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    In Amanda Lindhout’s New York Times bestseller A House in the Sky, Lindhout masterfully delivers a chilling tale of being in the wrong place leaving reader’s in chills. A House in the Sky is an inside look into the unpredictable field of journalism. Lindhout recalls a grueling account of being captured for 460 days in Somalia. She presents this story in the form of a memoir, which Lindhout shares in chronological order. While religious overload plagues some of the latter chapters, the overall story

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    Surviving The memoirs, Under the Afghan Sky by Melissa Fung and A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout, highlight the importance of maintaining not only one’s physical well-being, but also one’s psychological well-being to overcome life-threatening experiences. In order for the respective female protagonists—Melissa and Amanda— to survive as hostages, they must persevere through two mental obstacles: the fears of isolation and death. Firstly, in Under the Afghan Sky, Melissa Fung faces isolation

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    The van quickly left the area with the two agents inside, heading towards the Potomac. They arrived at a house, the van pulled into the garage and the occupants, one of which was unconscious were brought inside, tossed into a room and locked inside. Amanda managed to get the lock pick out of Lee’s collar and get her cuffs unlocked, the untie her and Lee’s feet and then unlock Lee’s hands. She gently took his jacket off and bunched it under his head and then checked him over to see if anything was broken

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    Application Paper: Mean Girls Introduction Mean Girls follows the story of Cady Heron, who is starting her first year in a public high school after being homeschooled while living in Africa (Michaels & Waters, 2004). She initially befriends two “outcasts”, Janis and Damien, but then is introduced to an elite popular group of girls named “The Plastics.” When these girls decide to befriend Cady, Cady is convinced by Janis and Damien to spy on the Plastics while pretending to be their friend. When Regina

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    In Mean Girls (2004), Cady Heron (Lindsay Lohan) is a new student at North Shore High School. Throughout the film we hear the narration of Cady and witness the Bildungsroman of her character. Bildungsroman is known as “a specific subgenre of coming-of-age stories that focus on the protagonist’s psychological and moral growth. Hence, character change is extremely important” (Kusina, 2015). She has a major culture shock when she goes from being homeschooled in Africa to being a part of the most popular

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    MEAN GIRLS AND DEVELOPEMTAL PSYCHOLOGY Chinonyerem Onuoha Texas Women’s University Mean Girls and Developmental Psychology Introduction The film that I chose to do was the movie Mean Girls. This movie is filled with many funny characters and an amusing plot, but even though this movie has earned the crown of being the official “chick flick” it has a lot of psychological concepts that people really do not realize. However, when you really think about it, the movie has a lot to relate with

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    role model, Amanda Bynes, and why they have influenced me and how they have impacted my life, making me the person that I am today. In this paper, I will also discuss how they have become the people that they are today, and will include personal experiences that I have shared with my positive role model, and mistakes that I have learned from because of the choices that my negative role model has made that have had an unfavorable impact on her future. Shannon Smith and Amanda Bynes: A Positive

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    Zeeshan Haider 11/21/2017 Phil 101 The Philosophy of SAW Saw is an American mystery psychological thriller franchise, Since 2004 till 2017. The torture franchise has been locking up morally-dubious characters in all kinds of gruesome, steel contraptions and inventing creative, new places to hide the keys. “It’s right before your eyes. ~ Saw 2” The creepy puppet-master of the Saw franchise is Jigsaw, and does he loves playing games! And by playing games, it means locking unconscious people inside

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    they want to be consumed by the gossip. Therefore, I choose to do my media review on Amanda Bynes on the Showbiz Tonight show clip. Describe the spectacle as being the focus of the public, having massive exposure of events and people. This clip highlights her fall as a celebrity while bringing in evidence of a past interview. The focus of

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    Amanda Bynes Amanda Bynes born April 3,1986 was a young actress who maybe got famous at too young. Her works/appearance include; a children's sketch comedy series “All That” “The Amanda Show” Films: “What a Girl Wants” “Hairspray” “Easy a” among other appearances. Early life and career: Bynes started her career at 7 starting with commercials. At the age of 15 Bynes moved on to bigger things. Films. Her comedic tendencies allowed her to have her own show and also starring in many others

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