Roy Hattersley

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  • The Contrast Between the Daily Mail and the Independent Essay example

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    The Contrast Between the Daily Mail and the Independent Newspapers need to aim at a specific corner of the market to be successful. The main reason for this is that if you have a readership consisting of a specific class or type of people eg. Middle class business men. Then advertisers who want to appeal to that specific audience will use that paper for their advert and the paper can obtain large profits from adverts and the advertisers can sell lots of products. Therefore

  • Myra Hindley : The Most Evil Woman

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    Myra Hindley: “The most evil woman in Britain.” Britain, as gloomy as the place can be with all the rain, it also has their own kinds of serial killers. One in particular catches the eye of many: Myra Hindley. Throughout her life, it shows her early years, love interest, the crimes she committed, the arrest/trial, and the aftermath of it all. Myra Hindley was born on July 23, 1942, the first child of Nellie and Bob Hindley. She was born on the year when a series of events happened in the United States

  • Themes in "Blue Velvet"

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    Exploring the Dark Side: Contrasting Themes in "Blue Velvet" The subconscious psyche is one of the most fascinating and almost completely inexplicable aspects of human behavior. Even more intriguing than merely the subconscious is the notion of a darker, more repressed side that many individuals refuse to acknowledge exists within them. In David Lynch's film "Blue Velvet," the director attempts to explore the psyche of a young man named Jeffrey Beaumont, most notably the clash between his darker

  • The Moon is Down by John Steinbeck Essay

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    Throughout The Moon is Down by John Steinbeck, a controversial debate upon whether or not the novel is successful in praising the ideals of democracy and free choice occurs. Some readers claim this is not possible because the invaders are portrayed as sympathetic characters but I refuse to agree with this argument. Throughout the book, I saw evidence to support the fact that the novel is successful in praising democracy and free choice such as the inability for the invaders to take away the townspeople's

  • Essay on Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things

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    [our] forefathers” (Proverbs 22:28). Everywhere we look, we come across a moral boundary that we at least think we should not cross, but cross nonetheless. “As ye sow, ye shall reap” is a familiar proverb we have all heard at one point in our lives (Roy 31). But is it true? Do we really get what we deserve? And if so, who then decides what is right and wrong? Who draws the line? Who sets the boundary? In Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things, most of the characters cross a moral boundary, we see

  • Traditional Bridal Dowry Box as a Social Evil in Indian Society

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    critique of the institution of dowry. Thus the excerpts bring value to the whole book itself and help Roy pursue her goal of criticizing the Indian society through literature and show how outdated the concept of a dowry is. These passages have also an importance because they challenge the society in a way that dowry, a widely used tradition by the people, is depicted as old-fashioned. Arundhati Roy depicts dowry as old-fashioned when she describes the hotel “Heritage.” Author says: “The furniture and

  • Investigating the Way in Which Two Young Individuals Make Self-Descriptions

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    Investigating the Way in Which Two Young Individuals Make Self-Descriptions This study aims to investigate the way in which two young individuals make self-descriptions and how these may change with age in the context of the findings of Morris Rosenberg’s (1979). Abstract Rosenberg claimed that on the basis of his research younger individuals tended to describe themselves more so on a physical basis whereas; older individuals used character and/or relationship traits

  • `` 6 Harsh Truths That Will Make You A Better Person `` By David Wong

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    “6 Harsh Truths That Will Make You A Better Person” is a listicle written by David Wong, the chief editor of the website “”. In this article, Wong takes an atypical side to the tradition self help style of writing. He approaches the genre with an aggressive, volatile, angry tone to motivate those who find themselves unmotivated. Wong divides his audience into two distinct groups. He uses a scene from the famous 1992 movie Glengarry Glen Ross to his aid. This particular scene is the Alec

  • The Met Essay

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    shadow on the woman with the child makes the painting appear to be three-dimensional. After seeing how representational a painting can be I decided to take a look at the opposite end of the spectrum. The other painting I chose is titled Stepping Out. Roy Lichtenstein did this painting in 1978. He worked as a commercial artist as well as a graphic designer before becoming popular as a "Pop Artist." Lichtenstein used a similar medium, which was oil and magna, but chose to paint his picture on canvas instead

  • Language in Indian Writing in English

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    here to present on the topic ‘Language in Indian Writing in English’. Basically I will be talking about the usage of language, the writing style, of blending language and culture and my analysis of it in the text - The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy. The story of the Indian English novel is really the story of a changing India. There was a time when education was a rare opportunity and speaking English was unnecessary. The stories were already there- in the myths, in the folklore and the umpteen