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    Borderline Personality Disorder is one of such disorders. It can cause huge problems for the friends and family of people that are diagnosed with it. In the movie Mommie Dearest the main character, Joan Crawford (Faye Dunaway), has many of the common signs that would point to her possibly having this disorder. The movie starts with introducing the main character Joan Crawford who is said to be a famous and rich actor. The movie starts with her waking up and then obsessively cleaning herself ritualistically. She then is shown cleaning her house despite having…

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    Women In The 1920s

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    1920s”). Not all women agreed with the flapper’s style. Some Americans felt that flappers were immoral and irresponsible. Women who resided in the Bible Belt, older women, poor women, and African American women typically did not adapt to the flappers way of life (“Changes in American Culture and Society”). Many suffragists shunned the flappers. Gaining the right to vote was a long process for them; therefore, they believed that flappers should be ineligible to vote (“Flappers and the…

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    The 1920 's wasn 't just called the "Roaring Twenties" for no reason. This was a time of social and political change throughout the century. From the several new inventions to women finally establishing their right to vote gives the century this nickname. How women held themselves, their new fashion sense, and the way they were viewed were completely changing. From the famous ‘flapper’ to common everyday women, these changes were increasing in society. Along with the nickname “Roaring…

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    Known for its fast paced lifestyle, experimentation, and break in traditions, the ‘Roaring Twenties’ produced ideals and technology that changed America forever. One of the many prominent features of the early 20th century was the emergence of the “flapper,” women who deviated from the traditional Victorian female standards at the time. These women often bobbed their hair, wore short dresses and skirts, and took on many characteristics that had only been deemed appropriate for men. The…

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    1920s Fashion Essay

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    Freedoms such as being able to vote, express them-selves, and gain a sense of respect from others. Not only was fashion a piece of material back in the 1920’s, but also a form of movement. With the turn of the decade and fashion, women were able to speak for them-selves whether their voices were seen or heard as negative or positive. The Flapper image became negative for the elders but the image allowed young women to be able to grow out of that stage into mature women. Wanting to move out due…

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    Scarlet Jones Monologue

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    It was April 16, 1920 my boss Mr.Stierwalt a NHL player worth millions invited four women over; Scarlet Jones, Colonel Skaggs, Professor kranz, and Reverend Isabella. First to arrive was Scarlet Jones a millionaire flapper dress designer. Next to arrive was Reverend Isabella and professor Kranz. Reverend Isabella is the head of the most prestigious church there is ,and Professor kranz is a well respected neurologist. The last to arrive was Colonel Skaggs a highly revered colonel in the US…

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    Mommie Dearest Mommie Dearest follows Joan Crawford struggling with Narcissistic personality disorder. Narcissistic personality disorder can often be overlooked as someone being cocky or too full of themselves, however it needs to be taken seriously and one should seek help for it. Joan Crawford was a very famous actress for several decades. She was looked at by the media of being so beautiful, inside and out. However, her looks and image began to overpower any romantic relationship and…

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    to go into Forrester’s house. As Jamal is getting good grades in school, he has to prove to his friends that he is not a nerd and can fit in. Although it is wrong, he had courage to break into Forrester’s apartment. Therefore, Jamal’s friends put him in a difficult position and Jamal is daring to accept the offer and break in. According to Movielocity (2001), “Both men defy assumptions they initially made about one another, assumptions about race and age, history and ability.” (p. 2). This quote…

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    can be used to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. The result of the Crawford v Washington case defined the standard for determining the admission of hearsay statements in cases permitted under the Confrontation Clause of the Sixth Amendment. In conclusion, the Crawford v. Washington case impacted the Supreme Court of Virginia’s decision in Briscoe v. Commonwealth and Cypress v. Commonwealth. The defense attorneys and prosecutors in Virginia should proceed in caution of the sixth amendment…

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    A quick glance into Joan Didion’s life would put readers under the assumption that she identifies as a standard second-wave feminist. A prominent female writer in the 1960s, Didion had initially left me drawing connections to the likes of Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinem. Even her stern gaze present on book covers and articles seems to give off a sense of feminine mystique. But after careful venture into her work, it is my understanding that while feminism plays a role in what Didion tackles as…

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