United States National Film Registry films

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  • A Sunday in the Park

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    Morton stared intensely into his wife’s eyes. The emotion behind his gaze consisted of exasperation, anger, and confusion. Never in his ten years of marriage had his wife counteracted him. His wife stood there with a shocked expression on her face, as if she was alarmed with the fact that she back talked Morton. The silence between the two seemed to have an effect on their surroundings- as the soothing afternoon breeze came to a halt, almost as if it wanted to hear what was going to be said next

  • Art in Raw Form

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    Art in Raw Form The movie industry is for entertainment purposes. For many people, going to the movies is an escape; time to sit back and become someone else. However, once in a rare moment then a movie comes out that is not just foe entertainment and dares to address a controversial issue. “The Blind Side” and “Precious” are two movies that I was very surprised at my reaction to them. My reasons for wanting to see both movies were as different as night and day. I went to see the “Blind

  • The Valley Children 's Hospital

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    General Description The Valley Children’s Hospital apartments and condominiums are intended to reduce or eliminate the commute of the hospital staff that would prefer to have suitable living closer to work. Therefore, placement of the apartment complex would need to be nearby Valley Children’s Hospital. The proposed complex would be one to two stories tall, depending on demand and space constraints. Therefore timber, more specifically Douglas fir, is the best choice for construction material. There

  • My Speech : A Speech

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    My lips brush against the microphone attached to the podium. The mahogany wood is warm from the announcer. My legs start trembling, and a bead of sweat slowly trickles down my forehead; I look at the crowd before me, every seat is taken, and yet, no sign of my family. I scan the audience to be sure, only to see a room full of eager young students staring back at me. They are nervous, I can tell; I see my advisor shift uncomfortably in his seat, giving me a half-hearted nod of encouragement. He is

  • Sunset Boulevard : Drama And Romance Black And White Film

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    Sunset Boulevard is a drama/romance black and white film. It was released to the public on August 10, 1950 in New York City. The film was directed by Billy Wilder, and produced and co-written by Charles Brackett. The film was named after the boulevard that runs through Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, California. Film stars William Holden as Joseph C. Gillis, an unsuccessful screenwriter, and Gloria Swanson as Norma Desmond, a faded silent film actress who drags him into her fantasy world where she

  • “Your Arkansas Traveler” Is A Short Story Detailing The

    1018 Words  | 5 Pages

    “Your Arkansas Traveler” is a short story detailing the rise and fall of a charismatic but egotistical radio-host named Lonesome Rhodes. It was adapted into a feature-length film titled A Face in the Crowd, which remains quite faithful to the original work but expands greatly upon it by adding or altering several main events. “Your Arkansas Traveler” is told in a first-person perspective by a radio hostess named Marcia. While Marcia is witty and somewhat sarcastic, the deuteragonist of the story

  • Columbine Essay

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    In the chilling novel, Columbine, all evidence and actions were described and written by the author; Dave Cullen. Cullen, as shown in his writing, has exponential fascination on the ideas and the important details before, during, and after the attack. From beginning to end, Cullen spoke in a compassionate and professional tone to emphasize the facts and thoughts he had on this horrific attack. But, throughout the book, Cullen speaks in two different tones and attitudes regarding two types of people

  • Descriptive Essay Flowers

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    Whenever I see flowers growing on the ground outside I always think of one of my favorite lines from one of my favorite stories that says “There are flowers in your brain, You hurt them when you're mean to yourself. When you're nice to yourself, you give the flowers water and sunshine.Be nice to your flowers, don’t step on them.” I love this quote because even though the story is about a girl who has an abusive uncle, kills him in self defense, forgets everything and is basically a child, and then

  • Reflection On Interpersonal Communication

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    Reflection Paper I have taken Interpersonal Communication before during the summer 2016, but I didn’t pass it mainly because I wasn’t as focused as I was in this class. Professor Castro just made it fun. Her lectures and her stories made it interesting. Every Mondays and Wednesdays, I had three classes. Interpersonal Communication would be my first class to start my day. Then two classes after that. I ended up dropping those two classes. I was supposed to drop this class too but I didn’t because

  • The Mesmerizer Essay

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    The essay “The Mesmerizer” by Mark Twain is a story about a young yet mature boy who encounters an opportunity to get noticed. This all happens when Simmons, the hypnotist, comes to his town named Hannibal. At first the mesmerizer seems just like your “average” hypnotist, enchanting and intriguing. But the real question is ,” Is this really an act?”. When Twain takes the stage he instantly begins playing along and then realizes that Simmons is a fraud just like himself. The townspeople have no