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    is the television title sequence for HBO`s series named “The Sopranos” created by DAVID CHASE in 1999. I`m going to talk about the video’s basic content and context, its key formal elements, and analyse its construction of meaning. The beginning to every episode of The Sopranos starts with the view provided of HBO`s own branding; A screen full of static appears and the disappears to reveal their logo. The sequence opens with the view coming from the interior of a car exiting a tunnel and getting on the new jersey turnpike. We see a quick shot of the driver’s hand adjusting the radio. The car-ride itself serves as our introduction to the main character named Tony and establishes the series` context and setting. The shifting focus and movements of the camera might suggest the subjectivity of the viewer sitting beside Tony watching what happens on the ride. Instead of showing the main character directly, we gradually see his arms, then his face, cigar and body. The shots of New Jersey passing by is intercut with the mysterious fragmented shots of Tony which makes up ¼ of the total 60 shots that`s in the title sequence..…

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    Parx Casino Case Study

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    Parx casino located at 2999 Street Road in Bensalem Township is that largest casino in Pennsylvania. Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. purchased the racetrack and original building located at 3001 Street Road in December 1990. The facilities new owners added simulcasting horse racing and six Turf Clubs, which currently operate seven days a week within the state. Parx boast over 200,000 square feet of gaming; 35000 slot machines; 130 live table games; a premier poker room with 80 poker…

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    are unaware unless you continuously drive through tollways and it flashes yellow and blue. To refill the I-PASS you must refill it with increments of twenty dollars. If you pay for a toll without an I-PASS the charge is about a dollar more than it is with the I-PASS. Therefore, Tax rates for Illinois are very high especially when it comes to tollway facilities and are very inconvenient for those with low income trying to travel. To travel on the highway, you must pay a fee called a toll, you…

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    Various songs have been sung about America and how beautiful she is, but rarely is there a poem that describes the voices of those songs. In I Hear America Singing (1860), Walt Whitman conveys his concept of America as a unified nation. His poem explores the differing sort of people that Whitman contributes to creating America. They are exuberant, and strong. Although the poem is focused on the people, the title of the poem, I Hear America Singing, shows that Whitman thinks of these people as…

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    “I Hear America Singing,” by Walt Whitman is mainly about American people working away at their jobs in a joyful manner. I will be paraphrasing this poem, stating the theme, and giving my personal reaction to it. To summarize Walt Whitman’s poem “I Hear America Singing,” people work joyfully and sing the songs of their jobs throughout the day. The speaker of the poem announces that he hears "America singing," and then describes that each worker sings, "what belongs to him or her,” such as the…

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    the American dream was somewhat easily attainable for his different identities in the time of his writing, which many people today likely would not agree with. Time plays a crucial role in the role of the meaning of “America” and the American dream. 2. The meaning of “America” does not necessarily have an identical meaning universally. “America” to one person may represent the pursuit of a dream, while it may have a negative connotation to a different person. The varying meanings can be widely…

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    In 1775 the Revolutionary War started. The main reason of this was that New England wanted to break away from England’s government. The British Commander Charles Cornwallis was the one to go to battle at York town against the American commander George Washington. On the way to York town, Cornwallis had to overcome many other battles that he won. In my opinion commander Charles Cornwallis, could easily have been the down fall of the American Revolution with all of his previous expedients and…

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    Gibbons Vs Ogden Analysis

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    Granbury TX, just outside of Fort Worth. I have a passion for history and learning from scholars who provide both sides of an argument. To learn and understand our nation’s history and hopefully apply that knowledge in my future endeavors as a history teacher. Was the “Age of Jackson” truly the “Era of the Common Man?” This depends on your point of view. When viewing the ruling brought down from the courts during this time, not all of the common man benefited. The courts during the…

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    Famous Interview Questions

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    open to providing information, stories, and personal experiences. The two Interviewees that were at least 25 years older than me was my mother Cathy Ruggiero, and her boyfriend Kevin Russo. For the two people that were 40-45 years older than me was My Grandmother Nancy Walker Rinaldi and My Grandfather Ralph Ruggiero. While interviewing these people I discovered many similarities and differences from various time period. They were all asked roughly the same questions with some different follow…

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    Roles Of A Social Worker

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    component of being homeless and living in a motel, it makes the stress that much more. When social workers involve themselves with the families, it can add more stress on the family. The families feel that someone else asking for their time, even though they are trying to help, makes their life more difficult. When students are chronically absent, the Point Pleasant School District is responsible for inquiring the whereabouts of the child and the reasons behind their chronic absences. The…

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