Steven Sasson

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  • Steven Spielberg Biography

    Steven Spielberg is known as a well accredited award winning Director, screenwriter and producer. He is known for major motion films such as “Jaws” “The Color Purple” and “Schindlers List”. Making a career out in the media business isn’t the easiest to do. Many people even go to college and major in film, journalism, etc. and never get their big break to share their work on big screens or in magazines or even publish a book. Yet Steven did amazingly well. Spielberg was born December 18th, 1946…

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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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  • Michael Bay's Transformers: Age Of Extinction

    “It is a fact, blessedly confirmed, that the American movie is affectionately received by audiences of all races, cultures, and creeds on all continents”, was said by the President of MPPA Jack Valenti and he was correct in saying so. The fourth installment of the Transformers: Age of Extinction, may have missed the mark at U.S. box offices, but there are many countries around the world where the film profits did not disappoint specifically China. The international success found in China from…

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  • Personal Narrative: A Day In Miami Beach, Florida

    I’m Jesse Gabriel,a 18 year old. A professional skater and surfer. Graduated high school and a freshman in college. I am a risk taker and loves to travel around the world. It was a beautiful July day in the Miami Beach,Florida. I was waiting for another wave to come in,when I was hit from below. I felt sharp teeth rip into both my legs at once. Powerful jaws crushed down on my left ankle. Intense pain shot from my legs to the top of my skull. I heard myself scream.I knew right away that it was…

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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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