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  • Duck So Up Analysis

    For the scenes re-enactment project, my group and I did the research and re-enactment on a Marx Brothers film in 1933, called Duck Soup. The story revolves around the country of Freedonia, which is on the verge of bankruptcy when its benefactor Mrs. Teasdale finally insists that Rufus T. Firefly become the president. Seeing such event as an opportunity to seek control, Trentino, the ambassador of the bordering country of Sylvania, sends in spies, Pinky and Chicolini, in hope of a revolution.…

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  • Josh Oppenheimer's Film The Act Of Killing

    How is it possible that either close to five hundred thousand to one million people in Indonesia that were murdered between the year 1965-1966 might be a forgotten history? The Indonesian mass killings took place at a time when Southeast Asia, still emerging from colonialisms, was energized by social ideology. At the time, the United States was already on ground in Vietnam. In Indonesia, it was led by President Sukarno and a home to one of the world’s largest Communist parties and was seen by…

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  • Mailbox Planet Case Study Answers

    INTRODUCTION: This case involves two unknown male Hispanic’s gaining enter into the MailBox Planet building located at 530 S. Lake Ave. Once inside the business, one of the suspects cut the lock that was on the inner gate (separates main office from mailbox area). The suspect entered the main office area and stole approximately 12-15 packages. The suspect left the scene, traveling in an unknown direction. LOCATION DESCRIPTION: The incident occurred at 530 S. Lake Ave. (MailBox Planet). MailBox…

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  • The Importance Of The Events Of Britain During World War I

    In the first four weeks after the declaration of World War 1 ( c. July 1914 - November 1918 ) countries such as Britain felt a great sense of pride and patriotism, this was due to the belief that the war would be over in a matter of months with a minimal amount of casualties, and while the whole country felt that it was their patriotic duty to defend their home, half a million men enlisted in the British Military. Posters also lead to people feeling more patriotic as the British government often…

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  • The Clutter Murder In Truman Capote's In Cold Blood

    Throughout In Cold Blood, the readers are challenged to see different points of views behind the story. They are pushed to see the motives of the killers and feel an attachment toward the more ‘sentimental’ culprit, Perry Smith. The town of Holcomb was very quiet and had minimal crime until unexpectedly, a seemingly perfect family, the Clutters, were murdered. The readers are taken captive in the book as they uncover the truth of the Clutter murder. Capote’s usage of strong literary devices such…

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  • Love Of Life In Richard Connell's The Most Dangerous Game

    “It’s a game you see.” (11). General Zaroff’s words set the tone of Richard Connell’s “The Most Dangerous Game”. Upon introduction, Zaroff appears to be nothing more than a sophisticated cosmopolitan who find pleasure in the sport of hunting. Upon closer examination, however, the general’s love of hunting stems from his belief that the intellectually and physically superior men should eliminate those who are weaker. General Zaroff’s sadistic view of humanity in “The Most Dangerous Game” displays…

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  • Pathos And Diction In In Cold Blood By Truman Capote

    In Cold Blood is a nonfiction book by Truman Capote on the murder of the Clutter family in Holcomb, Kansas. From the point of view of the Clutters and the murderers Dick and Perry, Capote tells the story along with the purpose of humanizing the murderers. Capote uses pathos, point of view, and diction to allow the reader to see into the minds of Dick and Perry, and get to know them as more than just names in a newspaper article. Through Capote’s use of pathos, the reader makes a connection and…

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  • The Theme Of Love In John Marsden

    Love is shown through the relationship that exists between Homer and Fi. In the text the teenagers are playing in the water and Homer gets distracted by looking at Fi. In the beginning Homer is immature, a loud mouth, disrespectful, a troublemaker, wild, crazy and many others When Homer meets Fi and falls in love with her, John Marsden shows a change in Homer to one of thoughtfulness, maturity, bravery and he shows emotion and compassion in Homer. This is how love is shown between Homer and…

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  • War On Drugs Effects

    operations including and related to drug trafficking into American cities. Each new president, for the most part, has continued the programs of their predecessors. The naissance of the government’s anti-drug program began under the presidency of Richard Nixon. He set the ball in motion by classifying marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug and by directing his government agencies to target black social activists. President Gerald Ford stoked the flames by pushing for and achieving mandatory minimum…

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  • The Depretations Of Niccolò Machiavelli's Argument?

    use it according to necessity” (670). On one hand, some argue that “the ends justify the means.” From this perspective, Richard Milhous Nixon’s successes include the opening of friendly relations with China. On the other hand, however, others argue that the Watergate scandal and the bombing of Cambodia are not justified means. In Machiavelli’s argument that…

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