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    During World War 2 (1939-1945), the rationality was that the Soviet Union and the USA were allies because they were fighting towards the same enemy – Nazi Germany. From this it was thought that after the war, the two forces would have a firm relationship. Yet the appearance of this was a powerful illusion. Once Germany surrendered in 1945, by 1947 the U.S openly formulated a policy of ‘Containment’ and at the beginning of 1948 the Cold War had soar. Containment was the plan to diminish the rise of Soviet influence in the Western nations. A clash of different beliefs and ideologies meant Communism was spreading and Western Capitalist systems were losing their dominance. Throughout the world, it is clear that many people follow the ideals of…

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    The Case Western Reserve law review, “Insider-Trading Regulation after Salman v. United States,” focuses on whether or not a tipper can be convicted if their intentions were for personal benefit or for the purpose of exposing company's fraud. In the 1983 case, Dirks v.s SEC, the court based its decision to overturn the conviction on the fact that the tipper did not receive any personal benefit. The tipper’s motivations, in this case, were solely to expose the company’s fraud and it was argued…

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    The following essay will compare the cinematic language of the two Western classics Stagecoach (John Ford, 1939) and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Sergio Leone, 1966) while analyzing the claim that both film respectably are pioneers of the Western genre during their times proven on the basis of their original work in editing and narrative, and its influence on other filmmakers. After a brief summary of both movies, I will continue with the analysis of both, in particular with the formal…

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    It’s impossible to count how many people have suffered due to the mistreatment of people that can’t comprehend change or how people are all different. Of course many people know back than if you didn’t have blue eyes or blonde hair were considered inferior, lower than trash even not human. Many people think that racism doesn’t exist because we have so many different races doing complex things and other high paying jobs. People now have thrown racism under the rug but racism is still a big…

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    Funny Trail Tales

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    Funniest outdoor book I’ve ever read in my life. The book I read is called “Funny Trail Tales Outdoor Humor For All Ages.” Author is a girl named Amy Kelley Hoitsma. This type of book has thirteen different genres in it. It takes place in the wilderness where one of the thirteen humorous stories takes place. Funny Trail Tales discusses what you are supposed to do in wilderness and funny stories. It has a multitude of funny little snips of funny stories, falsehood stories and mostly stuff to do…

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    Cowboy Stereotypes

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    Ehrlich's narrative focuses on what the life of a cowboy truly is when compared to the image of them created by the media. Generally, a 'cowboy' is a male rancher who is thought to be an insensitive, hard-bitten, tough young man who will accomplish any job needed for the ranch with no emotional reactions of any kind. This means no matter how demanding, dangerous, or exhaustive the job may be a cowboy will accomplish the task at hand. If a cowboy's entire persona was judged on how they acted…

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    Western’s a genre with a purpose For almost as long as the medium of filmmaking has existed so too has the Western first showcased in Edwin S. Porter film The Great Train Robbery. Though overall a simple film in retrospect the way in which it pushed the medium forward was revolutionary in containing a narrative. Cowboys are the initial American heroes of filmmaking which all others pull from; Westerns as a male focused genre the central genre trope of masculinity have been constructed on a…

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    Western Film “For over forty years, from 1926 to 1967, Hollywood produced more Westerns than any other kind of film” (pg.243). The western film I chose was one of Sergio Leone’s famous trilogies, which included A Fistful of Dollars, For A Few Dollars More, and The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. These are known as Spaghetti Westerns. The film The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly takes place during the American Civil War and follows three men on the hunt for Confederate gold. Many westerns focus…

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    coming from the back or the side of the main characters” (Goodykoontz & Jacobs, 2014, section 6.4). Ultimately, the type of lighting has assessed the impact of high contrast and very deep shadows in many of the indoor/outdoor scenes to establish the western theme. ◦What are the benefits of the style of lighting used? The benefits of the lighting style used to enhance the hardness of life on the Western frontier, therefore, giving the movie viewers a real sense of the western time and its…

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    Twelve years ago August 11 2017 the war was started when Haden and his army to attempt to over throw the king of the world and my father. So they corrupted GANC and started making war machines to kill King Rod. We barely made it but Haden will be back. He going to try to kill the rest of us and take over and we might not able to stop him, but so help me god I will kill Haden and free the world from his destructive ways. The GANC will get to helping the world function correctly. We don’t have a…

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