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  • Dark Shadows Scene Analysis

    In the final scene of Dark Shadows Barnabas returns to his home just as Angie and an angry mob of people arrive. Angie is there to arrest the family for harbouring a murder. Barnabas makes an offer of himself and Liz to be arrested if there is no harm to come upon his family. As he does this Tim Burton uses a centred close up camera shot of Carolyn closing their house doors building the tension of the audience as if there was going to be a war between the family and Angie, knowing that she wouldn’t take the deal. As the scene carries on there are a lot of over the shoulder camera shots between Angie and Barnabas as he strangles her. These camera shots display to the audience the emotion of each character as the scene plays out between them. Dialogue is also a power technique used in this scene after a cop shoots Barnabas and nothing happens, Angie says to him “go show them what you are” and Barnabas says back “no, I shall show them what we are.” This is when the war between them breaks out. Another over the shoulder shot is shown as Barnabas bites Angie’s neck and she throws him into the same door Carolyn closed. He and she are now exposed to the people. Centred shots of the two characters show that this war is about them two, people can stand in the way but at the end of the day it is between them. As Carolyn helps with being a werewolf and Liz helps with a shot gun it shows the loyalty these characters have for Barbanas and the hatred they have towards Angie. As fires are…

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  • Oprah Winfrey Role Model

    from family member to family member. As a young child Oprah was beaten and raped as early as age nine. (http://www.angelfire.com/ne/lliegirls/WINFREY.html) She was repeatedly abused by family members and relatives as late as thirteen years old. Young Oprah became pregnant at the age of 14, but the baby was born prematurely and died shortly after. Oprah moved in with her father after her pregnancy miscarriage. Her father was a strict man and had Oprah under tight rules, these rules helped shape…

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  • Oprah Winfrey: The World's Most Influential People

    She has used the free enterprise system to start her own businesses, which has definitely made an impact on our economy. Many say that the free enterprise systems only works for wealthy people to start their own businesses and compete for consumers, but this is a false statement. Oprah said "failure is another stepping-stone to greatness," but many people give up the first time they fail. Oprah grew up poor to a single teenage mother, and fled from her abusive home at only 13 years old.…

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  • The Hero's Journey In The Grapes Of Wrath By Joseph Campbell

    It can be an internal or an external force that drives the hero away of his goal. Moreover , this temptation do not have to be a feaml figure as ther is female heros and in these cases the temptation can accur from a man . However , campbell in his book shows that the hero should not follow these temptation and have to continue his journey . The temptation that distract oprah for fullifing her dream was foo . She had an addictitio to food and cant control herself . As a host to one of the most…

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  • Oprah Winfrey: A Social Activist

    supervising producer of the top-rated, award-winning The Oprah Winfrey Show, she entertained, enlightened and uplifted millions of viewers for 25 years. Her accomplishments as a global media leader and philanthropist have established her as one of the most respected and admired public figures today. Oprah Winfrey is one of the most influential women in America, she changed shows on “Taboo Topics” like abuse, infidelity etc. Also she helped get a bill passed for children, and openly talked about…

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  • Fast Food In The 1950s

    In the 1950s, foods took a change for the better… or worse. Things that Americans now take for granted were rare novelties back then. A simple pouch of McDonald’s french fries, a Whopper from Burger King, or microwavable Swanson TV Dinner trays easily changed the “cult of domesticity” in many 1950-modern homes. Before this time, women were expected to spend hours in the kitchen preparing meals for their families. This new way of food preparation changed the amount of money spent on food, the…

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  • Barriers To Apple Company Essay

    CEO will also need to communicate effectively to all employees, customers, and stakeholders. Marketing & Communications Staff This person or group of individuals will be responsible for marketing the new product and delivering the reasoning behind breaking into the TV market. Designers These individuals will be responsible for actually designing the product to ensure its capability to compete with other TVs. Customer Service Reps This group of employees will be essential in assisting customers…

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  • Importance Of A Celebrity

    What is A Celebrity? Michael Jackson, Britney Spears, Oprah Winfrey, Siti Nurhaliza, and P. Ramlee are amongst the names well known by you and me. These famous people are called “celebrities”. A celebrity is a famous person or an individual with a state of being well known . He or she holds a personality that is celebrated by the society by what he or she does. The prominence in his or her doing has made them famous and renowned in the public’s eye. A celebrity could be a singer, an actor, a…

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  • The Importance Of Corporate Governance In The Modern Economic Scenario

    three research papers in particular, which deal with Corporate Governance Disclosure. We start with the TVS Group research paper, collected very dilligently by Mr Shashank Shah, it talks about Corporate Governance in a family owned business that is now one of the top ten companies to manufacture two wheeler vehicles in te world. The paper then looks at the research compiled by Mr Madan Bhasin, who looks at 50 companies and their CG Disclosures. The third paper is the CG Disclosure by Mr…

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  • Comparing Oprah Winfrey And Kim Kardashian

    Have you ever just taken a step back and thought about how much our perception of what being a celebrity entails has changed in the past 20 years? Where will we stand 20 years from now? Take a look at Oprah Winfrey and Kim Kardashian for example; besides the obvious differences in their upbringing and how they both made their way into stardom, they are also very different in how they maintain their celebrity status. As stated in Broadcasting Yourself by Drew Pinsky “the explosion of reality…

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