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    Beatles’ 1967 television film Magical Mystery Tour was largely regarded by the British press as the first failure of the band’s career. Considering its developmental context, the circumstances under which it was first broadcast, and the expectations of the British viewing public, the negative reception becomes not only understandable, but also possibly inevitable. Magical Mystery Tour, billed anodynely in the listings as a coach trip around the West Country with the Beatles, was an hour-long television film that aired as a special on BBC1 at 8:35 p.m. on December 26, 1967. The psychedelic production followed a group of people on a British mystery tour and loosely focused on Mr. Richard Starkey (Ringo Starr)…

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    The Imposter Film Analysis

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    In The Imposter, directed by Bart Layton, a young man who has been missing for three years is found and returned home. Unknown at the time, the person returning home is not really the missing boy but rather a French con-man pretending to be the missing boy. The director, Bart Layton, leads the audience through one of the most intense real-life mysteries in American cold case history. Layton’s goal throughout the film is to entertain the audience with a bigger-than-life story. The director…

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    One Corpse Too Many is a mystery book by Ellis Peters and is the second book in the Chronicles of Brother Cadfael. The book is a murder mystery centered around an extra dead body amongst other dead bodies about to be buried. As there is no specific moral or theme highlighted in the book, I would say it’s not a great book for teaching a lesson. However, with the great characterization and way of immersing the reader into the setting, it is definitely a great book to read just for the sake of…

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    In the 1949 film The Third Man, protagonist Holly Martins arrives in Vienna to work for his friend Harry Lime only to discover Lime died right before Martins landed in Austria. Without giving too much away, Martins ends up uncovering the circumstances surrounding his childhood chum’s death may be more complex than what’s visible on the surface. The mystery genre -- for both literature and film -- often plays on the idea that the evidence available may not always have the meaning it appears to…

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    In the novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, author Mark Haddon tells the tale of a young Christopher Boone, and his journey to uncover the mystery of who killed his neighbor’s dog, Wellington. Christopher narrates this story in a unique way, giving readers a glimpse into the mind of a fifteen year-old boy who has Asperger’s Syndrome, a type of autistic disorder. Christopher uses unconventional quirks, such as his excellence in mathematics, his keen photographic memory, and…

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    look interesting to me. It was living rocks that can move, grow, and reproduce, so I drew again. I drew the Anjikuni Lake in Canada. I looked through a couple of sites and decided that I would keep it because it looked interesting to me. I looked at more sites and each site helped me understand the disappearance of the people more and more. It is an unsolved mystery of the disappearing people of Anjikuni village. Joe Labelle, the person who discovered this mystery, had a few guesses, but his…

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    Field Of Dream Redemption

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    A Part of Life Throughout everyone’s life time, whether they be five or fifty-five, there is a good chance they have been in a situation where they have had to patch things up with another individual. This is simply a part of life and personal growth and development. In spite of the fact that resolving conflict is exceptionally difficult, it is a necessary step in finding closure and redemption as represented by Jostein Gaarder’s, The Solitaire Mystery and Phil Robinson’s, Field of Dream. To…

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    Edward discusses the message of this novel in how the author condemns the social injustice in France for turning good people into criminals and beggars by dealing with all kinds of injustice. "Social Justice through Storytelling in Les Misérables."Crosswalk. Ed. Debbie Holloway. N.p., 23 Dec. 2012. Web. 13 Mar. 2015. This article talk about the novel, which has been adapted for the stage and numerous films and how this novel represents social justice by giving examples of…

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    from the dance and during her long vacation in Bath becomes close friends with Henry’s sister Eleanor. In result of this friendship she is invited to stay at the Tilney’s home, Northanger Abbey. Through her travels Catherine began reading the gothic novels of the time. Influencing her imagination, once she reaches Northanger Abbey, she becomes obsessed with finding a mystery. She creates scenarios of mystery and murder in her head only to realize that it was all her imagination. Even through her…

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    In the novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, Mark Haddon introduces Christopher Boone. A 15 year old boy who discovers his neighbors, Mrs. Shear’s dead dog in his backyard. In this paper I will explore the reasons why this is actually a murder-mystery novel, why Christopher would be considered autistic, analyze some of the major characters in the novel and how they relate to the themes of the novel, and explain my take of the ending. Christopher at the start of the novel…

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