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An Analysis of Exorcism of Emily Rose by Scott Derrickson
People each have their own beliefs when it comes to religion. Everyone has his or her own views about the existence of spiritual beings like God, devils, and angels. Some believe that they exist and others believe that they don’t depending on what their faith tells them. Scott Derrickson, an American screenwriter and produc...
Analysis of The Power of Myth
The book “The Power of Myth” by Joseph Campbell, based on the interview between Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell, he explains his definition of a hero. As someone who sacrifices himself for someone or something. “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself (Campbell pg151). He separates h...
An Overview of Crash
Like many people, I too have judged a person through their race and from where they come from. If we were to judge someone consciously or unconsciously, that stereotype has already been embedded within our minds. We live in a world where skin color and the way we dress will alter how people will look upon us, whether it be...
Re-Writing a Chapter from the Novel Persepolis Marjane Satrapi
I re-wrote a chapter called “The Vegetable” of the graphic novel “Persepolis” which was written by Marjane Satrapi. The audience of my short story is people who enjoy reading graphic novels, especially Persepolis, and are willing to explore the same book with a different genre, a short story. The reason behind why I chose “...
A Review of Columbus
1. Columbus describes the people he encounters by their culture, resources, and behavior. The men, women, and children are described as nude savages. They cover certain body parts with a leaf or cotton. Also, Columbus notices that the Native Americans are not armed. They have no weapons or the resources that make up these a...
Maria had always wanted to be a nun, but now that she’s older she realizes it isn’t what she thought. Often getting in trouble, she is sent to be the governess for Captain Von Trapp, an ex-military officer and his seven mischievous children who are always driving out their governesses. Maria loosens up the children by teach...
Role of Women in the Society as Portrayed in Mona Lisa's Smile
In the early 1900’s women were brainwashed into believing they had their rights and freedoms because of the usage of propaganda. This changed with the advent of World War Two. While the men were away fighting and the women stepped up taking the men’s roles, their perspectives had also started to change along with their dail...
A Synopsis of Playing with the Boys by Liz Tigelaar
For this nine weeks I read the book called “Playing with the boys” by Liz tigelaar. Mr.Draughon recommended me to read it. This book teaches girls that they should never give up on something they love doing even if people around want them to fail. “ ...girls shouldn't be on the football team so what makes Lucy be able to .....
An Overview of Ferris Bueller's Day off by John Hughes
Whether you received Saturday detention or you are planning on skipping school, there is a film out there that John Hughes directed that you can relate to. John Hughes films are very adolescent oriented and take place around the idea of school related situations. a few examples would be Sixteen Candles, Ferris Bueller's Da...
Comparison of Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone Book and the Movie
Have you ever watched a movie based on a book but liked the movie better? If you answered no to the previous question, do not worry, you won’t need to do either one. The movie Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone is very similar to the book Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone. Both movie and book have the same charac...