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Shawshank redemption and film
Shawshank redemption and film
Shawshank redemption and film The Shawshank Redemption is a feature film concerned with the repression of individuals within an institution- a prison in this case. It is concerned with routine, forced conformity, power abuse and the struggle of hope to exist in such a lifeless world.Characteristic of this "feel good" genre film, the "good guys", Andy Dufrense, and the "bad guys", the warden and his guards are also constructed. The viewers response to the above elements are shaped by the use of f
Multimedia
Multimedia
Multimedia As A Technology, It Is Called Multimedia As a technology, it is called multimedia. As a revolution, it is the sum of many revolutions wrapped into one: A revolution in communication that combines the audio visual power of television, the publishing power of the printing press, and the interactive power of the computer. Multimedia is the convergence of these different professions, once thought independent of one another, coming together to form a new technological approach to the way i
A thing of beauty is a joy for
A thing of beauty is a joy for
A thing of beauty is a joy for `A thing of beauty is a joy forever`. How far and in what ways does Keats communicate this belief in his odes. Emotion was the key element of any Romantic poet, the intensity of which is present in all of Keats poems. Keats openly expressed feelings ignoring stylistic rules which suppressed other poets. Keats poems display a therapeutic experience, as many of his Odes show a sense of struggle to accept, and a longing to search for an emotion which he could feed of
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“The Judge’S Wife” By Isabel Allende In “The Judge’s Wife” the author, Isabel Allende, uses a variety of techniques to make full use of the limited space within her short story. By using strong imagery, providing a background, providing believable human actions, and examining justice, M. Allende creates a piece readers can understand to the point of empathy. Because her short story examines human behavior in respect to passions, justice, and emotion (love) in a plausible manner one can find clos
Different Depictions Of War-Saving Private Ryan An
Different Depictions Of War-Saving Private Ryan An
Different Depictions Of War-Saving Private Ryan And The Patriot Different Depictions of War Moviemakers have the power to portray the world the way they see it. And because there are so many different directors out there, we as viewers, are presented with a variety of interpretations. If a director sees love as a game, then it is so (at least until their hour and 45-minute tale of two playful lovers comes to an end). If he or she believes society to be corrupt then we will see it as such on her
Clock work orange with regards
Clock work orange with regards
Clock work orange with regards The freedom of choice and the rehabilitating form of corrections encase the realm of A Clockwork Orange, by Anthony Burgess. It produces the question about man\'s free will and the ability to choose one\'s destiny, good or evil. "If he can only perform good or only perform evil, then he is a clockwork orange-meaning that he has the appearance of an organism lovely with colour and juice but is in fact only a clockwork toy to be wound up by God or the Devil or State"
Cubism
Cubism
Cubism Before the twentieth century, art was recognized as an imitation of nature. Paintings and portraits were made to look as realistic and three-dimensional as possible, as if seen through a window. Artists were painting in a flamboyant style. French postimpressionist Paul Cézannes flattened still lives, and African sculptures gained in popularity in Western Europe when artists went looking for a new way of showing their ideas and expressing their views. In 1907 Pablo Picasso created the pain
Does A Tree Have Colour
Does A Tree Have Colour
Does A Tree Have Colour The idea of sound will be investigated in the following essay. Is there sound in the world and if a tree falls in the forest and there is no body around does it actually make a noise? These ideas will be followed by the theory of colour. Individuals think they see colour, so people believe there is colour in the world and do not even think twice about the issue. Still, some philosophers have presented ideas about the world with no colour. Is this theory plausible? Follo
The Evolution Of Hip Hop
The Evolution Of Hip Hop
The Evolution Of Hip Hop When you hear the phrase "Hip-Hop", music, dancing, rapping often come to mind. Well, it\'s all of that and more...Hip-Hop is a culture. According to Webster\'s dictionary, culture is defined as "the concepts, habits, skills, arts, instruments, institutions, etc. of a given people in a given period; civilization." One artist defined Hip-Hop as "a set of expressions in vocalization, instrumentation, dancing and the visual arts." More specifically, hip hop is a combination
Do unsean colours exist
Do unsean colours exist
do unsean colours exist Do unseen colours exist in the world and is there colour at all, the age old question? The idea of sound will be investigated in the following essay. Is there sound in the world and if a tree falls in the forest and there is no body around does it actually make a noise? These ideas will be followed by the theory of colour. Individuals “think” they see colour, so people believe there is colour in the world and do not even think twice about the issue. Still, some philosophe
Margaret, Prioress And Mystic
Margaret, Prioress And Mystic
Margaret, Prioress And Mystic Margaret of Oingt was one of the many women living during the Middle Ages who turned to mysticism to become closer to God. Mysticism, unlike scholasticism, takes a direct approach to God using sensory perception, not reason. For this purpose, it allowed women to identify with God on a very personal and spiritual level. This is significant to Margaret\'s rationalism for writing her visions in a time when women had such a trivial amount of power in the intellectual co
SOC 118
SOC 118
SOC 118 "The Last Wave"-Peter Weir dir.(1977) In the film, The Last Wave, the director is trying to communicate the idea of a culture within a culture or sub culture. The dominant culture in the film is the white members of society living in Australia. The subculture in the film is the Aborigines who were natives to the land before the white people settled in Australia. The natives sustained their cultural beliefs and ideologies while living in largely populated cities. The dominant white cultur
Night Of The Iguana
Night Of The Iguana
Night Of The Iguana Leah Calvert Critique on Night of the Iguana Drama 11 November 4, 1998 A reverend\'s constant struggle for decency, preserving life, and moving forward while escaping the past are among the primary thematic characteristics in Tennessee Williams’s Night of the Iguana. By far one of the most personal shows I have seen, this play seems to speak to each audience member uniquely; I at least found this true of Furman Theater\'s presentation. Although the leading roles lacked in the
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None Provided12 Dreams have been objects of boundless fascination and mystery for humankind since the beginning of time. These nocturnal vivid images seem to arise from some source other than our ordinary conscious mind. They contain a mixture of elements from our own personal identity, which we recognize as familiar along with a quality of \'others\' in the dream images that carries a sense of the strange and eerie. The bizarre and nonsensical characters and plots in dreams point to deeper mean
Biological Warefare
Biological Warefare
Biological Warefare Imagine sitting in a subway car on the way to the office for another day of work, when suddenly you can not breath. You look around and notice that other people around you are having the same problem. You push and shove other people aside to try and get to the door, but the doors are sealed shut. People are yelling, screaming and pounding on the doors tyring to get out. But no one is coming to help. People are starting to loose consciousness. In this incident there were no te
Catcher In The Rye
Catcher In The Rye
Catcher In The Rye The forthcoming of American literature proposes two distinct Realistic novels portraying characters which are tested with a plethora of adventures. In this essay, two great American novels are compared: The Adventures of Huck Finn by Mark Twain and The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger. The Adventures of Huck Finn is a novel based on the adventures of a boy named Huck Finn, who along with a slave, Jim, make their way along the Mississippi River during the Nineteenth Century.
Emma
Emma
Emma Of Jane Austen Jane Austen’s Emma and the Romantic Imagination "To see a world in a grain of sand And a heaven in a wild flower Hold infinity in the palm of your hand And eternity in an hour." —William Blake, ‘Auguries of Innocence’ Imagination, to the people of the eighteenth century of whom William Blake and Jane Austen are but two, involves the twisting of the relationship between fantasy and reality to arrive at a fantastical point at which a world can be extrapolated from a single grai
Waking Up from a Midsummer Nights Dream
Waking Up from a Midsummer Nights Dream
Waking Up from a Midsummer Nights Dream As with every play we read this quarter, we started A Midsummer Night s Dream with only a text. Reading the script is the foundation of Shakespeare, and the least evolved of the ways that one can experience it. There is no one to interpret the words, no body movement o!r voice inflection to indicate meaning or intention. All meaning that a reader understands comes from the words alone. The simplicity of text provides a broad ground for imagination, in that
Postmodernism, Deconstructionism,
Postmodernism, Deconstructionism,
Postmodernism, Deconstructionism, Postmodernism, Deconstructionism, and the Ethnographic Text Anthropology 575 Postmodernism In the late 1960\'s the social sciences (mainly anthropology and sociology) entered a crisis period in which traditional ways of conducting the study of the Other were re-examined in the context of their association with dominance-submission hierarchies and the objectification of the subjects of study. There was seen to be an association between Western imperialism\'s obje
Chocha
Chocha
chocha It was in 1886 that the German pharmacologist, Louis Lewin, published the first systematic study of the cactus, to which his own name was subsequently given. Anhalonium lewinii was new to science. To primitive religion and the Indians of Mexico and the American Southwest it was a friend of immemorially long standing. Indeed, it was much more than a friend. In the words of one of the early Spanish visitors to the New World, "they eat a root which they call peyote, and which they venerate a
Media Portrayal of Mental Illness in America
Media Portrayal of Mental Illness in America
Media Portrayal of Mental Illness in America Media Portrayal of Mental Illness in America The media in American society has a major influential impact on the minds and beliefs of millions of people. Whether through the news, television shows, or film, the media acts as a huge database for knowledge and instruction. It is both an auditory and visual database that can press images and ideas into people\'s minds. Even if the individual has no prior exposure or knowledge to something, the media can
TV Violence
TV Violence
TV Violence In the past few years’ violence has raged our culture. It has taken the lives of adults and children alike. Our culture has been based on violence for some time, and has sky rocketed in the past few years. Ever since violence has become more popular on TV real life has become more violent itself. Our culture has been terrorized by violence too long, and it has to be restrained from our children. Violence in Television has recently become the main focus for many parents of young child
The Myth of the Plague of Sexual Harassment
The Myth of the Plague of Sexual Harassment
The Myth of the Plague of Sexual Harassment One of the most talked-about issues of the past few years has been the issue of sexual harassment, and it supposed prevalence in all workplaces. Pushed to the national spotlight by the Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas hearings, in which Ms. Hill accused her boss Justice Thomas of sexual harassment, it has become popular belief that sexual harassment occurs in all workplaces, and that the vast majority of female office -workers have been sexually harassed. Fe
To begin this paper, dear King Leahy, let us menti
To begin this paper, dear King Leahy, let us menti
To begin this paper, dear King Leahy, let us mention that we've noticed many things while on our journey. These people are extremely different from us, and in many ways! They act different than us, and have many Social Developments. There are people called Reformers here. They have different social classes, and many, many people! They also have something called Methodism. Reformers here want to change all the problems with society. They'd like Kids to stop working in factories, woman too. They w
Why Do the Philosopher Kings Rule?
Why Do the Philosopher Kings Rule?
Why Do the Philosopher Kings Rule? According to the Republic, written by Plato, this philosopher's definition of justice and morality in a community involves each of its three constituent classes doing its own job. The classes consist of the workers, soldiers and protectors, and the rulers. They are all set up in a social hierarchy where the philosopher kings rule over the rest of the classes. The reason the philosophers are the highest social class and are the ones who decide how the society is
Human Perception: An Intimate Look Into The Most Intriguing Aspect of Modern
Jane Eyre
Jane Eyre
Jane Eyre Jane Eyre Jane Eyre: Role of Male Dominance Somewhere, The Dark Sheds Light "Never, never, never quit..." -Winston Churchill If women on this Earth had given up, they would be where they were in the time of Charlotte Brontë. Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Brontë, tells the story of a woman on a lifetime journey, progressing on the path of acceptance, in searching of sympathy. Throughout her journey, Jane encounters many obstacles to her intelligence. Jane lives in a world and in a time where
The internet
The internet
The internet The internet: The Internet is, quite literally, a network of networks. It is comprised of ten thousands of interconnected networks spanning the globe. The computers that form the Internet range from huge mainframes in research establishments to modest PCs in people's homes and offices. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- [Category]: Technology [Paper Title]: The internet [Text]: The Internet: its effects and its future Essay written by Eva Kot
Virtual Reality
Virtual Reality
Virtual Reality Imagine being able to point into the sky and fly. Or perhaps walk through space and connect molecules together. These are some of the dreams that have come with the invention of virtual reality. With the introduction of computers, numerous applications have been enhanced or created. The newest technology that is being tapped is that of artificial reality, or virtual reality (VR). When Morton Heilig first got a patent for his Sensorama Simulator in 1962, he had no idea that 30 yea
The Woman Warrior. A story of a lost fight.
The Woman Warrior. A story of a lost fight.
The Woman Warrior. A story of a lost fight. English 455 Anger and confusion were following me as I was trying to fight my way through Maxine Hong Kingston’s masterpiece. I was helplessly looking for some answers. Who is the Woman Warrior? Where is the fine line between fiction and non-fiction, if there is one? What is the connection between all of the stories that seemed non-related to each other? And as soon as I thought that I figured it out, the author failed me again. I was surprised (and no
Keats Odes Keats Odes
Keats Odes Keats Odes
Keats Odes Keats Odes `A thing of beauty is a joy forever`. How far and in what ways does Keats communicate this belief in his odes. Emotion was the key element of any Romantic poet, the intensity of which is present in all of Keats poems. Keats openly expressed feelings ignoring stylistic rules which suppressed other poets. Keat�s poems display a therapeutic experience, as many of his Odes show a sense of struggle to accept, and a longing to search for an emotion which he could feed off for h
The History Of Art
The History Of Art
The History Of Art The multifaceted and complex intricacies that are woven throughout the centuries in art are unrealistic to attempt in this format. Therefore, because the focus for the majority of the focus throughout history has been on the humanistic form the concentration will be on that. Art was the first written language and to study the history of art is to study the history of civilizations and humankind. The Paleolithic cave paintings in France, when viewed in the modern western perspe
Strategic Bombing During World War 2
Strategic Bombing During World War 2
Strategic Bombing During World War 2 World War 2 was a war fought in two distinct phases. The first was the last war of a new generation. The second was emphatically the first of a new era . The British strategic bomber campaign was of doubtful cost effectiveness . Bomber Command was by far the largest claimant on labour and factory space within the armed forces. Relative to their size they suffered more casualties than any other sector. The Anglo-American bomber force was divided in terms of st
Claude Monet
Claude Monet
Claude Monet Claude Monet was born in Paris, France on the 14th of November 1840. When Monet was 5 he moved to the town of Le Havre for the majority of his youth. Monet was considered to be undisciplined and unlikely to make an achievement of his life by his parents and teachers. His father owned a wholesale grocery that Monet showed no interest in inheriting. He was only interested in painting. By the age of fifteen he was receiving commission from his works. He later grew to become one of the
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None Provided1 When we discuss our brain, we usually focus on the brains ability to think. That task alone is extremely complex and involved, but the brain also has many other tasks. Most of the time the brain is on autopilot, meaning that most of the activities preformed are just automatic. Our five senses; sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell, are automatically preformed in our brains. We don\'t have to think about how something sounds, we just hear it and we then interpret that sound. The la
Social Contexts
Social Contexts
Social Contexts 1. When analysing an artwork what is to be gained from considering the social context in which it was created? Are there possible drawbacks to this methodology? Provide clear examples to substantiate your argument. When analysing artwork, in any form, there are often times social contexts in which can be interpreted. Not always does the history behind the painting need to be revealed to fully understand the concept of the artwork, yet it is helpful in determining if the artwork i
Freshmen 15
Freshmen 15
Freshmen 15 Imagine living in one place all of your life. In this place you have a home, a family, friends, activities that you have committed yourself to and possibly even a car. You feel safe in this place and most likely have developed an everyday rut of doing things. Change doesn\'t happen often in this place and if it does the transition of one thing to the next is uneventful. Well, this is all about to change. You are now going to be uprooted from your place, your home, your family, your f
Shusterman and the aesthetic e
Shusterman and the aesthetic e
Shusterman and the aesthetic e AShusterman and the Aesthetic Experience Oh, how the concept of analytical aesthetics has been construed, confused, consumed, massaged, reworked, wrestled, swallowed and digested and spat out in so many different forms of philosophical vomit (for lack of a better word). Can it be possible that the fruits of this immeasurable labor are unclear, after so many decades of toil, if present at all? Modernity is responsible for the coining of the term aesthetic. The word
Paul Klee
Paul Klee
Paul Klee A Swiss-born painter and graphic artist whose personal, often gently humorous works are replete with allusions to dreams, music, and poetry, Paul Klee, b. Dec. 18, 1879, d. June 29, 1940, is difficult to classify. Primitive art, surrealism, cubism, and children's art all seem blended into his small-scale, delicate paintings, watercolors, and drawings. His family was very interested in the arts. The jobs that Paul's parents had were strange for 1879. His mom helped support the family by
Matrix
Matrix
Matrix Here is the essay I think the uploader strung the sentences together so the paragraphs are in one long line: As the world's technological capabilities reach increasingly impressive new heights, we are faced with new problems caused by these new technological capabilities. Along with these newfound problems, such as the now infamous Y2K, come the latest futuristic prophecies about the world's damnation due to the new technologies. Thus is the need for, and theory behind the movie Matrix. T
Hacking For Money
Hacking For Money
Hacking For Money Many of the products we buy today are no more than large collections of zeroes and ones. High-priced software, high-quality music, and valuable reference material such as computerized databases or CD-Rom encyclopedias are commercial products like any other, but the media of their transmission makes them different in at least one aspect: it is possible to copy them freely, or at least extremely cheaply. A compact disc of Elvis Costello and the Attractions is different from, say,
ansel adams
ansel adams
ansel adams Ansel Adams photographer and artist Until the 19th century most artwork was created in a two or three-dimensional media. In England, William Fox discovered a technique that allowed camera images to be captured on paper. This medium has evolved since Fox’s discovery in 1839 to a serious and viable form of art today. Photography allows the artist to capture what he sees. The image produced is reality to the artists eye, it can only be manipulated with light and angles. The photograph
What Is The Expression Theory Of Art
What Is The Expression Theory Of Art
What Is The Expression Theory Of Art Art has evolved and regenerated itself many times during our human existence. These differences are defined through changes in styles under various theories. During the nineteenth and early twentieth century, a style known as Expressionism became popular. During this movement the artists were trying to use their artwork as a tool of expression toward life. It was mainly dominant in the nonrepresentational arts, such as abstract visual arts and music. It also
Manipulation of Truth in Oliver Stone's JFK
Manipulation of Truth in Oliver Stone's JFK
Manipulation of Truth in Oliver Stone's JFK Manipulation of Truth in Oliver Stone's JFK Oliver Stone is a master of manipulation. Being an expert in the art of directing, Stone is able to make an audience believe whatever he wishes. In the 1991 film JFK, Oliver Stone manipulates facts in order to convey a fictional conspiracy involving the assassination of John F. Kennedy. The Zapruder film and the magic bullet theory are two facts that Stone employs to trick the audience into believing his fabr
Date Rape
Date Rape
Date Rape Date rape is not a rare incident that only happens in isolated situations. In fact, surveys indicate that in 84% of rape cases, the victim knew the attacker, and 57% of rapes occurred on dates (Warshaw 11). However, what is even more surprising than these high statistics is that most incidents of date rape go unreported. Several theories exist that try to explain this phenomenon. For example, many women may refuse to believe that their �friend� raped them. In fact, they could event
Cummings
Cummings
Cummings E. E. Cummings, who was born in 1894 and died in 1962, wrote many poems with unconventional punctuation and capitalization, and unusual line, word, and even letter placements - namely, ideograms. Cummings' most difficult form of prose is probably the ideogram; it is extremely terse and it combines both visual and auditory elements. There may be sounds or characters on the page that cannot be verbalized or cannot convey the same message if pronounced and not read. Four of Cummings' poems
Monster Book Report
Monster Book Report
Monster Book Report A History Lesson Alex Moir/February 13, 2001 Mrs. Neitling/Per.4 Kody Scott grew up in South Central L.A. during the nineteen-sixties and seventies, soon after the creation of the Crips. Raised in poverty without a father, and a full family raised solely by his mother, Kody Scott led the stereotypical �ghetto� life, a poor and broken home. However he does not blame this on his own personal decision to join the Crips while only eleven year�s old. The allure of the respec
Lord of the Rings vs Star Wars
Lord of the Rings vs Star Wars
Lord of the Rings vs Star Wars Two box office hits, each a milestone of their time, “Lord of the rings” and “Star Wars A lot can happen in 25 years, and in the fast-paced, high-budgeted land of hollywood, a lot has. So much so, in fact, that an influential movie of a generation, Star Wars, really does seem like it came out a long, long time ago, from a galaxy far, far away. Yet the 1977 film, once at the peak of visual effects, still one of the top 10 earning films ever, continues to be admired
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vr.txtTEXTR*ch[­®w2À®w2Å7î®Virtual Reality - What it is and How it Works Imagine being able to point into the sky and fly. Or perhaps walk through space and connect molecules together. These are some of the dreams that have come with the invention of virtual reality. With the introduction of computers, numerous applications have been enhanced or created. The newest technology that is being tapped
Disjunction vs. Communion in Raymond Carver's Short Stories
Disjunction vs. Communion in Raymond Carver's Short Stories
Disjunction vs. Communion in Raymond Carver's Short Stories Disjunction vs. Communion in Raymond Carver's Short Stories Raymond Carver, poet, essayist, and short story writer, was very different from some other writers in that he clipped his writing until only the essential remained. " Carver not only acknowledged the effect that fiction could have on readers, he proclaimed that it should affect readers."( Bonetti 58) Thus, when Carver writes about intimate relationships, the reader perceives th