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  • Essay On The Laramie Project

    The Laramie Project is a verbatim film directed by Moisés Kaufman and was originally a play created by the same director. The play was first performed in February 2000 and then the film debuted in January 2002. “Moisés Kaufman and members of New York's Tectonic Theatre Project went to Laramie, Wyoming after the murder of Matthew Shepard. This is a film version of the play they wrote based on more than 200 interviews they conducted in Laramie. It follows and in some cases re-enacts the chronology of Shepard's visit to a local bar, his kidnap and beating, the discovery of him tied to a fence, the vigil at the hospital, his death and funeral, and the trial of his killers. It mixes real news reports with actors portraying friends, family, cops, killers, and other Laramie residents in their own words. It concludes with a Laramie staging of "Angels in America" a year after Shepherd’s death.” The directional concept that Moisés Kaufman motivated during the development of The Laramie Project was to embrace the deep emotional emotion that came from the audience’s response, as he took real life interviews and presented them in a way that is shocking and can possibly make some…

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  • How To Kristin Armstrong Essay

    president, she hopes to focus on increasing alumni engagement, advocacy and visibility for the Fulbright effect. Ray Fleming Dinneen Wyoming. Ray was presented with the Wyoming Business Report’s Women of Influence Lifetime Achievement award, a prestigious honor celebrating women in business across the state. Ray is founder and executive director of Climb Wyoming, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping low-income, single mothers in career training and job placement. She also was…

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  • The Laramie Project

    “The Laramie Project” as Community Based Art Is the “Laramie Project” community based art(CBA)? Well, on the surface, the “Laramie Project,” a play that consists of dialogue taken directly from community interview, seems like CBA: it contains community and art elements. However, if we truly ponder whether or not the “Laramie Project” ought be defined as community based art, a further question emerges: what makes some artistic piece one that is CBA? And does the “Laramie Project” fit this mold?…

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  • Picture Of The Scorpion Analysis

    “The Great American Desert” warns readers about the perilous dangers of the American deserts while simultaneously stirring curiosity about these fascinating ecosystems. He both invites and dissuades his readers from visiting the deserts of North America through the use of humor and sarcasm. In this essay, he is rhetorically successful in arguing that the open spaces of the undeveloped deserts are sacred places in need of respect and protection through his clever use of pathos and logos. Born…

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  • William H. Bright's Contributions

    City, Wyoming, where he opened his own saloon. William H. Bright was a legislature in Carter county and president of the council when he introduced the Women’s Suffrage Bill. William H. Bright thought that if negroes could vote then his wife and mother and all other women should be included as well. Some say the idea of women voting was a start of a joke. Either way, the right for women to vote was the start of many new beginnings not just for women, but for equal rights for everyone willing…

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  • Personal Narrative: Journey To The Grand Canyon

    My grandmother, Carol Gondringer, was 25 years old in 1968. 48 years ago was a very different it was very inexpensive back then the gas prices were low, and the motels were only a few bucks which made it an idle time to have a road trip. My grandma and her four friends Ruthie, Bonnie, Cathy, and Carol decided that they wanted to go on a road trip when they would meet up to discuss topics. They decided they wanted to go to the Grand Canyon because my grandma’s grandma had been there before and…

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  • John Colter Argumentative Essay

    John Colter is one of the greatest explorers of all time. He traveled with Lewis and Clark, hiked 500 miles across Yellowstone, and got attacked by Indians! Tom Murphy is also a great explorer. Just like Colter, he too traveled across Yellowstone, braved out nights sleeping in Yellowstone with the constant threat of predators, and was prepared for anything. Except there's one small detail that separates these two famous explorers. They lived 200 years apart. Although we have explored and know…

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  • The Impact Of Poverty On Single Mothers

    to these alarming numbers and this research has led to various programs to help mothers who deal with poverty. One such program, located throughout Wyoming is CLIMB Wyoming, which helps single women and their families to escape poverty through job training, placement, parenting skills, and life skills development. This non-profit program began in 1986 to help women and has served…

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  • Is The Wolf A Real American Hero Analysis

    For example, a long-term, experimental study by a research group at Colorado State University found out that “After humans exterminated wolves nearly a century ago, elk grew so abundant that they all but eliminated willow shrubs. Without willows to eat, beavers declined. Without beaver dams, fast-flowing streams cut deeper into the terrain. The water table dropped below the reach of willow roots. Now it’s too late for even high levels of wolf predation to restore the willows.” This shows that…

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  • Argumentative Essay: Wolf Reintroduction In Colorado

    Wolf Reintroduction in Colorado The reintroduction of the wolf in the early nineties was a highly debated enterprise. Many felt it was only right to return the wolf to it former hunting grounds, especially since mankind was directly responsible for them being eliminated in the first place. There were many though, primarily the cattle ranchers and sheepherders of Wyoming, that feared the return of the wolf and its potential impact on their livelihoods. Yellowstone National Park seemed like…

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