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    Biker Boyz Movie Analysis

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    of motorcycle clubs and not so legal street racing. A young man who is 18 years old named Kid (Derek Luke). Started his own motorcycle club named “Biker Boyz” after witnessing the death of his dad “Slick Will” at one of these races. He wants to be the one in charge the one everyone idealized or as the movie portrays it, “The King of Cali.” The label is currently being held by his biological father “Smoke” (Laurence Fishburne). This movie tries to depict something that happens in the underground world of the biker gangs. The end of the movie tells the full aspect of the entire movie when Kid said, “the difference between men and boys is the lessons they learn and my father taught me plenty.” I feel this is an accurate respectable movie. Yes, it’s about motorcycle street racing, however there is more than that going on. Biker Boyz is also about…

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    The Alchemist Analysis

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    Paulo Coelho's Alchemist Sometimes in life, when a person wants something with enough passion, everything seems to go perfectly accordingly to how it was planned. Paulo Coelho, the author of the Alchemist, calls this desire a personal legend. Everyone, when they are young, knows what their personal legend is, and at that point in their lives everything is clear and possible. However, as time goes on, a mysterious force seems to blind us of achieving that goal. Through Santiago, the…

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    Obstacles In The Alchemist

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    “The Alchemist” “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho is a quest of a young teenage boy who has a dream of being rich and successful much like Paulo Coelho. Teens all have desires and dreams set out into the world with success in mind. Life can interfere in order to put you in the direction we need to be in. Life is full of obstacles. Paulo Coelho and Santiago both find obstacles that guide them in different directions. Is this divine intervention? Are we just moving on through the path that…

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    The book The Alchemist, by Brazilian writer Paolo Coelho, tells the story about a boy named Santiago who changed a lot through his journey as he discovered that he was the Alchemist and became a spiritual leader. Similarly, the novel The Deportation of Wopper Barraza, by Chicano writer Maceo Montoya, introduces us to a character named Wopper who also changed as a result of his journey and was surprised to learn that he would become a political leader, a Municipal Representative. However, even…

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    What 's Love Got to Do With It The masculinity of a man for centuries means considerably more than just strength, when in contracts to the femininity of a woman. Men have deconstructed women by their vulnerability of emotions and thus using their masculinity to inflict abuse against women. How this old perplexing distinction of manipulative abuse is utilized by men, will have an important role to play when using an eye- to- eye perspective leads in abusive relationships and self-discovery. …

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    Irony In The Alchemist

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    A natural satisfaction is always wrought when anyone fully accomplishes something that they set out to do. The ending to The Alchemist was a very fulfilling conclusion featuring the two-part completion of Santiago’s Personal Legend and featuring a comical instance of irony leading up to the final achievement of his search for his treasure that has more than just a humorous tone, reiterating the lessons Santiago has learned from the inner transformation of alchemy. Santiago’s viewing of the…

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    As people set out on their personal legend only few will achieve their ultimate goals. People are scared to achieve these goals because of the fear of failure, love, fear of realizing the dream they have fought for all our lives, and from childhood people are told everything they want is impossible. In Paulo Coelho’s novel The Alchemist, a young boy named Santiago, who was a shepherd decides to follow his dreams in finding treasure at the pyramids in Egypt. Santiago is faced with many obstacles…

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    The Alchemist Analysis Everyone wants to follow their dreams, but it is never spoken of how rare chasing them really is. The Alchemist was written by Paulo Coelho, a Brazilian spiritual writer. In The Alchemist, a major part is to follow your dreams. The main character, Santiago, does this by searching for a treasure in Egypt that he saw in his dreams. Through The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho displays the importance of destiny, along with overcoming the doubts that go along with that, in a…

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    Theme Of Illusion And Reality In Twelfth Night

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    Shakespeare’s comedies have always had a distinct subtext of tragedy as shown in Twelfth Night. It teeters on the brink of tragedian literature similar to his tragedies, such as Hamlet, through the ambiguity of the main characters and unfinished resolutions. Comedies are generally morally clear- the villains and heroes are clearly defined. Twelfth Night’s characters have a layer of ambiguity stemming from their use of illusion in the form of mistaken identity. A central theme of the…

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    Family In The Tempest

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    One great writer by the name of Leo Tolstoy once wrote “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” In a similar light Shakespeare seems to have a similar view on family, if his plays are any reflection on his personal ideologies. As probably the most successful playwright in history, it is surprising to see that Shakespeare’s plays were not too different from each other. Once broken up into the there four genres, the tragedies are alike, the comedies are alike…

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