Emily Dickinson Sister Lavinia
1,129 wordsEmily Elizabeth Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, on December 10, 1830, the second of three children of Edward and Emily (Norcross) Dickinson. Samuel Fowler Dickinson, her grandfather, had been one of the founders of Amherst College, and had built a mansion on Main Street, reputed to be the first brick house in Amherst, which became known in the family as the Homestead. (Godden, 7) Her father was, like his father before him, a lawyer. Emily's older brother Austin would be a lawyer as...
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Six Rules To Successful Writing
714 wordsOrwell's six rules to successful writing What questions does an author ask himself when he sits down to write? George Orwell's views on politics and the English language explains what should be going through your mind as you write. You should be thinking six questions as you write and when you finish and read it over you should be editing with six more questions in order to be successful. Orwell follows his own rules closely as seen in 1984. These rules have made him a successful writer in our t...
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First Amendment Rights Freedom Of Speech
1,232 wordsHave you ever sat down on a Wednesday night with a hot buttery bowl of popcorn and a cold soda to watch your favorite movie in its television debut? Watching closely with anticipation you prepare yourself for the great action and drama that captured your imagination when you originally saw it in the theater, only to find that every swear word and potentially offending scene has been dubbed over or removed. Don't you love it when badly mimicked mouth movements and the extraction of entire scenes ...
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U S State South America
1,162 words... he resulting of The Magnificent Ambersons has become a black legend. Welles was halfway into shooting the film when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. Just after the bombing, the U. S. State Department Committee on Inter-American Affairs recruited Welles to make a film in Brazil (McBride 55). The head of this committee was Nelson Rockefeller, who was then a major stockholder of RKO and a supporter of Welles. It was Rockefeller's idea to have Welles shoot a film in Brazil in order to improve r...
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Citizen Kane Textual Analysis Of The Picnic Scene
1,054 wordsDirected, produced and starring Orson Welles, Citizen Kane (Welles, 1941), is famous for it's many 'remarkable scenes, cinematic and narrative technique and experimental innovations' (Dirks, 1996). Written by Welles and Herman J. Mankiewicz and filmed by Gregg Toland Kane is 'classed as a fresh and classic masterpiece' (Dirks, 1996). Kane is a brilliantly crafted series of flash backs and remembrances centering around the investigations of a 'dynamic man in a dynamic world' (Quicksilver, 2001). ...
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958 wordsSAVING PRIVATE RYAN Democratic processes and laws will be made and modified so they are considered fair and just by the majority of society. Yet, in war, all these laws can be broken, and all hell breaks loose. War is conducted in the most gruesome and extreme methods by countries in order to supposedly help other countries. Yet in a way, we are not privy to the real motives of why countries go to war or support war activities. There is no fairness in war. It is a threat to humanity's existence ...
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D W Griffith Hotel Room
528 wordsVampires By John Carpenter W. Griffith? S Vampires By John Carpenter W. Griffith? S Techniques Of Filmmaking D. W. Griffith? s Techniques of Filmmaking Parallel editing, or the ability to make two separate actions happen at the sametime, was innovated by D. W. Griffith and is exclusive to films. Action films are a good source for these, as they give the impression of tensely reaching a climax in the film. In Vampires, by John Carpenter (1998), there are two sequences which include parallel editi...
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Digital Image Light Intensity
1,152 wordsCat Scans Images can be processed by optical, photographic, and electronic means, but image processing using digital computers is the most common method because digital methods are fast, flexible, and precise. In the future, Electro-optical and some analog image-processing methods may be commonly used. This article focuses on the use of digital computer methods. In a typical digital image processing system, the source of the image is usually visible light reflected from or transmitted through va...
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Programming Language Server Side Coldfusion
312 wordsAllaires ColdFusion studio and server package allows web developers to create database driven applications. ColdFusion is server side scripting that utilizes Microsoft ODBC drivers to access system databases. This allows ColdFusion to produce dynamic pages generated real time by the server. The language looks much like HTML at a first glance, but is much more like HTML with a programming language embedded. Architecturally, ColdFusion works very much like Microsoft's Active Server Pages (ASP). Yo...
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Joan Of Arc University Of California
2,092 wordsThe Aesthetics of Passion and Betrayal In The Passion of Joan of Arc, Carl Theodor Dreyer uses the vitality of spatial relationships in each shot with the human face and its ability to convey unspoken emotion in his portrayal of the demise of Joan of Arc. Unlike most film, the message is almost entirely told by just the eyes and expressions of the actors. There is very little reliance upon props and background. The camera angles and close-up shooting accentuate emotions and reactions. The editin...
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Louis And Auguste Lumiere Brothers Film
433 wordsLumiere Brothers Documentary Films A peek at the Lumiere Brothers A documentary usually captures the truth on camera. Louis and Auguste Lumiere projected the first film for a paying audience in March 1895 called Workers leaving the factory. Then later on the brothers screened ten films. Their films showed events in their everyday life and of their children. Throughout the filming of this documentary the voice over of Bertard Travanier is heard. At the beginning the film looks similar to a slide ...
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D W Griffith Hotel Room
515 wordsD. W. Griffith? s Techniques of Filmmaking Parallel editing, or the ability to make two separate actions happen at the same time, was innovated by D. W. Griffith and is exclusive to films. Action films are a good source for these, as they give the impression of tensely reaching a climax in the film. In Vampires, by John Carpenter (1998), there are two sequences which include parallel editing. The first example happens rather early in the movie. At this point, a team of vampire slayers commission...
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Graphical User Interface Computer Industry
1,274 wordsIf you ask people to name one of the most important technologies of the twentieth century, one of the answers would most certainly be the computer. A computer, however, is not a technology all to itself. Many other technologies went into the modern home computers of today, including the mouse. Douglas C. Engelbart, a worker at the SRI (Stanford Research Institute), invented the mouse in 1964. However, the process of the invention of the mouse was not instantaneous and without effect on the realm...
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University Of Nebraska Willa Cather
1,583 wordsThere are few female authors that have had an impact on literature as great as that of Willa Cather. Not only was she an exquisite author, but she broke through into writing during a time when few female authors were successful. Her life, which was directly influential to her writing, was of a simple nature. However, she was able to over come a drab, mundane life, and turn her experiences into stories that would be enjoyed by many generations. Willa Siebert Cather was born in her maternal grandm...
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Didn Acute T Doesn Acute T
1,173 wordsThe problem that faced Baz Luhrmann when he was directing the new version of Romeo and Juliet was that he didn´ t know whether there would be an audience for Shakespearean stories in a modern culture. So Luhrmann didn´ t make this film with the old-fashioned, Shakespeare purist in mind. Instead, by using lively, modern images (swimming pool etc. ) with a modern rock soundtrack and young good-looking popular actors, he has taken Romeo and Juliet to an audience that would normally thin...
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Silence Of The Lambs Hannibal Lecter
959 wordsHannibal, released in 2001, is part three of the Hannibal Lecter trilogy. Edited by Pietro Scalia and directed by Ridley Scott, also known for ground-breaking films such as Alien, Blade Runner, and Gladiator, Hannibal stars Anthony Hopkins as the criminally-insane Dr. Lecter. The movie also stars Julianne Moore as FBI agent Clarice Starling, Ray Liotta as Justice Dept. official Paul Krendler, Giancarlo Giannini as Italian cop Rinaldo Pazzi, and Gary Oldman as Mason Verger, to name a few. It was ...
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Oliver Stone Stone Opinion Film
496 wordsA Review Of Oliver Stone s JFK When Oliver Stone created JFK in 1991 he produced a historical drama that works as a mystery and a thriller. Not only did he create a movie that crossed multiple genres he did well. How does a movie that runs over three hours long find success? It realizes that the world is filled with conspiracy junkies and tapes into what may be, at least in Stone s opinion, one of the largest conspiracies in the history of mankind. Whether Stone s opinion is the true history of ...
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Dark Figures Freder Father Workers
1,699 wordsSet around the year 2000, Metropolis is a depiction of the future, yet it is viewed more intensely in the twenties style. In this view we can truly appreciate the work, without the cynicism of todays standards, for the marvel that it is. The costliest and most ambitious picture ever screened in Europe (Jensen) the film was premiered on January 10, 1927 at the UFA Palace, in Berlin, before an enormous audience which included many members of the political and artistic hierarchy. Initially Metropol...
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