Linda Larkin

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  • Thousand And One Nights: The Story Of Aladdin

    Aladdin In the 1992 production of Aladdin, a street boy runs into a magic lamp, and transforms into a prince so he can win the heart of the princess of Agrabah. Walt Disney studios collaborated with Ron Clements and John Musker who were both the directors and producers, to create the hour and thirty-minute production (“Aladdin”). Some of the featured players are Scott Weinger as Aladdin, Robin Williams as the Genie, and Linda Larkin as Princess Jasmine. The story of Aladdin is derived from the Thousand and One Nights, which is a large collection of Middle Eastern folk tales compiled during the Islamic Golden Age. There is not a ‘based on the book’ statement; however it follows some of the original plot. In the Disney production of Aladdin,…

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  • Examples Of Propaganda In Disney Movies

    Propaganda. When we hear the word propaganda, we think of the Holocaust, of Nazi Germany, of Hitler. We think of a dark, dangerous time, a time when everyone was suspected to be the enemy, a time when no one could be trusted. What we don't think about, is the constant propaganda that we are exposed to today. We expect it to be plainly stated. To be so obvious, that when we see it, a bright lightbulb lights up with a glaring neon red sign saying “WARNING: PROPAGANDA. PROCEED WITH CAUTION.” Yet,…

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  • The Importance Of Sound In Music

    This situation presents different problems depending on the listener. For instance, those in agreement with the religious message being imparted are going about their day and are unable to give the message their full attention. Larkin discusses how this is problematic specifically for Muslims as they are supposed to be attentive to these religious messages. However for those who do not belong to the religion that is being broadcast, it can be seen instead as an attack as the religious message is…

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  • First Friday Research Paper

    certain events such as First Friday, while people dine. The band consisted of four male instrumentalists, a couple who also vocalized and a female singer appeared for a few of the songs. All of the participants on stage were assumingly in their 50s. The instruments played throughout the set included a drum set, a keyboard, an electric guitar and bass. They were scheduled to play from 8 to 10:30, I unfortunately wasn’t there the entire session, since I found them when they had already started. I…

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  • Everly Brothers Concert Report

    Every once in awhile, you get the opportunity to attend something special, emotional and lasting. Last week I attended the 19th Annual Music Master Awards/ Conference/Tribute Concert for The Everly Brothers. I will cherish and remember the conference but especially the concert forever. When I think about it today I have two distinct emotions, joy and a tear. At the conference we saw some very rare footage of The Everly Brothers, film clips from Germany and England not seen by my many until…

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  • Disadvantages Of Okinawan Food

    A place where disproportionate number of people live a healthy life for a very long time, such as Sardinia, Okinawa, Loma Linda, Ikaria, and Costa Rica. Sardinia, Italy is among of one of the blue zones spots, which produces a local wine with highest levels of polyphenols and antioxidants. The diet higher in selenium, zinc, calcium, and phosphorus content of goat’s milk, which are essential for the ideal immune system activity promote healthy aging. Another advantage is the strength in their…

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  • To A Daughter Leaving Home Analysis

    Reliability on Emotions The last ray of sunshine, chills the shattering heart. With every break, leaves an everlasting impact with no fixability. The heart is the vital organ to which emotions are depicted, and felt in every human being. Philip Larkin, Linda Pastan and John Donne each reinstated different and strong emotions experienced by many throughout the course of life. Although each poet expressed different emotions in their poems, each was deliberately distinguished throughout. The mood…

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  • Symbolism In A Curtain Of Green By Eudora Welty

    The garden does exactly what a curtain is intended to do, as not only does it eliminate the outside world from Mrs. Larkin, but the garden is used as a way of hiding her emotions. The garden is described as having a “Border of hedge, high like a wall” which can be viewed as her internal wall, keeping others out (Welty 107). By constantly gardening, the garden works as a way of keeping Mrs. Larkin occupied and drifting her mind away from the death of her…

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