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  • Count of Monte Cristo

    Count of Monte Cristo

    The Count of Monte Cristo put forth several world views, spanning from prejudice, to the role wealth can play in social classes. The Count of Monte Cristo, started out as a sailor who lacked the money that his best friends family had. The count had something his friend didn’t though and that made his friend unhappy. The Count, was happy and had found love making his rich friend mad because money, he thought, was supposed

    Essay Length: 355 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Country Music

    Country Music

    Gretchen Wilson tells you not to be afraid of who you are, she’s saying that you can be yourself, and shouldn’t care what other people think of you. All that matters is your opinion of yourself. Carrie Underwood is telling you that just letting your life go by, wasting away, is stupid, and you should fix it while you still can. Big & Rich tell you that it doesn’t matter what race people are, you

    Essay Length: 517 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Country Music Started as a Simple Folk Song with the Fiddle to Accompany It.

    Country Music Started as a Simple Folk Song with the Fiddle to Accompany It.

    Country music started as a simple folk song with the fiddle to accompany it. In 1916 Cecile Sharp started publishing the folksongs but it wasn't until 1922 when Eck Robertson produced Sally Gooden that the country music genre became popular. A couple years later in 1927 Ralph Peer signed two recording acts that change the face of country music Jimmie Rodgers is considered the father of country music. His unique singing style and his over

    Essay Length: 543 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2014 By: KylieHurlburt
  • Country Music’s Authenticity

    Country Music’s Authenticity

    Country Music Country music is what I grew up on. My family was lower middle class, living in a small rural town of 3000 people. We could relate to the down to earth songs of the Oak Ridge Boys and Alabama. As I got older, the new singers and bands coming up began to stray from the music that I loved, not only lyrically but also attitude and off stage. Country music has lost track

    Essay Length: 1,119 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 24, 2009 By: Bred
  • Cover Bands

    Cover Bands

    Is the cover a good thing or a bad thing? Are there any cover songs that you have heard and have grown to like more than the original? Perhaps there are songs that you have heard and have later come to the realization that it is indeed a cover song. This is the case for me. However, my feelings on cover songs vary depending on the particular instance. I think the cover is a good

    Essay Length: 668 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: Mike
  • Cpaonalallala


    Many people look at Al Capone and bad thoughts come to mind. Yes, for the most part he was a bad influence on people, mostly children, but in some ways he was a leader both for the good and bad. In the ways of organized crime Al Capone was at the top of his game throughout his life he influenced many and has left a tremendous legacy behind him. The life of Capone could not

    Essay Length: 681 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Crap Music

    Crap Music

    The essay I read suggested that people of low intelligence/class (i.e. teenagers) use “junk” music to try and drown out their supposedly harsh reality. The author also suggests that the more intelligent people in the world do not listen to loud music because the decibel level at which you listen to music somehow indicates your intelligence. I cannot agree with that statement because I have talked to my friends and aquaintences and they told me

    Essay Length: 516 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 27, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Crash


    "Crash" is a movie that exposes different kinds of social and multicultural differences, giving us a quick example of how these conducts affect our society. Two of the behaviors observed, are Prejudice and Stereotyping. Identified as the causes of where all the events eradicate. These behaviors are viewed as thoughts and feelings that almost everyone has felt more than once. In the first scene we observe a Muslim man inside a firearm store, attempting to

    Essay Length: 697 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: July
  • Crash


    Diversity is something that has essentially no limitations that are known. People often classify or separate people based on such things as race, appearance, sexuality and so on. In the film “Crash” these issues are essentially the main plot line for the film, with twists and turns along the way with different interpretations from the viewpoints of different people in different categories of diversity. Presenting the issues from many groups allows a draw for an

    Essay Length: 360 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 31, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Crash


    April 7, 2006 Dear Cole, A year ago, today, you came into this world, somewhat amazed and a little bewildered. I can understand why, as we all arrive in this world naked and cut off from the comfort of our mother’s womb. We are cast from the sanctity that we knew for nine months into a place that is cold, loud, and filled with people that you once knew only by sound but now

    Essay Length: 2,362 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Mike
  • Crash


    The twentieth century has witnessed two important historical developments: globalization and powerful communications technology. Globalization allows people of different races, cultures, religions, and other backgrounds to interact and exchange ideas across great distances. Meanwhile, more advanced technology in communications facilitates these exchanges and helps the world come a little closer together. However, amid the shrinking global village and improved media lie many levels of prejudice. Prejudice expressed in the media, be it intentionally or subconsciously,

    Essay Length: 568 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Crash


    You'd be forgiven for thinking that a film with the title "Crash" (Lions Gate) might just be some mindless action film. And, indeed, the first few minutes of the movie, with its somber depiction of Los Angeles at its murkiest -- with off-putting music to match -- might seem to confirm your worst fears. At the start, we see Don Cheadle as Graham, a weary detective, become involved in a traffic accident. His partner Ria

    Essay Length: 854 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Max
  • Crash


    Diversity! According to Encarta’s online dictionary, the definition identifies diversity as a variety of something such as opinion, color, or style. Perhaps this explanation best suited this high powered drama as diversity observed, explained, and adversely affected the lives of people along with their boundaries by way of skewed perception, fear, and stereotypical validation of race and the accompanying attributes. While the foundation of American society suggest unity and harmony when faced with adversity from

    Essay Length: 510 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Steve
  • Crash


    CRASH Through the analogy of car crashes, the movie Crash attempts to bring matters of race in America to the foreground. After being rear ended, Graham, an African American detective, sets the tone when he says “In L.A., nobody touches you. We’re always behind this metal and glass. I think we miss that touch so much that sometimes we crash into one another just to feel something”. The illusion of feeling safe and impermeable to

    Essay Length: 1,261 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: February 16, 2010 By: Top
  • Crash 2005 Analysis

    Crash 2005 Analysis

    ssues of race and gender cause a group of strangers in Los Angeles to physically and emotionally collide in this drama from director and screenwriter Paul Haggis. Graham (Don Cheadle) is a police detective whose brother is a street criminal, and it hurts him to know his mother cares more about his ne'er-do-well brother than him. Graham's partner is Ria (Jennifer Esposito), who is also his girlfriend, though she has begun to bristle at his

    Essay Length: 290 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Steve
  • Crash Character Analysis

    Crash Character Analysis

    Challenging and thought-provoking, Paul Haggis’ “Crash” takes a provocative, unflinching look at the complexities of racial tolerance in contemporary America. Diving headlong into the diverse melting pot of post-9/11 Los Angeles, this compelling urban drama tracks the volatile intersections of a multi-ethnic cast of characters’ struggles to overcome their fears as they careen in and out of one another’s lives. In the gray area between black and white, victim and aggressor, there are no easy

    Essay Length: 2,424 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: February 2, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Crash Directed by Paul Haggis

    Crash Directed by Paul Haggis

    The 2004 motion picture "Crash" directed by Paul Haggis is a complicated and thorny film taken place in one of Americas greatest cities, Los Angeles. It demonstrates, its many main characters from all different ethnicities, and economic classes as being fragile and emotionally instable to the point of explosion. Although these characters are different they are connected by the theme of the film, racism. Paul Haggis allowed the actors to leap off the ground with

    Essay Length: 490 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 19, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Crash the Movie Assimilation

    Crash the Movie Assimilation

    “Crash” the movie is a great tool to help people realize the hardships that immigrants face as they come, and try to assimilate to the U.S. culture. The first part of the assimilation cycle is an immigrant coming to the United States. In the movie this is depicted by the Chinese immigrants in the back of the van driven by Ludacris. They probably didn’t know what was going on because none of them probably knew

    Essay Length: 777 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 24, 2009 By: Edward
  • Crash" Response Essay

    Crash" Response Essay

    For many years discrimination has been a big issue throughout the world. Particularly, in the history of America where people of ethnic backgrounds faced many racial slurs from people who didn’t understand their culture. Some people tend to think of the stereotypes of different cultures and use it against all people of that ethnicity. They label them as all the same when they really do not know that not one person is identical to another,

    Essay Length: 618 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 28, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Crash: A Look at Race and Prejudice in America

    Crash: A Look at Race and Prejudice in America

    Crash is a complex and thought-provoking Lion’s Gate film that takes a provocative, unflinching look at the intricacy of racial tolerance in contemporary America. Diving headlong into the diverse melting pot of Los Angeles, California, this compelling urban drama tracks the volatile intersections of a multi-ethnic cast of characters’ struggles to overcome their fears as they careen in and out of one another’s lives. The various characters include a White housewife and her district attorney

    Essay Length: 902 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Bred
  • Crash: Culture Shock and Race

    Crash: Culture Shock and Race

    The movie Crash incorporates aspects of anthropology such as ethnocentrism, race, and differing roles in society. Each of these aspects is revealed through the lives of different people colliding with one another and according to biases and personal prejudices. The title Crash metaphorically represents the culture shock we experience when we “crash” into people of different nationalities. Ethnocentrism, the belief in the superiority of one ethic or racial group over another, is an evident theme

    Essay Length: 596 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Janna
  • Crazy Love

    Crazy Love

    Crazy Love After taking Studies in Non-Fiction Film II, I was able to focus more on the content because I knew what was expected of me in the end. The first time I took this class I was focused on writing down every detail of every movie. I found this to be distracting in that I was not able to fully enjoy the movie. This time, I took only the notes that I knew

    Essay Length: 1,414 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Creative Writing - the Brookehaven Athens Clinic

    Creative Writing - the Brookehaven Athens Clinic

    The Brookehaven Athens Clinic. The name makes it sound like an exuberant place that could be filled with nice, caring doctors, sweet charming nurses clarity coming in through the windows of the patients to give them hope and look towards tomorrow. That’s what someone who passes by might think. I should probably mention that Brookehaven is no ordinary clinic. It’s a psychiatric clinic. It’s where all the crazies go to be contained or possibly

    Essay Length: 2,122 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: November 29, 2015 By: Riri_12
  • Creativity


    Creativity comes in different forms. Whether it is work related with thinking outside the box, or an artistic approach, creativity is a continuous part of daily life. My earliest memory of being creative was in grammar school. I started drawing Disney movie characters such as Simba from The Lion King. Another form of creativity I later discovered was writing stories. Further down the road I discovered that I also had to use creative thinking in

    Essay Length: 859 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 27, 2010 By: Janna
  • Creativity Please

    Creativity Please

    Creativity Please! More creativity is needed in today’s world. American pop culture has become dull. It seems as if originality has disappeared. In most aspects of American pop culture from music to movies and even fashion. Music today is lame. Rock and roll is dead, and rap might as well be. There is no creativity in today’s music. Music is made in the hopes of making money. Every single band sounds the same. It is

    Essay Length: 601 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Creed


    Hello my friend we meet again It's been a while where should we begin feels like forever Within my heart are memories Of perfect love that you gave to me I remember When you are with me I'm free_I'm careless_I believe Above all the others we'll fly This brings tears to my eyes My sacrifice We've seen our share of ups and downs Oh how quickly life can turn around in an instant It feels

    Essay Length: 260 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 31, 2010 By: Anna
  • Crime and Punishment

    Crime and Punishment

    Crime and Punishment Making crimes comes as a result of many various things in life. The first and the greatest one is called money as the old expression that says “Money is the root of all evil”. As many people who are in need of money makes different types of crimes just to gain that money, however it’s coming through a wrong way. Poor people make some small crimes because of money. In the play,

    Essay Length: 1,218 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Crime in Crash

    Crime in Crash

    I chose to review the movie Crash directed by Paul Haggis which featured many different crimes specifically dealing with racial issues throughout the movie. After closely examining the movie I will explain the elements of "motivation" and "opportunity" as well as touch on the impact of bystanders, aftermath of crime, victim precipitation and correlation of gender and crime. This movie features several small stories which intertwine during a short period of time in a city

    Essay Length: 1,018 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: February 13, 2010 By: Top
  • Cristof of the Truman Show

    Cristof of the Truman Show

    Christof He is the God of his own little world, he directly tells all what to do in his world, and he brings millions of people together around the world for one man, and his name is Christof. In the movie The Truman Show Truman is living in a world where everyone knows his life is shown on worldwide television but him. He lives in a giant dome created by a man named Christof. He

    Essay Length: 751 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 6, 2010 By: Mike
  • Critical Analysis: Youth and the Media

    Critical Analysis: Youth and the Media

    Critical Analysis: Youth and the Media In “Lessons from Littleton: What Congress Doesn’t Want to Hear about Youth and the Media”, Henry Jenkins describes how violent entertainment is portrayed as a witch. He then continues to explain that something needs to be done about the “cultural pollution” that our teens are exposed to. Due to the many problems with the “scientific” approach to culture it is up to the parents to limit or control what

    Essay Length: 461 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 30, 2010 By: Venidikt
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