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  • The Branch Davidians: A Psychological Analysis

    Tobacco and Firearms heard about this and requested a search warrant for Mt. Carmel but decided to make a surprise forced entry rather than serve the warrant” (Britannica). The Branch Davidians did not stand down and fought back. “The result was a 51 day standoff between Koresh and Federal agents” (Koresh). This event left Koresh, all his followers and the compound up in flames for proceeding to listen to a destructive leader's commands. In addition to normative social influence, these cults…

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  • Walter Mitty Compare And Contrast

    In the ¨Secret life of Walter Mitty¨, Walter is a different character. Walter mitty has lots of daydreams and he starts get caught up in his daydreams and starts to not enjoy life. Walter mitty has a hard life because everyone mocks him and makes fun of him, no one admires him except in the movie. Sean's message to walter in the film is a big part in the movie. Walter Mitty is very different in the movie and book. In the book Walter Mitty does not change and stays the same the whole time. For…

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  • Examples Of Corruption In Catcher In The Rye

    As he is roaming the halls he feels nauseous and sits down. Immediately after sitting down Holden notices graffiti on the wall with an inappropriate phrase. This graffiti annoys him as he realizes the kids of his little sister's school pass it every day. Holden thinks about how there's so much corruption that you can never find peace in any area. He goes more into depth about how there is nowhere that's serene and you may think there is but there's not. He also explains how he feels that the…

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  • Catcher In The Rye Phoniness

    In his journey from childhood to adulthood, Holden Caulfield feels surrounded by dishonesty and phoniness. “Phoniness” is a constantly repeated word in the novel because it is the word Holden uses to describe the adult world. “Phoniness” for Holden, stands as an embodiment for everything that’s wrong in the world around him. Holden considers himself a representation of the world of childhood, which is to him the opposite of “phoniness”. In J.D. Salinger’s, The Catcher in the Rye, Holden learns…

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  • An Analysis Of Sherman Alexie's The Joy Of Reading And Writing: Superman And Me

    “A smart Indian is a dangerous person, widely feared and ridiculed by Indians and non-Indians alike” (17). In the essay, The Joy of Reading and Writing: Superman and Me, Sherman Alexie is shunned by both Indians and non-Indians because he is intelligent and embraces reading, writing, and learning. As a child living on an Indian reservation, his love of learning did not make his life easy. The obstacle Sherman Alexie encounters is being rejected by Indians and non-Indians due to his intelligence,…

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  • Analysis Of Ursula Leguin's Very Far Away From Anywhere Else

    and his parents were glad that he was okay and forgot about the car. Towards the end of his senior year, Owen builds up the courage to finally tell his parents how he feels when he declares, “I got the scholarship thing out of my desk drawer next day and showed it to my parents, and said that with the car insurance money I could get started at MIT.” (128) By doing this, it shows the reader how much Owen has grown throughout the novel just from one small action. To Owen’s surprise, his parents…

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  • Catcher In The Rye Narrative

    Prompt 4 Salinger uses the ducks and fish in the Central Park Lagoon to symbolize Holden's life situation and also to show a more youthful and curious aspect to his personality. Holden's curiosity is made evident when he strikes up a conversation with Horowtiz, his taxi cab driver. On his way to a pub, Holden asks Horowitz, "you know the ducks that swim around in [the Central Park Lagoon]? ... Do you happen to know where they go in the wintertime, by any chance?" (107). In contrast to…

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  • Carrie Underwood's Song Temporary Home

    You never how great your family is, until you lose them. In the song, “Temporary Home,” by Carrie Underwood, there is a six year old boy who is a foster kid. He moves from school to school, house to house and family to family. He gets too attached to the foster parents and thinks he will go through the unfortunate scenario of losing them. The little boy is sad about this fact. The 6 year old boy is bereaved about being a foster kid. In the song it states, “This is my temporary home, it’s not…

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  • Character Analysis Of The Catcher In The Rye By J. D. Salinger

    The characters in a novel play critical roles in influencing the protagonist and the accompanying themes. J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye follows Holden Caulfield, a sixteen year old boy and his realizations juxtaposing with the world around him. Holden is very nonchalant and has been kicked out numerous schools. This leads him to take a chance and transpire a voyage to New York. These events have allowed Holden to meet a variety of characters that affect his life in various ways and…

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  • Steven Soderbergh's Filmmaking Career

    May 1989 Soderbergh began his successful career by winning the Palme d’Or for his film Sex, Lies, and Videotapes. Steven Soderbergh did not confirm to the expectation of the “bad boy of young Turk”, but instead followed his own path. At age thirty-one, Soderbergh sat on a plane pondering where to continue in the film industry and was terrified because he had no real skills. When Soderbergh was interviewed about his landmark filmmaking career into Hollywood mainstream, he said “The trick was…

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