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    Parrched Film Analysis

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    Parched means being “extremely thirsty” or one can say that something is bereft of moisture or water that it needs, and that is exactly what the film, Parched, is about. Parched is directed by Leena Yadav and Russell Carpenter is the cinematographer (Sharma). The film is about having a desperate desire for love, freedom, and sex, but being not permitted to have such thoughts because it is against the “custom” or the “norm”. Parched is a bittersweet tale about four women living undesired lives, set in the parched rural landscape of Gujarat, India, but in a somewhat nonfictional world where many women do experience such circumstances. A brief summary of the film: the protagonists of the film are Rani played by Tannishtha Chatterjee, Lajjo played by Radhika Apte, Bijli played by Surveen Chawla and Janaki played by Lehar Khan, and the name of the film is an apt description of these four women’s lives. Rani is a widow who is set out to marry off her seventeen years old so, Gulab, to a girl from the neighbouring village. She was also married off when she was young at the age of fifteen and became a widow when she turned seventeen. Since then she never felt the touch of a man. Lajjo, Rani’s best friend, is always beaten by her husband presumably because she is believed to be infertile, but also because he simply is a patriarchal monster. Bijli, their mutual friend, is a local dancer who is forced to sell her body by her handler. She pretends to be happy with what she has and claims…

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    R5A Final Essay Narrative threads can be transformed and presented differently between an adaption and original text to allude to separate and various layers of the significant historical background, characters, and themes of the same story. Satyajit Ray’s adaption of Premchand’s “Chess Players” attempts to delineate the historical scene in nineteenth-century Lucknow, a city distinguished for its Nawabi or aristocratic style, its potent civic decadence and its relished taste in music and the…

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    Yotat Embassy. When he tells Tyler that he won’t be in work for a while, Tyler finds out that it’s because his sister Laposha is in trouble (again). He quickly decides to help with the case as well, wich leads him to find out Laporsha secret. Laporsha was quiet around Tyler and got mad at Dominque for telling Tyler what happened. Tyler takes one look at Laporsha son, Todd and sees Shawn Grayson's face in him. “You.. and shawn?” he says as he gives Laporsha dirty look. Laposha looks at the ground…

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    Labradorite Research Paper

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    structure. All members of the plagioclase series usually display lamellar twinning called "Albite Twinning". The twinning is caused by an error in the crystal structure during its growth....Whew... Why does Labradorite look so pretty and have so many colors?? Well that is what they call Labradoressence... What is Labradoressence? The Labradoressence color display is from lamellar inter growths inside the crystal. These inter growths result from compatible chemistries at high temperatures…

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    energy that the sun’s core presents, and the atoms in each consecutive level of our star as the light attempts to outflow. “together these efforts channeled the combined expertise of dozens of astronomers, computational physicists, and atomic physicists into diving with unprecedented precision how atoms in the layers of the sun and other stars interact with the light trying to escape” (James). In 2003, Yu had taken his career to join forces with prestige medical physicists; however, he sustained…

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    Nearly all ancient societies practiced body modification through either piercingss or tattoos. These ancient practices are becoming ever more present in our modern Canadian society, especially tattoos. One writer says, “Permanent tattooing is the process of body modification by deposition of a pigment into the dermis” (Simunovic and Shinohara 525). In the past three decades, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has become increasingly popular in the medical field. Magnetic resonance imaging is a…

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    To begin, Equality 7-2521 of Anthem, written by Ray Bradbury and Guy Montag of Fahrenheit 451, also written by Ray Bradbury are the prime examples of the outcast of dystopian societies. In both scenarios, the main character has a quest for knowledge unlike everyone else presented in the society. Guy Montag and Equality 7-2521 both try to break the mold casted by the society that is present. This leads to consequences of negative actions towards both of the main characters. In the dystopian…

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    Wisdom is different than knowledge In the Novel Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury published in 1953, Bradbury implies that technology and war are total powerhouses of society today and how the wisdom and knowledge of new things is non existent also highly frowned upon because the government does not want it’s people to be smarter than itself. In “The Sieve and the Sand”, Bradbury is still implying that the mistakes made in the rebellion of the government that are made is very hard to let that go…

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    The purpose of conformity and cooperation revolve around the idea of people being each other 's equal and everyone following the rules laid upon them, but when their is a resistance the result could be catastrophic. Guy Montag is a man who embraces his job of burning books and is too ignorant to see what he is actually doing, but when he meets his neighbor she opens his mind to see what his life actually consists of and alters his awareness towards what is occurring all around him. In Fahrenheit…

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    Ray Bradbury characterizes his novel Fahrenheit 451 with excessive violence. Bloodshed, punishment, and cruelty are intrinsic components of Bradbury’s dystopian world, yet those who live there accept it as part of daily life. Because society normalizes psychologically damaging hobbies and behavior, citizens thoughtlessly practice reckless and self-destructive actions from dangerous driving to suicide. These violent tendencies are a symptom of the widespread underlying discontent that citizens…

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