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    Jennifer In Pleasantville

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    author of “The Most Liberal Movie of All Time: Pleasantville”, argues that the film is directly linked to America in the 1950s. Gitell describes the 1950s, as “America is a sun-drenched suburban street, a traditional two-parent household, and church on Sunday. What they promise is a return to an America that is clean, safe, and…pleasant”. The film was produced in the early 2000s and there is no clear connection with the environment Gitell is describing and the current environment the teenagers are living in. When the audience gets a brief view of the two teenagers in class towards the beginning of the movie we notice the teachers mentioning modern problems that are alarming. Gitell describes the two teenagers and the modern problems as “Tobey Maguire plays David, a modern-day teenager who spends his days at school getting lectured about scary modern problems like HIV/AIDS, car crashes, and global warming. At home, he has to listen to his divorcee mother, a victim of the spike in divorce rates that resulted from the sexual revolution, argue with his father about custody of him and his twin sister, Jennifer (Reese Witherspoon). It might be too much for one boy to handle, but David has an escape: every night, he watches his favorite TV show, Pleasantville”. Gitell suggests that to escape the madness of reality, he uses the TV show “Pleasantville” as an escape. Kyle Bynum, the author of “Sociology, Psychology, Pleasantville”, describes the TV show environment as a…

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    He has a bright mind and is probably the best writer of his generation. The problem is that he is socially awkward. His life is a mystery and he is so good at creating stories that his life is a mystery. No one takes him seriously and definitely no one thinks most of him. When he has an opportunity to get involved with Prof. Tripp he would take his life spin around. He kills a dog, steal memorabilia, posses an arm, go missing, and have a sexual encounter with an editor. He does not expect…

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    “Sonny’s Blues” by James Baldwin and “The Red Convertible” by Louise Erdrich are two very different stories with differing themes, settings, characters, and summaries, however much of the symbolism that is portrayed through the two can be connected. While “Sonny’s Blues” discusses the struggles between a heroin user, Sonny, and his brother, “The Red Convertible” is a story about the shaky relationship between brothers Lyman and Henry. The obvious connection that is made relates to both sets of…

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    Personal bonds between individuals are some of the most important things people have and cherish in life. These bonds hold people together in times of strength and of weakness. Some of the most important bonds are of those between family members. In the short story, the Red Convertible, by Louise Erdrich, there is a brotherly bond between two Native American brothers. This story is meant to show the reader how tight bonds really are and how different objects and events can symbolize the bond.…

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    Jerry Maguire

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    Jerry Maguire is a movie about a difficult time in a passionate sport agent’s life. Jerry Maguire, desires to be the best at what he does and later to find love. He ultimately achieves his goal through the help of Rod Tidwell and Dorothy Boyd. While the theme of the movie focuses on the trials and tribulations that a sport agent goes through there is also an underlying powerful relationship that adds to the movie’s actuality. Jerry Maguire integrates failure and success with his job and…

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    There will be struggles and day where you might think this job sucks. One person this has happed to is Andrew Brandt, and he shares some of his personal experience and how he describes being a sport agent is like on espn.com “Many are attracted by the glamour of working with famous athletes (and the movie "Jerry Maguire"). And yes, it can be exhilarating. However, the life of an agent is an all-consuming emotional and physical roller coaster catering to the whims of clients in their 20s. There…

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    man that reached the pinnacle of success in his field. Furthermore, unlike various other in his cutthroat profession, Leigh cares about his players and their well-being. He donates to various charities, believing that giving back is non-negotiable. He is a man that introduced the conversation about concussions when others turned a blind eye. He has spoken at eulogies and Hall-of-Fame inductions, experiencing great highs and lows. Lastly, he is a man that has made mistakes. Haven't we all? He is…

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    Who Is Jerry Maguire?

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    Have you ever seen the movie, “Jerry Maguire”? It is a movie about the experiences of a sports agent and the adventure he goes through after losing all of his clients. After watching this movie, I was convinced that this was the career path for me. In choosing any career, one must ask the question, “Is the effort that you are putting into your goals going to pay off the way you want it to in the long run?” For example, when considering being a sports agent, success depends on taking initiative…

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    After nine years of togetherness Tobey Maguire and Jennifer Meyer decided to part ways. The duo has two children, daughter Ruby 9, and son Otis 7. “After much soul searching and consideration we have made the decision to separate as a couple. As devoted parents, our first priority remains raising our children together with enduring love, respect and friendship.” The couple confirmed in a joint statement exclusively to PEOPLE. The 'Spiderman' (trilogy) hero met his jewelry designer wife in…

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    The story starts with Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire) in a psychiatric hospital. After being unable to express his emotions and words correctly, his doctor suggests that he writes the occurrences that happened. The story tells how Nick moved to New York to work as a bond salesman. He then rents a house next to an enormous and luxurious mansion, which belonged to none other than Jay Gatsby. One day, Nick receives an invitation to join his cousin, Daisy, and her husband, Tom, for dinner. During…

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