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  • Pale Horse Pale Rider Analysis

    Dreaming about Reality: A Journey into the mind of victims of WWI and The Influenza Pandemic ‘Pale Horse, Pale Rider’ is a fictional retelling of Katherine Anne Porter’s own experience as an influenza survivor during World War I. Porter expresses the devastating effects the illness had on her life by chronicling a month in the life of Miranda, a reporter, as she enjoys a romance with Adam, a young Army officer, until she becomes a victim of influenza. Adam nurses her, and before she fully recovers, he has to return to his unit, unknowingly carrying the virus that ultimately causes his demise. The unique characteristic of ‘Pale Horse, Pale Rider’ is the penetrating depiction of Miranda’s character. Using a rich figurative language and the stream of consciousness technique within the framework of the third person point of view, Porter is able to deeply probe into the character of Miranda. By doing this, Porter constructs a surreal world of Miranda’s dream - ridden, feverish consciousness. Throughout the course of the novella, her dreams progress from the feeling of helplessness to desperation to finally the feeling of giving up. Through this series of dreams and…

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  • Reflective Essay: Disappointment And Guilt

    over his arms. I saw a pale stoic face, yet he looked to be in sheer peace. My mom was next to me holding my hand, waiting for my response as if I were going to collapse. I reached out to touch his hand and the heart monitor started to race as if it were a car’s revving engine. This was when I looked up to see his eyes open for the first time. Relief washed over me. Everything around me disappeared into thin air. I could no longer see the pale white walls. I could no longer see the wired…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: A Night Like A Vivid Dream

    My mom said the nurses were going to leave him in the bed until we got there so I could see him for the last time. Once we got there the nurses then told us that they weren’t able to leave him there so he was put in the freezer downstairs where they keep the bodies. I remember the trip down the long hallways like my worst nightmare. The pale grey walls smelled of antiseptic and it was colder than the rest of the hospital. The halls seemed endless and the walk there was the more agonizing than…

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  • Essay On Pale Rider

    Clint Eastwood’s “Pale Rider” is about a mysterious Preacher, played by Eastwood himself, who becomes the hero for the modest people of Carbon Canyon who are under the threat of Coy LaHood, a mining superpower. The film starts with LaHood’s men riding through Carbon Canyon and terrorizing its citizens. After the attack, the town is damaged and devastated. The people of Carbon Canyon are afraid of LaHood because he controls most of the land around them; the only one he doesn’t control is Carbon…

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  • Pale Horse Analysis

    Based in Tampa bay, Florida a self-taught illustrator, Chris Parks is visual artist and the creator of the moniker, Pale Horse. Parks’ works are deeply detailed illustrations that intertwine high-levels of graphic designing and striking bold, colorful characteristics. Chris Parks, who also goes by the name Pale Horse, recently created a range of artwork. In the following artworks each has its own characteristic and can seem different from one another; the artwork in all has an overall theme…

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  • Budweiser's 2015 'Lost Dog' Super Bowl Commercial Analysis

    In today’s society we are constantly being pulled and prodded towards new products that are being advertised to say that they will be beneficial to our lives. In the end, they really do not. The truth being we are persuaded though many different channels. Some of the channels that are used can be entirely nonverbal. The artifact that I chose is the Budweiser’s 2015 ‘Lost Dog’ Super Bowl Commercial Found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWeKtqWc2EA. The commercial took us through many…

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  • Pale Moon Film Analysis

    One of the best films of 2014, "Pale Moon" is also a great specimen of contemporary Japanese cinema. Based on the novel "Kami no Tsuki" by Mitsuyo Kakuta, the film tells the story of Rika Umezawa, a timid woman in her forties, who lives with her husband, although they do not have any children. She works part-time at a bank doing house calls to sell bonds and other banking products and, in general, lives an utterly conventional life. However, once she convinces Kozo Hirabayashi, a slightly…

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  • Sound Devices In Pale Man

    Also, the audio of the toad and Pale Man scenes help intensify the story. The audio elements accentuate the monstrous characteristics. When Ofelia enters the tree, she is breathing heavily. There are ambient noises from the bugs on the frog’s skin (Del Toro). Also, there is ambient noise at the beginning of the Pale Man scene. When Ofelia walks, her shoes hit the floor. In the distant, babies scream as the portraits of slaughtered children are shown. The cracking of firewood is audible when the…

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  • Perspective And Identity In 'On A Pale Horse'

    Quarter 1 Essay Can environment or experiences play a huge role on having an affect on one’s perspective and identity in life? People’s environment or perhaps their experiences often have an impact on how they make their decisions in life. For example, characters such as Zane,Walter, and Esperanza, it changed their perspectives on life like changing the way how they act. As a result, their actions can also consequently impact their identities such as their character traits. A character whose…

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  • Corona Vs Heineken Case Study

    Corona vs. Heineken Which is the more superior beer, Corona or Heineken? I believe Corona is the better beer due to the fact that Corona has the better taste and personally I would drink Corona over Heineken. Heineken once gave me an excruciating headache that caused agonizing pain from the head down after a long day of drinking Heineken out on the lake. Corona is the better beer when compared to Heineken. For example, I once purchased a six pack of each brand to meet my hydration needs to…

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