• Film Review The Money Pit
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    Film Review (The Money Pit) The Money Pit is a love comedy directed by Richard Benjamin in 1986. This movie was performed humorously by Tom Hanks who usually perform comedy. The movies he has performed before were The Man with One Red Shoe, Splash, Bachelor and etc. Tom Hanks and Shelley Long play Anna and Walter, a young couple just married. They spend most of their time dealing with managing their new house. The performed the unstable love of the couple clearly. Alexander Godunov plays Mac, t...
  • Anna And Emma And The Arts
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    The arts, in many different forms, played a major role in the events and outcomes of both Emma's and Anna's life. The arts impacted major decisions in both of the characters lives. Whether it was an initial spark or a driving force, art played many roles. Even though they initially met at the train station, the met once again at a ball they both attend. While they were at the ball they fell into their routine of dancing and socializing. Vronsky sought out Anna when he saw her but when they final...
  • Pet Dog Chekhov Love Story
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    The Lady With the Pet Dog, written by Anton Chekhov, is a passionate love story portraying betrayal at its greatest. The story presents a deceiving nature that perfectly depicts real life in most of society today. The title gives the impression that this story is just a simple-minded one, but in reality it truly recognizes the mysteries that develop right under our noses. This story is about the confusing and unexpected forbidden love that evolves between two people. Anton Chekhov writes The Lad...
  • Santa Anna Crockett Men Alamo
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    The Alamo General Sam Houston is in charge of the Alamo but he needs time to get a army ready to fight Santa Anna. Houston trusts Jim Bowie and Travis but now Bowie is drunk so he leaves Travis in charge of the Alamo. Then Houston leaves with his army to get it ready to fight. Bowie wakes up from being drunk and they raise the flag. Bowie doesn't think they can beat Santa Anna and his 7, 000 troops. Travis gets word that Santa Anna and his men just crossed a river that is way closer than he had ...
  • Main Character Reader Love Story
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    Though the similarities and differences of characterization in Chekhov and Oates's different versions of "The Lady with the Pet Dog" are evident, the purpose only becomes clear for the reader when the two versions are read and compared. The stories have different settings, but the characters in the story remain the same. There is Anna, Dmitry, and their families. Although their families are mentioned, each member remains without any description and therefore they begin to seem almost unimportant...
  • Love 2 One True Dmitri
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    'The Lady with the Dog'; 'Love'; is defined by the Webster's dictionary as 'a passionate affection of one person for another.' ; The short story 'The Lady with the Dog'; written by Anton Chekhov, is a love story. The story introduces us to the character Dmitri Gurov. He is a married man who is unfaithful to his wife and who leaves his family for long time periods in order to vacation. In the midst of one of his vacations in Yalta, his path was crossed with a young married lady named Anna Sergey ...
  • The Time Is Night By Liudmila
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    The Time is Night is a short novel by Liudmila Petrushevskaya. It is one of the few stories that I enjoy reading over and over again. The reason is that each time I re-read it, I perceive it in a slightly different way. The complicity of characters and the style of the novel is what I would like to emphasize most about the novel, as well as the fact that The Time is Night represents an outstanding social awareness of the author. As an introduction, Liudmila Petrushevskaya writes that what reade...
  • Freaky Friday Second Marriage
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    "Freaky Friday " The movie that I chose to review was titled "Freaky Friday." It stars Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan as a mother and daughter who switch bodies for a day. In this film, Tess Coleman (played by Jamie Lee Curtis) is a widowed psychiatrist juggling her job and family while planning her second marriage. Anna Coleman (played by Lindsay Lohan), who disapproves of her mother's second marriage plans, is of no help to her mother at all during her stressful situations. Anna is a rebel...
  • Pet Dog Story Anna Reader
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    Checkov and Oates The Lady with a Pet Dog: Modernism vs. Romanticism There are many debatable similarities and differences between Checkov s Lady with a Pet Dog set in Russia in the early part of the century and Joyce Carol Oates Lady with a Pet Dog told from Anna s point of view in the 1970 s in Nantucket. However, Oates modernization makes the story lose a lot in translation. The modernized version lacks the romance and appeal that Checkov s version possesses and doesn t have the same flair du...
  • Color Gray Dmitry Life Anna
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    Black or White When reading "The Lady With the Pet Dog", written by Anton Check hov, one cannot help but notice the multiple times that the color gray is mentioned. Gray is actually referred to nine times throughout this story. When reading it, the word seems to almost eat at a person with its nagging to be noticed. However, in order to discover the meaning of gray in this story, one must look much deeper than words, and into the probable thoughts and feelings of the characters. Gray is first m...
  • The King And I
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    I saw the musical The King and I at the Orange County Performing Arts Center on, Wednesday, December 3 rd. The theater is located at 600 Town Center Dr. , Costa Mesa. The play took place at the King's palace in Siam. The time period was in the 1800's. The story begins with the arrival of a British school teacher in Siam. Her job is to teach the sixty children of the king. She is very defiant towards the King, and this helps strengthen their relationship because they become friends. The main dil...
  • Sixteenth Century Marriage Women Anna
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    What is the real difference between men and women? Is sex merely an anatomical difference, or are gender roles based on actual mental and emotional differences? Regardless of whether gender roles are socially constructed or naturally inherent, they exist and have since Adam and Eve. The history of gender roles has been long and varied, frequently switching from near equality of the sexes to complete inequality and back. In the Middle Ages, gender limitations were prevalent in that the woman was ...
  • Anna Karenina Story People Love
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    L. E. A. P. Journal for Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy A. Section covered: Part 1 and 2 (pages 17-245) B. Summary: This story first starts out with chaos in the Oblonsky's household. Prince Stephen Oblonsky's wife Dolly found out that he was having an affair with their children's French governess and threatened to move out of the house and take the kids with her. Stephen Oblonsky does not feel bad for having an affair. What he feels bad for is getting caught by his wife. Even though he is upset h...
  • Pet Dog Anna Version Lady
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    Contrasting views of adultery between Joyce Carol Oates and Anton Chekovs The Lady with the Pet Dog The underlining theme of the two renditions of the story The Lady with the Pet Dog, are the two affairs that took place and the difference in the way that the affairs are portrayed. In Anton Chekovs version, which was written in 1899 and set in Russia, the main character is Dmitry Dmitrich Gurov, a married but lonely man who by chance meets a younger lady named Anna Sergeyevna who is in a similar ...
  • Gaetano Donizetti British Royal Queens In Competition
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    Essay Gaetano Donizetti was a prolific writer of operas. His subjects were taken from many sources but throughout his life he returned again and again to stories drawn from the British royal family. British Kings and Queens are used in various Donizetti opera's: Elizabeth I, makes her first appearance in Il Castello di Kenilworth in 1829. Henry II is the tenor in Rosamond a d'Inghilterra of 1834 and Edward III with Queen Isabella make an appearance in L'Aassedio di Calais of 1830. There...
  • Lady With Lapdog Anton Chekhov
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    By Lori Mock In the story Lady with Lapdog, author, Anton Chekhov uses the plot and setting he created for this story to explain why people have relationships. Why do men and women have attraction to one another? In this story, author, Anton Chekhov tries to explain why people need each other. It is no secret or surprise that humans need to find companionship and love. Why would this be? The most valid reason would be to continue on the species through reproduction. In the story Lady with Lapdog...
  • Anna And The King Orpheus Love Romeo
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    What compels people to love? Given all the time and effort devoted to the subject, it would seem that the whole world is obsessed with it. Yet, love causes so much pain. Some of the oldest legends, literary masterpieces, and greatest motion pictures of all time have proven that love does not always bring happiness to those who choose to embrace it. James Baldwin described it best when he said, "Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does." There are many reasons why people who a...
  • Anna Sergeyevna Dmitri Life Time
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    Irony: incongruity between the actual result of a sequence of events and the expected results. Huh? Well take the short story? Lady with a Dog? written by Anton Chekhov as an example. First let? s get a look at our main characters, Dmitri Gurov and Anna Sergeyevna, and how they met. Then we will take a look how the story has an ironic turn of events. We first meet Dmitri Gurov, a married middle aged man with children, who has been unfaithful to his wife many times. He has a great contempt for wo...
  • Anna Karenina Booknotes Count
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    Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy ranks as one of the world's great writers. He was also an important moral thinker and reformer. Tolstoy was born at Yasnaya Polyana, Russia, the fourth of five children. After being educated at Kazan in 1844, he joined the army in 1852. He fought proudly in the Crimean War, and after he left the army, he traveled abroad. He inspected German schools to insure their quality before going to his brother's side outside of Marseille, France. Nicolai died at a spa with h...
  • Anna Karenina The World
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    The world of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina is a world ruled by chance. From the very opening chapters, where a watchman is accidentally run over by a train at Moscow's Petersburg station, to the final, climactic scenes of arbitrary destruction when Levin searches for Kitty in a forest beset by lightning, characters are brought together and forced into action against their will by coincidence and, sometimes, misfortune. That Anna and Vronsky ever meet and begin the fateful affair that becomes the cente...