Jennifer Parker

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  • Character Analysis Of Robert Zemeckis's Back To The Future

    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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  • Essay On Selena

    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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  • Art Tatum's Accomplishments

    child of amateur musicians. His father was a mechanic, and his mother was a housemaid who worked in white homes. Although he was not born into a wealthy family, his unique talents helped propel him into the spotlight. If anything, Tatum proved that it was not impossible to become a world-class extraordinaire despite growing up with limited funds. He was well-known for his songs, “Sweet Georgia Brown” and “Tea for Two,” and he was also commended for his spectacular dexterity and his high…

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  • Exemplification Essay: The Role Of Improvisation In Music

    essential fundamentals that distinguishes jazz from other genres of music. Through improvisation in jazz, musicians are afforded the opportunity to thrust their level of musical creativity and ability for greater performance. “Artists such as Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke and others changed jazz from a functional music to a music in which the players were praised for their artistic ability, for their virtuosity, for their inventiveness in improvisation, for an artistic competence, thus, which…

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  • Concert Report: Marty Liquori Concert

    in the middle of the sung, there was the electronic saxophone sound, like the sax was doing a solo. It was very romantic and danceable. The sixth song started with a keyboard solo for about thirty seconds then the guitar joined in. I remember hearing the keyboard making a sound like a human voice, it was “Boo boo bi da boo pa da pam pam;” I think they used a vocalizer. The song’s names was “Ballyhoo blues,” named after the restaurant itself. It was excited on a 12 bar blues and the melody…

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  • Theme Of Gender, Sexuality, And Class In Jennifer Lopez's Jenny From The Block

    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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  • Miles Davis Short Biography

    This paper will be going into details of the jazz artist Miles Davis from the beginning of his music career to the end. In 1926 a well-known jazz artist by the name of Miles Davis was born in the city of Alton, Illinois. At the age of 13 Davis quickly developed talents in playing the trumpet. His father introduced him to this instrument and encouraged him into taking private lessons with a close friend of his that directed music at an art school. By High school he was a professional at playing…

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  • Isaac C. Parker: The Legend Of The Hanging Judge

    Isaac Parker. Remembered today as the “Hanging Judge”, Isaac C. Parker had an impressive thirty-five year career in public service. He became a frontier attorney, later served as a city attorney, state judge, a two year term representative to Congress, and his most notable legacy as a federal district judge in Fort Smith, Arkansas for twenty-one years. Isaac Charles Parker was born October 15, 1838 to Joseph and Jane Parker. He was born and raised near Barnesville, in Belmont County, Ohio.…

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  • Interpersonal Relationship Analysis: The Break-Up

    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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  • Nieman's Clash: Scene Analysis

    anybody would have anything other than peaches and cream to say about me is a mystery” (Chazelle 01:18:10-01:18:24). Fletcher sarcastically adds in the comment about peaches and cream, showing that he realizes that he made many enemies while working at Shaffer. Nieman laughs at this comment which assures us that Fletcher is using sarcasm. Next, Fletcher goes into a monologue of his time at Shaffer: Truth is, I don’t think people understood what it was I was doing at Shaffer. I wasn’t there to…

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