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    James Bond Personality

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    In the few ways tobacco companies are able to reach and influence younger audiences, a specifically potent one is when the movie’s titular characters radiate a confident and desirable personality that coincides with their usage of cigarettes. In the 1962 classic Dr. No, actor Sean Connery gives viewers the first look at the iconic James Bond when he introduces himself at a casino table in England early in the movie. After winning two hands against an intimidating yet beautiful women, an unseen Bond strikes conversation that leads the women to announce herself as ‘Sylvia Trench’, provoking his signature intro: “Bond. James Bond.” At this moment, viewers catch the first glimpse of the protagonist and his delivery is executed perfectly with a…

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    “Well, son, I 'll tell you: Life for me ain 't been no crystal stair.” – Langston Hughes This verse from Langston Hughes’ poem “Mother to Son,” highlights the struggles of the African Americans and how the Harlem Renaissance evolved their community through music, dance and literature. Hughes contributed towards the renaissance through his poems which allowed people to understand the position of African Americans at the time and allowed them to relate to him. He discusses the subjects of…

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    Gone Without a Trace Riding peacefully one second, gone the next. On the early morning of March 9th, 1977, Notorious B.I.G., also known as Biggie, was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting. Although his death remains as an unsolved mystery in the police records, Notorious B.I.G. was abruptly murdered by LAPD detective David Mack. Notorious was in Los Angeles, California to perform his new album called Life After Death and present a music award to the artist Soul Train. After the ceremony he…

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    “The Night of the Cemetery” One Halloween night when I was a younger girl I was told “The Night of the Cemetery.” My dads dad, so my grandpa, told me about it. He was Hughes in the story. He told me it was true and it wasn’t just some scary fake Halloween story told around bonfires to spook you before you go to bed that night, it was really true. One night my son asked me to tell him a spooky story to get him ready for Halloween night, I decided he was old enough to hear the story my grandpa…

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    STORYLINE AND CONTEXT: In the movie of “the pursuit of happiness” we see the story of a young boy and his father going through the worst parts of life where people couldn’t imagine being in the same situation. In the movie, we are shown how the two struggle in their lives to survive and thrive in the society they are in as the two of them are left homeless for nearly a year, living off of small amounts of money made through selling the portable bone scanner that he has invested all of his money…

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    Not everything you see in the movies is real? A common saying that is passed on from time to time. Do you remember staying up all night from watching that scary movie you weren’t supposed to watch, and later realizing that the monster in the movie is not real. Well sometimes it’s hard to realize this and making the initiative to check under your bed doesn’t hurt. Recently I have read a book called “Into the Wild” by Jon Krakauer and later on saw the Movie too, which was directed by Sean Penn,…

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    Michael Oher Biography

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    Michael Oher, a super bowl champion, super bowl runner up, and first round draft pick. Unlike many other professional athletes, Oher wasn’t always successful. He was born into a family with 16 children, who provided little to no support. Oher was a foster child, but would often run away from those homes in search for his mother, giving him the states nickname “runner”. As a homeless teenager in high school, Oher would go to random places just to keep warm. Michael Oher was born on May 28th,…

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    Lil Yachty Research Paper

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    Lil Yachty, a rapper from Atlanta, Georgia, began feeling as if he could be more than just the average rapper and quickly changed the habits he possessed. One night, he had a dream about being visited by a God, who wanted to take him to Rapper Hell, to see what will happen to him if he continues on the path that he is on. God tells him, “I will be sending someone that will guide you through Rapper Hell”. Lil Yachty wakes up to the face of Tupac Shakur a famous rapper in front of him. Lil Yachty…

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    In the book, Sean is the main person in Michael’s life. He is the first person to help Michael, which eventually leads to Micheal trusting him. The first thing Sean does to help him is to make sure that he has enough money for lunch since the lunches at his new private school (Briarcrest) aren’t free: “Sean went to the Briarcrest accounting department and arranged for Michael Oher to have a standing charge card at the lunch check out counter” (66). Sean has been in his place before because he…

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    Definition Of Memes Essay

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    The character is Joo Dee and her quote follows the original word for word except for the last half, instead of “walk into Mordor” its “pop in on the earth king” in referencing that the main characters desire to see the king. Also thrown in just for laughs is a picture of Sean from another scene in Lord of the Rings with the text “I love this show” placed under the picture of Joo Dee. The text is probably referencing the popularity of the show or making a comparison to the popularity of the Lord…

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