Kelly McGillis

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  • Beethoven The High Councilor Essay

    It was a faint but sudden ringing that pounded the accused 's head with the repeated sounds of 'tick, tock. ' Covering his ears to block out the pungent noise, he found it to be the clock on the wall that slowly ticked time away. Meanwhile, Beethoven 's Symphony No. 7 in A Major hummed peacefully in the background. "As the 9 councilors of CATA, we unanimously charge you with treason for spreading rhetoric that does not promote the good of our society." Dressed in an aesthetic black robe that covered him from head to toe, he was a seasoned old man with a face weary from the toll of doing anything absolutely necessary for the good of the society. Anything. That essential requisite chose the head of the world 's largest bureaucratic organization: the Corporate Allegiance of Time Authority. "Councilor Darwin, what do you see as the appropriate punishment for the crime?" Dressed in attire that was similarly ornate to that of the High Councilor, Councilor Darwin took a moment before he held his head up high and protruded from the corners of his mouth a devilish smirk and a sly wink. "Let 's put him in the Existential Extirpator. It 's been a while since we put people in Her, don 't you agree?" The whole courtroom seemed to be nodding in agreement, accompanied by the sea of fake laughs and smiles that each of his fellow colleagues wore on their respective mugs. "It 's official," said the High Councilor. "Councilor Fox, put in the record that we used the Existential…

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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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  • Billie Holiday

    I’m going to talk about R&B and jazz. Woman and men could sing jazz or R&B. with the top records at the top of the charts these singers were unbelievable. Billie Holiday and Kelly Rowland are very amazing singers and they manage to succeed through their life even with all the problems they had. Billie Holiday was born on April 15th 1959. Billie’s real name is Eleanora Fagan she changed it because of her idol of Billie Dove. (Biography.com/editors). Billie Holiday’s mother…

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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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  • 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…

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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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  • Summary Of Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me

    Mindy Kaling is Concerned I have an exceptionally limited list of TV shows that I actually enjoy watching, but The Office is definitely on that list. Along with favorite TV shows comes with favorite characters from that certain show. One of my favorite characters happens to be Kelly Kapoor, played by Mindy Kaling. In her comedic autobiography, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns), she explains how she got into the world of show business, being a comedic writer and performer,…

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  • Breathless And Burdened: Article Analysis

    Chris Hamby proved that muckraking does still exist today. His article “Breathless and Burdened” exposed that law firms such as the Jackson Kelly law firm has cheated thousands of miners of benefits for black lung disease. Chris Hamby’s article shows that muckraking does still exist in 2016 in newspaper as demonstrated by Chris Hamby’s article “Breathless and Burdened”. Chris Hamby is the author of “Breathless and Burdened” and a noted journalist. Chris Hamby went to the University of Missouri…

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