• Scottie Madeleine Judy Story
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    hitchcock Vertigo stars James Stewart as Scottie, a retired detective, and Kim Novak as Judy Barton, who gets disguised as Madeleine, a woman hired by Scottie's friend to act as his wife in order to frame Scottie. The story takes place in San Francisco in the 1950's. The film opens on a high building, where officer Scottie and his partner are in pursuit of a suspect. Scottie's partner's life is on the line and only he can save him. Unfortunately, he has vertigo, a fear of heights. Scottie is una...
  • Are You There God Its Me Margaret
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    Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret, by Judy Blume Dear Judy Blume, I'm writing to inform you of an excellent book that you " ve created. The book that I'm referring to is Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret. It is a great book! I don't really like reading, but your book interested me! I loved how you wrote this book, the way the character Margaret's life was, I mean. I would like to talk to you in person to ask you about this book and where you got the ideas from. Did you write this book on ...
  • Father Plato Jim Judy
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    For Judy, lipstick has both pleasurable and painful connotations. Her conflict with her father stems from her wearing it and his rejection of it. "He looks at me like I m the ugliest thing in the world," she tells an officer. Her desire to get her father s attention with lipstick is characteristic of the Electra complex she has for him. Instead of showing his approval, however, he smears it off her lips and calls her a tramp. Conversely, he tells her that she is too old to kiss him. "I don t wa...
  • Winter Dreams Successful In The Business World
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    In F. Scott Fitzgerald's, "Winter Dreams" Fitzgerald creates a character, Dexter Green, a fourteen year old boy who is confident in his "winter dreams" of extraordinary success, wealth and social status in his "golden future." Over the course of the story Dexter paved his way to an ambitious future of economic wealth. At fourteen Dexter was described as the best caddie worker in the club, making thirty dollars a month, which for the summer was not able to be me made anywhere else on the lake. De...
  • Vertigo 2 Scottie Madeleine Judy
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    Vertigo Alfred Hitchcock is one of the most well known directors of all time, bringing murder and mystery to a new light. His films, starting in 1925 with Pleasure Garden and ending in 1976 with the film Fantasy Plot, set a precedent for all other directors in the film industry. Hitchcock came to be known as the Master of Suspense. Many story lines and techniques within his cinematography are common standards for films today. His film The Lodger, is a film that came to be an ideal example of a ...
  • Two Great Rebellion Films
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    Rebellion is a common topic in movies because it draws in audiences with its bad boys and bad attitudes. Two of the greatest rebellion movies of all time are Rebel Without a Cause, starring James Dean, and Bonnie and Clyde, starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway. The opening scene in Rebel Without a Cause shows a drunken teenage boy lying in the street, giggling, while he plays with a toy. The directors of these two films show rebellion using the same elements: themes, characters, and memorable...
  • Judy Garland First Made Famous
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    Judy Garland's real name was Frances Guam. Judy and her two older sisters changed their stage name to Garland. A year later Frances changed her name to Judy. At age 13 a man named Louis B. Mayer was so impressed by her voice that he sighed her on a contract for M. G. M. Her first real screen appearance was called 'Every Sunday'. She also appeared in 'Pigskin Parade'. She sang 'Dear Mr. Gable' in 'Broadway Melody of 1938'. Judy Stared in 'Thorough Beds Don't Cry'. Her frequent screen Partner wa...
  • Winter Dreams Miss Jones
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    In F. Scott Fitzgerald's short story, "Winter Dreams," ambitious, "desirous" Dexter stands at the threshold between admiring "glittering things" and finding out that the "glittering things" he admires fade away sooner or later. Dexter's character throughout this short story, changes in many ways, from being unaware of what he really wanted in life to being aware of what he actually became. Dexter in the story started off as a very young boy who worked as a caddy at a golf course. There he met Mi...
  • Green Jello Judy Book Don
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    I'm sure going to miss their great friendliness and hospitality. They were always so nice to me, and my mom and dad. They were probably the best neighbors we have ever had. I think Judy was the first friend I met when I moved here from Wisconsin. We were both so young, it's bad of me not going to the funeral. I'll probably regret that I didn't go later on but, I just couldn't handle it right now. "Brandon we' re home."Yea Mom I'm upstairs, do you think that anyone has moved into the Smites hous...
  • The Great Gatsby The American Dream
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    The statement made by Marius Bewley's critical essay "Scott Fitzgerald: The Apprentice Fiction", "Fitzgerald's ultimate subject is the character of the American Dream in which, in their respective ways, his principle heroes are all trapped." , can be justified through Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby and his short story "Winter Dreams." In both pieces of literature, Fitzgerald explores and comments upon Americans and their pursuit of the American Dream through Jay Gatsby and Dexter Gree...
  • Fitzgerald's Winter Dreams Love Story
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    English Study: Discussing Winter Dreams as a Love Story Winter Dreams, by F. Scott Fitzgerald is a classic love story. It includes all of the stereotypical parts and moments weve come to expect from years of watching movies and from television. Every love story has a hero, the one person we route for and believe is the good guy. The hero will usually come from a poor family or has a set back of some sort keeping him from the heroine. In Winter Dreams, our hero is Dexter Green, son of the owner o...
  • Characterization In Winter Dreams By Fitzgerald
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    "Winter Dreams" by F. Scott Fitzgerald Characterization is defined as a method used by an author to reveal a character's appearance or personality. The characterization of one or more characters can be a very important aspect in a story. I t may help develop the plot of the story, or it even may help set the mood of the story. In "Winter Dreams," Fitzgerald elaborately characterizes Judy Jones through her actions and through the thoughts of Dexter Green. It all started when a little girl, by th...
  • Judy Helen Harry Men
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    Judy Jones, from "Winter Dreams," and Helen, from "The Snow of Kilimanjaro," are opposite as females but share characteristics of power. Judy has control over the men in her life and strings them around for her pleasure and satisfaction just because she can. Helen, on the other hand, is monogamously in love with Harry who is the beneficiary of the relationship. Judy Jones gets involved with every prosperous male that crosses her path. She is easily shied away by men who come too strong but makes...
  • Comparing Gatsby To Winter Dreams
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    The Great Dreams Have you ever seen something or someone that you knew you had to have? In the short story "Winter Dreams" and the novel The Great Gatsby, Dexter and Jay Gatsby seek what they cannot have. They work hard to get in a position where the girls will start to notice them. They share the similar goal of getting the shallow rich girl, they contain similar themes and settings, but they differ in plot and point of view. The most noticeable similarity between the two tales is the point of ...
  • Great Gatsby Winter Stories Judy
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    The Great Gatsby and Winter Dreams Meet Head On "Winter Dreams" and The Great Gatsby have similar male and female character, and setting to illustrate the emphasis of the American Dream. Dexter Green and Jay Gatsby are very comparable in many levels. Not only do these men resemble each other, but Daisy Buchanan and Judy Jones share many personality traits. Besides the characters being similar, the setting and most importantly the weather have much symbolic meaning throughout both stories. Even ...
  • Idealism In Winter Dreams
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    Dexter's dream that begins, then flourishes, but becomes unattainable in the end, exemplifies F. Scott Fitzgerald's corrupt idea of the typical American Dream. Society as a whole believes the American Dream consists of the freedom of individuality, material wealth, better landscape, and religious idealism. They look for the idealistic concept of what they want it to convey, rather than what it actually is. "Winter Dreams" portrays different thoughts of Fitzgerald's, particularly from events that...