gentle Art of Punishment, Docile Bodies and The Means of Correct Training. During the series, Dexter Morgan displays characteristics and actions that relate to these concepts. As said Dexter had grown up going through difficult times to try and fit in and stay within a “code” his adopted father wanted him to follow. Dexter had the need and urges to kill. Growing up, Harry made it clear that Dexter could only…

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    What is the difference between a vigilante and a hero? Think of the potential of a city if organized crime was eliminated.Vigilantes need to be used in societies more often. If vigilantes were used more in society, crime rates would drop, more tax money would be available for the city, people would feel safe, and criminals would think twice about their unlawful actions. People should not live in fear of being in the wrong side of town. It is time the criminals live in fear for their actions. A…

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    Famous celebrity, Lindsay Lohan, was admitted to Malibu’s Promises Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Facility back in the summer of 2007. When the world hears of celebrities being admitted to treatment facilities, they wonder why and how did someone end up in this position? When Lohan’s father is brought into the picture, who was incarcerated for driving under the influence of alcohol, it is no surprise that Lohan followed in her fathers footsteps of becoming an alcoholic. Not to mention the song…

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    Don’t you understand? Can’t you see we ought to—ought to die before we let the fire out?" (Golding 31). The boy's purpose was to make sure that there was a fire going everyday in order to get saved. In order to be a survivor one should find purpose in any circumstance to help get saved from the troubles they face. It is much easier to just give up than to figure out how to survive, which is why it is important to find one's purpose in any situation. By finding a purpose one will have the ability…

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    Many people know of Germany's most well-know supreme controlling and murderous famous dictator, Adolf Hitler. Many people also know of the hit movie Mean Girls staring Lindsey Lohan before her drug downfall. What many people do not know is that Adolf Hitler and Regina George of Mean girls have many similarities. Adolf Hitler was a dictator governmental leader in Germany from 1933 – 1945. Adolf was a major power in Germany, being a brutal an unforgiving leader. During Adolf leadership he was…

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    Bet365 Business Strategy

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    Bet365 which was established in 2001 is today the world’s leading online bookmaker. The company is based out of the United Kingdom and they cater to more than 200 different countries. Some special features that set it apart from competition include excellent wallet system, great limits, huge bonuses, and best betting odds. They employ more than 1,700 people and are the seventh largest private company in the UK. Their financial and sports betting is regulated and licensed by the UK Gambling…

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    Amazons Business Model

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    Amazon.com is an American electronic commerce company which is the world’s largest online retailer. The company which began as an online book store has since diversified its products to include selling DVD’s, CDs’, software, video games, furniture, food, toys, jewellery and electronics. Looking at the company’s business model, it proves that the company is not a traditional retailer. Retail is only a part of the company and although Amazons products are sold at a standard mark-up, the company…

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