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Whistleblowing
Whistleblowing
Whistleblowing WhistleBlowing Whistle blowing is informing on illegal and unethical practices in the work place is becoming increasingly common as employees speak out about their ethical concerns at work. It can have disastrous consequences for the individual, as well as threatening the survival of the organization that is being complained about. This paper aims to provide a balanced approach to this topic, which has generated much controversy and debate. I would like to first explain what whist
Why the H is Everything Censored
Why the H is Everything Censored
Why the H is Everything Censored Have 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 an
Wierd laws
Wierd laws
wierd laws More Wierd Laws Alabama: It is illegal for a driver to be blindfolded while operating a vehicle. California: Community leaders passed an ordinance that makes it illegal for anyone to try and stop a child from playfully jumping over puddles of water. Connecticut: You can be stopped by the police for biking over 65 miles per hour. You are not allowed to walk across a street on your hands. Florida: Women may be fined for falling asleep under a hair dryer, as can the salon owner. A specia
Willaim inge
Willaim inge
Willaim inge Word Count: Darren Haviland #12 Math. Ed Soph. ITL 1-2 Born in the USA. Sept 18, 2000 Cum. Ave: 2.9 F-Comp:B. Inge: Early Success/Surprising Death Enjoying Inge’s play The Bus Stop I wanting to know more about Inge’s life. So I went to the computer lab and found several web pages about Inge that interested me. Then After reading each one carefully I wanted to write this short story in my own words about Inge’s small town life and surprising death. William Inge was born in Independen
Women and shakespeare
Women and shakespeare
women and shakespeare A Critical Analysis of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” William Shakespeare, born in 1594, is one of the greatest writers in literature. He dies in 1616 after completing many sonnets and plays. One of which is “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” They say that this play is the most purely romantic of Shakespeare’s comedies. The themes of the play are dreams and reality, love and magic. This extraordinary play is a play-with-in-a-play, which master writers only write successfully. Shakes
Women in the Military
Women in the Military
Women in the Military Women should be allowed to fight in combat and in combat missions. Being a women should not be a disqualification for any military job. By excluding women from fighting in combat positions, the military is not giving them the opportunity to advance as easily in rank as men and as a result make it difficult for them to occupy commanding positions in the services. If women meet the physical standards and those standards are the same as the men’s, what reason is there for wome
Women in the Military1
Women in the Military1
Women in the Military1 Women should be allowed to fight in combat and in combat missions. Being a women should not be a disqualification for any military job. By excluding women from fighting in combat positions, the military is not giving them the opportunity to advance as easily in rank as men and as a result make it difficult for them to occupy commanding positions in the services. If women meet the physical standards and those standards are the same as the men’s, what reason is there for wom
World War II
World War II
World War II World War II was the biggest war ever fought. Nearly 30 million people were killed in it. About half were civilians while the other half were soldiers, sailors, and airmen. The war was fought all over the world, but the most important battles took place on the Islands in the Pacific and in Europe. The two sides were called the Axis and the Allies. The war lasted from 1939 to 1945; the chief countries of the Allies were the United States, Great Britain, Russia, France, and China. The
World War II
World War II
World War II World War II was the biggest war ever fought. Nearly 30 million people were killed in it. About half were civilians while the other half were soldiers, sailors, and airmen. The war was fought all over the world, but the most important battles took place on the Islands in the Pacific and in Europe. The two sides were called the Axis and the Allies. The war lasted from 1939 to 1945; the chief countries of the Allies were the United States, Great Britain, Russia, France, and China. The
A plethora of people have written about
A plethora of people have written about
ya A plethora of people have written about Woody Allen, John Lahr said and they either like him or dislike him. But no one has yet managed, I think, to interpret him. Woody Allen has been revered as one of the brilliant artists of the twentieth century and at the same time called a pervert. His works have been called jokes but also masterpieces. Many critics have tried to explain why Allen writes the things he writes but not one has had success. The drive and brilliance of Allen has not been
Zeus
Zeus
Zeus ZEUS Zeus constantly battles with the godly virtues, while continuing to have all the human qualities. Zeus in Greek mythology was chief and father of all Gods and mortals.He corresponds to the Roman god Jupiter.He lived atop Mt.Olympus, at the center of the earth where all the gods lived and held court.Sometimes Olympus was thought of as an actual mountain in Greece, but more often as a lofty reign in the heavens.Zeus was pictured as a kingly, bearded figure who supposedly hurled thunderbo
French New Wave
French New Wave
French New Wave The French New Wave was a movement that lasted between 1959 to 1964. It all started with the Cinematheque Francois, an underground organization that would regularly show older films from around the world. This beget the cine-club, and by the 1954 there were 100,000 members in 200 clubs. From these clubs several magazines were created, the most famous of these were L’Ecran Francois, La Revue du Cinema, Postif, and the world known Cahiers du Cinema. One of the two most influential
Heart of Darkness vs Apocalypse Now
Heart of Darkness vs Apocalypse Now
Heart of Darkness vs Apocalypse Now In the article, “Narratological Parallels in Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness and Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now” Linda Costanzo Cahir compares and contrasts both the novella and the film. Both writers had the same theme and meaning in mind, but their structure and technique was what made the stories different. In both the novel and the film, we see the central character (Marlow or Willard) as a man drastically altered by a past experience. Each story
Ran--Movie Review--Ryan Bobo
Ran--Movie Review--Ryan Bobo
ran Ran--Movie Review--Ryan Bobo At the age of 70, after years of consolidating his empire, the Great Lord Hidetora Ichimonji (played brilliantly by Tatsuya Nadakai) decides to abdicate the throne and divide his domain among his three sons. To illustrate his demand for family unity, Hidetora shows that a single arrow can be easily broken, but three arrows held together are strong. But the loyalty the Great Lord dreams of doesn\'t happen and his empire falls to family bickering and civil war, wit
Review of a review
Review of a review
review of a review Review of a Review Mark Caro seems to let one flaw ruin an entire movie. In his review of Unbreakable Caro admits that the duration of the film is commendable, but its ending is too disappointing to look past. He begins by comparing Unbreakable to the highly acclaimed The Sixth Sense. By saying that The Sixth Sense viewers will be, on the lookout for clues that might telegraph the inevitable final twist Caro puts the idea in our minds that we should all expect the sa
Subliminal Messages
Subliminal Messages
Subliminal Messages Have you ever seen or heard a commercial and then suddenly had an urge for something? Your urge may have been the result of subliminal messaging. Subliminal messaging can be defined as a technique of projecting information below an individual\'s threshold of sensation or awareness (The Subliminal Scares: FCC Information Bulletin on Subliminals 1). These messages were everywhere from radio broadcasts to Disney movies to commercials. In 1958, a survey taken by Ralph Hauber
Technology in Film
Technology in Film
Technology in Film Technology in Film Over the years film has meant many different things to many different types of people. Cultures have been forever changed due to certain films being made. One of the things that has maintained films to stay appealing to audiences are the continuing advances in technology that keep films interesting, as well as challenge filmmakers to constantly develop new ideas. I will show how technology and the use therein contributes to film and the creative aspect that
The Crucible
The Crucible
The Crucible It had been a few years since I had last attended to play. I had just seen the movie version of The Crucible and was incredibly excited about getting a chance to watch a theatrical presentation of it. When I first heard that I\'d get the chance to see it I was very excited that I could hardly wait. I must say, however, it was well worth the wait. Everything and everybody inside the auditorium was much more professional than I had assumed. I figured that this play would be nothing mo
African American Music
African American Music
African American Music By 1945, nearly everyone in the African American community had heard gospel music (2). At this time, gospel music was a sacred folk music with origins in field hollers, work songs, slave songs, Baptist lining hymns, and Negro spirituals. These songs that influenced gospel music were adapted and reworked into expressions of praise and thanks of the community. Although the harmonies were similar to those of the blues or hymns in that they shared the same simplicity, the rhyt
Bach and Handel Beethoven
Bach and Handel Beethoven
Bach and Handel Beethoven Johann Sebastian Bach and George Friderick Handel were two of the most important composers of the Baroque Period. Compare and contrast their lives and sacred musical works studied in class. Johann Sebastian Bach and George Friderick Handel are two of the most important composers of the Baroque period. Born only one month apart both in Germany. Handel lived nine more years than Bach. Coming from the same period the two composers have many qualities that are alike and som
Beethoven4
Beethoven4
beethoven4 Beethoven “Keep your eyes on him; some day he will give the world something to talk about”—Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Orga 27). Beethoven was considered the greatest composer who ever lived, but all the truths lie deep inside his music. Beethoven’s symphonies were extraordinary. His innovative style was unheard of throughout the world during his time. There are three major symphonies that take beyond the “Immortal Beloved” referring to Beethoven, to his grave. Well-written and magnifice
Beethoven4
Beethoven4
beethoven4 Beethoven “Keep your eyes on him; some day he will give the world something to talk about”—Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Orga 27). Beethoven was considered the greatest composer who ever lived, but all the truths lie deep inside his music. Beethoven’s symphonies were extraordinary. His innovative style was unheard of throughout the world during his time. There are three major symphonies that take beyond the “Immortal Beloved” referring to Beethoven, to his grave. Well-written and magnifice
Ben Folds Five
Ben Folds Five
Ben Folds Five Ben Folds Five Ben Folds Five is a band who started in 1994. Ben Folds Five is a trio not a quintet, which it is often mistaken for. The band originated in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Ben Folds Five is known for it’s half punk and half alternative sounds. The famous band Styx and the famous band Journey have given Ben Folds Five music the title of “punk rock for sissies.” In the late 1980’s, Ben Folds played bass in a band called Maj=sha. The band was not very successful. Maj=sha
Bibliography of Beethoven Berlioz and Chopin
Bibliography of Beethoven Berlioz and Chopin
Bibliography of Beethoven Berlioz and Chopin Beethoven Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany in 1770 to Johann van Beethoven and his wife, Maria Magdalena. He took his first music lessons from his father, who was tenor in the choir of the archbishop-elector of Cologne. His father was an unstable, yet ambitious man whose excessive drinking, rough temper and anxiety surprisingly did not diminish Beethoven’s love for music. He studied and performed with great success, despite becoming the breadwinner
Bob Dylan Analysis
Bob Dylan Analysis
Bob Dylan Analysis I can hear the turning of the key I\'ve been deceived by the clown inside of me. I thought that he was righteous but he\'s vain Oh, something\'s a-telling me I wear the ball and chain. My patron saint is a-fighting with a ghost He\'s always off somewhere when I need him most. The Spanish moon is rising on the hill But my heart is a-tellin\' me I love ya still. I come back to the town from the flaming moon I see you in the streets, I begin to swoon. I love to see you dress befo
Case study
Case study
Case study Company Background In 1979 Garth Drabinsky and Nathan Taylor formed Cineplex. From early on Cineplex saw itself as a niche player. They used small screens to show specialty movies and they employed this strategy not to challenge major chains, but to compliment them. Cineplex did well primarily because of their concept for carefully planned use of shared facilities. With this success they began to expand across Canada with a very rapid rate of expansion. During this expansion however t
Duke Ellington1
Duke Ellington1
Duke Ellington1 The prolific trumpeter who became a world ambassador for jazz, Louis Armstrong learned to blow on a bugle in reform school when he was 13. His intuitive genius for improvisation changed the course of jazz, but after the 1940s mugging dominated his performances and he had his greatest success as a pop singer. Louis Daniel Armstrong popularly known as Satchmo and Pops was born on July 4, 1900, in New Orleans, the birthplace of American jazz. His father, Willie, was a day laborer in
Gershwin
Gershwin
Gershwin Remembering the Music of George Gershwin Remembering the Music of George Gershwin Who was George Gershwin? Today, most people would answer that question by saying that he was the composer of the song that’s in the airline commercial. Although that is true, he was much more than that. Gershwin was the most celebrated and wealthiest American composer who expressed the dreams of every American citizen of the 1920\'s. He achieved this by mixing different styles of music like Jewish, black,
Modonna
Modonna
modonna Madonna Madonna was born on August 16, 1958, in the city of Bay City, located in the state of Michigan. Her real birth name is Madonna Louise Ciccone. However, most people know her as simply Madonna. She is known as a controversial singer, actress, dancer, songwriter, and has become one of America\'s biggest and well-known stars in the late 1980s. Madonna\'s assertive behavior, outspoken personality, and aggressive acts of sexuality, along with her great efforts to push back the borders
Musicians
Musicians
musicians Noh is a classical Japanese performance form which combines elements of dance, drama, music and poetry into one highly aesthetic stage art. Largely based in the cities of Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto, it is performed throughout the country by professional artists, mainly men, who have passed down the art among family members for numerous generations. There is also a wide following of both male and female amateurs who practice and perform its chant, dance, and instruments Kyogen is the class
Nine Composers
Nine Composers
Nine Composers This essay will consist of information about nine composers and one piece of work that they are known for dating from 1862 to 1990. The names of these composers are: Aaron Copeland, Claude Debussy, Charles Ives, Scott Joplin, Bessie Smith, Louis Armstrong, Leonard Berstein, Igor Stravinsky, and Arnold Schoenberg. The first composer I will discuss will be Aaron Copeland (1900 – 1990). Mr. Copeland was born in Brooklyn, New York USA to Russian American immigrant parents. His style i
Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky Tchaikovsky is not only one of the corner stones of Russian musical culture and world music…. It\'s at the same time creative and technical encyclopedia to which every Russian has reference in the course of his own work (Cross and Ewen, 1025), said Dimitri Shostakovich. Peter Iltich Tchaikovsky is considered one of the best composers of all time. In this paper you will see how Tchaikovsky\'s life was difficult and memorable. Peter Tchaikovsky was born in Votinsk, in the
SCOTT JOPLIN
SCOTT JOPLIN
SCOTT JOPLIN CHOW, BENJAMIN F EXTRA CREDIT In the late 1890’s ; a craze for a new kind of music called ragtime swept the country off it’s feet. Instant popularity of ragtime increased before the turn of the century. By 1910, the “ragtime” mania reached its peak in all elements of music: popular dance, theater, and movie music. Scott Joplin was a young black man that mastered and polish this subtle art. Born in Texarkana, Texas on November 29, 1868, Scott became facinated with the piano at an ear
Serge Koussevitzky
Serge Koussevitzky
Serge Koussevitzky Serge Koussevitzky conductor The legendary bassist and conductor Serge Koussevitzky was born in Russia in 1874 to a family of musicians. With his brothers, he formed a wind ensemble when still a child, peforming at local parties and social events. He journeyed to Moscow at the age of fourteen, winning a scholarship at the Musico-Dramatic Institute to study double bass and music theory. He excelled at the bass, joining the Bolshoi Theater orchestra at age twenty and succeeding
The Beatles
The Beatles
The Beatles The Beatles When people hear the name The Beatles most people think of lead singer, John Lennon. However, the role of Paul McCartney is often overlooked. It was McCartney, not Lennon who was the driving force behind the Beatles. John Lennon and Paul McCartney were in many bands together before the forming of the Beatles. In 1962, along with Ringo Starr1 and George Harrison, they formed the rock group known as The Beatles. The group featured a modern rock that was new and popular
The Beatles vs Oasis
The Beatles vs Oasis
The Beatles vs Oasis The Beatles v.s. Oasis Oasis is a band of the nineties that is often compared The Beatles. They try to be like The Beatles only to do it unsuccessfully. The lead singer of Oasis, Liam Galagher tries to be like the lead singer of The Beatles, John Lennon. The way Liam Galagher sounds, and the way he writes his music are very similar. The New York Times Magazine said, Oasis\'s second album (What\'s the Story) Morning Glory, is also indebted to The Beatles. The singer Liam G
The Beatles
The Beatles
The Beatles The Beatles When people hear the name The Beatles most people think of lead singer, John Lennon. However, the role of Paul McCartney is often overlooked. It was McCartney, not Lennon who was the driving force behind the Beatles. John Lennon and Paul McCartney were in many bands together before the forming of the Beatles. In 1962, along with Ringo Starr1 and George Harrison, they formed the rock group known as The Beatles. The group featured a modern rock that was new and popular
Theater visit
Theater visit
theater visit April 13, 2000 Music 100 Megan Miskill: Junior Recital On April 4th, I made my way to the music building to see Megan Miskill perform her Junior Music recital. Her concert was shared with a violin player, Trevor Corneliusen, but for this paper, I will only discuss Megan’s performance. She sang three sets of pieces: Schubert, Faure and Mozart. Each set was contrasting, yet featured her lyric soprano voice beautifully. Nick Williams was her accompanist. The first section of her conce
Tupac
Tupac
tupac “REBEL OF THE UNDERGROUND” The Life and Works of Tupac Amaru Shakur Both Tupac and Amaru are words of Inca origin. Together they mean, shining serpent. Shakur means thankful to God, from the Arabic language. Tupac, commonly known as America\'s most controversial rapper was labeled a gangster rapper and one of the largest figures in the rap community. He was always known for doing what he wanted and not caring what others thought of him. His life symbolized what a lot of people have gon
Dionysus
Dionysus
Dionysus Dionysus was the god of the vine. He invented wine and spread the art of tending grapes. He had a dual nature. On one hand, he brought joy and divine ecstasy. On the other hand, he brought brutality, thoughtlessness and rage. This reflected both sides of wine\'s nature. If he chooses, Dionysus can drive a man mad. No normal fetters can hold him or his followers. Dionysus was the son of Zeus and Semele. He was the only god to have a mortal parent. Zeus came to Semele in the night, invisi
Hot Deals
Hot Deals
Hot Deals Welcome to this HOT DEALS website, updated 2-3 times daily. Our goal is to show you only the hottest deals on the Internet. Only a few deals get posted each day, because we only post the deals that we deem to be hot deals after careful scrutiny by our editors. This site was created to help you get the most for your dollar, because we are tired of people constantly getting ripped off. This website is entirely non-profit, and the information herein is provided for informational purpose
Julius Ceasar
Julius Ceasar
Julius Ceasar Julius Ceasar Julius Caesar was said to be the greatest man in the Roman world. Some historians, and among them those of international authority, have made greater claims for him. He was the greatest of the Roman would but of antiquity. Looking through the onlg list of rulers, kings and emperors and the rest, they have failed to find an wuqual of this man who refused the style of king but those name Ceasar has become the commanding majesty and power. Great as a general, great as a
Child
Child
child THE MOOD, if a number of telltale signs are to be interpreted correctly, is generally optimistic insofar as the fate of local movies is concerned. Recent developments in the field can possibly bring about much-needed relief to the otherwise distressed movie industry. But perhaps more than instantaneous relief, they herald the advent of change, which can only come about after a cleansing of ranks, the institution of radical reform, and then and only then can Philippine cinema finally see th
Child1
Child1
child1 THE MOOD, if a number of telltale signs are to be interpreted correctly, is generally optimistic insofar as the fate of local movies is concerned. Recent developments in the field can possibly bring about much-needed relief to the otherwise distressed movie industry. But perhaps more than instantaneous relief, they herald the advent of change, which can only come about after a cleansing of ranks, the institution of radical reform, and then and only then can Philippine cinema finally see t
Child2
Child2
child2 THE MOOD, if a number of telltale signs are to be interpreted correctly, is generally optimistic insofar as the fate of local movies is concerned. Recent developments in the field can possibly bring about much-needed relief to the otherwise distressed movie industry. But perhaps more than instantaneous relief, they herald the advent of change, which can only come about after a cleansing of ranks, the institution of radical reform, and then and only then can Philippine cinema finally see t
Dimensions
Dimensions
dimensions Philosophy David Doriot December 8,2000 The theory of Dimensions In Plato’s’ The Allegory of the Cave, allows a person to realize that which they already know. The situation in the cave is dark and gloomy, a place no one would ever want to go. However, the reality is that some people are at a point in their lives where that is where they are, in their own self-made “cave”. The people that are in Plato’s’ cave, the prisoners, have always been there. Their legs and necks are chained and
Glass
Glass
Glass The Glass Menagerie By: Tennessee Williams Tennessee Williams won two Pulitzer Prizes for A Streetcar Named Desire and Cat on A Hot Tin Roof. Many others believe that The Glass Menagerie deserved one as well. The Glass Menagerie (memory play) won the New York Drama Critics\' Circle’s award as the best play of the season. Williams was born in Columbus, Mississippi, on March 26, 1911. His full name was Thomas Lanier Williams. He spent most of his youth in St. Louis, Missouri. During the De
Good
Good
good The last five years have seen an increase in the stand on violence in movies. As action movies with their big stars are taken to new heights every year, more people seem to argue that the violence is influencing our country’s youth. Yet, each year, the amount of viewers also increases. This summer’s smash hit Independence Day grossed more money than any other film in history, and it was full of violence. The other summer hits included Mission: Impossible, Courage Under Fire, and A Time to K
Lifes Tradgedies
Lifes Tradgedies
Lifes Tradgedies Life’s Tragedies I had always believed that suicide was only in the movies. Two summers ago I realized that it could happen in real life. I had a mutual friend his name was Rick. He was a smart and good-looking boy who seemed to have it all. His parents were two of the nicest people that I have ever met. They had a healthy marriage, good jobs, and a nice home. They always provided Rick with anything he needed or wanted. Rick had a girlfriend named Jamie and a lot of friends. He
A biography of walt whitman
A biography of walt whitman
A biography of walt whitman Whitman, Walt (1819-1892), American poet, whose work boldly asserts the worth of the individual and the oneness of all humanity. Whitman\'s defiant break with traditional poetic concerns and style exerted a major influence on American thought and literature. Born near Huntington, New York, Whitman was the second of a family of nine children. His father was a carpenter. The poet had a particularly close relationship with his mother. When Whitman was four years old, his