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  • Doctor Who Analysis

    The BBC’s Doctor Who initially aired in 1963, until it was canceled in 1989 (IMDb). In 2005, the show was rebooted under the direction of Russell T. Davies; in 2008, the role of show runner was passed on to Steven Moffat (Martin). Doctor Who has always been an episodic serial, following the adventures of a “time lord”—simply called “the Doctor”—and his companion. The Doctor can regenerate into a new body instead of dying—allowing the character to be portrayed by successive actors—and has a vessel known as the TARDIS that can take him anywhere in space and time. Under the direction of Steven Moffat, the plot of Doctor Who displayed more intricacy and narrative complexity, developing plot lines and character arcs that stretched across one or…

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  • Personal Identity In Doctor Who

    Doctor Who tells the story of an alien humanoid who goes by the name of the Doctor. The Doctor is a Time Lord and possess the power to travel through space and time with a machine called TARDIS and the show goes through his adventures traveling through space and time. The interesting part of the show is that the Doctor has died 11 times, but is reincarnated each time with a different personality, yet retains all the memories of the previous versions. Despite having a different personality and…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Eleventh Doctor From Doctor Who

    The Eleventh Doctor from Doctor Who, said, “Do what I do. Hold tight and pretend it’s a plan!” Before, I started my master I had a plan already on how to successfully finish. I know theirs four ways to distinguish my accomplishment on succeeding on masters. I want to accomplish my masters in these four areas that are intrinsic motivation, self-efficacy, time management, and academic preparedness. They all have a significant plan in place, but they all reach for the same goal in achieving my…

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  • Who Is A Dreamer In The Great Gatsby

    “She’s a dreamer. A doer. A thinker. She sees possibility everywhere.” - Anonymous. For the past week I’ve done a lot of thinking about the American dream and what that means to me. This semester in school we read The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald which is set in the 1920’s ; the American dream back then was all about money, who could throw the biggest party, have the best clothes, drive the best car rather than morals values such as hope and the pursuit of happiness. Now, almost a century…

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  • My Papa's Waltz Analysis Essay

    “My Papa’s Waltz Tone” “My Papa’s Waltz” is a poem that can be both interpreted as “bitter” and as “sweet”. Depending upon how one views it, there are both parts that represent “bitter” and also parts that represent “sweet”. The parts that are seen as “sweet” visually describe the boys affection to his father and also the bonding between the father and son. The parts that are seen as “bitter” visually describes the fathers appearance and his actions. The quote “Life is about change.…

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  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit

    This movie is about the two most unlikely pair that must work together and solve a murder. This pair is from opposite worlds, one is a cartoon, from Toon Town, and the other is a regular person from the normal world. From the beginning to the end, I was engulfed in this movie. Either I had questions about the story and how producers created so many of these scenes, or I just could not stop laughing at how hilarious this movie is. Who Framed Roger Rabbit uses elements of narrative,…

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  • The City Of Rock And The Wall Of Water

    These includes hospitals, shops and markets, groceries,ect. Residents can live in different types of apartments, we have one person apartments, family apartments and student apartments. In a one person apartment, individuals who prefer to live on their own can live on their own and they must be at least 15 years of age. In a family apartment, two people can choose to live together if they wish and if they want, they can either adopt the children they gave birth to or adopt any other babies in…

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  • The Boy Who Cries Wolf Analysis

    all literary readings teach you a valuable life lesson at the end of the story. Every book no matter the genre is able to teach someone a lesson from reading it, but not all are able to help with real world issues or life teachings that can be used day to day and carried on throughout life. Fables are literary readings that do this best, you are always walking away with a helpful lesson or teaching that can be implemented everyday. In certain fables you are taught that stealing is bad, this is…

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  • Values Of Masculinity In The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

    Media, peers, and unrealistic ideas of fairy tales with happy endings lead society to hold high standards for men and their masculinity. In the film, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, John Ford demonstrates that Western societies often forced those roles onto males. Masculinity, being a remarkable characteristic to display, seems to be connected with his morals. Morals relate to the person’s decision-making, either with confrontation or emotions about a situation, personal beliefs will be…

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  • Theme Of Emergency By Denis Hale Johnson

    Denis Hale Johnson is an American writer.Told in the first person, “Emergency” begins when the narrator has a break in his emergency room job at an Iowa City hospital, so he goes searching for his friend Georgie, an emergency room orderly who often steals drugs from the hospital. One of the main characters is Gorgie and he helps us realize Without irony and the ability to see more than we would want to while reading about Georgie, we would never see the true meaning behind Emergencies really…

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