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  • African American Women in Hollywood

    African American Women in Hollywood

    African American Women in Early Film In early film many African American actresses portrayed roles as mammies, slaves, seductresses, and maids. These roles suppressed them not allowing them to show their true talents. Although they had to take on these degrading roles, they still performed with dignity, elegance, grace and style. They paved the way for many actresses to follow both blacks and whites. These women showed the film industry that they were more

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    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Anna
  • African Drumming

    African Drumming

    The music culture model can be used to view music not as a part of culture, but culture as a part of music, which gives a better understanding to outsiders trying to comprehend another society’s music. The first component of the music culture model is ideas about music; this topic is subdivided into music and the belief system, aesthetics of music, context, and history. The second aspect is activities involving music in that culture. The

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    Submitted: May 5, 2010 By: David
  • Air 21

    Air 21

    Looking back, the section, born in a snap with the first issue of the Philippine Daily Inquirer on Dec. 9, 1985, has never missed a beat in its triumphant mission to chronicle significant events both in the world and national sports fields. In fact, the first PDI sports headline blares “Navyman triumphs.” In that story, J.R. Alibutud reports that “unheralded, Wilfredo Ballester, trailing all the way, swept past a fading Allan Pico with less than

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    Submitted: March 8, 2010 By: Mike
  • Aja

    Aja

    La digestión de los carbohidratos comienza en la boca, donde los alimentos se mezclan con la Amilasa salival (ptialina) que degrada los enlaces alfa 1,4 del almidón liberándose Maltosa, Glucosa y dextrinas de almidón que poseen todos los enlaces alfa 1, 6 de la amilopectina. La acción de las enzimas, por sus características físico-químicas, pueden afectarse por la condiciones presentes en el lugar de acción de éstas. Entre los principales factores que pueden modificar la

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    Submitted: April 24, 2011 By: nana08
  • Al Jolson and the D.W. Griffith Papers

    Al Jolson and the D.W. Griffith Papers

    History must necessarily be conceived as an overdetermined set of phenomena. In this light, the notion of the causal relationship as AЃЁB must be modified to include multiple catalysts, in which case A, B, C, D, and so on, would all be seen to initiate E. In addition, each of these instigators result from several other factors themselves, and, in conjunction with an altogether different set, may likely be the root of one or

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    Submitted: March 28, 2010 By: July
  • Alabama Symphony Orchestra

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Today I attended the Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Bevill State Community College. It was part of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra on the road tour. It was a Symphonic Celebration with Christopher Confessore, the conductor of the orchestra. According to their website they have 54 members and will perform over 100 concerts in 2004-2005. Each year they perform about 10-12 free concerts and today I was able to attend one of those free

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    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Janna
  • Alan Freed - History of Rock Music

    Alan Freed - History of Rock Music

    Alan Freed Alan Freed was born December 16, 1922 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. He was considered the most the most famous Disc Jockey(DJ) in rock 'n roll history, however, controversy encircled the man and he received lots of criticism especially from white adults during his career. I think that Alan Freed greatly helped shape the sound of music today and further advanced the progression of rock music. He is the person who coined the term

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    Submitted: May 14, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Alcoholism

    Alcoholism

    Alcohol use among teenagers is a serious problem and is responsible for death and injury in automobile accidents, physical and emotional disability, deterioration of academic performances, aggressive behavior that causes a number of other sociological problems in families and among friends. It is also the primary cause of criminal behavior and a leading cause of broken marriages. As we know it's a broad topic therefore I'll look at the role that alcohol plays in the

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Max
  • Alfred Eisenstead

    Alfred Eisenstead

    From the moment Alfred Eisenstaedt realized that he could tell a story with photos, he was awing the world with not what was said, but what was seen within a single photo. Eisenstaedt photographed a variety of people that included Hollywood’s most famous, Nobel Prize winners, and some of the most powerful rulers of his time. He shed a new light onto the photography world as we knew it, and provided a fresh and enlightening

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    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Alfred Hitchcock

    Alfred Hitchcock

    Alfred Hitchcock As a cinematographer, I see Alfred Hitchcock as one of the most influential people in the history of the silver screen. My synopsis of his films, however, will be through the eyes of a young man that has witnessed tragedy. I could sit and rant and rave about how Hitchcock was a great director, his films were awesome, etc., but I’ll spare you of that. I would much rather discuss the attack, but

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    Submitted: April 22, 2010 By: Max
  • Alfred Hitchcock (rough)

    Alfred Hitchcock (rough)

    Alfred Hitchcock is, without a doubt, one of the most influential filmmakers in ht the history of cinema. A bold statement, but true nonetheless. In the course of this essay, I will first discuss the main themes and symbolic imagery found in Hitchcock’s films. Secondly, I will show how these themes and images function in his films and why they matter to him. I will also discuss his cinematic techniques and how they express his

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Alfred Hitchcock - the Creator of Suspense

    Alfred Hitchcock - the Creator of Suspense

    Alfred Hitchcock: The Creator Of Suspense One of the most well known directors of all time is Alfred Hitchcock . His films, starting in 1925 with The Pleasure Garden and ending in 1976 with the film Family Plot, set a precedent for all other directors in the film industry. Many story lines and techniques within the cinematography of Hitchcock are common standards for films of today. However, Hitchcock did not start out as a brilliant

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    Submitted: April 2, 2010 By: Mike
  • Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 Film Psycho

    Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 Film Psycho

    Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 film Psycho utilizes some innovative editing techniques, especially for its time. Particularly, the scene where Marion Crane drives her newly purchased 1957 Ford contains many edits that help drive the story. The approximately three-minute scene is comprised of 36 shots; however, there are only two distinctive shots throughout the entire sequence. As Marion drives, her mind begins to drift as she starts thinking about how her boss and others back home may

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Mike
  • Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window: Sound

    Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window: Sound

    Sound is everywhere. It is part of our everyday lives and our interactions and definitely a part of film. Sound, especially dialogue, makes it easier to understand what is happening. But it also provides texture and emotion to each scene. Though most moviegoers might think of film as an essentially visual experience, we cannot underestimate the importance of sound and music in film. Most movies would not be interesting at all if you were to

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    Submitted: May 15, 2010 By: Max
  • Alice in Chains

    Alice in Chains

    Layne met Jerry in 1987 at a party in Seattle, and invited him to stay at the Music Bank with him. After a while, Jerry asked Layne to be in his band, called Diamond Lie. They added Jerry’s friend Mike Starr on bass, and Sean Kinney on drums, who was dating Mike’s sister at the time. They started out writing and playing original material at clubs in Seattle, basically as a glam/rock and roll type

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    Submitted: December 7, 2009 By: Monika
  • All About Eve

    All About Eve

    All About Eve Eve's ruthlessness and skilled deception put Margo into a tailspin of despair and ultimately launched her acting career. Throughout the movie, Eve idolized and secretly undermined Margo; in everything from acting to her true love. Eve eventually becomes a known actor, much to Margo's disgust. The movie All About Eve was directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz in 1950. During this movie, Eve plays a fan od Nargo Channings and as she gets

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    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Edward
  • All About Eve

    All About Eve

    All About Eve Eve is a character which represents personal ambition and manipulation. The character is a person who is willing to do anything necessary to get what she wants and has, apparently, no remorse or feelings of guilt for her actions. Watching this movie I saw that All About Eve was also all about me. In watching this movie I personally saw Eve of a sort of mirror to my own manipulative tendencies. As

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    Submitted: June 7, 2010 By: Fonta
  • All About Star Wars

    All About Star Wars

    Star Wars, by George Lucas, is an excellent movie. This movie is filled with archetypal and mythic patterns , and the ideas represented in the film are essential ingredients to human emotion . The most obvious idea represented by the movie is religion. Good versus Evil, Light versus Dark, and the Rebels versus the Empire -- these are all spiritual overtones in the elaborate story line. The religious connections become apparent when aspects of the

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    Essay Length: 1,236 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Bred
  • All City Choir

    All City Choir

    What do you think about when you think of singing? Do you think about the latest rock or pop craze? Or do you think about some opera singer on stage? For me, when I think about singing, I think about All City Choir. All City Choir is a try-out choir made up of about 60 kids in grades four through eight who’ve come together to sing. We also have three awesome conductors Wendy Gee, Wendy

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Victor
  • All Quiet

    All Quiet

    “This book is to be neither an accusation nor a confession, and least of all an adventure, for death is not an adventure to those who stand face to face with it. It will try simply to tell of a generation of men who, even though they may have escaped shells, were destroyed by the war.” Remarque begins his introduction to All Quiet on the Western front with the idea that although the soldiers

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    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: Mikki
  • All Quiet on the Western Front

    All Quiet on the Western Front

    ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT THEME A main theme in All Quiet on the Western Front is the brutality of war. This movie shows a vivid, realistic, and horrible portrait of war. The movie showed many weapons such as bombs, machine guns, and tanks; all of which made killing easier. Another main theme seen throughout All Quiet on the Western Front is the way the soldiers metaphorically change from humans into animals. War is

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    Submitted: December 31, 2009 By: Bred
  • Ally McBeal - Narrative Structure, Characters and Setting

    Ally McBeal - Narrative Structure, Characters and Setting

    Ally McBeal. What is it about her that makes people stop and notice? Perhaps it's her girlish voice, her complex insecurities, her quirky yet realistic thoughts, and her simple nature. As a girl, I must say, I totally identify with Ally. Let's face it, we've all had arrows shot through our hearts, felt like our faces were burning when we've said embarrassing things in front of others, and, surely, at one point or another, felt

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    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Altered States

    Altered States

    Research scientist Eddie Jessup, played by William Hurt believes other states of consciousness are not only as real as everyday reality, but that they hold the secret to human life which is locked away in the human genome behind millions of years of evolution. Using a sensory deprivation tank, and a hallucinogen Jessup dives face first into the human psyche and "the meaning of life". A major theme in the movie is the “search for

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    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Alternative Solutions to Strategic Human Resources Problems

    Alternative Solutions to Strategic Human Resources Problems

    Alternative Solutions to Strategic Human Resources Problems LOWE’S Lowe’s growth is important to the organization. The growth is important to all organizations that are trying to bring in more money. Lowe’s is a home improvement company that is focused on the customer. “The organization uses the “how to” in order to enhance the customer service. The company said it would add Northeast and Southeast divisions to its Southern, Central and Western ones. The changes will

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Am I?

    Am I?

    Socrates was a very simple man who did not have many material possessions and spoke in a plain, conversational manner. Socrates often engaged in conversations with people who claimed to be “experts”. He would question them on issues that, if they were the “experts” they claimed to be they would have the correct answer in seconds. Socrates often made these “experts” look quite foolish when he would prove them wrong in front of many other

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    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Max
  • Amadeus

    Amadeus

    Amadeus Amadeus is a movie based on the career and the death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in Viennese during the 18th century. Throughout the film Antonio Salieri tells his story of his growing hatred for Mozart that eventually led to his “murder”. Through out the rest of the movie you can see where Salieri is getting even more jealous of Mozart. Although Salieri was inspired to become Gods instrument the music of that time “classical

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    Submitted: March 19, 2010 By: Artur
  • Amadeus Sings Mozart

    Amadeus Sings Mozart

    Amadeus Choir and Orchestra conducted by Lydia Adams Leslie Fagan: Soprano, Christina Stelmacovich: Mezzo-soprano, Stephen Harland: Tenor, Daniel Lichti: Bass-baritone Location: George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for the Arts Date & Time: Saturday October 21, 7:30 p.m. A few minutes before the concert started, there still were some people coming in to the concert hall looking for their seats. The hall itself was not as big as I expected; it was about the same

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: David
  • Amazon.Com Video Review: Star Wars

    Amazon.Com Video Review: Star Wars

    Amazon.com video review: Star Wars Again? Yes. Even though no other movie has been released as many times on video as Star Wars (except for its sequels, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi), George Lucas and the folks at 20th Century Fox have actually released a slightly different film this time. This video followed the mega-successful 20th-anniversary theatrical rerelease, in which Lucas personally remastered the image and sound quality of his baby.

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    Submitted: June 9, 2010 By: July
  • Ameoba Music

    Ameoba Music

    Amoeba Music is an independent music chain with stores in Berkeley, San Francisco, and Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. Founded by former employees of nearby Rasputin Records, it opened on Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley in 1990. The stores are unusually large given their independent status. The San Francisco store, which opened in 1997 in the Haight-Ashbury district, is especially notable for its size. Occupying a 24,000 square foot (2,200 m²) former bowling alley, the store regularly

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    Submitted: November 10, 2011 By: Nix22
  • American Beauty

    American Beauty

    American Beauty (1999) tells the story of one man’s search for happiness. The film introduces the audience to Lester Burnham (Kevin Spacey), an ordinary married man and father in his forties. Lester is in a loveless marriage, however, as Lester’s wife Carolyn (Annette Benning), is so wrapped-up in her real estate career that Lester often claims that Carolyn doesn’t even acknowledge him. Lester’s daughter Jane (Thora Birch), is completely distant, often claiming how pathetic she

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: regina

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