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  • Values In The Warrior Ethos

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    The soldier’s creed is a motto that every soldier who enters the US Army. Within it is held a set of standards and values that the Army holds itself by. The Warrior Ethos is one of the most important stanzas within the Soldier’s Creed. Within the warrior ethos resonates four important messages. Mission first, never quit, never accept defeat, and never leave a fallen comrade. However this stanza emphasizes the army values of Leadership, Duty, Respect, Selfless Service, Honor, Integrity, and Personal

  • Essay about Black Hawk Down: Leave No Man Behind

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    Ridley Scott’s film, Black Hawk Down, is a depiction of the Battle of Mogadishu, a raid integral to the United States' effort to capture Somali warlord Mohamed Farrah Aidi.The film introduces us to an elite group of Army Rangers, Delta Force soldiers and helicopter pilots. As the film progresses the plan to capture Aidi turns into a plan of desperation and survival. The grueling and arduous battle shows us the special camaraderie of the soldiers that experience the crucible of combat together as

  • The Dark Knight

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    The lies told at the end of the previous film have served their purpose. Gotham has become a cleaner, more crime-free city than ever before. But not all is well. Bruce Wayne (Christiaan Bale reprising his role) has become a recluse. Jim Gordon (played again by Gary Oldman) feels overwhelmed by guilt. To top it all off, Gotham faces a new terrorist threat from an unknown entity known as Bane (Tom Hardy). To combat Bane, Batman must return from his self-imposed exile to save Gotham once more. All the

  • Gender Stereotypes in Literature Essay

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    example Carolyn Keene's Nancy Drew series calls for a female audience while the extremely similar yet sexually opposite Hardy Boys mysteries fall into the hands of boys, yet other times more important factors decide who the book will best be suited for. Gary Paulsen's Hatchet and Katherine Patersons's The Great Gilly Hopkins are books for a boy and a

  • Analysis Of The Film 'The Dark Knight'

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    Nolan in 2008. In "The Dark Knight" the location is set in a fictional place called Gotham City, where Batman, a superhero played by Christian Bale, acts as the main protagonist of the film and alongside him is, Lt. Jim Gordon, the police chief of Gotham who was acted out by Gary Oldman, Harvey Dent and Aaron Eckhart. Both of these characters feel that they carry the responsibility of protecting Gotham from the dangers that lurk around. Throughout this film, the main objective of these protagonists

  • The Dark Knight Character Analysis

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    According to a Russian proverb, God makes the priests. Jesters come from the devil. You won't have any trouble believing that aphorism when you see Heath Ledger's mesmerizing performance as the Joker in "The Dark Knight," Christopher Nolan's masterpiece and one of the highest grossing films of all time. Batman is no longer just a comic book, but a story that become engrossing and unfolds into a haunting tragedy. With great performances by the entire major and supporting cast the movie creates characters

  • Hatchet Essay

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    This book is written by Gary Paulsen. It takes place in the Canadian wilderness, where Brian Robeson’s, who is 13 yrs. Old, plane crashes. Brian shows a lot of determination and strength, to be able to survive in the wilderness, with no one else. The story starts out with Brian in the city, he lives with his mother, who is divorced. His mother gives him a gift before he leaves and it is a hatchet that fits on his belt so Brian puts it there. Brian meets the pilot and he is a nice man. Brian and the

  • Analysis of Office Space: Communication in the Workplace

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    “Office Space” is a comedy movie of a man who desperately hates his job and his boss. The movie begins with Peter Gibbon’s daily life story at Initech. At work, Peter has to deal with his indifferent boss, Bill Lumbergh, who doesn’t want to listen to his employee’s feedbacks. Lumbergh seems to be an ignorant and arrogant man who dictates his employee and doesn’t want to be blamed at all. Moreover, Lumbergh asks his employee to come to work on weekend. The atmosphere in the office is getting more

  • Green River Killer By Gary Leon Ridgway

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    “Green River Killer” Gary Leon Ridgway Elizabeth Sabie Florida International University “Green River Killer” Gary Leon Ridgway In the summer of 1982, while playing in the woods, children found the body of a young teen was floating in the Green River in King County, Washington. Sixteen year old Wendy Lee Coffield was found strangled with her own panties and tossed into the river like a piece of refuse. Her murder sparked an investigation that spanned three decades. Coffield 's body

  • Gary Ridgway 's The Green River Killer

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    The infamous “Green River Killer” otherwise known as Gary Ridgway was one of the more interesting cases that I had come across while researching criminals to choose as a topic, mainly because there was so much media coverage regarding this case. Gary was convicted of killing at least forty eight plus people, and had confessed to killing more than seventy people; I can only really wonder what could cause him to commit such atrocious crimes, which is what led me to choosing him as my topic of interest