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  • Judy Garland And Her Loathing Of Hollywood

    Despite this, it was not unusual for even the major Hollywood film studios to supply their own stars with drugs. Judy Garland and other young stars were worked incredibly hard and often struggled with the demands of appearing in film after film with no break. In 1969 an article in, The New York Times, quoted Garland recounts this experience… “No wonder I was strange. Imagine whipping out of bed, dashing over to the doctor's office, lying down on a torn leather couch, telling my troubles to an old man who couldn't hear, who answered with an accent I couldn't understand, and then dashing to Metro to make movie love to Mickey Rooney…. It was during this period that she also began taking stimulants and depressants. “They'd give us pep pills,” she wrote. “Then they'd take us to the studio hospital and knock us cold with sleeping pills . . . after four hours they'd wake us up and give us the pep pills again… “That's the way we worked, and that's the way we got thin. That's the way we got mixed up. And that's the way we lost contact." In is book, Ending The Drug Addiction Pandemic, Dr. James Milam gives insight to the pandemic of celebrity overdoeses… “There has been an unbroken series starting before iatrogenic deaths of Marilyn Monroe and Judy garland in the 1960s and continuing with the more recent destruction of Anna Nicole smith…

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  • Google Global Management Case Study

    counterintuitive, simple everyday activities like shopping involve a lot of the skills needed to be an effective manager in many cultures, such as negotiation, allocation of resources, and communication. This type of immersion training where managers are placed in unfamiliar surroundings and forced to seek to understand and be aware of their experiences builds skills they can also use when they return to the home office (Steers, 2013). What also sets Google’s APM global management training…

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  • Sonnet 73 Poetry Analysis

    The importance of nature in Shakespearian poetry is certainly used as a reflection of the speaker’s inner feelings. Sonnet ‘73’ by William Shakespeare takes us on a journey demonstrating the artistry of the natural world. The sonnet is written in iambic pentameter with a rhyme scheme of abab, cdcd, efef, gg. It is divided into three quatrains that each use literal nature to metaphorically explore the impact of ageing and death. Shakespeare engages the readers through the metaphoric use of…

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  • William Wordsworth's The World Is Too Much With Us

    William Wordsworth 's "The world is too much with us" cautions us to maintain high value in nature 's importance. The sonnet discusses his perspective on people 's relationship with nature, nature 's importance, and his personal values in life. Wordsworth 's use of imagery and diction clearly displays just how essential nature is to human life. The symbolism exhibited throughout the poem shows how Wordsworth views nature and the significance of recognizing its true beauty. The speaker is…

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  • My Pretty Rose Tree

    Love can always turn sour when misunderstandings happen and jealously enters the heart. The poem, My Pretty ROSE TREE, in The Longman Anthology of British Literature, was originally published in Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience by William Blake. My Pretty ROSE TREE, under the section of ‘Experience’, tells a simple yet heartful story about a love gone wrong. Blake uses tone, rhyme, and figurative word choice to paint a picture with nature imagery to highlight the emotions and themes of…

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  • John Milton Sonnet 7 Analysis

    Christian Ammerman Dr. Boynton ENGL310 – Nature of Poetry 20 February 2018 Just On Time Originating in Italy in the 13th century, sonnets are a shortened and intense poetic form, which are composed of 14 lines, with 10 syllables in each consequent line. Sonnets have evolved over time, yet their functionality remains the same. John Milton, renowned writer and poet, incorporated his religious beliefs into many of his works, in which he utilized his skills as a poet. Almost 400 years ago, Milton…

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  • Ambiguous Diction In 'Anyone Lived In A Pretty How Town'

    The poem “anyone lived in a pretty how town” by E.E. Cummings describes the life of a man who the townspeople do not care for because they obsess over improving their own lives with insignificant objects. The man lives, falls deeply in love, and eventually surrenders to death. Yet, the townspeople pay no attention to his death because they “are busy folk,” running around infatuated with things that do not matter (line 27). Little do they know that death will soon take them also. E. E. Cummings,…

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  • The Hawk Poem Analysis

    The poem “The Hawk” written by Harold Witt explores the dominance of the fierce creatures in the natural world and powerful corrupted figures in society. Although Witt describes the hawk’s attempt to capture its prey in the poem, Witt’s ultimate purpose to write this poem is to expose the reality of the social structure in society where dominating figures controls the community. Using literary features such as symbolism and metaphor, the contrast between predator and prey, powerful and weak is…

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  • Analysis Of Emily Dickinson's Autopsy Of Grief

    In Poem 341, commonly referred to by the opening phrase, “After Great Pain,” Emily Dickinson performs an “autopsy of grief” by dissecting the turmoil of the speaker -- allowing the reader to enter the headspace of a person who has experienced a tragedy (ppt). Within each stanza, the speaker travels along the stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and finally acceptance. However, just like the actual grieving process, Dickinson does not give the poem a finite resolution, but…

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  • Her Kind Anne Sexton Summary

    Anne Sexton’s poem, “Her Kind,” is a portrayal of a women who do not fit into society. The women of the poem are independent and powerful. Sexton uses two voices in each stanza. Each stanza describes a woman who is an outcast. These descriptions are based on stereotypes of women who go against the norms of society. The repetition of “a woman like that” and “I have been her kind” uncovers the true speaker of the poem. “Her Kind” reveals the expectations society has placed on women and how denying…

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