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  • A Clockwork Orange

    A Clockwork Orange

    This is a story about a seventeen-years-old, Alex- the main actor- who lives in London. He and his friends- or better say his “droogs”- steal, beat, rape and even kill other people just for fun. Alex one day gets caught for murder and jailed for twelve years. But after two years before his sentence ends he volunteers to be an experiment in a new brainwashing technique. He goes through this “therapy” successfully and returns back

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    Submitted: May 31, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Comparative Study of the Development of Ragtime and Dixieland Between 1850 and 1920s

    A Comparative Study of the Development of Ragtime and Dixieland Between 1850 and 1920s

    Blues, work songs, ragtime, spirituals, and minstrel songs were, in their own ways, all part of the great "Africanization of American music" that was originated by enslaved Africans in the southern United States. But the greatest of the musical forms developed in this process was jazz--one of the major American contributions to world culture. Each of these forms of music made essential contributions to the development of jazz itself but each, more or less, retained

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    Submitted: January 6, 2010 By: Fatih
  • A Comparison of Genetic Engineering in Gattaca to Modern Stem-Cell Research

    A Comparison of Genetic Engineering in Gattaca to Modern Stem-Cell Research

    Searching for stem cell news on the internet reveals a never-ending amount of pages with web sites about breakthroughs in stem-cell research. Such articles included potential cures to diabetes, Parkinson’s, leukemia, and various forms of cancer. This research could potentially lead to these terrible diseases’ near end. In Andrew Niccol’s Gattaca, a society is portrayed where there are no diseases due to advanced genetic engineering. This movie, based in the future, depicts couples that are

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Wendy
  • A Concerto Concert - the Philiarmonia of Greater Kansas City

    A Concerto Concert - the Philiarmonia of Greater Kansas City

    MU 210- Music and Society 02/28/07 A CONCERTO CONCERT THE PHILIARMONIA OF GREATER KANSAS CITY Music is a main factor in the society and in our lives, even though has different meanings to every one. I am a student that chooses to take this class to understand how and when music was created and how it evolved. I like to listen to classical music and of course modern music. When I found we have to

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Yan
  • A Critical Evaluation of the Impact of Change Factors and Strategic Management Initiatives on Banking Industry

    A Critical Evaluation of the Impact of Change Factors and Strategic Management Initiatives on Banking Industry

    “A critical evaluation of the impact of change factors and strategic management initiatives on Banking Industry.” Today banking plays a vital role in our society and economy - the scale of transactions ranging from ordinary, individual customers writing cheques or using bank credit cards in shops and restaurants to enormous and complex payments by multinational companies across the world's great banking centres. The Internet banking is changing the banking industry and is having the major

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    Essay Length: 3,771 Words / 16 Pages
    Submitted: March 20, 2010 By: July
  • A Critique of Film Adaptations of Othello

    A Critique of Film Adaptations of Othello

    Fink Garrett Fink 01 March 2016 Period 1 Who Did It Better? A Critique of Film Adaptations of Othello The Welles and Branagh adaptations of the play Othello, by William Shakespeare, both hold strongly to the central theme of the play; however, the Branagh version stands out over the Welles adaptation. In the scene when Othello must confront the Senate of his love for Desdemona, and Desdemona must make her ultimate choice to live with

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    Submitted: April 25, 2016 By: thunderhorse336
  • A Critique on “the Heiress”

    A Critique on “the Heiress”

    Kaitlin Waltrip April 16, 2006 Thar 101 A Critique on “The Heiress” On the evening of March 23, 2006 my boyfriend and I made a visit to Brenham, Texas to see a play entitled “The Heiress.” Playing the role of an audience member for the night, we dressed nicely (even though we were traveling to one of the smallest towns in Texas), went to a nice dinner at On the Border, and went to the

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    Submitted: January 24, 2010 By: Janna
  • A Day in the Life of a Dj

    A Day in the Life of a Dj

    Have you ever wondered as you were driving down the road listening to the radio, “How do they do that?” I certainly have, and so for my junior job shadow experience I chose to shadow Mike Shannon from 99.7 WDJX, a very popular radio personality in Louisville, Kentucky. I chose to shadow him because I was interested in how DJs do their job and how a radio station is run. I thought that the job

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    Submitted: March 18, 2010 By: Vika
  • A Discussion into Whether ‘j Horror' Is a Term of National Identity, or Cinematic Sub-Genre

    A Discussion into Whether ‘j Horror' Is a Term of National Identity, or Cinematic Sub-Genre

    Introduction In 1998, Nakata Hideo released to the Japanese market Ringu (1998). This film was an on screen adaptation of a semi successful novel of the same name. Written by Koji Suzuki, the film went on to become the top grossing horror movie in Japan’s cinematic history. The narrative tracks a reporter as she investigates a cursed videotape and her quest to remove the supernatural curse that she has imposed on herself and her child.

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    Submitted: May 4, 2010 By: regina
  • A Dstopian Society Film Project

    A Dstopian Society Film Project

    A dystopian society is a futuristic place where people are tyrannized by a powerful government. You can say in the film V for Vendetta that there are many similarities that relate to literature based films to a dystopian type society. These similarities talk about the central government system, the suppression of the people, and the rebellion of the society. You can also see a hierarchal class system that groups people based on positions in the

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Steve
  • A Fair Lady, Worthy of Pygmalion

    A Fair Lady, Worthy of Pygmalion

    A Fair Lady, worthy of Pygmalion By Dominique Jones Rating: (out of 5) Consider this possibility: a romantic comedy with no nudity, no sex, and no kissing. In fact, there aren't even any declarations of love. The closest the female character comes to admitting her feelings is saying that she could have danced all night with the man; the closest he gets is remarking that he's grown accustomed to her face. Could such a project

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    Submitted: January 23, 2010 By: Artur
  • A Few Good Men

    A Few Good Men

    a few good men In the film, A Few Good Men, characters such as the lead role, Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee (played by Tom Cruise) are portrayed to be leaders in society. I believe the movie's main focus was actually on how different a person can be because of something one person says to them. I also believe that one of the movie's main ideas was how to work people with words. This is especially true

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    Submitted: June 2, 2010 By: Wendy
  • A Good Idea

    A Good Idea

    A Good Idea I have lost my faith. At times I even call myself an atheist. I do not believe in god and have not since just recently. My mother was a kind, strong willed, caring individual. She also had cancer. My mother became a symbol of fighting this disease because she fought off six reoccurrences in eight years. God decided she should die. If there was a “God” then why would he let someone

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    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Andrew
  • A Great and Mighty Walk

    A Great and Mighty Walk

    Made in 1996, the film A Great and Mighty Walk is made by creator and student of history Dr. John Henrik Clarke, who, interchanges forward and backward between his very own story individual history, and his understandings on the historical backdrop of Africa, Pan- Africanism, the lemon of the social equality and the black power development and his investigative examination of Louis Farrakhan's Million Man March. Conceived in 1915, Dr. John Henrik Clarke was naturally

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    Submitted: September 9, 2016 By: brionna13
  • A Great Contributor of Music

    A Great Contributor of Music

    A Great Contributor Of Music Throughout the history of music, many great composers, theorists, and instrumentalists have left indelible marks and influences that people today look back on to admire and aspire to. No exception to this idiom is Johann Sebastian Bach, whose impact on music was unforgettable to say the least. People today look back to his writings and works to both learn and admire. He truly can be considered a music history great.

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    Submitted: May 13, 2010 By: Jon
  • A History of Ireland

    A History of Ireland

    In the land of fox hunting, shamrocks, and pubs, a century old confrontational relationship is still being plaid out. Religion is often the grounds for conflict and such is the case in Northern Ireland. For hundreds of years Catholics and Protestants have battled over rights, government and land. The spark of this conflict can be traced back to the mid 1500s. Ireland has always had a complicated past concerning rulers, government, invasion and war. Throughout

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    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Top
  • A Leauge of Their Own

    A Leauge of Their Own

    A League of Their Own A League of Their Own is a movie written during a time of war and during a time where women are expected to stay at home and tend to the womanly duties. This movie demonstrates many issues that women faced in this time as well as in society today. Three main things this movie reveals are women being too masculine, women trying to live up to someone else’s standards, and

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    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Look at Hitchcock

    A Look at Hitchcock

    A Look at Hitchcock Alfred Hitchcock has for long been thought of as the father of the suspense thriller. Though not much has been known of what preceding filmmakers apparitions have found their way into his films, if one were to pay closely, certain elements of inspiration can be drawn. In order to understand what has influenced a man who was so innovative we must understand what has shaped his life into the great director

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    Essay Length: 1,651 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: May 16, 2010 By: Max
  • A Love Letter

    A Love Letter

    Johnny, Hi. You guys are watching a movie, and I am sitting here...haha. Anyways, I'm glad that you asked me to go to McDonald's with you today, it was good. And...it will be real real cool if you have an overage check of $3,000. Holy smokes! :) I can't believe it's already 4:00..man. Did you even get any work done today?? hehe I'm just kidding. What should we do tonight? Maybe something fun, I don't

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    Submitted: April 4, 2010 By: Andrew
  • A Man for All Seasons

    A Man for All Seasons

    The play, A Man for all Seasons, is based around the story of Thomas Moore. Thomas was a lawyer and became the chancellor of England. His quest in the story was not so much something he was looking for or going after but more of something to hold on to. Thomas kept his ideas about the king to himself therefore to sneak under the law and not be accused of high treason. Thomas said, “I

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    Submitted: February 20, 2010 By: July
  • A Mid Summer Night's Dream Film Analysis

    A Mid Summer Night's Dream Film Analysis

    A Mid Summer Night's Dream Film Analysis A Mid summer Night's Dream is another entry into Shakespeare's recent rebirth on film. Michael Hoffman's film does not stay true to the text, but he must take liberties to allow for this classic story to be entertaining to today's audience. In this essay I will discuss the differences between the text vision and the film vision of this story from the historical setting, the time placement, Hoffman's

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    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Max
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

    A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Kristian Brindisi 4-24-16 Period 2 A Midsummer Night's Dream In a Midsummer Night’s Dream, Oberon causes many events to happen because of love. He causes Titania to fall in love with him again, Demetrius to fall in love with Helena, and Titania to fall in love with an ass, Bottom. All caused by a love potion witch shows the true nature of love. Hermia refuses to marry Demetrius and elopes to the forest with Lysander.

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    Submitted: April 27, 2016 By: krsianloyd243
  • A Modern Symphony : S & M

    A Modern Symphony : S & M

    S & M: No Leaf Clover The talent of an artist rests in the ability to recreate a sense of reality, and to communicate such an experience. When such timeless thoughts are offered to the audience in an honest manor, it is the result of a true artist. Artists such as Pablo Picasso, Langston Hughes, and the Beatles thrived off of taking such honest risks. In 1999, the San Francisco Symphony and the hard rock

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    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: David
  • A Movie Review on Whats Eating Gilbert Grape

    A Movie Review on Whats Eating Gilbert Grape

    Gilbert Grape (Johnny Depp) inherits the role of man-of-the-house from his father and now his bedridden mother, bratty and selfish sister, and mentally handicapped younger brother, Arnie (Leonardo DiCaprio), as well as the grocery store where he works and the attention-starved married woman he’s having a fling with, all depend on him for support. Everyday it's something ... either his brother has climbed up the water tower again or the grocery store where he works

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    Submitted: December 7, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Music Revolution

    A Music Revolution

    A Music Revolution “Rock-and-roll is the hamburger that ate the world.” This quote by Peter York says a few things about rock-and-roll. From the beginnings of this style of music until now, it has dramatically changed this world and literally changed or “eaten” it. From the soft rock of Elvis Presley to the grunge rock of Guns N’ Roses to the sound of Tom Petty, rock-and-roll has contributed to the different groups of people

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    Essay Length: 392 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Mike
  • A New Age of Music Piracy

    A New Age of Music Piracy

    Andrew Vaccarezza Dr. Keith Bohm Music 129, section 2 12 July 2007 A New Age of Music Piracy A thief can be defined in many different ways. The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language states a thief is one whom commits theft. So one might ask, what exactly is theft? Theft is defined as �the felonious taking and removing of personal property with intent to deprive the rightful owner of it (The American Heritage

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    Submitted: March 20, 2010 By: Wendy
  • A New Turn for Punk

    A New Turn for Punk

    A New Turn For Punk If you’re getting tired of played out punk, sold out ska, and eccentric emo, then you’ll love South Florida’s coming of age skate punk band Empty Noise. Empty Noise consists of vocalist Christian Montes, 18, of North Miami Beach Senior High; guitarist Elvis Gomez, 20, of Miami Dade Community College; bassist Eugene “Fruity” McGuyver, 19, of Broward Community College, & our very own Guillermo Alvarez, 18, of South Broward

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    Submitted: February 21, 2010 By: Wendy
  • A Poetical Analysis of Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody

    A Poetical Analysis of Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody

    A Poetical Analysis of QueenЎЇs Bohemian Rhapsody This paper looks at QueenЎЇs Bohemian Rhapsody from a poetic perspective. Bohemian Rhapsody was written in 1975 by the British rock band Queen, whose lead singer Freddie Mercury died in 1991 from AIDS. The song is one of the worldЎЇs most popular all-time songs. It is an epic work that belongs to the musical genre Ў®Rock-OperaЎЇ. The song is part of the bandЎЇs Night at the Opera album

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    Submitted: June 3, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • A Raisin in the Sun

    A Raisin in the Sun

    A Raisin In The Sun For an audience to understand, enjoy, and relate to a film is based on many factors. One of those factors is the actor’s ability to create a realistic portrayal of his/her character. Danny Glover, a very well known and respected actor, played as the role of Walter Lee in Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin In The Sun. Using the aspects of voice, body, and mind, Danny Glover was able to effectively

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    Submitted: March 11, 2010 By: Steve
  • A Response to “can Music Be Used as Medicine?”

    A Response to “can Music Be Used as Medicine?”

    Camlyn Monfort College English Composition November 11, 2015 2W A Response to “Can Music Be Used as Medicine?” In today’s world, music-streaming devices can predict the kind of music people want to listen to based on the touch of a button. Almost everyone listens to music; whether it’s on the ride to work or going on a simple jog, it serves as a great mood enhancer for daily events. Chau Tu in her article “Can

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    Essay Length: 913 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 20, 2016 By: 16Monfortc

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