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Citizen Kane

The classic masterpiece, Citizen Kane (1941), is probably the world’s mostfamous and highly rated film, with its many remarkable scenes, cinematic andnarrative techniques and innovations. The director, star, and producer were allthe same individual – Orson Welles (in his film debut at age 25), whocollaborated with Herman J. Mankiewicz on the script and with Gregg …

The Odyssey

Throughout vast journeys of many heroes, no other hero had a more complex journey than Odysseus. This journey is called The Odyssey, written by Homer. It is an epic poem or story told of a hero name Odysseus on a 20-year voyage trying to get back home from the Trojan War. The great epic poem …

Landslides

Causing $1-2 billion in damages and more than 25 deaths per year, landslides are a major geologic hazard, caused by earthquakes and floods.Although, landslides are generally not as exciting or costly as earthquakes, major floods, tropical storms, and other natural disasters, they occur in more expanded places and may cause more property damage than any …

Anthony Karl Ruda

E101Engineers: The Builders of TomorrowComputer technology is altering the form, nature, and future of the American economy.(McConnell, 3)Computers of today has grown and evolved with time. From the very first ENIAC computer to the Pentium Processors of today, computers have come a long way. ENIAC was as big as a boxcar, as complicated as an …

Abortion

Abortion is an extremely complex and highly debated public issue that has consumed much of the American social and political arena in the late twentieth century. People on both sides of the debate present strong arguments that establish valid points. Society clearly states that child abuse and the murder of ones child is illegal, but …

Themes in Blue Velvet

Exploring the Dark Side: Contrasting Themes in Blue VelvetThe subconscious psyche is one of the most fascinating and almost completely inexplicable aspects of human behavior. Even more intriguing than merely the subconscious is the notion of a darker, more repressed side that many individuals refuse to acknowledge exists within them. In David Lynchs film Blue …

Macbeth And Supernatural

Macbeths supernatural scenes explained In todays rational andscientifically explainable world, it would be hard for us to believe insupernatural intervention in our every day lives unlike during the times of theShakespearean plays. In Shakespeares Macbeth, there are three examples ofthis kind of thing: one with the witches, one with a ghost of a best friend, …

Total War

Total War The Concept of total Warfare developed in the early nineteenth century due to the economic development and political ideology. Factors that constitute total war 1) The percentage of the population that identifies itself with the war of its nation. i.e the citizens feeling about the conflict, a just war. 2) The percentage of …

absolutism in France and England

Absolutism in the Seventeenth CenturyIn the latter half of the 1600’s, monarchial systems of both England and France were changing. In England, the move was away from an absolute monarch, and toward a more powerful Parliament. In France, the opposite was happening as Louis XIV strengthened his own office while weakening the general assembly of …

The Evolution Of Apple Computer

Let’s take a trip back in time and review the evolution of a computer company. It’s not IBM or Microsoft. This company is Apple Computers, Incorporated. In the year 1976, before most people even thought about buying a computer for their homes. Back then the computer community added up to a few brainy hobbyist. So …