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101: How To Make A Movie
... for us, no Noble's, no mention of our names...." (Brady, 1981, 51) Screenwriters continued to earn little prestige for their hard work, until the filmmaking system experienced some important shifts. The status of movie stars began to increase, and writers often found to be powerful allies. Occasionally, stars would request a script by particular writer, as happened with Katherine Hepburn and the movie of the Year. Hepburn brought the script to the attention of studio head Louis B. Mayer, and the script's ... a real talent for directing. Increasingly, writers became more important players within the studio system. Even so, some left the security and good pay of the studio to freelance for whoever held the reins-studios, stars, or other players. By the late 1940s, screenwriting was a lucrative occupation. Screenwriters today are important and often powerful players in the filmmaking process. They are paid as well as directors and producers are, ...
102: Critical Analysis Of Young Goo
... continued to journey deeper into the forest, he felt ashamed of what he was doing to Faith. During the journey in the woods Brown looked towards the darkened sky in doubt that heaven existed. The stars in the sky brightened it and Connolly says that the stars are symbolic of the faint hope that Brown still possesses. Brown then says; With heaven above and Faith below, I will yet stand firm against the devil. (Hawthorne 272) Then a cloud, symbolic of evil, covers the stars and Young Goodman Brown s hope. As Brown lifted up his arms to pray, the pink ribbons worn by Faith fell to the ground. Connolly says that the pink ribbons worn by Faith, symbolizes ...
103: The Aztec Nation
... the Aztecs. As explained by Caso, according to legend, Coatlicue, the old goddess of the earth, became a priestess in the temple living a life of chastity after having given birth to the moon and stars. One day when she was sweeping, Coatlicue came across a ball of down which she tucked into her waistband. When she finished sweeping, she looked for the ball of down but realized it was gone and that she was pregnant. When her children Coyolxauhqui, the moon, and Centzonhuitznáhuac, the stars, discovered this they became angry and decided to kill their mother. Coatlicue wept over her impending death, but the presence in her womb consoled her. When Coyolxauhqui and Centzonhuitznáhuac came to slay her, Huitzilopochtli was ... with the aid of the serpent of fire(sun's rays) he cut off Coyolxauhqui's head and sent Centzonhuitznáhuac fleeing. Thus, when Huitzilopochtli was born he had to do combat with his brothers the stars and his sister the moon; armed with the serpent of fire he drove them away, his victory signifying a new a new day of life for men. When Huitzilopochtli consummated his victory, he was ...
104: Filling in the Gaps: Ideology in Faulkner’s “Dry September”
... the story has some sort of observing entity in the form of a minor character(s), the town itself(which serves as an overall grouping of the minor characters), or something more cosmic like the stars. In the first scene, the other barbers watch Hawkshaw run after the mob, “The two other barbers followed in to the door and caught it on the rebound, leaning out and looking up the street ... her hips…”(446) The scene ends with Minnie’s friends watching over her “smoothing her hair, examining it for gray..”(446) The fifth and final scene shows McLendon’s wife watching him return and the stars being metaphorically referred to as eyes, “The dark world seemed stricken beneath the cold moon and the lidless stars.”(447) So what does all this watching mean? The watching is a constant reminder of the culture in general observing and judging what is happening around it. All the minor characters, the town itself, ...
105: Nuclear Fusion
... didn’t even follow my instructions for the experiment. However, until I reveal my secrets about cold fusion, it will remain only a proposed theory. nuclear fusion is also what powers the rest of the stars in the solar system. Stars carry out fusion in a thermonuclear manner. Thermonuclear is a really cool word which I am going to use several more times just because it is so cool. In a thermonuclear reaction matter is forced ... advanced in the world. Creating a small dwarf star in a man-made environment has thought to be the highest scientific challenge. Even though last weekend my little brother and I did create several dwarf stars, we were forced to put them out because the neighbors kept complaining about the light. The cop was a real jerk. I tried explaining to him what I was doing, but he kept asking ...
106: Romeo And Juliet - Fate
... we used to, but the fact remains that fate controls what we do throughout all of our lives. A large part of the beliefs for both Romeo and Juliet involve fate. They believed in the stars, and that their actions weren't always their own. Romeo, for example, 1.4.115-120, he says, "Some consequence yet hanging in the stars...by some vile forfeit of untimely death. But he that hath the steerage over my course Direct my sail." He's basically saying to his friends that he had a dream which leads him to believe that he will die young because of something in the stars, something that will happen. He ends with "...he that hath steerage over my course..." which implies that he does not have control over his life if he looks to another power above himself to ...
107: Dante's Inferno
... Lucifer is seen in all his ugliness and they are drawn towards Heaven. They emerge to the surface, rising above the ugliness of sin and journey towards their goal as they catch sight of the stars shining in the heavens. Their journey begins on Good Friday and they emerge from Hell on the day of Resurrection, Easter Sunday on the underside of the world, in the hemisphere of water at the ... is frighteningly real as he enters Hell and on his way he encounters many who have chosen greed or lust and turned from God. Dante realizes he must face evil (Satan) and rise toward the stars to the promise that is found in Heaven. The stars stand as a symbol of divine order and hope. Dante's relationship with God is evident in his writing, which portrays the experience of a deeply committed Christian. During the time he wrote, in ...
108: Farewell My Concubine -- Inter
... betrayal, of not only individuals but also a country and its culture. The story spans fifty years, as China's turbulent history is the counterpart and contributing factor to the relationships between two young opera stars and a prostitute who changes her life and gets herself involved in a complicated triangle of love and betrayal. The times of the Cultural Revolution in China puts pressure on the opera stars and of course forces them to abandon their one and only passion – acting. Douzi, one of the famous actors to-be, has a hard time adjusting to school life after his mother who couldn’t ... of hardship and torturous beatings at the academy, but they so badly wanted to be great, well-known actors, they kept up and endured the pain until finally they became what they wanted. As famous stars known to all, they changed their real names to names they use because of their status. Douzi is now called Cheng Dieyi and Shitou is now called Duan Xiaolou. As professional, great actors, they ...
109: The History of the American Basketball Association
The History of the American Basketball Association " The ABA was basketball's Wild West, and Julius Erving, George Gervin, James Silas, and all the other ABA stars were the gunfighters." --Bob Costas What do the Utah Jazz, New York Nets, San Antonio Spurs, Indiana Pacers, and Houston Rockets all have in common? They all got their professional start in the American Basketball ... which made the news, Houston made 36 out of 36 from the free throw line. The spectator average was up to 2981 fans per game but money was still a big issue. Most of the stars from the first couple of seasons went to the NBA. The third season George Mikan resigned and was replaced by Jack Dolph who tried to get one of the ABA games televised. Spencer Haywood won both rookie of the year and MVP putting in 30 points a game with 19.5 rebounds. The Indiana Pacers won the ABA title this year defeating the Los Angeles Stars. The spectator average was up again having an average of 3950 fans per game. The Forth and Fifth Season went well. The MVP's were Mel Daniels and Artis Gilmore. Utah defeated Kentucky in ...
110: UFOs Exist
... s have created. The moon is another popular belief. People still think that this is a possibility even with all the lunar expeditions of NASA to the moon. Another is that they come from the stars. Most scientists think its impossible that they come from the stars since it would take 40 years at light speed to get the nearest star. On the other hand if such vehicles exist, no one knows of their technological capabilities . They may be far more advanced ... Around 95% of alleged UFOs are misinterpretations of known objects. Investigators can explain all but a this 5% portion of UFO sightings. Most sightings are due to unknown phenomenon, limitations to human perception, bright planets, stars, birds, meteors, aircraft's, missiles, satellites, boats, insect swarms, and weather balloons. "Some UFOs are mistaken for a rare form of lightening called "kugelblitz"'(Spencer 65). Air crafts are commonly confused for UFOs because ...

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