American Films Essays

Hooligans

Hooligans It’s not about fighting, but about having power” such is what being hooligan described in the movie Green Street Hooligans. For them it’s not just about the adrenaline you get from that, it is for them the most to have power, to have power gives them the feeling that they are invincible, it is that people are talking about them, and rumors going on the severity of the is, it’s the best feeling. For others, there is a better…

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Turn the Other Cheek

Turn the Other Cheek Sunday in the Park is a short story by Bel Kaufmann and was written in 1985. The story is about a family enjoying a Sunday in the park but suddenly another boy throws sand at the families 3-year-old. The family tries to stop the other boy but his father encourages him to continue and now there is a conflict between the two fathers. The family father is called Morton and is a middle-aged man. He is…

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Another Evening at the Club

The bond between a young bride and a much older husband is one always filled with much confliction, but security. In the short story “Another Evening at the Club” we explore this very bond. Samia, a Muslim woman who have found herself to be suited with a man, a rather wealthy, important man named Abbond Bey. Within the story, Samia displays much submissive behaviors while Abbond shows more dominant traits. These two factors radiate the idea of how Samia plays…

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On Becoming a Writer

In “On Becoming a Writer,” the author, Russell Baker, expressed his interest in writing as a way of thinking about himself and forming an identity. “The only thing that truly interested me was writing, “he states. “It was the only thing for which I seemed to have the smallest talent…” Even though he used to dislike English classes in high school, in his third year, the chance of being a writer knocked on his door. When Mr. Fleagle, the English…

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Poetry

The three poems Remember written by Christina Rossetti, A Mother In A Refugee Camp by Chinua Achebe and Poem at Thirty-Nine by Alice Walker share the same negative theme of loss and separation. Remember explores the pain felt by losing loved ones. A Mother In A Refugee Camp emphasizes the relationship between a mother and her child living in a refugee camp. Poem at thirty nine is a poem about the reminiscences of a loved one. Remember expresses the pain…

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Concept Essay on Love

Love is a complex emotion of attachment and obsession. Love cannot be classified so easily, though; it cannot be stuffed into a social concept and left there. Love has many different meanings to many different people; it can be tossed aside like a dirty rag, unimportant and forgotten, or cherished and cared for like a priceless gemstone. To me, love is a connection between the hearts and minds of two people. It is a feeling of trust and wholeness; a…

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Consequences of Indecision’s

Consequences of Indecision’s The characters are affected by their mistakes in Feed by M.T. Anderson because these characters are all caught up in their indecision to choose what they want to do with their lives. Violet’s father is all caught up in protecting his daughter, Violet the main character, from the negative affects of the feed and how people take advantage of it in a poor manner. He didn’t want that to happen to Violet. The Feed is a device…

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Lying

Consider thinking about the controversial issue on lying. People usually don’t particularly care about the little white lies, but lying is never a good solution in any situation, because whether it’s a small lie or a big lie, there is always some form of consequence to each and every fib. There are a few certain articles such as, “A Philosopher on Lying,” by Immanuel Kant who also believe lying should not be tolerated in any way. Just like in the…

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Advice_ Times

“No Michael no more baseball” my mother nagged. She had nagged on about this for the past month and a half. She really didn’t want me to play anymore I guess. But I didn’t listen to her because I felt that I was at my prime. So I played again but this time it was traveling season. So what that meant was we played all over the place. We was going to be champions, the all times greatest! I knew…

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The Idol of the Cave

In Francis Bacon, The Four Idols are described as the causes of the human error in the pursuit of knowledge. The four idols are, the idol of tribe, the idol of cave, the idol of the marketplace and the idol of the theater. The idol of the cave is defined as those which arise with in the mind of the individual. This idol is common to all human beings. Francis Bacon stated that “The lofty and discursive puts together the…

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Analysis of ‘‘the Lifeguard” by Mary Morris

‘‘The Lifeguard” by Mary Morris is a short story that focusses on change over time. A lifeguard accustomed to be the lord of all he surveys and with a big self-esteem, has a rude awakening when he proves deficient in the first aid needed to save a toddler, Becky, on the beach. The author demonstrates that we realise what we have only when a shattering event occurs. Trough characterization, foreshadowing and symbolism, Morris infers that once we realise what we…

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Evaluate the Usefulness of the Documents in the Interview Pack for a Given Organisation

Justify actions a business might take when experiencing cash flow problems? At first ,the owners of business need to start a cash flow analysis for current month and the future.The owners should know and find out what’s wrong with the company and check which areas result the most money to get out of their company.However, the receivables are always a big problem.Because the owners are busy with their business so that they forget to send the money for a long…

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First Day of High School

Walking into a brand new school for the first time with a bundle of happiness and a twisted knot in your stomach indicating just how nervous you really are, sure is a way to start your first day of high school. It is natural on the part of every student to remember the first day at school. Recently, I just became a 9th grader. I remember the day as a unclear haze, that resembled a impossible puzzle to complete. The…

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Cause and Effect

The demands of being a student-athlete in high school or college can be extremely challenging in terms of budgeting your time for your academics/school work, and what little free time that remains for social activities, or one’s personal life. In this essay I will discuss the effects about being a student athlete because many people think that student athletes have there life easy but in actuality they have to deal with things that regular students would not be dealing with….

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

“The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” The story “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” is a tragic story. In my opinion, Mitty is not satisfied with his actual life so fantasy life is his secret life. He doesn’t like real world and the role he plays in life. Mitty is not sure of what he is doing in his actual life. As in his fantasy life when he was a pilot and the commander ordered him to go through hurricane,…

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