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    Hello. I, Katharine Hepburn, am known for the leading lady in Hollywood for over 60 years, but am also known for being a box office poison for reaching out of society’s norm. I had progressive parents who fought hard for social change; my mom was a feminist campaigner and my dad was urologist educating the public on venereal disease. Ultimately, I became an outspoken and confident woman, with the intention to change society through my wide range of performances in film, TV, and theatre. My resistance to conform to society’s expectations of women has left a notable mark and lasting legacy in American society. My influence in women’s fashion and film allowed women to wear trousers and created a new view for female roles in movies respectively…

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    Main Idea Essay: Katharine Hepburn "Life is hard, after all, it kills you." My name is Katharine Houghton Hepburn, I was born in Hartford, Connecticut on May 12, 1907. I have 5 siblings and I was raised by very wealthy parents, who encouraged me to speak my mind, and take care of my body and get it to its full potential. Thesis: I am known for my childhood, acting career, defiant mindset, and long affair. When I was a young I was considered a "tomboy". I would play with my brother Tom. Tom and I…

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    I was raised in a suburb of Philadelphia, where Katharine Hepburn’s presence around Bryn Mawr has been preserved to a certain extent. Consequently, I always had an idea of who she was without actually knowing anything about her. In a way she was the first “great” Hollywood star that I could recognize and I can remember my mom telling me that she was, “Diane Keaton before Diane Keaton.” Only now do I understand what she meant by that statement. This all lead me to sit down and watch The…

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    Human Suck Essay

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    Ben Stout Mrs. Peeden English 9 3 March 2015 Humans Suck Humanity is coming to an end. Katharine Hepburn “We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers - but never blame yourself. It 's never your fault. But it 's always your fault, because if you want change you 're the one who has got to change.” Elders are abused by kids and the ones they love. Education is failing, and the economy is collapsing. The police are corrupt. Politicians lie, and…

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    Clive Barker, the author of the novel The Thief of Always, develops the story well using the setting to drop hints and symbolize elements of the story. Harvey, on a mission to get back his childhood and destroy Mr. Hood and his Holiday House, encounters lots of interesting places, which are used as clues in the book. The setting is very important to the plot, and builds depth. The setting is a key element in the Thief of Always. Millsap, the town which Harvey lives in, is one of the biggest…

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    While they were in love, Spencer still had a wife and a kid that he did not leave. Katharine had no children and Spencer stayed in touch with his wife. Spencer also had other affairs but when he died, but the media did not mention any of these affairs including Hepburn. He was in terrible health and he died of a heart attack and was said to have treated Katharine badly. People wonder if their story was love based on how Hepburn described her role in the relationship. She described it as her…

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    Mentioning the phrase “one of the greatest actresses of all time” will surely bring up Audrey Hepburn. The name also brings forth the thought of success and that is exactly what she was. Success is not born; it is not something that is passed down from one generation to the next. Success is made from perseverance and the passion to accomplish a goal. Audrey Hepburn’s life was a rollercoaster of ups and downs and during the drops she was persistent and was able to climb to success. Pixar states…

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    The Life Of Audrey Hepburn

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    Everybody knows Audrey Hepburn as a famous actress and model, but not many people know her background. Her childhood was definitely not pleasant in fact, it was very corrupt while growing up in Brussels, Belgium with World War 2 being in effect. The war caused her childhood to change in many directions. However, that did not stop her from losing hope and determination for her future. Hepburn was brought into the world on May 4, 1929, in Brussels, Belgium. She was born from a Dutch mother, Ella…

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    Audrey Hepburn was a successful actress, her prime in the acting business being in the 1950s and 60s. She is very well known for her film Breakfast at Tiffany’s and her Broadway performance of Gigi, and is one of only 13 people who have received an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony award. She was also active in helping children in need through the organization UNICEF. Despite the fact that Audrey had to manage numerous hardships throughout her life, including a near death experience as an…

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    of being inwardly attractive such as kind, loving, humble, brave, and honest. The term beauty comes from the Anglo-French word beute meaning physical attractiveness, goodness, and courtesy. Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary defines beauty as being only physically attractive. While this aspect of beauty is true, one’s inner beauty is far more important than one’s outer beauty. There are several ways to further explain my meaning of beauty. Giving an example of a story about true beauty is one good…

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