Steven Holl

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  • Examples Of A Hero's Journey

    In many works, books, movies, and other aspects of entertainment, the hero’s journey is not uncommon to the typical reader or moviegoer. The hero’s journey is one of the oldest tools to compose a piece of literature or work, however, it hardly ever fails to strike the audience as entertaining whether it be about a fictional or nonfictional occurrence. The journey to contain evil, both mythologically and realistically, requires sacrifice and courage in the face of fear, demonstrated in The House…

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  • Mise En Scene In Saving Private Ryan

    In a scene from “Saving Private Ryan”, a film directed by Steven Spielberg, Captain John Miller and other GIs approach Omaha beach in a landing craft. The scene begins with the soldiers all tightly cramped in the landing craft awaiting the landing on the beach. There is then a close-up of Captain Miller’s hand shaking and the camera then pans up towards his face and then slowly moves backwards to show the faces of the other soldiers in the landing craft. It shows some men throwing up and then…

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  • What Of This Goldfish Would You Wish Summary

    Based on What of This Goldfish Would You Wish?, Texas v. Johnson Majority Opinion, and my own experiences, our reactions to situations define our relationships with others. In the the short story What, of This Goldfish, Would You Wish? by Etgar Keret, Yoni a young man with a thirst or making it big by creating a documentary knocking on doors, and asking people if they had three wishes from a magic goldfish what would they ask for. Along Yoni’s journey he comes across a man named Sergei in which…

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  • Ethan Mcleod's Article: Annotated Bibliography On Gun Control

    The system we rely on is failing us and not keeping guns out of the hands of high risk individuals. The five articles that I chose to use for my annotated bibliography were not to specific about certain gun laws. Some of the articles are helpful while others do not help my cause. Ethan McLeod’s article was the best one to help my thesis. He proves many of times that either the guns are stolen or the criminals go through the back ground checks to get through. Gun control laws and background…

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  • Baldus Study: Racial Discrimination

    The majority of the court’s opinion was presented by Justice Lewis Powell. In their analysis they concluded that the Baldus Study did not establish the clear intent of racial discrimination in the plaintiff’s case. They claimed that McCleskey failed to prove that any participating member in his case acted in a discriminatory manner against him. They concluded that discretion is crucial factor in the criminal justice process. Due to the critical need for discretion the plaintiff would have to…

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  • Johnson's The Ghost Map

    Map by Steven Johnson gives an in depth account of how a disease can cause immense repercussions in the evolution of society. This story takes place in London in 1854 when there was an enormous outbreak of the disease known as Cholera. Cholera is a disease that wreaks havoc on the body causing deathly dehydration via loss of bodily fluids. This is not just the story of an outbreak. However it discusses many higher order-thinking points in regards to humans and city life. The author Steven…

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  • Capital Punishment Arguments

    though as a form Supreme Court justice he had always believed that Capital punishment was a good thing however, now stating it is a terrible action saying “ killing is killing”, he shows how in the last few years the government has become unlawful. Steven states that sometimes the government does not know if a person is guilty while facing execution, to defend themselves for committing the wrong action countries like Georgia who executed the wrong person say “there is nothing unconstitutional…

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  • Capital Punishment Essay: The Effectiveness Of The Death Penalty

    Death Penalty Capital punishment is an issue that has been questioned on whether it is an effective method of deterrent or a flawed system. The U.S. Supreme Court declared the unconstitutionality of the death penalty as “cruel and unusual punishment” in the 1972 case of Furman vs. Georgia. A four year moratorium was put into effect evoking numerous studies evaluating the effectiveness of the death penalty. The legal proceedings involved in capital punishment is a lengthy process that concludes…

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  • Randy Steven Kraft: The Scorecard Killer And The Freeway Killer

    the early 1970’s through the early to mid 1980’s there was a series of murders with the victims were young men, who were raped, tortured, and mutilated. The American serial killer known as the “Scorecard Killer” and the “Freeway Killer” was Randy Steven Kraft. Convicted of 16 murders and believed to be guilty of 51 other murders, suspected to have claimed more victims then Patrick Kearney and William Bonin combined. Randy Kraft was born in California, which is the state where all of his…

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  • Architecture: Our Five Corporeal Senses

    The built environment is enriched with human physical interactions and activity, it can be interpreted that the concept of architecture is influenced by our five corporeal senses. The essence of architecture should be a memorable experience for the people. It should be recognised through its qualities based on our senses: sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch where they can interact and engage with the space. By studying the human behaviour and the essence in phenomenology we could change the…

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