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    will get her mind off of the death of her dear husband, that she blames herself for. Knowing this you can see that Blanche is an extremely troubled character. Blanche’s character is so complex and to carry out her full potential for an actress is one of the most difficult things to put together. “ Actresses talk of losing their voice, suffering bouts of depression or having anxiety attacks while playing the part.” (Blanche Dubois: Chasing Magic,Fleeing the Dark). An actress that experienced these symptoms first hand from taking the character of Blanche Dubois was Vivien Leigh. As stated by (Bibliography.com) she was one of the best actresses of her time and one of the best people to play Blanche Dubois. Later on in life she had kids and multiple husbands. But after she played Blanche Dubois she was immediately institutionalized because she was bipolar, depressed, slightly psychotic, and tried to kill herself. Vivien Leigh played the role to a T and eventual herself in some sort of way turned into Blanche Dubois. One problem that shows forth is at the end of the play when Blanche goes of into the crazy house she goes off with kind of a shrug. “ Vlasopolos mentions, that the permeating air of indifference surrounding Blanche’s final rejection is precisely the issue that Williams wishes to criticize.” (Blanche Dubois: An Antihero). The issue that arises here is that all the characters just let her leave the house even though they know the truth that Stanley did rape her.…

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    The play A Streetcar Named Desire explores brutality vs. tenderness displayed through the personalities of Stanley Kowalski and Blanche DuBois. Marlon Brando's charismatic portrayal of Stanley Kowalski in Elia Kazan's film version of A Streetcar Named Desire undermines the validity of Blanche's struggle. The contrast between Vivien Leigh's Blanche and Brando's Stanley emphasizes the most negative aspects of Blanche's character while supporting and validating the most positive of Stanley's,…

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    Lord Made Vivien

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    In the great film, Something The Lord Made, directed by Joseph Sargent, it tells a story of a young Vivien Thomas who struggles with being looked at differently by others. Vivien had a strong passion for medicine and wanted to pursue a career in the medical field. I can somewhat relate to Vivien’s struggle because when I worked at a gym over the summer, I felt that I was looked at differently because I was a female. Mostly you see strong and built men working in gyms, but for me, working out and…

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    Blue Baby Syndrome Essay

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    Vivien Thomas is a brilliant hero recognized for his groundbreaking research regarding the illness called the “Blue baby syndrome”. Due to Thomas’ unfaltering determination and passion for pursuing a career in the medical field, his innovative ideas and inventions have immensely advanced our medical technology. With hands blessed by the Almighty, he saved countless numbers of infants diagnosed with the Tetralogy of Fallot. The Great Depression that plagued America in the 1930’s is held…

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    Chores done, nurse left saying she'd call back around tea time. Michael was soon up stairs asking lots of nothings, smiling, as pleased as punch. A wrinkly sight was Raymond, with a thatch of jet-black hair. He had settled from the smack on his bottom. Michael and Rose embraced looking adoringly at each other and feeling as pleased as punch. ‘What did he weigh’ he asked? ‘6 pound 3 ounces and lungs that will put Benjamin Gigli to shame’ Rose laughed. In fact not really knowing what to say or…

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    Who Is Jerry Maguire?

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    agents, a couple big time agents are current Lakers GM and former super agent, Rob Pelinka, as well as former super agent and MLB team owner, Jeff Moorad. Both these men did a lot for the profession although Jeff Moorad did something special. Jeff Moorad revolutionized the sports agent business by creating a more personal relationship between player and agent. This was a gateway for how the relationships between players and agent is today. It was no longer the boring employee and employer…

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    In 1960, Alfred Hitchcock had made the film “Psycho”. He was also the best known film director in the world. Psycho is mixed with a little bit of horror, mystery, and thriller. The first film ever published was in black and white. In 1930, William Faulkner published “A Rose for Emily”. A Rose for Emily is more of a southern gothic genre. There isn’t too many similarities besides that there are two psycho people. Hitchcock and Faulkner are both well-known people. In psycho there was one main…

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    I have no aspiration but to serve my country. Today it is me, tomorrow it will be Admiral Merino, then General Leigh, and so on. As soon as the country recuperates, the junta will turn over the government to whomever people desire” (Constable, Valenzuela 65). However, Pinochet seized this moment to take the control of the government. He swiftly had a new presidential sash made and had an “army aide call the president of the supreme court and ask him to preside” (64). An official presidential…

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    You in the life's or events of whatever the documentaries about. The viewers of the film when involved in with a documentary are forced to be involved with them or forced to be incorporated with them because the film/documentary is about them and nothing else. The film involves me in the beginning when Marion and Sam are in the room together I thought perhaps this film would involve me in their lives and what happens and what will happen. My expectations were different from the my thoughts of…

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    angle caused what it was looking down on to appear small and vulnerable. An example of this was when detective Arbogast (Martin Balsam) entered into the house. “We see Arbogast coming up the stairs. And now we see, too, the door of the mother 's room, opening, carefully and slowly.As Arbogast reaches the landing, the door opens and the mother steps out, her hand raises high, the blade of an enormous knife flashing”(Citation/script). This causes Arbogast to look like prey. This foreshadows that…

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