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    9/11 Apocalyptic Films Essay

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    Case study 1 Apocalypse and the influence of 9/11 on the apocalyptic movies Apocalypses have always been in people their heads, the thought of the end of the world has been and still is really popular in the film industry. Bendle says “Apocalypses are one of the oldest narrative forms, and they have informed some of the most imaginative and terrifying imagery in cultural history” (Bendle, 2005). In the years before 9/11 the apocalypse movies, books and magazines have been a great and widely theme all around the world, people never seem to be bored seeing apocalypse movies. John Wallis and Kenneth G.C. Newport say “The topic of apocalyptic thought in popular culture is not new” (Newport, 2009) “Over a dozen books have been published in the past five years alone” (Newport, 2009). The influence that 9/11 had on the people was tremendous, the influence 9/11 had on the film industry and primarily the apocalyptic films was and still is huge. In the majority of the films made after 9/11 the government and the people are powerless against these apocalyptic forces. Wallis says “Indeed, the post-9/11 movies deposit scenarios where science, technology and the government are, at best, powerless against the apocalyptic forces and at worse willingly complicit with them” (Newport, 2009). The scene of most apocalyptic movies changed, a great part of the movies has a plane crash in them, which makes a strong connection with the 9/11 attacks. In other movies you see people blowing up…

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    focus of “Portraits of Grief” by The New York Times focuses on the different reactions of family members for those that had died in the September 11th, 2001 attack on the Twin Towers. The article focuses on “revisiting” the families and re-evaluating the personal lives of those that had died in the attacks. This presentation is meant as a memorial for those that died on 9/11. Question 2: There were two story forms that utilized video presentation of interviews with family members, as well as…

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    The National September 11 Memorial, or “Reflecting Absence," is a eulogy built in loving memory of the thousands of American lives that were lost on September 11th, 2001 due to a terrorist attack on the World Trade Center near Shanksville, Pa., and at the Pentagon, as well as the six people killed in the World Trade Center bombing in February 1993. The construction of the memorial began on March 2006, and the doors to the memorial opened on September 11th, 2011, in celebration of the 10th…

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    African Art Museum Essay

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    men, twelve long rectangular sheets of color paper transitioning from light green, blue, purple, orange, and yellow and a painting of the man facing towards the audience while standing on top of a cliff overlooking the ocean during the time of a sunset. As I continue to look my eyes caught a quote on a mustard color wall. A particular section of the quote sparked my curiosity. It stated, “As a cradle of humanity, Africa is a part of everyone’s heritage.” What strikes me as odd, is the fact that…

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    Dr. Noelle Trent came to Ouachita Baptist University and gave a lecture called, “Interpreting Difficult History: Public History in the 21st Century”. Dr. Trent works at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee and has various job duties. From being in charge of the museums’ s educational programs to acquiring artifact donations, Dr. Trent is passionate about making people’s voices heard. To begin the lecture, she defined difficult history and public history. Public history,…

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    9/11 Museum Analysis

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    The 9/11 Memorial Museum is the official and most respected institution in America that explores and relates the events occurring the 11 of September of 2001 and the way it changes a whole country. The experience in the Museum is considered as the best source to explore and document the meaning of the events and the impact that it had in all social, cultural and political backgrounds. The experience is a journey where the visitors vividly examine through multimedia displays, archives,…

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    that terrorism is a problem, but we can never agree on what terrorism is. A great example of terrorism is September 11, and how America recovered from the travesty. The World Trade Center in New York were more than just buildings. These 200,000 ton steel structures were proof of New York’s belief in itself. These buildings were built during a time when…

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    The series of September 11, 2001 were attack by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda on the United States. The attack killed 2,996 people and injured 6,000 people. United States used 10 billions to fix the damaged properties, but 3 trillion in total. United Airlines and American Airlines were hijacked by al-Qaeda. Two airplanes were crashed to the North and South 110-story towers in New York. After an hour and 42 minutes, both towers collapsed with massive of smokes and fire. Thousands of people…

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    September 11th, 2001, a day forever etched in stone. As smoke rushed through Manhattan with debris raining from the formerly bright and clear sky, America knew that this day would result in drastic changes for the nation. Following the attack on the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers by hijackers on United Airlines Flight 175 and American Airlines Flight 11, people began to pour out of the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers as firefighters rushed in - firefighters whose legacy will never crumble.…

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    United Way Summary

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    After reading, United Way: Damage Control for a Nonprofit’s Image, there are some question that still need to be answered. One question is “what is Elaine Chao doing now?” The biggest question of all is “What is the situation with United Way today?” Other smaller questions are: “Are all local agencies contributing to the national?”, “Has Brian Gallagher Brought more transparency to the organization?”, “How would you judge the public image of united Way Worldwide today?” All of these questions…

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