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    Simon Birch

    "I'm going to be a hero." "Pretty vague job description, isn't it?"These lines of dialogue are a spoken between the lead character, Simon Birch, and Ben Goodrich, who is played by Oliver Platt.This proclamation sums up the driving force behind…

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    Rassales and Repetativness

    When one reads Rasselas, Prince of Abyssninia, they have to notices many similarities in the book, not only pertaining to the story, but also to the structure of the novel itself.The story of Rasselas, a young man searching for happiness,…

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    Raskolnikov V. Porfiry

    Fyodor M. Dostoevsky altered people's conception of the novel.Crime and Punishment had depth to characters, an element that was unseen previously.This depth was perhaps most notable in the cases of the two main characters Raskolnikov, and Porfiry.Raskolnikov was a misunderstood…

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    Sillyness

    Marriage in medieval France was similar to the modern forms but one main difference then was recognition of socially acceptable and binding unions. Medieval society recognized more than one form of matrimony. These different forms of marriage included types such…

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    Rappaccini’s Daughter

    In the story Rappaccini;s Daughter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the daughter Beatrice had a connection with the garden.She was the daughter of a scientist Signor Giacomo Rappaccini.She is a beautiful, kind, and innocent young woman.She has a connection with the garden…

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    RanVan the Defender

    The book that I read was RanVan the defender by Diana Wieler.This book was about a boy named Ran Van who learns many things about life through out the book.While living with his grandmother and going to high school with…

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    Silence of the Lambs. Editing.

    Anthony Hopkins's role as Hannibal Lector in "The Silence of the Lambs" is nothing short of grotesque. He gives an absolutely amazing performance playing the role of this deranged, psychiatrist. In fact, he plays the part so well that at…

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    Random Walk Down Wall Street

    Burton G Malkiel, the author of A Random Walk Down Wall Street, gives me the reader an easy way understand information about personal investing in today's stock market.The book is divided into four parts: Stocks and their values, the new…

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    Ramona

    It was a Saturday morning,and I thought it would be a good time to go to the beach with my friends since I had nothing to do for the rest of theweek.So I decided to call my best friend Sarah…

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    Silence of the lambs

    How do the features of narrative and genre create meaning and generate response within the audience?The film starts with a high angle establishing shot of a forest setting, with the diegetic sounds of stereotypical forest or mountain area sound effects…