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  • Cases The Use Of Plagiarism
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    Midterm Cybercheats It seems like everyone is always looking for an easy way out of everything. Its hard to handle school when you have other difficulties in your life. With work, family, and friends it seems like nothing can ever be completed on time. It's no wonder that in a recent reading from John Hickman in Cybercheats students are turning more and more to online plagiarism then they were years ago. When times get rough and tough it seems like most students do turn to the internet for a lit...
  • Episode Of The Chapelle Show
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    Yesterday and Today It was hilarious whenever Fred Sanford of the hit series Sanford and Son used to fake his heart attack saying that famous phrase, "I'm coming Elizabeth" or what about him telling Aunt Ester how ugly she was. No one took that type of comedy to the heart and it was intended to hurt no one. It was all for a laugh. Now in today's time there are new shows on television such as The Chapelle Show, which is hosted and directed by the comedian Dave Chapelle. The object of this show se...
  • Puppets And Masks
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    Lion King: The Musical The original Disney cartoon of a lion cub blamed for his father's death has been remade into a Broadway musical acclaimed all over the world. Seen by over twenty five million people in over 15 thousand performances this intricately designed wonder has taken over 37 thousand hours just to build the puppets and masks. Julie Taymor the director and costume designer was faced with a problem of whether to create humans or animals playing the part and she decided to make masks t...
  • Death For Her Lover
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    The Other Lover In the Shakespearean sonnet, "The Sonnet-Ballad" by Gwendolyn Brooks, the speaker uses such techniques as: repetition, metaphors and personification to show how her relationship is doomed because of war. The poem shows how war can change a man who was once confident and unaffected by pain, into one who accepts death without a struggle. In this sonnet, death is personified and shown as the speaker's opponent in a struggle for her lover. Death is described as being coquettish and p...
  • Statistics Show
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    Matt Ulrich 11/7/01 Page Summary on the Importance of Simple Statistics and its' Every Day Use Statistics are included in our every day routine weather we like it or not, from weather "guesses" on the radio and news to who will be most likely to win the Super Bowl. However, what I will explain is how we can use statistics to benefit our future success and also show how we can better trust and understand these predictions of our future. Any sales, marketing, or industry driven business can tell y...
  • Different Dialogue Techniques
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    The differences between characters can often be shown using dialogue. David Williamson uses dialogue effectively in 'The Club', to show the different personalities and desires of the characters. Ali G is a great example of how dialogue can be used to show the differences between characters when he interviews English soccer star David Beckham. In many interviews, television shows, movies, novels, and performance scripts, dialogue is used to show the different personalities of characters. In 'The ...
  • Comedy Of M A S H
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    April 22, 2002 Public Relations on Campus There are many problems on campus that could use public relation strategies. One that most comes to mind is the local business participation in campus activities. There are many local businesses that show support in Middle Tennessee State University at their bars or clubs, but they cannot be found at an on-campus event. It is like they use MTSU to improve their business and their name, but they cannot repay the favor. But to their surprise, they could us...
  • Owen's Poetry
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    "Owen uses Poetry as a powerful Weapon" Owen uses his poetry as a very powerful weapon. He does this by using clever and well-constructed poetical devices and techniques. Two of his poems which convey his powerful poetry are "Dulce et Decorum Est" and "Strange Meeting". In "Dulce et Decorum Est", Wilfred Owen attacks the old lie and the perceptions of war at home, and shows the indignity and horror of the war. He does this by strongly persuading the reader that war is not romantically heroic, bu...
  • Used Derogatory Terms For People Like Anton
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    In the movie Gattaca the main character Anton was discriminated against because of his gene makeup. Anton never even had a chance in the society in Gattaca because the potential employees of companies were not tested on their skills or knowledge but on their physical and mental possibilities. The same society also used derogatory terms for people like Anton. Just because his parents decided that he would come into the world naturally instead of through gene therapy or alteration. Terms like 'fai...
  • Semiotic Analysis Of The Television Show
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    'Cheers'; : A Semiotic Analysis by Berger In Arthur Asa Berger's essay, he conducts a semiotic analysis of the comedy television show 'Cheers. ' ; In his analysis of the show he points out many characteristics that refer to semiotics. Even though one could not agree with all of his findings, many of them are reasonable. One discrepancy someone might have with his ideas is that he applies his analysis to simply one episode rather than the entire series. Berger could have been able to conduct a mo...
  • Xander's Role In Buffy The Vampire Slayer
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    Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a difficult media to classify into one genre. An obvious classification of the programme's genre would be horror; but this isn! |t entirely true, because the show has more concepts and themes that a horror movie would, and deals with more issues as well. The show uses elements contained in the more fantasy-orientated horror movies (such as Dracula): these include mythological beings such as vampires, demons and zombies; things that aren! |t always contained in horror ...
  • Equivalent Fractions
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    Grade Level: 4 Time: 40 minutes Subject: Math Topic: Dividing and Multiplying to Find Equivalent Fractions NY State Learning Standards: Mathematics, Science, and Technology Standard 1: Analysis, Inquiry, and Design Students will use mathematical analysis and scientific inquiry to seek answers and develop solutions. Materials: Mathematics Textbooks (page 401) Notebooks Pencils Different colored chalk Objectives: Students will be able to name and write equivalent fractions by multiplying and divid...
  • Example Of Spiegelmans Use Of Humor
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    There is an old saying that a picture says a thousand words. Art Spiegelmans series Maus: A Survivors Tale proves this saying to a tee. Added to the dialogue, a million possibilities arise. The series is a biographical comic book about his fathers experiences during the Holocaust. It uses cats, mice, and other animals to present this very delicate subject. The first book in the series received tremendous adulation and received the National Book Critics Circle prize in biography. However, the cri...
  • Upon Westminster Bridge And God's Grandeur
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    Compare and Contrast Wordsworth's poem 'Composed Upon Westminster Bridge' with 'God's Grandeur' by Hopkins 'Composed Upon Westminster Bridge' and 'God's Grandeur' are both traditional poems written in the romantic era which looks upon changes that need to happen and looks away from those to the places which haven't been affected by the misery of the world. 'Composed Upon Westminster Bridge' is a typical romantic sonnet expressing Wordsworth's love for the beauty and amazement of London. This is ...
  • Rating Of The Show
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    Censorship has recently been brought to the American public television in two different ways. One being $1 billion in airtime purchased by the Office for National Drug Control and the other method being through a small chip inside all new television sets. In 1997, congress approved a $1 billion plan by the Office for National Drug Control to buy Network advertising time at a reduced rate. (Forbes 1) This is a five-year plan that legally requires any network that participates a dollar-for-dollar ...
  • Ideas About Journey
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    The idea that it's the journey itself and not the destination that matters is represented in many texts. This idea is constructed throughout these texts using a number of different techniques and ideas. The poem 'The Road Not Taken' by Robert Frost constructs the idea that it's the journey itself and not the destination that matters. The composer discusses many small ideas to construct the larger idea. The composer raises the idea that Journey can bring about regret and sadness. The composer con...
  • Capote's Bias Toward Perry
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    In Cold Blood enters the mind of two killers and why they savagely killed the members of the Clutter family. By using vivid diction and details and a sympathetic tone within In Cold Blood Capote is able to express his bias towards Perry. By using vivid diction Capote is able to show his bias towards Perry. Capote focuses on Perry rather than Dick because he feels an emotional connection to Perry. Capote emphasizes on Dick being the ruthless killer so that through his use of vivid diction he can ...
  • Ode On A Grecian Urn
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    The common theme in the two poems "Ode on a Grecian Urn" by John Keats, and "Nothing Gold Can Stay" by Robert Frost, is the idea of mortality. Frost uses the changing seasons to show the shortness of life. Keats uses the opposite effect. He uses a Grecian urn to show how terrible it would be to be immortal like the figures on the urn. Robert Frost uses several images to show the shortness of life in the poem "Nothing Gold Can Stay". He uses colors, time, and nature. "Nature's first green is gold...
  • Primitive And Uncivilized The People On Earth
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    You are savages, said Kreton, in the play A visit to a small planet. In the play, Kreton, a character who is from another time and dimension, did not seem to understand, or even recognize the morals and love that the people on earth had. Kreton only cared about entertaining himself by causing war and destruction. Because he liked it so much, Kreton could easily recognize violence when it came before him. Kreton thought that the people on Earth loved violence, because he saw them practicing it so...
  • Used Photographs
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    ? The Mirror With A Memory? And? Usda? And? Usda Government Inspected? Jose Fuss a March 19, 2000 English Sec. The parallel between "The Mirror with a Memory' and "USDA Government Inspected' is the fact that both essays emphasize the use of visual imagery. Reiss used photographs to show the public of the conditions in which the other half lived and in the other essay they used political cartoons so that the public could identify the person which was characterized by their overemphasized traits o...

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