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    Andre Dubus “The Killings” and Todd Fields In the Bedroom present the theme of grief, revenge and how a good person can commit an evil act; through the different uses of characters, plot, and tone. There are very subtle changes between the story and the film adaption, with some parts of the film quoting the story word for word. While the director keeps the film in very close likeness to the story, there are subtle changes we can compare and contrast. Beginning with the characters, right away the narrator in the story introduces the grieving family of Frank Fowler. Matt and Ruth, the parents, and siblings Steve and Cathleen. The latter two were omitted from the film adaptation, due to them not having any appearances after the funeral in…

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    Authors and directors have to make many choices to make when writing a story or writing a script for a movie, and each choice could have a very impactful outcome to the characters in the work. The different choices the director or writer makes can add drama, suspense, and emotion to their works. In the short story “Killings,” and in the movie, “In the Bedroom,” author Andre Dubus, and director Todd Fields made impactful decisions that added suspense and emotion throughout their work, and these…

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    As Dr. Liraz Margalit said in her paper human beings brains take in information on the big screen the same way as they would if it was happening in reality right in front of them in their own life. It makes complete sense that Todd Fields adapted Andre Dubus’ short story to fit the intention of the big screen. The ending production result of In the Bedroom would not have had the same effect on capturing the audience in the drama of the plot if there would not of been some of the emotion…

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    on table 11.1, very few women worked in what were considered “men’s fields.” These fields consisted of civil engineers, auto mobile and mechanical, and dentistry field. In contrast, women tended to work as registered nurses, kindergarten and preschool teachers. Over the past 30 years, more women have migrated into what were once considered men’s jobs, but for most fields, these numbers are still statistically low. According to the U.S.…

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    Summary: The dad left the family so they brought in a crazy man from the mental hospital to work on their fields it was suggested by the neighbours but they didn’t think the mom would actually go do that. After a few weeks Emaline and her mom enjoyed the crazy man’s company. Introduction: The family lives on a farm that has been around for generations. The father of Emaline owns it, for his father passed it on to him. Emaline’s dad never wanted to be a farmer; he wanted to work on the…

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    Algebra1 Unit 4 Analysis

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    In this essay it will explain about the similarities and differences between two units of Algebra 1, Unit 2 and Unit 4. Between Unit 2 and Unit 4 there are many similarities and differences in their lessons. In Unit 2 its lessons were based off of equalities, or equations, and in Unit 4 it is based off of inequalities. There are three main related lessons between these two units and they are, one-step equations to solving inequalities with addition and subtraction, multi-step equations to…

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    alongside Cesar Chavez and hundreds of other protesters outside the Delano, California vineyards. The rays of the burning sun, searing their skin were the least of their concerns. Protesters were there to proclaim justice for all the farm workers that had been denied the right for proper working conditions in the fields. Bertha Silva came from a Mexican decedent, her parents moved to Delano, California when she was the age of 11. Soon after arriving, the family started working in the grape…

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    Walking out onto the green grass of the Braden River Soccer Fields, I have butterflies in my stomach. It was a hot, beautiful day with the sun beating down and not a cloud in the sky. I look at the small, red clubhouse building and see four of my teammates sitting down against the wall of it. I hardly knew anyone on my team, except a boy named Noah with blond, curly hair and pale skin. As my team showed up one by one, nobody said anything to each other. Before the game started, our coach, Coach…

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    Representation In STEM

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    times fewer women, especially minorities, have been involved in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). This information serves as a chilling contradiction to the late 1960s when technological jobs such as computer programming was deemed as something a savvy young woman could do even comparing computer planning to “planning a dinner”. This paper will analyze why there has been a decrease in the amount of women in the fields of STEM, ways to increase the percentage…

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    and two brothers. A modern three bedroom, two bathroom farm home, with the normal well kept up white paint, and brown roofing. Eight acres of land to keep and maintain the farm animals that included: Goats, Pigs, Cows, and Chicken. Many trees, mainly Guango trees to protect the animals from the heat. With a nice breeze blowing in my cultural boxbraids, as I stare up into the beautiful blue glisering clear sky. The weather is not too cold, and not too hot. A perfect day to start my vacation. To…

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