• Two Poems About City Life by Liz Lochead
    Two poems about city life by Liz Lochead Liz Lochead has written two poems about city life, one being Laundrette which is set in an area of Bristol which is full of bedsits, meant for students just renting. The other poem is George Square which is set in the business district in Glasgow. As the...
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  • Revelation - Aspects of Society
    Revelation By Liz Lochead ‘Revelation by Liz Lochead, at first appears to be a poem about a childhood experience of the narrator, when as a little girl, she was introduced to a ferocious bull at a farm. However, it becomes clear that the poem has a deeper, more significant meaning, shown through Lochead’s...
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  • The Choosing Essay by Liz Lochead
    Choosing Essay Marianne Lavery The poem “The Choosing” by Liz Lochead deals with problems of growing up and the issue of education through the two central characters, Mary and Liz. This poem is about two young girls called Mary and Liz who grew up together living an ordinary life. They were both...
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  • Trend in Contemporary British Poetry by Adeel Salman
    Scotland the influence of Hugh MacDiarmid, has been strong. Robert Garioch (1909-1980), George MacKay Brown (1921-1996), Norman MacCaig (1910-), Liz Lochead (1947-) and others have seen their poetry find acceptance beyond their borders. The same has happened throughout the troubles in Northern Ireland...
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  • Launderettes in India
    2 cities in India and are living independently or in nuclear setups. The research intends to tap the consumer behaviour and attitude towards laundrettes, and factors affecting their preference of usage of such services. Analysing the youth trend in India, and global laundry trend, the research is...
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  • Discuss Any One of the Films Listed in the Module Guide by Adopting One of the Approaches Explored so Far in the Module – I.E. Either the Debate on the Film Auteur, or National/ Transnational Aspects of the Mise En
    great gay romance. ‘‘My Beautiful Laundrette’ is the story of Omar, a young restless Asian man caring for his alcoholic father in Thatcheriste London. Escape comes in the form of his uncle’s many varied business ventures…’ (Nicola Osborne. (2005). My Beautiful Laundrette. Available: http://www.eufs.org...
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  • My Beautiful Laundrette
    (Said, 1993, p.xxiv) To what extent does thois quote apply to identity as it is presented in My Beautiful Laundrette and/or This Is England? The oscar winning film My Beautiful Laundrette was made in 1985 and directed by Stephen Frears. Hanif Kureishi was also nominated for best sreenplay, and...
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    Film Title Genre Year Cost Gross Additional Info My Beautiful Laundrette Romance Social Realism 1985 £60,000 $2,451,545 Wish you were here Comedy 1987 $3,283,832 A World apart Drama 1987 $2,326,900 For Queen and country Action 1988 $191,051 Paper house Fantasy...
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  • My Beautiful Laundrette” : Omar and Jonny’s Struggle for Freedom
    Erika lalonde July 11 2013 “ My Beautiful Laundrette” : Omar and Jonny’s Struggle For Freedom After watching “My Beautiful Laundrette”, I feel disappointed with conformist ideas of Britain’s society in 1980s. The film shows a love affair between English men that are different race, class, politics...
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  • Literature Marking Scheme
    Year’ William Shakespeare, ‘The Marriage of True Minds’ Seamus Heaney, ‘Follower’ Michael Laskey, ‘Registers’ Chris Banks, ‘The Gift’ Liz Lochhead, ‘LaundretteLiz Lochhead, ‘Poem for My Sister’ Patricia McCarthy, ‘Football After School’ * A Midsummer Night’s Dream William Shakespeare ...
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  • My Beautiful Laundrette
    "My Beautiful Laundrette" Hanif Kureishi's screenplay is a coming of age portrayal of British life in the 1980s, from the point of view of a first generation Pakistani. Omar's story is a representation of the cultural shift away from traditional values. This cultural divide is compounded by sexual...
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  • Design Proposition: Redesigning Hostel Experience
    With Britain becoming the proud owners of its first coin-operated laundrette, ‘Central Wash’ in London 1949, it meant that those unable to afford their own washing machine at home now had the opportunity to pay their local laundrette a visit. Dramatic slogans in magazines that warned, “Where there’s...
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  • ESSAY
    Britain. in the hybrid character of Karim Amir, whose multiple and fluid identity represents a ‘new way of being British’ (Kureishi, „My Beautiful Laundrette” 18). He considers himself primarily English, but at the same time, he acknowledges a sense of cultural responsibility towards his roots and learns...
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  • Case Stude on Dry Cleaners Presto
    Executive Summery. Presto has been Mr Shelton’s main laundrette because of its opening and closing hours it has suited him most because of the hours he works he doesn’t mind that its bit more expensive than other dry cleaners. One day Presto decided to get a new system and things all went downhill for...
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  • What Are the Alternatives to the Western Conception of the Nuclear Family
    already married your papers were destroyed meaning that by state, you no were no longer married and you could not get married anymore. Nurseries, laundrettes and eating canteens opened up all over Russia to free the women from domestic work. There were negatives to this, the main one being that children...
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  • Book Report: Elsewhere
    Elizabeth Hall Elizabeth Hall also known as Liz is the main character in the book Elsewhere. Liz is a 15 year old girl that died in a car accident, but at the beginning she doesn’t know where she is she just thinks she’s dreaming then she quickly realizes she’s not. Liz wakes up on a cruise ship, known as the...
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  • Are You Experienced?
    student and love Liz. They have already had almost sex as well. He is going to travel to India with her because Dave hopes he can get her into bed in India. But the big problem is that Liz is James´ girlfriend, Dave´s best mate. James went to the Himalayas to hike there in the mountains and Liz was alone in...
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  • Build a House Prject
    Year 11 and over. We are having an open-evening on Thursday 18th October at 7:30pm at The Cross in Stroud (opposite the police station and above the laundrette). During this evening there will be a short presentation where the details of the trip will be explained and you will have an opportunity to ask...
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  • The Web
    through Liz, but the story is not told by her. Liz, the protagonist in the story, is revolted by a man named Gavin who is unemployed and chooses to be a beggar, pretending to be blind and poor. Liz is revolted at Gavin at first, but later on seems to be more attracted by him, even hypnotized. Liz meets...
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  • Liz Claiborne: Leadership Analysis
    Liz Claiborne was a revolutionary in the fashion industry. She overcame failures in her childhood and early adulthood to become a leader in the business world. Determined to find her place in the fashion world, she wanted to a design company with her own vision. She wanted to empower her customers with...
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