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  • Television Viewing Hours

    Television Viewing Hours

    .) The pearson’s r between the dependent variable television viewing hours a week and the independent variable the “female gender” is one of negative .238, the stat sig value is .095; as a result it can not be generalized to the population. 2.) The pearson’s r between the dependent variable television viewing hours a week and the independent variable “age range” is one of negative .003, the stat sig value is .981; as a result

    Essay Length: 967 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Ten Best Performances in English Films

    Ten Best Performances in English Films

    In any movie, the hardest job is probably that of the actor. He not only has to give his character an air of believability but also must bond with the viewer emotionally. As always, a few things first, • In compiling this list I have tried to focus on what in my opinion should be the best performances in English films. However when speaking of performances, it is impossible to keep one’s personal choices

    Essay Length: 1,684 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: April 4, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Terrence Malick’s "the Thin Red Line" and Hollywood’s Traditional Depictions of War

    Terrence Malick’s "the Thin Red Line" and Hollywood’s Traditional Depictions of War

    THEThin Red Line is a three-hour epic about the World War II, directed by Terrence Malick, who made his comeback to the film industry after 20 years with a subject that had been neglected for almost as long.(1) The film is based on James Jones’ novel, published in 1962, which was first adapted for the big screen by Andrew Marton in 1964 rather unsuccessfully. For many years, the book seemed to defy cinematic adaptation due

    Essay Length: 3,878 Words / 16 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Bred
  • Terrific Looking Film, Especially During This Era

    Terrific Looking Film, Especially During This Era

    Terrific looking film, especially during this era Nanook of the North is one of the first documentaries made in the early nineteen hundreds. Robert J. Flaherty's helps establish the film by successful adapting to his environment by filming extraordinary hunting and fishing scenes consisting largely of medium shots. At times, this film resembles a home made film, concentrating on Nanook’s family personalities, rather than the everyday tasks they take on. This film gets somewhat intimate,

    Essay Length: 582 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 23, 2010 By: Yan
  • Thank You for Smoking

    Thank You for Smoking

    There’s something exhilarating about watching a clever liar in full, resplendent flight. Nick Naylor (Aaron Eckhardt) has what he cheerfully describes as a "challenging" job: he represents the interests of the tobacco industry in a world that generally considers the product reprehensible. At the beginning of "Thank You For Smoking," Nick is getting ready to defend himself on the Joan Lunden talk show, in the company of anti-smoking do-gooders and a cancer-stricken, bald teenaged boy.

    Essay Length: 949 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 8, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • The "perfect" Musical Image

    The "perfect" Musical Image

    The “Perfect” Musical Image What is the “perfect” image? Is there a specific category a good musician should fall under? In this research project I want to find the way musicians are perceived, opposed to being blind to the color of the musician’s skin and only listening to the talent of that musician. My goal is to uncover the under laying stereotype people create for the ideal musician, does a musician have to fit a

    Essay Length: 387 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 30, 2010 By: Andrew
  • The 10 Commnadments

    The 10 Commnadments

    James Brown 3-1-06 Creative Liberty, AKA Hollywood Underneath every film, sitcom, commercial, or televised event that comes from Hollywood is a just cause just waiting to be discovered. Happy endings, lessons learned, and righted wrongs are the prizes for having waded through the unnecessary details of the story. Catching you by your eye and not your mind is the greatest scheme that Hollywood has come up with. You stimulate your mind by the visual aspect

    Essay Length: 1,154 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Wendy
  • The 13th Floor Elevators

    The 13th Floor Elevators

    The 13th Floor Elevators “Since Aristotle, man has organized his knowledge vertically in separate and unrelated groups -- Science, Religion, Sex, Relaxation, Work etc. The main emphasis in his language, his system of storing knowledge, has been on the identification of objects rather than on the relationships between objects. He is now forced to use his tools of reasoning separately and for one situation at a time. Had man been able to see past this

    Essay Length: 1,110 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Anna
  • The 39 Steps

    The 39 Steps

    The 39 Steps In class we left off where Mr. Hanna is staying at a farmers house, where the farmers wife wakes him up to tell him that the police are coming. She gives him her husband’s coat and he runs out the back. The police see him and chase him. Mr. Hanna goes to a house that Pamela told him to go to, and it turns out to be the man without his

    Essay Length: 406 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 23, 2010 By: Mike
  • The 40 Year Old Virgin

    The 40 Year Old Virgin

    The 40 Year Old Virgin is proof that comedies can still be funny. Sadly, movies like this, with a kind of consistent humor, come out too rarely. Yes, it’s a little long, almost two hours, but there are plenty of laughs throughout the movie, especially in the last 30 minutes, and they also save one of the best jokes for last. If you’re looking for a successor to There’s Something About Mary and American Pie,

    Essay Length: 520 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 19, 2010 By: Janna
  • The 5 Women

    The 5 Women

    Louie, Jason 3/6/04 Chinese 2 5° The five women in the family did not get along well together. They were backstabbing each other and no one trusted each other. They fought about position in the family. The woman with a higher number is the lower ranked wife. Everyone wanted to be the higher ranked wife so that they get the best care from the husband and the servants. They had to live in the

    Essay Length: 555 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Artur
  • The Accused

    The Accused

    Rape is a very hard-hitting tragedy in our society. A rape is reported every 6 minutes in the United States, and every 1 rape out of 4 is a multiple rape. With these statistics it is not difficult to see why this is such an alarming topic. The director depicts this as a very serious offense that destroyed the life of a young woman. The elasticity of the judicial system is also apparent because it

    Essay Length: 653 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 1, 2010 By: Stenly
  • The Act’s of Racism in the 20th Century

    The Act’s of Racism in the 20th Century

    The Act’s of Racism In The 20th Century Langston Hughes and Maya Angelou were very well known authors of the early 20th century. Most of their writings were concerned with racism and equality. During that time period there was much evidence that African Americans had been treated unfairly, unjustly, and as if they had been beneath the whites. Segregation of schools, churches, bathrooms, and stores were only a few of the many things wrong with

    Essay Length: 872 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2010 By: Tommy
  • The American Apocalypse

    The American Apocalypse

    In spite of its critically cherished commitment to post-modern ambiguity, Tony Kushner’s Angels in America unapologetically weaves a through-line of stark apocalyptic imagery into its eighties Reaganite tapestry of failed ideological narratives and corrupt American realpolitik. There are cainite markings, divine plagues, holes in the ozone-layer, a demonic Roy Cohn; lest we forget the descending angel and naught-prophetic Prior, for whom the impending Armageddon is strictly personal. The forbearer of all this doom and gloom

    Essay Length: 2,665 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: February 16, 2010 By: Yan
  • The American President

    The American President

    "The American President," directed by Rob Reiner is portraying everyday problems the president has to face along with hidden political issues that concern his presidency. The movie begins with Andrew Shepherd, a role played by Micheal Douglas who's a widow president with a young daughter and is currently running for his second term. He is counting on his crime bill to cinch the result of the upcoming political struggle. In the movie there is an

    Essay Length: 542 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 13, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • The Analysis of Baron Munchausen

    The Analysis of Baron Munchausen

    The Analysis of Baron Munchausen In the book Signs of Life, the author Linda Seger writes about heroes, and their typical characteristics, that for the most part have always been the same throughout history. Even the word hero is already put in the male tense, suggesting there that most heroes have been and will be males. For the most part Seger’s points are well taken and are backed up mostly by every heroic story I’ve

    Essay Length: 805 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 27, 2010 By: Andrew
  • The Art

    The Art

    identification (RFID) technology. Like any link between business and consumers, it is important to consider the security and privacy of the consumer. This essay will discuss the benefits of RFID for logistics, elements of the supply chain and will also adhere to topics related to the consumer. In the future we could be tracked because of what we wear, eat or what we carry. This minuscule microchip technology known as RFID works by sending a

    Essay Length: 422 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 25, 2010 By: Edward
  • The Art of Hip Hop

    The Art of Hip Hop

    The art of hip-hop is taking verbal assualts from every angle in America, from being the main cause of violence among teenagers in lower class communities to being the promoter of drugs and sex elsewhere in the world. With crime rates constantly on the rise on a day to day basis the media and politicians have decided to point the blame on one of the most urban form of expression amongst teenagers. The hip-hop culture

    Essay Length: 1,943 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Tasha
  • The Art of Jazz

    The Art of Jazz

    In contemporary culture music is found in various forms produced by a variety of instruments, new and old. Instruments found in the jazz performance by the band “LMT” consist of basic instruments (in a newer form): electric bass guitar, electric guitar, drums, and of course vocals. The group is made up of three members, each to an instrument, except for the bassist who is the vocalist as well. It appeared as if each member

    Essay Length: 538 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 24, 2010 By: Victor
  • The Artistry of G.F.Handel

    The Artistry of G.F.Handel

    The Artistry of G.F.Handel (1685-1759) First Part Halle - Hamburg - Rome 1690-1712 It's hard today to speak about Handel's life and works without mentioning the similarities between him and Bach; first of all they were born in the same year:1685, even if it's not a case than the most geniuses of the late baroque era (Couperin, Telemann Scarlatti ) would have almost been all co-aged.Neverhless unlike Bach, Handel immortalised the name of a family

    Essay Length: 600 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 6, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Backstreet Boys

    The Backstreet Boys

    The Backstreet Boys: A Popular Rock Band Kimberly Davis, Writing Tutor Rock bands are as popular today as they were in the 1950’s, when rock ‘n’ roll was born. The fans get wild when they see their favorite group. The girls scream and faint at concerts and record sales explode. The decade of the 90’s has produced many popular bands. One band in particular is The Backstreet Boys.The group is made up of five young

    Essay Length: 606 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Jon
  • The Bald Soprano Review

    The Bald Soprano Review

    The Bald Soprano Review What to say about an 'anti-play'? For this is what Eugune Ionesco set out to create when he sat down to write The Bald Soprano, one of the seminal texts of the Theatre of the Absurd. Language is pivotal, yet speeches mean little or nothing. ‘Anti-logic' rules in this surreal parody of a dinner party.’ Absurdity is sovereign, and Sally Welch’s production certainly conjures adeptly with the futile, ridiculous world of

    Essay Length: 272 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Artur
  • The Baz Luhrmann

    The Baz Luhrmann

    The Baz Luhrmann version believe that Baz Luhrmann has created a very effective prologue and version of Act 1 Scene 1 of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, using visual images and landmarks along with the language to aid the audience in understanding the story. Using the media throughout, Luhrmann makes the situations easier for the audience to grasp, and in turn, relate to. The film begins with the camera zooming in on a television. The prologue

    Essay Length: 414 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 8, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • The Beatles

    The Beatles

    The Beatles are, without doubt, the most influential rock group of all time. Their influence reshaped music, and set the trends that other groups followed, whether they wanted it or not. Everybody knows, or has at least heard about how they made countless hit records. Who doesn’t know ‘She loves you’, ‘Yesterday’ and ‘Yellow submarine’. After all those years, these songs are still played on the radio. As many pop groups, The Beatles didn’t start

    Essay Length: 963 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Stenly
  • The Beatles

    The Beatles

    The Beatles The group that I picked to be an example of a particular type of music is The Beatles. The Beatles included George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and Richard Starkey, other wise known as Ringo Starr. This group is very well known and also influenced many musicians since they formed. The Beatles started their careers in England. They were a huge success there, playing in clubs and eventually for the queen herself. After

    Essay Length: 442 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Artur
  • The Beatles

    The Beatles

    The Beatles grew from a small Liverpool band into a worldwide sensation, and were one of the most influential music groups of all-time. John Lennon and Paul McCartney wrote some of the best music ever, whether together or on their own. Some songs, such as “I Am the Walrus,” composed by John Lennon, bring listeners on a psychedelic trip. Others, like Paul McCartney’s opus, “Hey Jude,” have captivated audiences, uniting every person whilst they sing,

    Essay Length: 4,290 Words / 18 Pages
    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Janna
  • The Beatles

    The Beatles

    The Beatles to this day are one of the most famous and popular rock 'n roll groups in the world. The Beatles include George Harrison, John Lennon(1940-1980), Paul McCartney, and Richard Starkey(Ringo Starr). All of the Beatles where born and raised in Liverpool, England. John Lennon was considered the leader of the band. George Harrison was the lead guitarist. John Lennon was a song writer, one of the two lead singers, and rhythm guitarist. Paul

    Essay Length: 518 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 26, 2010 By: July
  • The Beatles

    The Beatles

    The Beatles While many musical artists quickly come and go from pop music scene, not many artists can maintain public appeal for an entire decade. The Beatles, however, are an entirely different story. Greatly impacted by their own lives and the influenced by the circumstances of their generation, the Beatles became possibly the most popular pop band of all time. The group employed several constituent parts of drama with in their musical career: spectacle and

    Essay Length: 1,341 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: March 6, 2010 By: Max
  • The Beatles Legacy....From 1960’s to Now

    The Beatles Legacy....From 1960’s to Now

    The Beatle’s Legacy… From 1960’s To Now Many know The Beatles as the most popular and influential music group of the 20th century. In the early 1960’s, their popularity grew rather rapidly. They continued gaining popularity well through the 1960’s. Although their popularity has decreased somewhat over time, the influences they have contributed during their career have remained apparent even today. The Beatles originated from the UK in the early 1960’s. Before becoming known as

    Essay Length: 375 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Edward
  • The Beatles: A Band or A Movement?

    The Beatles: A Band or A Movement?

    Andres Sanchez Professor Brenda Reid ENC 1101 2 December 2014 The Beatles: A Band Or A Movement? You really have had to live under a rock to not have heard of The Beatles, especially in a western society. The Beatles emerged in a time where the youth wanted to break away from the traditional and conservative ways of their WWII generation parents change the world. The 1960’s was when “Beatlemania” (1963-1967) occurred, but this era

    Essay Length: 973 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2016 By: andres123
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