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    Raise the Red Lantern is a film depicting life in a polygamous household in Pre-Modern China. The film, released in 1991, takes place in China in the 1920s during the Warlord Era. The movie tells the story of a young Chinese woman who marries a wealthy man and becomes one of his concubines. The film depicts the struggles the concubines, or mistress, face in competing for attention and affection from their master. The film also portrays the conflicts between the mistresses and their maids, and the strict rules that they must follow. Raise the Red Lantern is a somber film that illustrates the roles that women play and the conflicts they face living in a polygamous household in China. The film is told from the point-of-view of Songlian, a nineteen-year-old university student who is forced to drop out after her father dies and leaves the family bankrupt. Songlian reluctantly decides to marry into the wealthy Chen…

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    great films have been created without a director. Perhaps the auteur theory should only be applied to films that have a director, to view entire works created by an individual rather than an a few stand-alone films. Zhang Yimou for example is recognizable throughout his films because of his fantastic and all-encompassing use of color as an indicator for theme, the use of symmetrical lines on his sets, and the placements of the characters in the shots. However, Zhang does not utilize these…

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    me to plan ahead for my future. The next benefit is, tuition reimbursement. McDonald’s helps me pay my way through college. All I have to do is go online, fill out some paper work and boom! A check will be mailed to my school to help me pay for classes. It’s rare to find an amazing company that will help you pay your way through school. Without the generosity of McDonalds help, I’m not sure I would have been able to go to college. In addition to all those tremendous benefits McDonalds offers, my…

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    google. Even though superheroes in comics can be heroes, true heroes are ones who normally aren’t recognized for their physical features, but their actions. In The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton, Darrel Curtis is considered a hero because he raises and cares for his siblings and friends. Darry can also be recognized as an anti-hero considering he slapped Ponyboy in anger. “Tragedy of college student, 19, left to raise her three younger siblings after both parents killed in Hurricane Sandy”, by…

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    Raise The Minimum Wage

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    The minimum wage raises debate There are some people says that the minimum wage should be raise, but don’t know how the raise would affect the business they are working in. on June 25, 1938 president franklin Roosevelt created the fair labor law act which made the federal minimum wage. The minimum wage continues to be used in today workplace for business to be able to pay their employees a livable wage, but today living expense increase made a lot of employees want a higher wage, so they can…

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    Raise Children Dbq

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    During the 16th, 17th, and 18th century the way parents looked, thought, and raised their children were viewed as good in the eyes of a certain people at the time. At this time there was many good and bad ideals about children on how to look after and care for them. At this time the wealthy English parents had many changes on how to raise their children at the time because they believed that they knew best on how to raise a child into an adult. During the 16th century the upper wealthy english…

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    Annual Pay Raises

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    This week’s article was about companies rethinking annual pay raises. As the article sates some experts think that giving larger and more frequent bonuses might spur better performance. Some experts and some leaders are starting to question annual pay raises. Annual pay raises reward every employee whether they are a “rock star” or your average everyday mediocre employee. The employee that gives that extra 10% each and every day ends up with the same pay raise as the guy in the mail room that…

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    Raise Minimum Wage

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    Today there are people wanting to raise the minimum wage to $15 dollars an hour due to the rising cost of living and being in tough financial binds. Some people find themselves unable to tie loose ends because their job just isn’t cutting it. It has been primarily blamed on the jobs paying them $8/hr and not being able to survive on it alone. But could there be another culprit causing people 's wallets to feel light? Poor decisions, family upbringings, and unwillingness to get a better job are…

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    The United States government should not raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. In the article, “A new dawn for the minimum wage,” by Don Lee he states, when the wage went up, the prices for a variety of items had also risen. This quote shows how if minimum wage goes up, prices will go up too. If the prices for items go up, then everything will be expensive. This is why the United States should not raise minimum wage to $15. If the United States raises minimum wage to $15 then workers…

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    How To Raise Minimum Wage

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    in in the late 1960’s. The proposal by President Obama of Increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would be more beneficial than opponents realize. Setting the Minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would result to the wage floor being restored back to the same value it had in the 1960s (HR Magazine). The positive outcome that results in raising the wage floor subsequently be by lifting the earnings for approximately 28 million workers nationwide. (HR Magazine). Those against raising the minimum…

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