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  • The Maysles Brothers, Albert And David Maysles

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    Perhaps the most well-known innovators of the direct cinema genre of documentary film are the Maysles brothers, Albert and David Maysles. Together they created what became one of the most revolutionary contributions to direct cinema, Grey Gardens. This documentary film features the daily lives of a mother and her middle aged daughter, both named Edith Beale, who live in squalor despite their numerous recounts of their luxurious past. Through this film, the Maysles brothers went against the aesthetic

  • New York City Essay

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    trudged through the streets below, panic eternally in the air. Buildings stood tall above everything, observing endlessly. A shade of continuous grey fell across everything. The towering skyscrapers, the fussy cars, the dirty streets, and the people; their faces drowned of everything but grey. This place was New York City. On June 6th, 2017, in one certain grey apartment building, in apartment 303 lived a man, just a man that lived alone. He just happened to wake up every morning to the lovely sweet

  • Essay On Night Of The Night

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    The eerie, soft but low wail of the dark figures around me echoed in the swirling wind as I dug my claws into the frozen soil, staring longingly at the distant wooden house, my sharp, pale yellow eyes barely able to see it through the thick sheet of descending snow. There I waited, alongside my allies, watching every move from afar. The snowflakes came down quickly, speckling my light gray fur and feeling as if a million tiny needles were piercing my bare nose. It had been hours since I started observing

  • Essay On Teenage Moms

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    Being a mom is hard, and being a teenage mom is even harder. Most teen moms will drop out and not continue further with their careers. “By age 30, only 1.5 percent of women who had pregnancies as a teenager have a college degree”(“Teen Pregnancy Statistics”). Nowadays, schools like Santa Ana College can help these young mothers attain a profession and raise their kids at the same time. Now thanks to colleges like SAC, that percentage can increase, and young mothers can strive to better themselves

  • Persuasive Speech On Aliens Are Real

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    Have you ever wondered if Aliens are real? Some people don't and some people do. Well, today I'm going to tell you 3 claims that Aliens are real. People say that they have a connection with Aliens. Aliens are real because of all the evidence they had found about them. Some people believe that aliens are fake because they think all the evidence and the stories people tell are fake. My opinion is that Aliens do exist in this world and trying to learn more about us. Here is some evidence that I think

  • Factors to Consider when Decorating a Student Union

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    building in mind (McVitty, 2009). In practical terms, the colors of the walls should match the furniture’s in ways that are inviting and nice to the students. For example, brown chairs would work well with grey tables in a room with grey walls. The walls in such a room should also not be entirely grey. In such a case, a strip of light or pale green in the middle of the wall breaks the monotony of gray color. Some walls should appear darker than others to create a sense of differentiation did. To complement

  • Neutral Tones By Thomas Hardy

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    “Neutral Tones,” a poem written by Thomas Hardy, is composed of four stanzas with each stanza consisting of four lines. The first and fourth line of each stanza rhyme, while the second and third line of each stanza rhyme. Each line is short enough to be spoken with a single breath, and the last line of each stanza is slightly indented. Both the tone and diction throughout the poem is consistently depressing. The theme of “Neutral Tones” is that love is not always what one would expect it to be. The

  • Descriptive Essay About My Room

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    storage area. Since the closets are added on to the shape of the room, they do not take away from the space. I want my room to be a place that is relaxed and comfy, but also a place where my friends and I can hang out. To complete this goal, I am using a grey color on my walls to create a relaxed feeling. I am making my room feel more grown up with a more neutral look and a bedspread as my accent. 1. Space is the three dimensional space that a designer works with. Different sized areas convey different

  • Literary Analysis Of Gail Godwin's 'A Sorrowful Woman'

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    A Sorrowful (and now dead) Woman OR The Good (and now dead) Housewife OR The Life and Death of the World’s Best Mom Gail Godwin’s Sorrowful Woman develops the message that the archetypal role of mother and wife is so constricting and limiting as to force ‘the mother’ character to end her life. The end of the story demonstrates the power of rhetoric, contrast, and detached narration in creating the text’s message. “A Sorrowful Woman” features a superficially simple narration style. “Now the days

  • Literary Analysis Of Godwin's 'A Sorrowful Woman'

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    “Can we eat turkey for supper?’ the boy asked.” In one line Godwin presents a reader with enough levels of complexity to easily fill an entire essay; why is one of the most prominent characters (and the son of the main character referred to as ‘the boy’? Does his focus on the tuckey emphasize his love of the idea and duties of a mother, as opposed to the actual person? Yet all of these quarries pale in comparison to an analysis of the text preceding this small quote. The end of Godwin’s “A Sorrowful