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    Though Robert Zemeckis’ Back to the Future is extremely successful in being a fun, blockbuster film, it does a very job in how it crafts the relationships between specific characters. Though Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) is facing a struggle to get back home, there’s another struggle occurring in the movie between his father, George (Crispin Glover), and town bully, Biff Tannen (Thomas F. Wilson). By tracing their acting and relative staging of these two in certain shots, a narrative between them becomes all the more clear, a representative battle of the outspoken against the bullies of the world. Towards the beginning of the film, before Marty gets sent into the past, we get our first look at the two in a rather one-sided argument, following Biff crashing George’s car. The specific shot takes place from 12:57 to 13:20, and starts by framing them in a medium shot, with George on the left side of the frame and Biff on right in the middle ground; the camera is roughly at chest level. Biff angrily asks George “Where’s my reports,” aiming a slightly clenched hand toward him. As George tries to come up with a response, he fidgets around, putting his hand on his stomach; immediately following this, Biff grabs him by the tie and moves the two up closer to the camera into the foreground, framing them in roughly a close shot. As they move up, George starts to nervously laughs while he talks, intermittently cutting parts of his dialogue. Biff starts knocking on George’s head and yells…

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    People today recognize Jennifer Lopez as a talented and well-known celebrity who is indeed a triple threat – actress, singer, and dancer. Lopez is also acknowledged for being an iconic Latina star amongst a traditionally white-dominant world. Her highly viewed music videos are proof that she is an expert performing and connecting with her audience through themes of race, sexuality, and class. In Jennifer’s “Jenny from the Block” and “I Luh Ya Papi”, race, sexuality, and class are hinted through…

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    training than those who had no college education and lacked these qualifications. His successor, the fiscally conservative Republican Governor John Engler, tried to cut taxes and downsize the government which resulted in a devalued higher education budget with the early 1990s recession. At this time, with less money available to fund higher education, the MET cuts dimmed destitute students’ college-bound prospects. Surprisingly, though, Engler nevertheless managed to expand financial aid and…

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    The Breakup Every relationship is a one of a kind. Couples communicate differently, they go through different stages, and they have different expectations of each other. As communication is a big part of how relationships are, it is important for couples to focus on how they do it. Scholars have developed some theories that could be applied in the way communication is done in relationships. These theories could talk about couples coming together, their expectations of each other, or maybe…

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    between the black body and the sport of tennis. In the entire sport of tennis there has only been 51 black players and out of that 51, all have faced some type of prejudice. Whether it be Althea Gibson, who faced severe racism from the crowd every time she enter the arena, or James Baldwin, who was attacked by police officers because he looked like the “twin” of a suspect, black tennis stars have had to endure racial bigotry on and off the court. When these black athletes excel they are…

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    In the film “Who am I this time?” and in the movie “Forest Gump”, both main characters are trying to find a uniqueness and are sometimes fantasizing to be what they really aren’t or wish they were. The focus or so called theme of these two films are, you are what you pretend to be. The narrator of the film “Who am I this time?” is directing his first play and doesn’t know much about theater and how it works. He wants Harry Nash to be the lead role, but also needs a women to be the other role in…

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    Kim Kardashian. Jennifer Lopez. Kate Upton. Jennifer Lawrence. Taylor Swift. Carrie Underwood. Today, young women around the world idolize powerful women such as these. Whether these women are actresses, singers, or models, they have shaped current society’s definition of beautiful. The word “current” denotes a past or future change. This is due to the unwavering fact that beauty, in its entirety, is indescribable. However, media has made it their mission to attempt to write the public a…

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    Amber You 're one of a kind and that 's what makes you special. You are a touchy feely type of girl and at the beginning i was like "why the hell is she like this" but after Disney and Virginia, we have never been closer. Never change who you are. Never change for a guy or for your friends. Because i know that you 're wonderful just the way you are. One of my favorite memory of us is when we would run during drills and I would hit your ass or vice versa. The reason why it 's one of my favorite…

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    Career Worksheet

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    career. One thing on this worksheet that was not important to me was travel opportunities. While I crave adult interaction I am a homebody. The next worksheet was the skill set worksheet. Right off the bat starting at the top on this worksheet I know that I am not the best at adapting. I am definitely a creature of habit and once I get a routine and schedule down and going good I have a very hard time changing it. Sugerman, J., Sullard, M., & Wilhelm, E. (2011). says, “A leader has a…

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    Essay On Selena

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    Gregory). As recordings continued to have strong sales , she won the Grammy Award “ Best Mexican-American Album” in 1993 for her album Live. Selena was soon known as “The Queen of Tejano Music.” Quickly after the release of Live, Selena started working on her first English-language album. Unfortunately, she did not get to the success of it. Selena died on March 31, 1995, in Corpus Christi, Texas after being shot by Yolanda Saldivar, president of her fan club and manager of her boutique.…

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