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    applied for a writing position on a television network that would help her further her career. Her odds of being hired were slim, but she was hopeful more than ever. Kaling explains, “I'm the kind of person who would rather get my hopes up really high and watch them get dashed to pieces than wisely keep my expectations at bay and hope they are exceeded” (Kaling 70). Throughout my life, I have also used this mechanism when it comes to either trying out for sports or applying for job. It helps me from being an emotional wreck like some other people that may not do this, and also helps me become more motivated to do even better the next time around. Mindy and her close friend Brenda decided to create a play reenacting the famous celebrities Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. Because of the huge success of the play, Mindy was eventually recognized and offered a job in Los Angeles as a writer on The Office. Mindy stayed on the show (and wrote for the show) for 9 seasons. She explains “It is exhilarating, and I didn’t want it to stop. I soon started dreading the weekends, because weekends meant saying goodbye to this creative, cheerful atmosphere” (Kaling 112). I am motivated to become a successful working woman whenever I get older. I want to be able to be so happy with my job and the people working there that I don’t want to leave. While ideal, it could also be unrealistic. I will work to my full potential to attempt to be happy with my life and my job. I enjoy reading and learning…

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    This is proven throughout the movie of invictus directed by Clint Eastwood in 2009, starring Matt Damon, and Morgan Freeman(Invictus). This film starts out as Mandela becoming president, people not believing in him, and even himself doubting his abilities as president. But right from the start of the film he wants people to work together and be united. Though this may not come yet he still makes an effort that proves useful. Mandela sees the Springboks, the South African rugby team, as a…

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    Good Will Hunting Theme

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    protagonist to grow as a person. Will begins the film by being distant from others, which is a common defense mechanism for people who have been emotionally and physically hurt. As the story progresses, Dr. Maguire is the only person who understands how to fully help Will transition from being unhappy to happy. He becomes a mentor to Will by teaching him the importance of becoming vulnerable when connecting with others. Although Dr. Maguire helps Will, Will also aids Dr. Maguire in realizing…

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    example of the commonly used idiom “Don’t judge a book by it’s cover”. In order to impress onlookers and make a fool out of a local “townie” character of clearly inferior intelligence, a man that has been costumed to fit the character of “Ivy League graduate student” to a tee is begins to reference obscure academic literature in the local Harvard bar that both characters are patrons of. When the graduate student picks an intellectual argument with the uneducated townie, the writers bring in the…

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    Stereotypes: Born Unbiased

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    Born Unbiased “No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite,” says Nelson Mandela. Mandela’s words are often overlooked in the sense that hate is taught and learned not natural. Prejudice is extremely evident in society, but it does not come naturally; nobody is born with judgement or…

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    Few movies have the ability to captivate and move an audience like Good Will Hunting. The story is a touching tale of a rebellious young man, Will Hunting (Matt Damon), who struggles to find his identity, living in a world where he can solve any problem, except the one brewing deep within himself. After being booked on assault charges, Will Hunting is allowed to leave prison on two conditions, taking math classes with a professor who recognizes his brilliance and mandatory therapy. Coupled with…

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    A movie entitled The Godfather is chosen as object in this analysis. Don Corleone as one of main character chosen as source data. Regarding utterance from Don Corleone this movie presents a numbered of presupposition in various context. Then relation between presupposition and context obtains a certain meaning of an utterance. As considering, statement from Stalnaker who said that context influences content, while content can creates a context because sometimes word that say has a function not…

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    The two movies provided an interesting backdrop of the life of two people who encountered and overcame adversity through the span of their lifetime. Their actions defined the significance of the outcome, influencing and molding the existence of the people in their environment. First, the movie, “Temple Grandin”, revealed a woman 's name Temple Grandin, unfortunately who suffers from a case of autism. The start of her childhood, she deals with constant harassment from her peers due to her…

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    In the film Good Will Hunting, Will is a tough character with an incredible ability to solve extremely complex math theorems and equations. He ends up getting arrested for assault but, one of the professors that noticed his intelligence in math persuades the judge to release him from jail as long as he has weekly therapy sessions. Many psychologists turn him down and only see him as a waste of time but, Sean Maguire accepted the challenge. Sean finds an interest in Will because of his past and…

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    This movie begins with Will, an editor, quitting his job to spend more time with his family. When he goes back to live his family, he uncovers many things about his life. At first, strange things happen while at the house. For instance, one night Will’s youngest daughter claims she seems a man in the window. The strangest thing that takes place at the house is that Will finds a cult of teenagers in his basement one night having a meeting. He asks them what were they doing there and they tell him…

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