Joe Kelly

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  • Idolization Of Professional Athletes Essay

    Many professional athletes of today are idolized by many fans which are adults, teens and as well as the youth of this generation. These professional athletes are idolized but some are Favorited more than others, these athletes who get more of the fans love are considered the elite. The elite are those who win many accolades to support their presence and excel in their athletic profession by dominating the competition of their respected sport. Even though these athletes are human just like anyone else they are still expected to live without making some poor choices, which every human is prone to doing at some point in their lives. When these elite athletes make poor decisions they affect more than just themselves, they affect the organization to which they belong or the fans who live for their success. Because these athletes are so dominant and so close to perfect in their level of play they are expected to live their lives near perfection. When they don’t meet the expectation of others, it comes out as a big surprise and the media takes advantage of the surprise. Elite athletes are bashed and ridiculed by the media when they make poor decisions because they are held to a higher standard by their fans who idolize them and the media. These athletes are only human beings, but everyone expects so much more out of them. Everyone has their own flaws but the media does not expect the NFL’s last year’s rookie sensation Odell Beckham Jr. to have any…

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  • Our Sunshine Text Analysis Essay

    Robert Drewe’s 1991 novel Our Sunshine explores the insights of the famous outlaw, Ned Kelly. The text perceives Ned in a way we have never seen him before, changing the way the public views Ned forever. Our sunshine is a re-written version of Ned Kelly’s life which Drewe successfully achieves, the uses of textual themes complimented with language techniques and dominant themes are portrayed within the text. The theme of loyalty is continuously brought up in the novel and the techniques of…

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  • Good Ethos: Honesty Or Trustful?

    Throughout our lifetime, many people strive to be respected and honored in their own rights within their social class and their society. Therefore, in order to be respected one must be respectful, credible, trustworthy as well as honest. Hence, these traits form the core principal of what is known as good ethos. Ethos, clarified and explained by a famous Greek philosopher, Aristotle; is one of the vital elements of communication and speaking. Thus, one of the essential purposes of ethos is to…

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  • Rear Window Film Techniques

    Rear Window tells the story of a wheelchair-ridden L.B. “Jeff” Jefferies, a photographer who broke his leg while trying to get the perfect photo. While recovering, he watches his neighbors lives unfold from his back window through binoculars and his camera lens. He soon suspects that one of his neighbors, Lars Thorwald, murdered his own wife. He sets out to solve the case with the help of his fiancee and nurse, and discovers the stories of the other tenants around him while procuring evidence…

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  • Censorship And Dystopian Movies

    People who are left out from what is praised or who purposely remove themselves from it, become outsiders, which is not something people want because of our natural fear of rejection. The funny thing is that whether you are an outsider or not, someone/something will not accept you. A lot of us can relate to being outsiders or feeling as if we do not belong. High school is a hard epoch in a person’s life because there is always that longing of wanting to be accepted by someone or a group. A…

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  • Personal Narrative: A Short Story: Waiting For Me?

    "Wait for me?" "No." "Come on give me like 2 more minutes," I pleaded, running around my house like a crazy woman. "Fine," Regina said, rolling her eyes and plopping down on my couch. Ok I just needed to find the perfect shoes to go with my dress... I went to my room and looked under my bed for my plain black flats. Since I was going to a party, I was trying to avoid my feet hurting from heels. "Got it!" I yelled from my room and walked to the living room where Regina was now standing.…

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  • Voyeurism And Criticism In Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window

    In the movie Jeff makes a statement and claimed that Lisa is” too perfect” Well it may be unrealistic for any man to reject Grace Kelly, the actress for Lisa, there is a certain psychological possibility in Jeff 's fear of Lisa 's” perfection” that is related to men 's fear of women 's differences and his suspicions that they may not after all be imperfect.That is only if you think along the lines that men are perfect and females are the imperfect ones because of this” castration theory”. In the…

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  • Being A Bystander Essay

    Have you ever seen something that was wrong and you kept walking? I have I will not lie it has happened to me many times in my life. Why is that? Maybe because we aren 't educated enough, even because we are scared or people telling you not to do anything? But first, let’s make sure we know what a bystander is. A bystander is someone who is present at an event or incident and does not take part in stopping. I can tell you my first time I was a bystander and then I realized it was wrong, it…

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  • Behavior Change Project: Observation Report

    Choosing to do yoga as my behavioral change project was probably one of the best decisions I have ever made. After quitting color guard freshman year of high school, I stopped stretching; therefore, I was not flexible anymore. Color guard was also a way for me to get away from all my academics. Every year, I would attempt to stretch as I did back in high school, but failed to do so. Every day, I will encounter something that will cause me to stress out, even if it is something little. When I…

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  • Presidential Nominations

    campaign. (Kelly) With each of the candidates receiving significantly less media attention than they would in an average primary field, voters do not have as much information about them, which means their views of the candidates is more likely to be skewed. Walker also called upon other candidates to do the same, so that voters could focus on someone that is not Donald Trump. (Kelly) The candidates are aware that winnowing the candidate field is a necessary process, although none of them want to…

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