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  • Scottie's Fear Of Heights
    587 words
    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...
  • Clara's Experience With The Motion Picture Industry
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    The It Girl - Clara Bow Imagine it - all the rules you were raised to follow, all the beliefs and norms, everything conventional, shattered. Now imagine It - Clara Bow, the It Girl. The epitome of the avant-garde woman, the archetype of the flapper, was America's new, young movie actress of the 1920's. Modern women of the day took heed to Bow's fresh style and, in turn, yielded danger to the conventional America. Yet Bow's contagious and popular attitude came with its weaknesses - dealing with f...
  • Close Up Shots Of Titta's Face
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    The movie Amarcord was directed by Federico Fellini and shot in 1974. The setting of the story is a small town in Italy during the time period of the 1930's. In my research, I discovered that Mr. Fellini based most of his movies on his life experiences. The town depicted in this movie is Rimini, his home town. He was a well known director who was not afraid to express his characters' emotions and actions in bizarre or unorthodox ways. The scene I watched opens with a young man, Titta, stopping b...
  • Pleasure In Dance Halls
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    Peiss, Kathy. (1986). Cheap Amusements. New York: Temple University. In Cheap Amusements, Kathy Peiss studies the customs, values, public styles, and ritualized interactions expressed in leisure time of the working-class women living in New York. The social experiences of these young women gives different clues to the ways in which these women constructed and gave meaning to their lives between the years of 1880-1920. The laboring poor's leisure activity was brief, casual, and non-commercial. Am...
  • Way Addison
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    While reading selections from The Tatler and The Spectator, two subjects that I found most interesting were that of the coquette and her place in society, and also that of fashion, in particular, the hoop skirt. The Webster's Dictionary defines a coquette as 'a woman who flirts. ' One of the reasons why 'she' appears so frequently in these essays is because these men sense a danger in them. The croquette is a figure of self-sufficiency and 18th century women were not supposed to be self-sufficie...
  • Young Woman
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    FOUND: An intelligent young woman on the verge of graduating seeks an opportunity to further her education. Coming from a small family, this extremely driven and focused woman needs your help in pursuing her dreams. She would like nothing more than to have a chance to better herself and her future. Going to the college of her choice poses a problem to her family however. The lofty expense of tuition may deter her aspirations of earning a degree and a potential career as a physical therapist. Wit...
  • Mrs Birling Looks At The Young Woman
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    A young woman in her late 20's is seen walking towards a grey stoned building. The building has large two brown doors and eight small windows. The building is called the Brumley women's charity origination that helps women in need of help. The young woman walks up the steps to the building. She can hear her heart beating as she takes the last step she holds her breath and enters the building she says to her self Eva: (to her self) Please god let this work for me please. She takes a few steps for...
  • More Beautiful Woman
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    Close your eyes, think of a time where the woman's main priority was to look after her husband, the children, make more children, and look perfect twenty-four / seven. This wasn't a century ago, this was just fifty years ago, in the mid nineteen fifties and early nineteen sixties. World war two had recently ended, and the population had just seen an immense decrease, so what was a woman to do? Procreate of course! It was the only thing a woman could do to help our nation! When discussing this to...
  • Woman And Young Frederick
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    A Farewell to Arms is regarded as a story of a man whose experiences of war and love lead to tragedy. The novel centers on the aspirations of a na ve young man named Frederick Henry. He is a Hemingway Hero, a young man who is alone, hurt emotionally, good looking, and cut off from society. This novel functions as a anti-feminist prose. The Yellow Wallpaper is a feminist prose, and the woman is a confused, but dedicated woman. She has one dream in life, and although she may have never known what ...
  • Every Area Of Young Women's Lives
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    ? Appraising God? S Property? By Keesa Schreane Essay, ? Appraising God? S Property? By Keesa Schreane Young women face so many challenges in their lifetime, and the book Audios, Barbie displays several of the trials and tribulations that each individual young lady might encounter. The bulk of the stories deal with body image and self-identity, and I chose to focus on a particular story titled, "Appraising God's Property', by Keesa Schreane. She works out in her essay a backward situation of bei...

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