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    Hollywood, the name associated with bright lights, red carpets, big budget blockbusters, famous movie stars and captivating tales. However, what is sometimes forgotten is the raw power that Hollywood movies have to persuade audiences and reinforce American ideologies. It is not just entertainment we receive when we sit down our popcorn and choc tops; we are also being subtly brainwashed by American propaganda. Good evening ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the 22nd annual Brisbane International film festival. My name is Catherine Willows and we are here in celebration of the release of Scott Derrickson's

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    Submitted: November 18, 2014 By: Catt.0
  • A ?cursed? Man? a Short View of Dr.Zhu

    A ?cursed? Man? a Short View of Dr.Zhu

    My name is Haonan Zhu, a name all of you will remember as a "cursed" man after reading. I was born in a small town in China. Unlike most of my schoolmates, I chose to go to America for my further education. After my graduation from Purdue University as an Engineering student, I worked in a national company for years until recently I have ended my career as a VP of Engineering in America. Is my life so smooth as all events above? Why I call myself "cursed"? In addition to that how about my

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    Essay Length: 545 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: October 18, 2014 By: jiny12
  • A Doll's House

    A Doll's House

    Ibsen's A Doll's House is primarily interpreted as a play focused on society and the demeaning role it forces women to assume. "There is no doubt that A Doll's House has long been seen as a landmark in our century's most important social struggle, the fight against the dehumanizing oppression of women, particularly in the middle-class family" (Johnston 1). The common reaction of an audience viewing A Doll's House is to sympathize with Nora and the social constraints that burden her. Nora, however, is a unique character. She rejects social norms entirely and because

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    Submitted: June 25, 2012 By: knights80
  • A Systemic Functional Linguistic Approach to the Analysis of English Journalistic Headlines

    A Systemic Functional Linguistic Approach to the Analysis of English Journalistic Headlines

    1. Introduction According to Halliday's systemic functional linguistics (SFL), language is a network of systems or interrelated sets of options for making meaning. The applicability of language in daily life is the main subject being studied, and guides the theoretic system of systematic functional school. According to SFL, functional bases of grammatical phenomena are divided into three broad areas, called metafunctions: the ideational, the interpersonaland the textual. The three functions were widely used in analyze all kinds of English texts. SFL is concerned primarily with the choices the grammar makes available to speakers and writers.

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    Submitted: October 20, 2012 By: Evelyn
  • Advertising as a Weapon

    Advertising as a Weapon

    Advertising as a Weapon Advertising is a multibillion-dollar industry. It's everywhere we look, everywhere we go, and it seems there is no way to escape it. Precious time and money are spent to change the way we think and feel about certain things. There is no doubt that ads have an impact on society. Plan B One Step created an advertisement targeted towards younger women in order to persuade them to purchase their product. As with all ads, it seems they left out the negative side effects of the product, forgetting to mention the impact

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    Submitted: December 26, 2014 By: essayformeplease
  • Alice Walker "everyday Use"

    Alice Walker "everyday Use"

    Coming Home A home is a place where one's domestic affections are centered; there is history with a family in every detail inside and out of a home. In "Everyday Use" by Alice Walker, the characters are at a battle within themselves trying to find a path back to their true home. In the opening of the short story, the mother has a daydream about a home that she considered to be perfect, but little does she realize, her home is the place of her family, which is the most precious gift of all. Her

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    Submitted: October 2, 2014 By: SydTWF
  • American Dream

    American Dream

    There has never been a country quite like the United States of America. Although we are still a very young country, compared to the rest of the world we are very unique. The biggest reason for this is that this country was founded by immigrants, and almost everyone living in this country can trace their roots back to a foreign country. The tallest hurdle that immigrants of this era have to overcome is the question of whether or not they should adapt to the "American" way of life or if they should stick to their

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    Essay Length: 400 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 20, 2014 By: tgt01
  • American High School Vs Vietnamese High School in Vietnam

    American High School Vs Vietnamese High School in Vietnam

    Pham ESL 090 Lyn Pham Mrs. Rachel Second draft American High School vs Vietnamese High School in Vietnam As same as many other countries, Vietnam has some pure American high schools in which are students only study the medium of instruction is English. This school will only focusing on speaking and study in language: English. All the teachers come from different countries which are America, India, England, China,...etc. I have studied in both Vietnamese high school and American high school in my country. In my experience, I found that there are some differences and similarities

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    Submitted: June 28, 2015 By: nhupham123
  • Ametica Needs Its Nerds

    Ametica Needs Its Nerds

    Sherwood Jaxson Sherwood AP Lang Tapp 11 December 2017 America Needs Its nerds In “America Needs Its Nerds” Leonid Friedman argues that modern American culture is anti-intellectual by utilizing rhetorical strategies such as comparisons to other nations, diverse sentences, and a scornful yet inviting tone. Further, he argues that if America does not change its attitude towards intellectuals, the nation may not be competitive in a global economy. Friedman starts his essay with a very powerful periodic sentence showing his opposing side of the attitude to the people who are rigor with academics. He later

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    Submitted: April 2, 2018 By: jax1219
  • Analysis of Sonnets Imagery

    Analysis of Sonnets Imagery

    Writing Workshop: Analysis of a Sonnet's Imagery Analysis of a Sonnet's Imagery William Shakespeare has the words of psalms and proverbs, and the most charming Words a reader could ever read. His sonnets are passionate, intense, and emotional, but The fact still is true that love is the whole theme. However, the understandings to Shakespeare's personal experiences are written down in his sonnets, there it states his imagination and understanding of the human heart. The most detected state expressed in Shakespeare sonnet 29 is he describing his life as being gloomy and a poor outcast

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    Submitted: July 5, 2012 By: Gore
  • Animal Testing

    Animal Testing

    In the twenty first century where humans live in the most material, mechanistic, and well educated era. Scientists have created medicine that has improved the lives of ordinary people. Without scientists, we may not even know the miracle of modern medicine without performing animal testing. Scientists have found many cures for illnesses that could be life threatening diseases. Unfortunately scientists do not only use animal testing for medical use but also on cosmetic. Many experimentation for cosmetic are not worth animals dying because we use animals for our own vanity. Scientists have also created devices

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    Submitted: August 11, 2014 By: ruby1992
  • Ap Lang Exam

    Ap Lang Exam

    AP EXAM: - 40% 5 10 - 40% 4 16 - 20% 3 29 - 0% 2 30 - 0% 1 15 not a content based exam almost entirely a skill based exam one part- faced with a number of texts that you will be reading excerpts from and answering questions about them. rhetorical analysis - precise, rigorous, detailed analysis of what writers are doing with language and what strategies they use and how they are using them. about 5 passages and 55-60 multiple choice questions at least one of the passages will be pre-20th

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    Submitted: June 30, 2014 By: katerinapetrova
  • Are Four Works That Embody Everything Great About Literature

    Are Four Works That Embody Everything Great About Literature

    The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, A Separate Peace by John Knowles, Billy Budd by Herman Melville, and Bartleby the Scrivener, also by Melville, are four works that embody everything great about literature. They relate to the people who read them by tackling issues common to the human struggle. All four novels deal in Man vs. Man conflict. Each has protagonists who have to make choices which, in the end, either directly or indirectly leads to the antagonist's decline. However, each novel also deals with a loss of control, which is ultimately the death

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    Submitted: June 22, 2012 By: supahsupahstar
  • Article Selected: The Winter Man - Kindness of Strangers

    Article Selected: The Winter Man - Kindness of Strangers

    Article Selected: The Winter Man - Kindness of Strangers Writer: Marj Kenny ? Define the Purpose/ subject of the article. The articles tells us that we should help someone in need if we see them and it is actually not hard to do so. For example, in the article, all the guy had to do to help the old man was call the ambulance. Yet, in our society nowadays, we often see needy people by the streets and people just walk pass them without even looking at them. This shows that kindness is not very

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    Submitted: August 6, 2013 By: charlene96
  • Bellious Nature

    Bellious Nature

    Dear Editor, It is noted that a growing rebellious nature among teenagers. Their state of mind may be change unpredictably; it’s making parents feel like they don’t understand their children. Such a phenomenon is very common nowadays. Youngers usually have this kind of rebellious nature which is normal. It’s a part of their development into adults. They will develop different aspect through this rebellion period. Basically, it happens at about age 16years old. However most of parents might not adapt their children’s rebellion that comes into problem. Some young people may don’t listen to their

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    Submitted: October 1, 2017 By: Jessica Mak
  • Billabong Stratedgy Interi

    Billabong Stratedgy Interi

    Billabong: Defining the Industry Landscape The Swell In the early 1970s, three major surf-wear companies emerged from Down Under. Embodying the laid-back, surfer lifestyle that the Australian coastlines are known for, Billabong, along with Quicksilver and Rip Curl, grew to become the principal global producers of surf-style clothing. The companies were mostly started by surfers for surfers, but the "outlaw mystique" soon gathered cultural currency and the major surf brands became big business. Through the 1990s the surf industry grew exponentially and professional surfing gained a newfound respectability. These three companies would soon grow across

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    Submitted: October 29, 2014 By: jaswanthvarma
  • Binders Case

    Binders Case

    Binders – a type of bandage specifically designed to fit or support a large body area, such as the abdomen and chest or breasts. Binders can be simple ,inexpensive and customize by using plain materials such as the triangular sling or they can maybe commercially design which more often easier to use Importance of Applying Binders Give the wound extra protection Rationale:to prevent the wound on the microorganisms that can cause disease and infection Reduce and prevent edema Rationale:because of the pressure it helps to prevent edema Immobilize the body part Rationale:to avoid the deformity

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    Submitted: July 10, 2013 By: Lia_anime9L
  • Black Friday Is a Nightmare

    Black Friday Is a Nightmare

    Dustin Nguyen Ms. Libhart W.S. II 1st December 2017 Black Friday Is A Nightmare It was the first time I went shopping on Black Friday. Usually, on Black Friday, I stayed at home to do online shopping. So this year I decided to do shopping at South Coast Plaza with my friends. It was one of the most miserable day ever. I told my friends that I would be there at seven o’clock so I set the alarm at four thirty in the morning. However, when I woke up and looked at the clock it

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    Essay Length: 500 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 30, 2018 By: BA DUNG NGUYEN
  • Blood Donation

    Blood Donation

    Specific Goal: I want to persuade my audience to donate blood regularly if their blood is safe to be transferred to another human being Introduction Example of Jim playing and then broken bones and serious burn Decision to give blood Importance of donating blood Thesis statement: Donating blood helps save lives through a relatively simple and painless process that also provides numerous benefits to the donors Body I. Need Step A. Blood supply need is increasing B. Don't donate blood if you are unsure about the safety of your blood C. Need of Blood II.

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    Submitted: August 6, 2013 By: cookies4less
  • Bradbury

    Bradbury

    Bradbury had emphasized the themes of self-happiness by using artificial imagery through using flamboyant exploits of imagery of Mildred and POVs in the text. Artificial imagery could be linked in an inherent way on later indicating the message of Bradbury's in the course of this extract. Artificial imagery was being depicted out through the POV use of character. Montag's usage on feelings via POV character had been indicating the pains of artificial imagery itself, from ‘He had chills and fever in the morning', was an unique example on describing artificial imagery as it is in

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    Submitted: November 28, 2013 By: cheeselous
  • Brett Mackelfresh

    Brett Mackelfresh

    Brett Mackelfresh 1)Story-Holes (1998) 2)Author- Louis Sachar (1954-current) 3)Protagonist- Stanley Yelnats, a young boy who lives in a lower middle class family and gets wrongly convicted of a crime. 4)Antagonist- His curse, caused by his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealin'-great-great-grandfather. 5)Conflict- He has to dig holes every day, then he has to save his new found friend, Zero. 6)Minor characters- Zero-Thequietkid that everyone thinks is stupid, but turns out to be much more. X-ray-The leader of Stanley's cabin according to "the group" that Stanley lives with. Mr. Pendanski-The leader of cabin D(Stanley's cabin). Warden Walker-The owner of the land.

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    Submitted: August 30, 2014 By: Bmackdaddy
  • Capital Budgeting Decision Process

    Capital Budgeting Decision Process

    Capital budgeting decision process Capital Budgeting is a process of planning expenditures on assets for those cash are expected to use for many years and is used to identify how managers plan significant expenditures on projects which will have long-term implications. Capital Budgeting projects include investments in property, plant and equipment, research and development projects, large advertising campaigns or other project which requires capital expenditure and produce a future cash flow. The decision to accept or reject a capital budgeting project depends on the analysis of the cash flows generated by the project and its

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    Submitted: August 4, 2013 By: nicole2012
  • Career Choice

    Career Choice

    My Career Choice As a child I always dreamed about being able to have a career working with robots. Growing up during a period of very popular science fiction movies like "Star Wars" and a big developmental period for electronics and robotics, I have always looked for a field in which I could learn about robotic applications. Manufacturing, as I have learned throughout my time in the field, has provided me with such an opportunity. Although after being in manufacturing for fifteen years now, my obsession with robotics has expanded involvement with any improvements that

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    Submitted: June 22, 2012 By: bbbmccrory
  • Career Objective Business Man

    Career Objective Business Man

    Bruce Lin 71-112 Hong Dormitory Phone: 18795603122 North American College Email: 344767464@qq.com Jiangnan University Skype: Lin 1800 Lihu Avenue Wuxi, Jiangsu 214000 ___________________________________ CAREER OBJECTIVE Business man EDUCATION B. A. Candidate in International Business, North American College, Wuxi, Jiangsu The American university of Northwood short-term exchange July 2013 Expected date of graduation: June 1, 2014 High school degree, Yangzhou No.1 High School, Yangzhou, Jiangsu, 2010 WORK EXPERIENCE June 2012-July 2012 Seller, RT-Mart, Wuxi, Jiangsu I sold pastries and cashiered January 2013-February 2013 Temporary Waitress and Cook, Pizza hut. , Wuxi, Jiangsu I served customers and

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    Essay Length: 545 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 25, 2014 By: linzhi00000
  • Career Times Recruitment Newspaper

    Career Times Recruitment Newspaper

    Product Before Year 2012, all of the content from "Career Times Recruitment Newspaper" can be found in its web site, newspaper has been viewed as non environment product. "Green marketing is considered as one of the major trends in modern business." (Kassaye, 2001). So, Career Times no longer published its Newspaper and purely operated its Recruitment portal (www.CTgoodjobs.hk) as the main product now. Beside the environment issue, "the growth in Internet penetration has had an adverse effect on print newspaper advertising" (Zentner, 2012), is one of the main reason to stop the Newspaper as well.

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    Submitted: October 30, 2014 By: davidtcl
  • Chris Macdonald - Whistleblowing & the Environment: the Case of Avco Environmental

    Chris Macdonald - Whistleblowing & the Environment: the Case of Avco Environmental

    Decision making is an important aspect in every part of life, whether it’s in your personal life or your professional life. When making decisions at work you should always take a step back and look at the bigger picture. This means you should consider all the different outcomes that may occur based on your decision. Decisions made at work will not only affect you, but will also affect all of your employers and your entire company. In this fictional case study written by Chris MacDonald, “Whistleblowing & the Environment: the Case of Avco Environmental”,

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    Submitted: October 26, 2018 By: hani
  • Churchill the Leader

    Churchill the Leader

    Introduction Gentlemen; before dawn of 1st September, 1939 clouds of bombers and fighters flew eastward into the skies over Poland, raining death and destruction on helpless towns and villages, on airfields, railroads, bridges and factories. Mighty gray clad armies poured across the frontiers into the doomed country. The greatest of wars was on, a war which was, in the end, to evolve the whole world in one vast blaze of fire. This was the beginning of world war two. German Nazi's, prepared and consolidated, moved across towards Great Britain. The might of Germans by this

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    Submitted: February 18, 2013 By: liaquatk71
  • Com 200: Interpersonal Communication

    Com 200: Interpersonal Communication

    Letter of Advice Letter of Advice Erika Berry Com 200: Interpersonal Communication Dr. Stephanie Davis January 9, 2018 ________________ Letter of Advice Dear Aubreigh and Bentley, Congratulations on your engagement. I know the two of you have been together for a few years now. Some things will stay the same and some things will change once you are married. There is no rush to get married, this is a time to learn more about each other. I have recently finished an Interpersonal Communication class at school. I would like to offer some advice, that I

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    Essay Length: 2,866 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: January 24, 2018 By: Erika Berry
  • Compare and Contrast How Women Are Presented in the Texts ‘frankenstein’ and ‘the Bloody Chamber’

    Compare and Contrast How Women Are Presented in the Texts ‘frankenstein’ and ‘the Bloody Chamber’

    Emma Ireland Compare and contrast how women are presented in the texts ‘Frankenstein’ and ‘The Bloody Chamber’ During Frankenstein, Mary Shelley’s strong feminist background doesn’t come through the novel. The women are for decoration and generic gothic representation of women, weak and powerless. The only character that we do meet with any strength as a woman, is Safie. However, The Bloody Chamber has strong connotations of feminism throughout and strong lead female roles. Angela Carter faces the issue of misogyny in both a traditional and abstract way, she tackles the gothic representation of women. Women

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    Submitted: November 3, 2016 By: hxsho
  • Comparing Different Cultures with Other Forms of Expressions

    Comparing Different Cultures with Other Forms of Expressions

    Even though comparing different cultures with other forms of expressions within the same period, human behavior and interaction among each other is the study of humanities. Cultural events today, such as a Native American Pau Wau's, provide the history of music, dance, singing, art, and literature to the local community. The expression of humanities within in Native American studies in which consist of art, style, genius, and culture also provides a better understanding of humanities. Within the 15th century, Europeans were also part of a different kind of culture. The study of human behavior

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    Essay Length: 763 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: July 13, 2013 By: rrodriguez

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