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  • Red Tailed Hawk Research Paper

    What the hawk means to First Nations peoples who live in its habitat Being a bird species native to most of North America, the red-tailed hawk is a part of many First Nations cultures, most of whom view it as a symbol of courage, strength, and power. Since North America is so vast that there are bound to be discrepancies between the beliefs of different First Nations peoples, this writeup shall deal with the different meanings the hawk can have to different tribes, including some in British Columbia. In some cases, literature about the hawk’s importance to First Nations peoples have been drowned out by websites which do not appear reliable; as such, some pieces of information about the similar and much more well-documented hawk are also included in this writeup. The Cheyenne tribe from the Great Plains believe that hawks warn and protect one of impending danger from one’s enemies. Although there is a lacking of literature on the hawk in Cheyenne culture on the internet, the eagle, which has similar cultural connotations, being another bird of prey, does play a well documented role in the culture of the Cheyenne and other First Nations people in the Great Plains. Eagle feathers are used on bonnets which were historically worn to war, since eagles were seen as…

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  • Gene Logsdon's Lesson Essay

    Sanders believed that although his academic education was relevant, he does not think that it provided as much insight as nature. For example, when he visited the area in which he was raised as an adult, he saw a hawk that reminded him of his father. Not only did this hawk remind him of his father, but he knew for a fact that it was his father in bird form. He says, “[m]y education may well be right; yet nothing I heard in school, nothing I’ve read, no lesson reached by logic has ever convinced…

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  • Narrative Techniques In Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window

    In Alfred Hitchcock’s film, Rear Window, he uses elements of film in a way that expresses to the audience what the character desires and the power relations that exist between them. In the sequence where Lisa and L.B. Jeffries have dinner from “21 Club,” their contradicting desires are expressed through these various elements. For example, Hitchcock uses framing, editing, and character positioning within the mise-en-scene to portray that Lisa desires Jeff but he doesn’t feel as strongly of her.…

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  • Abuse Of Power In The Madonnas Of Echo Park By Skyhorse

    People have known that people who are rich can do whatever they want. All that money they have, they can spend as much as they want with no complaint. Especially that power they have which makes it easier for them to enjoy life. While the poor have no power so they can’t do whatever they mostly want. They also can’t spend a lot since they don’t earn as much as a rich person. We don’t have much of a choice to obey so we can earn money. But the rich abuse their power and use the poor people like…

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  • Power In Silver Sparrow

    Secrecy and Power Hidden in the Silver Sparrow. Silver Sparrow is a novel based on lies, secrecy, and bigamy. Intertwined in this is the legitimate family to the character James Witherspoon, his wife Laverne and daughter Chaurisse. On the other hand is his illegal wife Gwendolyn and illegitimate daughter Dana. These individuals are all intertwined within each other’s life, some of them know about the others and some are simply unknown. There is a certain power that lies within individuals who…

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  • Bringing Up Baby Themes

    As we move through our lives, experiences can cause our perception of our lives to change. Sometimes exposure to a different lifestyle can reveal that the life we were living was missing something. In Howard Hawks’ Bringing Up Baby (1938), the carefree Susan (Katharine Hepburn), tears David (Cary Grant) away from his mundane life of working on a brontosaurus reconstruction, and takes him on a wild adventure across the countryside. David’s glimpse into Susan’s chaotic lifestyle helps him to…

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  • Skateboarding: A Short Story

    Skateboarding Rolling down a hill, vision blurred so that I saw only streaks of blue sky before I saw the brown leaves on the ground. Pain shoots through every part of me that hit the hillside covered in sharp, pointed sticks, and large, uneven rocks. Finally, the rolling stops my face planted in the dirt, as I pushed myself upward, my family was already at the top of the hill screaming at me “ARE YOU ALRIGHT, HE DEFINITELY BROKE SOMETHING.” There voices sounded like I was underwater. Only one…

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  • Persuasive Speech On Skateboarding

    every few years. Skateparks.org have the same thought process when it comes to skate parks needing no maintenance for years: “When a skate park is built correctly it will require virtually NO structural maintenance for years.” Once a skate park is built, it provides a perfect facility for all types of people to learn how to skate or even just hang out. My third paragraph is about how professional skateboarders should put money back into the industry where they got it from, to help provide…

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  • Red River Film Analysis

    One of the best classic western films ever made by a director who was so versatile that many people might confuse him with other great western directors like John Ford or Anthony Mann, but Howard Hawks had an eye for character driven stories, had an expert sense of visual style, and knew how to use actors better than most. Hawks was one of those classic Hollywood directors that could easily orchestrate the action and compelling aspects that make a great western, and Red River is one. The film…

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  • Free Narrative Essays: Police Prejudice And Racism In Arizona

    “Boy, you know you can’t make that,” JJ’s little brother Ray said. “Bet,” JJ exclaimed as he took the shot. The shot sank right into the hoop, as JJ gave a deadly stare to his brother Ray. “You’d only make that shot once out of ten times,” Ray said. “Ray, I play point guard for the Atlanta Hawks. I think I can make that shot,” JJ laughed. “You know I should be the one playing right?” Ray said. “Just a couple more years Ray,” JJ explained. “Then I can finally make some real money!” Ray exclaimed.…

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