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    Korean-American artist Nam June Paik is recognized throughout the world as being “The Father of Video Art” for his radical artistic perspectives and ability to use technology as a creative medium in his work. Paik’s artwork and ideals primarily encompass culture and identity. Paik is able to convey these messages through his technological views, which are intertwined with his realistic vision of society, and conceptualized in some of his most famous pieces: Electronic Super Highway, TV Garden, and Megatron Matrix. Paik had a unique childhood that directly impacted his future works of art. Nam Jun Paik was born in Seoul, Korea on July 20, 1932 as the 5th child to a wealthy industrial family. Fifteen years later, he began studying piano…

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    Nam June Paik, who is known as “the father of video art” was a Korean-born American artist who contributed extensively towards contemporary art by introducing TV tube as a medium for making art (Phillips, 1). Nam Jun Paik once said that ‘technology would enable people to communicate immediately’ (Lee and Rennert, 1). He had a great insight of technology that it would be an important communication tool even before internet and mobile communications took place. (Lee and Rennert, 1). The artist’s…

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    In Leave it to Beaver, Ward Cleaver; the father, is the dominant head of the household and carries multiple patriarchal roles. He is the sole provider for the family, making June his wife, inferior. This connects to Robert Rutherdale’s article on fatherhood and masculinity following the baby boom of the 1940s-1960s. Rutherdale argues that “while most baby boom fathers struggled to get a foothold in the vastly improved economy of the 1950s, their successes as wage earners became a central…

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    June Callwood, was social activist and journalist from Chatham Ontario, during her lifetime she wrote many different pieces, on a wide array of topics. At a young age she became one of Canadas most famous social justice activists. Her 2002 essay “Forgiveness”, talks about how forgiving is an essential aspect to living peacefully. This critique aims to break down the essays strengths and weaknesses and what could be improved upon. In this text, Callwood brings up multiple examples of when a…

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    The Boyter vs Commissioner of Internal Revenue Service court case is also very similar to the Castelano situations. The Boyters traveled to the Dominican Republic in order to obtain their divorce. They stayed at the hotel together before and after the divorce. When they returned remained to lived together and then remarried January 9th, 1976. When filing for their taxes for the year, they both filed as single. Eventually their filings were brought to question and after disputed it was decided…

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    Over the course of North Korea’s development, the world—while it is very difficult to observe North Korean life—has found ways to learn of what goes on behind those electrically charged barbed wire fences. The truth of the matter is that North Korea’s people have suffered greatly while not even realizing the depravity of their situations. North Korea’s leader, Kim Yong-Il has been and is continuing to “lead” his people immorally and unjustly in many ways. North Korea has been oppressed for so…

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    A Humorous Letter

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    Hello. It is a great pleasure and privilege to be able to write to you. I know our countries have many disagreements, and have many different views. I hope this letter will bring us closer together, and transcend the barriers of race and politics. There are many questions that I would like to ask, but those can wait for another letter. For now, I would like to talk about my home, traditions, family, and a few other things about me. My home is simple in design. It is a loft home,…

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    The Hunger Games Essay

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    Professor Abbey ENG 1520 11/17/16 The Hunger Games related to real-life world “Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny” -Thomas Jefferson. When power hungry people get exactly that, power, very negative things happen affecting the people under their social status and around them. Too much control and power can completely change a person no matter how that person was raised…

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    to act like I was completely clueless about the missing drugs. Cash was about to start his last song when he pulls a delicate woman out of the crowd and onto the stage. He gladly recites, “Everyone this is my beautiful June Carter and this next song will be performed by the both of us. Hope you guys like it.” He scoots the microphone in between June and himself and starts strumming. June has a glistening sparkle in her eye whenever the first lyrics of the song project out of her…

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    I also want to dance to “Jackson” by Johnny cash and June Carter Cash, with my husband too. I am a huge fan of country music, especially Johnny Cash and I think if we did not dance to at least one classic country song in a barn at our wedding reception it would be some sort of blasphemy. As far as the father daughter dance song goes, it will be “In My Life” by the Beatles. That is my Dad’s favorite song by the Beatles, and anyone that knows me knows I am obsessed with the Beatles, especially…

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