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    Nora Ephron was born in New York, New York on May 19, 1941 into a family of writers. She lived in Beverly Hills and was the eldest of four daughters. She was gifted with sharp wit and incredible writing abilities, so naturally Ephron went into the writing business. Nora’s career first blossomed when her essays Wallflower at the orgy and Crazy Salad were published in 1970 and 1975. Ephron’s first novel Heartburn was published in 1983 and later turned into a movie starring Meryl Streep and Jack

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    The Necessity of Truth: Censorship in Nora Ephron’s “The Boston Photographs” Originally published in 1975, Nora Ephron’s essay “The Boston Photographs” is both still relevant and controversial almost forty years later. It deals with the series of three photographs that were published in newspapers across the country. The most important one shows a mother and child falling off a collapsed fire escape. Both have their limbs outstretched. If both had survived, maybe the reaction would have been different

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    contrast, in Nora Ephron's The Boston Photographs the families that appear in the photographs display what appears to be tiredness of how they have the ability to live. While a long time period separates these two pieces of work, both tell about families that appear to struggle due to the effects of poverty in their everyday lives. However, whereas Rodriquez illustrates the willpower and hunger to want to move on from his lifestyle that he is living and overcome his impoverish state, Ephron demonstrates

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    rest of the film follows Harry and Sally friendship while both are dealing with their recently ended relationships and are trying to find love in the city. The screenplay for this film is what makes it original in a genre that is stereotypical. Nora Ephron, who wrote the film, has written other well-known rom-com films such as Bewitched and Sleepless in Seattle. An aspect of this screenplay that makes this film special is the pacing. The balance

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    In contrast, in Nora Ephron's The Boston Photographs the families that appear in the photographs display tiredness of how they have the ability to live in poverty. While a long time period separates these two pieces of work, both discuss families that appear to struggle due to the effects of poverty in their everyday lives. However, whereas Rodriquez illustrates the willpower and hunger to want to move on from his lifestyle that he lives and overcome his impoverish state, Ephron demonstrates how

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    essay “The Boston Photographs,” By Nora Ephron uses many strategies to build up the purpose of the writing to get the reader's attention. Her main point in the essay is to defend and argue that the photos should have been published in the newspapers. More so she does not state her point of view right away. She uses the column analysis argument, description, induction, and imagery to construct the essay and to make it a little more compelling to the reader. Ephron first opens up the essay with a quote

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    Rowell Dingle Professor Corbin English-13 Wed. 7pm 20 May 2016 “The Boston Photographs” In, “The Boston Photographs” by Nora Ephron she states photojournalism has a bigger impact than written journalism. It provides real images of events that have occurred and often times can create an outrage upon consumers. She goes on to further her claim by stating that when incidents do happen tragically it is not the occurrence that happen, but knowing death took place and that people were involved. Having

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    photojournalism is the best way to go about bringing news to citizens. However, with photojournalism comes risks. One example of citizens getting upset with photojournalism is the case with the Boston photographs. In an essay by Nora Ephron called “The Boston Photographs” Ephron explains how upset people got when they say the photos published nation wide. These “Boston photographs” were pictures of a girl and a child falling to their death; Luckily, the child survived. People were upset with these photos

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    these efforts may all be in vain, sometimes the outside world infiltrates our private world. Most abruptly through the adoption of phones. They serve as lines of constant communication to the outside world, and therefore sources of information as Nora Ephron exposes in her film. In one scene from “Julie and Julia,” Julia is sitting in a chair and the room is being filled with sunlight streaming in through the window. She is on the phone. Just as the the light from the window illuminates the room, the

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    There are times in life when love is taken for granted. People fall in love for many different reasons, some for money, some for convenience and others simply because their family approves of the marriage. Then there are those who fall in love because they truly are in love and have found the love of their life. Does that only happen once in a lifetime? Most believe so, but for some love can happen more than once. They say that, “People who have truly loved once are more likely to love again.” (Fieldstone)

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