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  • Seven Samurai - 362 words
    Seven Samurai Allison Mais December 5, 2000 Film/Video Report "Seven Samurai" Humanities 3, Fall 2000 Kurosawa creates a masterpiece with the Seven Samurai. This film was created in 1954, it is a Japanese film and it has English subtitles. The Seven Samurai is a story about a small farming village in 16th century Japan that is under constant threat from traveling groups of outlaw bandits. The elders that live in the village decide to hire a defense force to protect them from these outlaws. They enlist a variety of samurai for hire and samurai are willing to work for their food. The mission of the seven samurai is to protect the village against almost impossible odds. These people who live in ...
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  • Pocahontas - 815 words
    Pocahontas People today tend to scrutinize every aspect of anything that crosses the silver screen. The Disney company is always questioned on the reality of their films. Some see racism, bias, or ignorance toward history. Now for a cartoon thats supposed to entertain children, Disney does it the best. They do it so well that some argue that the people who criticize Disney are the ones who have the problem. But when Disney makes a film they have to keep one thing in mind when they do it. They have to understand that what they show to children those kids are going to see that, and except that as the truth. Take for example the movie Pocahontas by Disney. This is a film with many flaws that co ...
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  • Milton Friedman - 1,247 words
    ... umber of jobs available, or the number of people available for a class of job; both by enforcing a higher wage rate. Of course unions can also be harmful to the workers. This is because anytime one group of workers is benefiting from the increased wages or other union benefits, another group is being hurt by it. For example, if the pilots union decides to raise his ticket prices, he would benefit with the profit, but the consumer is hurt by this transaction. Even other pilots are hurt by this raising of wages, because when wages are raised, more must be charged for the tickets, and as a result less people will fly. This will mean that fewer pilots are required, and some can be let go. Th ...
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  • Massive Monsters - 211 words
    Massive Monsters Massive Monster Murders The monster that they call Grendel is on the loose. He has been causing terror to many civilians in Herot for the past 12 years. Murdering and spreading blood shed all across the town. He likes to strike at night, and he will only come out at night when everybody is at rest not expecting the kill. Grendels recent strike was on the warriors of Herot. Grendel waited for nightfall and wandered up to the hall where all the warriors had met to drink and have a good time. All the warriors were sound asleep when he got there. He knew that this was his chance. He sneaked in the hall silent as a mouse, and killed all the warriors leaving nothing but a trail of ...
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  • A Pair Of Tickets By Amy Tan - 699 words
    A Pair of Tickets by Amy Tan A Pair of Tickets by Amy Tan Amy Tan is an author who uses the theme of Chinese-American life, focusing mainly on mother-daughter relationships, where the mother is an immigrant from China and the daughter is a thoroughly Americanized --yellow on the surface and white underneath. In her book, the mother tries to convey their rich history and legacy to her daughter, who is almost completely ignorant of their heritage, while the daughter attempts to understand her hopelessly old- fashioned mother, who now seems to harbor a secret wisdom, who, in the end, is right about everything all along. At the opening of the story "A Pair of Tickets" Jandale Woo and her father ...
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  • Clinica Romero - 263 words
    Clinica Romero Named after the martyred Salvadoran archbishop and dedicated to the people that he also served, Clinica Romero is a free clinic offering no-questions-asked, pay-whatever-you-can medical and dental services and prescriptions to everyone who comes to its door. The clean and bright facility is located in the basement of the Royal University of America's Oriental Medical Center, Straightforward in its operation, Clinica Romero originally offered all its medical services through volunteer physicians, although access to some grant money recently has made it possible to hire a half-time physician, and Margaret Martinez is working on a creative plan to pay part of the salary of a supe ...
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  • Achilles Anophtheis Achilles Revisited - 1,652 words
    ... said Oswald complacently. "Did he do something illegal?" "You mean in stealing Trojan from me?" The doctor nodded. "Not really, but it's not the sort of thing one does to one's friends. I mean he knew that I wanted the takeover, and that this company was the target I had chosen over five years ago. I had just been biding my time until an opportunity presented itself; and when it did, he was right there to take advantage of things I had told him as a friend . . . confidential things." "Mr. Reussi, I have heard nearly enough," the doctor said, putting down his notebook, "but there is one more thing that I need to know. If Mr. Atreides had not done what he did in the Trojan takeover, would ...
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  • Look Back In Anger By Osborne - 1,958 words
    Look Back In Anger By Osborne The play, A Look Back in Anger, by John Osborne brings the notion of the "angry man gone mad" to the surface. But what does this play teach us? Or, does this play teach us anything? At the end of this paper it will be evident that this play does teach us something, and that is how some people, as individuals, have their own ways of thinking, and reacting, which are considerably different from the social norms. Of course the character we will be analyzing is Jimmy. There are 3 stimuli that correspond to radical reactions by Jimmy. The first stimulus is love; Jimmy has ways of expressing his love to the women of his life that are different than the rest of society ...
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  • Different Dining Experiences - 615 words
    Different Dining Experiences Matt Smith Smith 1 Comp 1 Oswald Different Dining Experiences It can be very satisfying to sit down in front of a good meal and indulge in eating it. Eating is fun and plays a large role in every day life. During the preparation there are many choices one must make. What to eat? Where to eat? If one decides to go out, there are many different types of cuisines and restaurants to choose from. Say, for instance, a family wants to go out this Friday night for dinner. They come up with the following choices; a fine Italian restaurant, fine Mexican restaurant, or fine Chinese restaurant. In the process, the family compares the three with the following information. Ita ...
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  • Impact Of Robtic Program - 467 words
    Impact Of Robtic Program I saw the flier from Tech, and it was second week of school. I spotted out a robotic course at MIT. The program seemed tailored to my interest in math and science and to my competitive spirit. I couldnt resist the opportunity. When I asked some of my friends if they were willing to sign up for a course with me, most of them discouraged me by telling me it was too advanced for them or they did not have time for such a course. Finally one of my friends and I signed up. The first day was not the best day. My friend and I were the only two students from our school who had signed up for this course and other people in that class seemed to know much more about robotics tha ...
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  • Poverty: Appalachian - 1,205 words
    Poverty: Appalachian Appalachian Poverty Poverty is a global problem, and it has existed from the beginning of civilization. Hunger, homelessness, and lack of health care are major aspects of this world-wide dilemma. Many countries are in complete poverty and a majority are third-world countries. Within the United States of America, a land of plenty, there are also pockets of extreme poverty. Governments around the world are trying to solve this huge problem. Third world poverty and Appalachian poverty, which occurred in the United States of America, have developed for various reasons, and these situations have led to a great deal of problems. Throughout the world, poverty has plagued all co ...
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  • Black Nationalism Is The Name Given To Revitalization Movements Among Black Americans, Emphasizing Their African Origins And - 511 words
    Black nationalism is the name given to revitalization movements among black Americans, emphasizing their African origins and identity, their pride in being black, their desire to control their own communities, and sometimes the desire to establish a black nation in Africa or some part of the United States. The exact origins of black nationalist movements are lost in the largely unwritten history of blacks in early America, but it is clear that such movements began as protests against the brutal and dehumanizing conditions of SLAVERY. A few records indicate that early African protest against slavery conditions had overtones of black nationalism. Organized black nationalist movements appear to ...
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  • Discrimination - 1,036 words
    Discrimination Discrimination Anthony Koroush Position Paper 13 December 2000 Discrimination IntroductionDiscrimination is going on around the world everyday. Discrimination in any way is wrong. I. It contradicts the Constitution A. The Constitution states, All men are created equal. 1. In the 1700s, blacks were slaves. 2. Three Fifths Compromise: 5 blacks=3whites 3. Hitler killing the Jews 4. Catholics persecuted in Maryland because of religion 5. Rosa Parks riding on bus with whites II. It is selfish A. Sept. 22, 1862: Lincolns Emancipation Proclamation 1. to free slaves of the Confederacy B. During 1800s, whites bought slaves to do their work. 1. Worked on plantations: hard labor, cruel d ...
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  • Euthenasia In Australia - 702 words
    Euthenasia In Australia Euthenasia In Australia Euthanasia Sometimes, life can deteriorate to the point where a person loses their dignity and self-respect, and are unable to communicate; life like this is longer worth living, as the most enjoyable of things are no-longer enjoyable. Euthanasia could, in my opinion, be practiced when a person reaches this point, and then only passively. If the person in question is able to communicate rationally, then their opinion must be asked first. Assisted death, other than passively should most definitely remain illegal, and in the Northern Territory, it should be made illegal. The nation of Australia must be uniformed, or else people simply go to anoth ...
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  • Dracula As The Antichrist - 708 words
    Dracula As The Anti-Christ Dracula as the Anti-Christ Anti-Christianity is a major reoccurring theme throughout Bram Stokers Dracula. The novel portrays Anti-Christian values and beliefs, through one of its characters. Dracula one of the main characters in the novel is used to take on the characteristics of the Anti-Christ. Stoker uses many beliefs from the Christian religion to display numerous amounts of Anti-Christian values, superstitious beliefs of the protection towards evil, and to compare and contrast the powers of God with those of Dracula. It is a theme that is used throughout the entire book. There are many ways that Bram Stoker's character Dracula can be considered the Anti-Chris ...
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  • Jane Hodgson Vs Minnesota - 374 words
    Jane Hodgson Vs. Minnesota Ravi Singhvi September 10, 2000 Legal Brief Title: Dr. Jane Hodgson v. Minnesota U.S. 417 Legal Issue: Whether or not Dr. Jane Hodgson actions were justifiable and if Minnesotas law against abortion is unconstitutional. Facts: According to Minnesota law Dr. Jane Hodgson performed an illegal abortion on April 29, 1970 on a Nancy Kay Widmyer. Dr. Jane Hodgson believed that the constitutional right of privacy is broad enough to encompass a woman's decision whether or not to terminate her pregnancy. She was arrested, tried and convicted of breaking Minnesota law on abortions. Arguments: The Minnesota law on abortions was infringing on the rights of privacy. If whether ...
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  • Red Cocoon - 1,277 words
    Red Cocoon Generally speaking, the purpose of most forms of artistic expression such as literary art, music, or art itself is a mode by which the author can express him/herself with. They use their respective skills and/or interests to convey feelings or thoughts on any given topic. Short fiction is by no means exempt from this. Many writers use their literary skills to express dreams, aspirations, opinions, or even political viewpoints. In order to make a dertermination of a probable origin for a story, research into the authors life and beliefs most likely will prove benefical. With this in mind, Abe Kobos story "The Red Cocoon" seems to be a prime example of an author expressing his polit ...
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  • When I Think Back Of The Stories That I Have Heard About How The Native American Indians Were Driven From Their Land And Forc - 1,396 words
    When I think back of the stories that I have heard about how the Native American Indians were driven from their land and forced to live on the reservations one particular event comes to my mind. That event is the Battle of the Little Big Horn. It is one of the few times that the Oglala Sioux made history with them being the ones who left the battlefield as winners. When stories are told, or when the media dares to tamper with history, it is usually the American Indians who are looked upon as the bad guys. They are portrayed as savages who spent their time raiding wagon trains and scalping the white settlers just for fun. The media has lead us to believe that the American government was force ...
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  • Ceasar About Antony - 1,313 words
    Ceasar About Antony What Cassius says about Antony: "You know not what...that which he will utter?" Pg. 582 lines 233-236. This shows that the conspirators are afraid of what Antony will say in his oration to the mob. Cassius is trying to make Brutus see what Antony is really up to, but Brutus is too caught up in honor to notice. What Antony does: He speaks to the crowd making them feel sorry for him, ashamed of themselves, and hate the conspirators. He causes them to go into an angry rage in scene 3. What Antony feels: "O pardon me thou...gentle with these butchers." Pg. 582 lines 254-236. Antony has made a deal with the conspirators that have killed his best friend. This quote is after the ...
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  • Alzheimers Disease - 1,259 words
    ... ors leading outside (Alzheimers disease sufferers are known to wander off); clearing floors of clutter; and reducing the contents of closets in order to simplify choices (Alzheimer, 1992, p.17). Costs are typically paid for by the victim's family. Many of these, and other more expensive modifications are introduced in long-term care settings. They help in maintaining the safety and security of the victim as well as reducing their confusion. The patient's and the family's condition should be assessed every six months (Alzheimer, 1992, p.21). In response to constantly changing needs, the aspects of care must be constantly modified. Other issues that usually arise during the care of the pat ...
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