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  • RMS Titanic: A ship of widows
    History 101 16 October 2013 RMS Titanic: A Ship of Widows Response Paper No. 2 The Titanic is never an easy topic for me to discuss or write about. Every time I think of that fateful night I feel depressed and my head fills with faces of all the men, women, and children whose lives were taken from them all...
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  • Titanic - 317 Words
    ASSALAMUALAIKUM,good morning to all. Do you Still remember the movie Titanic ? is that my favourite film I have ever watched. This 1997 film was lifted from real events of the Titanic which sank in the Atlantic Ocean. The Titanic sank on April 1912 . The most luxurious ship in time to the tragic story of drowning in his first voyage . and now the story is appointed to a movie and have taken 12 oscar . This is the best love story. I watched this movie many times but I never got tired...
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  • Titanic - 1335 Words
    Titanic Titanic was the largest ship in the world, built by a workforce of 17,000. The ultimate in turn-of-the-century design and technology. First-class suites ran to more than $ 55,000 in today's dollars, and when she sailed on her maiden voyage from Southampton, England on route to NY , she held among her 2,227 passengers. The cream of industrial society, including colonel John Jacob Astor. Macys founder; U.S. congressman Isidor Straus and Thomas Andrews, the ships builder. The ship...
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  • Titanic - 920 Words
    The movie Titanic, directed by James Cameron, was a fictional story based on the true ship, Titanic. Cameron's movie was based on a love story; however, the focus of this paper will be on some of the differences between the two classes aboard the Titanic. This movie clearly portrayed how differently the first and second-class people were treated during the time of the Titanic. This can be related to many other times in American history when groups were segregated as well. The movie...
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  • Titanic - 1808 Words
    One of the greatest news headlines of all times was actually never supposed to happen. The shocking news of the sunken ocean liner the Titanic shocked millions. The sinking itself probably wouldn't have even mattered except that the builders themselves said that the ship simply could not sink. The news not only hit the United States, but countries everywhere were saddened to hear the news of "The Unsinkable" and its grave end. In 1907 a man named J. Bruce Ismay, who was the manager of...
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  • Titanic - 328 Words
    Titanic movie review My most favorite movie is “Titanic”. I watched this movie when I was twelve years old. Although a long time has passed, images of a picture are still fresh in my mind. The movie begins in the present, as a team of fortune hunters (including Bill Paxton) are probing the sunken ruins of the Titanic for lost treasures that might still remain hidden. They found a nude only wearing a necklace set with jewels in the strange box. After a while an old lady visited them and...
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  • Titanic - 1023 Words
    Phuong Nguyen ES 200 Discussion- Assignment 2 06/16/2012 Titanic A film was told based on a true story about love, feminists by a 101 years old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater who is still alive after boat's accident named Titanic in April 10th 1992. For Titanic is not just a cautionary tale- a myth, a parable, a metaphor for the ills of mankind. It is also a story of faith, courage, and sacrifice and, above all else, loves. The first paragraph of this essay will be summarized Titanic’s...
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  • Titanic - 479 Words
    100 years ago, the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg in the North Atlantic Ocean. Less than three hours later, the ship that would never sink descended to its final resting site. Between 1490 and 1635 passengers were died, only 711 passengers were rescued and survived. Causes of Titanic’s sinking The main reason was the Titanic struck an iceberg at no moon night. The ship’s lookouts didn’t see iceberg in advanced. Because the second mate Blair took away the key which was locking the binoculars....
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  • titanic - 348 Words
    1. There were 6 ice warnings received by Titanic on the day of the collision. They were all ignored by the wireless operator who was preoccupied with transmitting passenger messages. 2. An iceberg exposes only 1/10th of its mass above water. With the other 9/10ths of its mass below water, it makes them impossible to budge. Even with a force of a ship like the Titanic. 3. There were 6 ice warnings received by Titanic on the day of the collision. They were all ignored by the wireless operator...
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  • The Titanic - 2555 Words
    Titanic: In the Eyes of the Survivors Michelle Smith Cornerstone University Abstract The Titanic was one of the most luxurious boats of its time, as well as one of the most horrific tragedies in history. A few of the survivors include Ruth Elizabeth Becker, Violet Jessop, Charles Joughin, and the Margaret “Molly” Brown. These four have interesting characters. They did not treat themselves as victims, instead they learned from it and went forward. These survivors were very brave,...
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  • Titanic - 868 Words
    Maddie Dock Mr. Chapman English Honors 7 November 2013 Titanic Many characters in the Titanic movie were based on real characters and depicted as such. Some of the passengers on the Titanic were incredibly famous figures in history and included some of the major players in the construction of the vessel. Captain Edward John Smith was the leading captain of the ship and was in the movie as well as actually existed in real life. Another real character who actually existed and appeared in the...
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  • Titanic - 663 Words
    The Titanic The Titanic was built by the White Star Line. The owners of the company thought that if ocean liners were big and luxurious enough more people would travel with them. The Titanic was designed to be the largest in a series of three ships made by the White Star line. It was 268 metres long, 28 metres wide, and weighed 45 000 tons. It produced enough power to travel at a speed of 24 knots (about 40km per hour). The bulk of the ship was divided into compartments. They were...
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  • Titanic - 649 Words
    One Of The Love Story With A Tragic Ending Is Immortal Movie In Every Era I have watched a lot of movies, but Titanic is my favourite movie ever. The movie has several cliff-hangers that make people curious and exciting. The thing I learned about Titanic were many. Some facts were interesting, some sad and sometimes I wondered :” Why did not they fix the script ? “. The movie started with a group of deep-sea exploration in 1990. They had found a nude drawing of a girl named Rose DeWitt...
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  • Titanic - 2048 Words
    “TITANIC” A Movie Review Presented To: Dr. Mariju Galicha Presented by: Ma. Regina S. Bautista ENG 33 404H August 19, 2013 1. My opinion about the movie. All of the girls especially who are in a relationship will definitely love this movie. I love the idea that a rich, well mannered girl will fall in love with a simple and ordinary guy. In their generation it the rich family will feel ashamed or embarrassed with their relatives when their child fall in love with the...
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  • Titanic - 396 Words
    Informative Subject of Speech: The Voyage of the Titanic Specific Purpose of Speech: To inform the audience of The Titanic’s first and final voyage. INTRODUCTION The titanic is a well known story in history and today I will share some facts that many might not know about. I’ve always loved the movie The Titanic and I probably remember every line in the movie but I never really knew the true facts of the titanic. So with my two weeks of research about the...
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  • The Titanic - 1408 Words
    The Titanic Proposition: To inform the audience about the ship known as the Titanic. Introduction: 1. The two leaped from the boat into the icy depths of the Atlantic Ocean… a. By now, I’m sure many of you realize what I’m talking about. b. It’s the movie Titanic. 2. While the movie is good for entertainment purposes, it does not go into the details of the actual ship. 3. Personally, I think the actual story of the Titanic is just as interesting as the movie...
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  • Titanic - 688 Words
    RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on 15 April 1912 after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton, UK to New York City, US. The sinking of Titanic caused the deaths of 1,502 people in one of the deadliest peacetime maritime disasters in modern history. The RMS Titanic was the largest ship afloat at the time of her maiden voyage. She was the second of three Olympic class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line, and she...
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  • Titanic - 2097 Words
    Sign in Informative Speech outline template Comments Share File Edit View Help View only Anonymous User 108 has left. 12 other viewers INFORMATIVE SPEECH OUTLINE FORMAT Student’s Name: Date: Topic: Title that...
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  • Titanic - 522 Words
    Project Paper This year I did my project on the titanic, the lost ship wreck at sea. I chose my project because the titanic is very interesting to me, a ship that was supposed to be unsinkable actually sunk. When people thought the titanic was unsinkable the only reason they thought that was because of what the person in charge of the whole project said it was. But the white star line never actually claimed that the titanic was unsinkable. People still believed that she was...
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  • Titanic - 1591 Words
    One of the best known films of all time, in my opinion, is “Titanic“. Directed by James Cameron in 1997, this film captured both my attention and my heart with the plot of a tragic event hand in hand with a love story with everything but a happy ending. He managed to combine TragedyThe real story behind this film is that of the ship of dreams also believed to be the unsinkable ship and its tragic journey to the ocean floor. The love story that caught all of our hearts is that of Jack Dawson and...
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  • The Titanic - 477 Words
    The Titanic was the fanciest ship built in the 1900's that sank in the Atlantic Ocean on its maiden voyage. The Titanic was the largest vessel afloat at the time measuring 882 ft. in length. The Titanic was built in Belfast, Ireland by Harland and Wolff shipyard. The Titanic was owned by the White Star Line a company that focused on the Trans-Atlantic passenger route. The titanic continues to capture people's interest after her sinking on April 15, 1912. The Titanic was a gigantic ship of...
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  • Titanic - 1573 Words
    "TITANIC" A MOVIE REVIEW Presented to Dr. Mariju Galicha Vasquez, Joanna Joy A. English Literature (English 33)/ 402H September 18,2013 " I. OPINION The movie Titanic is very tragic, knowing that it is based on the true story of the survivor Rose. This movie really catches everyone's attention, even thought you are not a movie goer or likes to watch true to life movies. This movie just taught us that even...
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  • titanic - 823 Words
    Kaitlyn Smith Beyond the Classroom The Titanic RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on April 15,1912 after colliding with an iceberg during it's maiden voyage from Southampton, UK to New York City, USA. While watching this movie I discovered two things about it. One characteristic about the movie that was good was in the beginning it talked a lot about the titanic and showed the men exploring its ruins. Another thing I enjoyed about the movie...
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  • Titanic - 4623 Words
     Some Titanic Facts The RMS Titanic in full glory The world's interest in the fascinating history of Titanic has endured for almost 100 years. April 15, 2005 will mark the 93rd anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic ship and although it has been nearly a century since the infamous luxury liner sank in the Atlantic Ocean, there continues to be a thirst for information regarding Titanic facts, myths and legends. No other ship in the history of ocean travel has demanded as much...
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  • Titanic - 73243 Words
    1 CHAPTER I CHAPTER II CHAPTER III CHAPTER IV CHAPTER V CHAPTER VI CHAPTER VII CHAPTER VIII CHAPTER IX CHAPTER X CHAPTER XI CHAPTER XII CHAPTER XIII CHAPTER XIV CHAPTER XV CHAPTER XVI CHAPTER XVII CHAPTER XVIII CHAPTER XIX CHAPTER XX CHAPTER XXI CHAPTER XXII CHAPTER XXIII CHAPTER XXIV CHAPTER XXV CHAPTER XXVI CHAPTER XXVII CHAPTER XXVIII CHAPTER XXIX Sinking of the Titanic and Great Sea Disasters 2 Sinking of the Titanic and Great Sea Disasters Edited by Logan Marshall...
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  • The Titanic - Irony - 346 Words
    Sarah Vander Loop January 8, 2012 English 2B The Titanic The R.M.S. Titanic by Hanson W. Baldwin is a story using irony to immensely interest the reader. The author uses both dramatic and situational irony. Dramatic irony is when the reader knows something important that the characters do not know. Situational irony is when what happens is the opposite of what is expected to happen or should have happened. “The Titanic was unsinkable…” was a thought that ran through many people’s heads...
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  • Titanic Journal - 1601 Words
    9 April 1912 Papa, Madeleine, and I are going onto the Titanic tomorrow, and I am eager for this quite exciting journey to be. It is her maiden voyage across the Atlantic to New York. We have filled our bags full to the top, and are going down to Cherbourg, Normandy, France to board the breathtaking ship. I miss Mama and Alice dearly and I am anticipating seeing them again. I am hoping that I can find a chance to play my violin and maybe have someone take me into business with them, and we...
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  • The Shadow of the Titanic - 1256 Words
    History 150 – Final Project The Shadow of the Titanic April 30, 2013 By Sarah Kohar The book “The Shadow of the Titanic” describes a chilling cold truth to the tragedy of the sinking. As the Titanic was sliding underneath the ocean at 2:20am on April 15, 1912, the noise of the cries of those drowning with the boat will haunt the survivors from the water and in the lifeboats for the rest of their lives. (Wilson) One survivor described the noise like a gigantic swarm of bees. Another...
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  • The Sinking of the Titanic - 692 Words
    Introduction The R.M.S. Titanic sideswiped an iceberg at 11:40 p.m. on April 14, 1912. Estimated to be able to stay afloat for 2 days under the worst scenario, the ship sank in less than 3 hours [Gannon, 1995]. Main Cause for Sinking The iceberg created a 300-foot gash in the Titanic's hull above and below the waterline. Structural Errors That Accelerated the Sinking Steel brittleness Tests on Titanic's steel showed that the steel had high sulfur content, which increases the...
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  • The Sinking of Titanic - 1294 Words
    The sinking of the Titanic is one of history’s most researched and questioned story. There are movies, books, and documentaries on how it sunk and what happened on that night. This tragic story has a multiple of reasons as to why the ship sunk. The confidence of many people in the ship’s construction has to do with many if not all of the reasons for the total loss of life and the ship sinking. This confidence caused a majority of the crew members to not take seriously important messages about...
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  • Titanic Diary - 615 Words
    A Voyage to Remember Dear Diary, April 10, 1912, 12:00 A.M. The Titanic is HUGE. I’m waiting in line to board it right now. Since it is a long line, I figured I could write a quick entry in my diary. I’m riding on the Titanic to New York to take care of my very ill cousin. She has been ill for a couple of weeks and I am the only family she has, so when I heard about the Titanic, I bought a...
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  • Titanic Crew - 584 Words
    In all, the Titanic is composed of 885 crew members. It had three main assets of groups that makes up about all of the number. There was the deck crew, which was master of arms and able bodied sea workers. Then you have your engineering department that consisted of boiler men, firemen, and electricians. Finally, your least important staff, the victual ling department that was stewards and gallery staff. They needed all of these departments for the success of the Titanic`s operation. Everyone had...
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  • Titanic Paper - 1104 Words
     My name is Eleanor Roster and I was eight years old when it all went down. I remember it like it was yesterday. I feel like those three, long, dreadful, cold hours just play over and over in my head constantly. I just remember hearing screams, and workers saying, “Women and children first!” I was a first class child, I should have been on a life boat first! Even when I think about it, it stirs up all of my anger, tears, and the need for revenge. I should have lived, I shouldn’t have frozen...
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  • The Sinking of the Titanic - 703 Words
    The Sinking of the Titanic We all know the story of the Titanic, a luxurious ocean liner that set sail from Southampton, England in route to New York but never made it. Titanic was carrying the wealthiest British and American aristocrats and the ship was built with them in mind.[i] This ship was designed for luxury, not safety. The ship and staff were unprepared for the events that would unfold the evening of April 14, 1912. Titanic’s fatal evening was due to a number of careless acts. The...
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  • Titanic in Psychology - 1194 Words
    |[pic] |[pic] | | | | | | | [pic] was a 20-year-old artist from Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. Orphaned at the age of...
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  • Titanic Myths - 923 Words
    Theories of how the Titanic sank and reasons why the Titanic lost many people. There was a ship that was said to be unsinkable. This ship was named Titanic. The Titanic had many theories on how it sank, it also had many errors which caused millions of deaths, and had a theory that I believe is true. Theories on how the Titanic sank The Titanic had many theories on how it sank, here are a few. There was an American businessman, that bought the...
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  • Titanic Tragedy - 2056 Words
    Who was responsible for the loss of life with the sinking of the Titanic? By Rebecca Gutteridge Year 9 RMS Titanic, so called the ‘unsinkable ship’, became the largest maritime disaster in history when she hit an iceberg on her maiden voyage through the North Atlantic. Much indecision surrounds...
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  • The R.M.S. Titanic - 1767 Words
    The R.M.S. Titanic Index Introduction………………………………………...1 Plans for Construction……………………………...1 Departure…………………………………………...2 Voyage started…………………………………...2-3 It’s sinking……………………………………........3 Why didn’t everyone got saved? ..........................3-4 Rescued at last……………………………………..5 Lost and Found…………………………………….7 Conclusion………………………………………..8 Introduction In this report I am going to talk about a great ship, the R.M.S. Titanic. The R.M.S. Titanic was a passenger ship that...
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  • Titanic Summary - 532 Words
    Titanic Summary Titanic is a flawlessly crafted film that includes both a dramatic lavishing romance and the historical story of the sinking of the Titanic. It stars both the elegant star, Kate Winslet and the gorgeous Leonardo DiCaprio in a fictional romance that begins between a rich girl and a poor boy who meet on the voyage of the “unsinkable ship”, Titanic. It is narrated by an old woman known as Rose who claims to be a survivor of the Titanic and tells her experience on the Titanic to...
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  • Titanic History - 1472 Words
    Jimmy Gonzalez December 13, 2010 Period 5 Mr. Fisher TITANIC The Titanic was conceived in 1907 (R.M.S. Titanic 1987). It was the beginning of the twentieth century, a time of optimism and progress (R.M.S. Titanic 1987). The Translantic transport of passengers cargo and mail was brisk and competitive (R.M.S. Titanic 1987). In the spirit of this competition managing director of the white star line, J. Bruce Ismay engaged in the Belfast shipbuilding company or Harland and Wolff. They came...
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  • Titanic Planning - 839 Words
    The Titanic Project by White Star fleets. White Star fleets is a british shipping company that was responsible for the development of the ever infomous RMS Titanic liner and also other liners such as the ground breaking Oceanic liner. They were at a point of time facing stiff competition and were in dire need to improve and salvage their business because of the new age and new technology which was pushing them down the pecking order by companies such as the German shipping company Llyod...
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  • Titanic Review - 1119 Words
    1997: Titanic- The Unsinkable Ship According to the creators of the Titanic, it was an unsinkable ship due to the ship having a double bottom unlike other ships in its time. The Titanic started a new revolution for the manufacturing of new boats for transportation across large bodies of water. If anyone has ever seen the movie, Titanic, anyone would be able to point out that the ship was in fact sinkable, as well as the tragic love of Rose and Jack. The movie was based of pure enjoyment of...
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  • Sinking of the Titanic - 436 Words
    The Sinking of the Titanic When you think of the Titanic, you probably think of the love story between Jack Dawson and Rose Dewittbekator, but what the Titanic really is, is a British passenger ship weighing in at 63,000 tons and 882 feet long. The Titanic was said to be the biggest and most luxurious ship of its time, next to its two sister ships named Olympic and Brittitanic. Olympic and Brittitanic were built and owned by the same company as Titanic, “The White Star Line”. There was...
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  • Lost Beneath the Sea ( Titanic)
    Lost Beneath the Sea The Titanic vanished beneath the ocean on April 15th, 1912. What were the main causes of the Titanic tragedy, and what changes in travel safety occurred because of it? This amazing ship set sail on April 14th, 1912; the ship sank the next day (Anthony, Nicolas 1). There are now multiple rules set up, that were established because of the Titanic tragedy. Things such as; more lifeboats, life vest, iceberg warnings, etc. What would you do if you, your child, and your...
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  • Project Titanic Assignment - 779 Words
    Dear Professor, This is my contribution to Debate 2. Take in consideration that voice of the customer is a planning technique used to provide products, services, and results that truly reflect customer requirements by translating those customer requirements into the appropriate technical requirements for each phase of project product development I'll try to review Titanic project quality planning in order to define is project successful or failure. Overview The Titanic was designed to compete...
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  • Prestige in Depth: Titanic @ 100
    Prestige in Depth by: Midn. Chang L.J Memoirs of Titanic At the time of her construction, R.M.S Titanic was the largest ship ever built. Gigantically weighing 46,000 tons, 900 feet long and stood 25 stories high, it had surely gave justice to its name. Captain Edward Smith Maneuvered the Ship. It was bound for New York, leaving the port of England on April 10, 1912. Heaving with glitz and glamour, the Titanic illuminated beauty from the darkest of the night. Banquet was seized almost...
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  • TITANIC FILM ANALYSIS - 2573 Words
     FILM ANALYSIS: TITANIC Name and Surname : Diyar Yılmaz Number : 21160169 Department : English Translation and Interpretation Studies Lecturer : EBRU ERDOĞAN DİYAR YILMAZ 21160169 Translation and Interpretation Department, 4th Grade UNSINKABLE Titanic is an epic romance film, which also contains certain historical and authentic aspects of the time it narrated. The film is released in 1997 and is directed, written and co-produced by James Cameron, also...
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  • Titanic: Death of a Titan - 1939 Words
    After years of construction and work, the Titanic was finally ready for her maiden voyage. The beginning of her voyage was to take place on the morning of April 10, of 1912 at approximately 10:00am. The firs of Titanic passengers began to board the ship. Most of these passengers were British residents who had journeyed to Titanic by means of transportation either that a boat train. The real precipitance came when the boat train arrived. People rich or poor were scattered all aver Southampton's...
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  • Lesson from Titanic - 2885 Words
     Report: Lessons from the Titanic Adapted from Causes and Effects of the Rapid Sinking of the Titanic by Vicki Bassett (http://www.writing.eng.vt.edu/uer/bassett.html) Date: 12 January 2012 Word count: 2802 Abstract This article discusses the material failures and design flaws that contributed to the rapid sinking of the Titanic, which collided with a massive iceberg in 1912 while on her maiden voyage from England to the United States. There were 2200...
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  • Movie Review: Titanic 3D
    TITANIC 3D The movie Titanic needed no introductions. When it was released on 1997, this James Cameron romantic epic movie had simply become the highest grossing film ever made until the film with the same director “ Avatar” beat the score in 2009. On 2012, the film were enchanced technologically from 2 dimensional film to 3 dimensional. I and my friends had the chance to become one of the earliest spectator of the film on 5th April 2012. The film was still the same. The story is about a young...
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  • Titanic Feminism Critique - 630 Words
    In the film Titanic, women are seen as below men and are told what to do by men. Women are deemed as helpless without the support of a man, which the main character, Rose DeWitt Bukater, defies throughout the film. Rose breaks many of the traditional “rules” of the time period in which the film takes place. Feminism is seen predominantly in the film Titanic. Women are deemed as helpless in the film. Many instances take place where women are shown as helpless and needy, but Rose ends up...
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  • Most Famous Tragedies: The Titanic
    Specific Purpose - To inform the class about one of the most famous tragedies, the Titanic. Thesis – From disaster to movie, the sinking of the titanic will remain in history forever. The Titanic I. Introduction Attention Grabber: a story Thesis Key Ideas: First, I will discuss the Titanic itself. Second, I will discuss the sinking of the ship. Finally, I will discuss the movie that was made about the Titanic. II. Body A. The Titanic was thought to be the largest and...
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  • Perspective On the Sinking of the Titanic - 411 Words
    One perspective on the sinking of the Titanic is that it sunk due to a coal fire in the bunkers that led to the ship travelling at unsafe speeds towards iceberg-laden waters. According to the theory released by Ohio State university engineer Robert Essenhigh a pile of stored coal had begun to smother. The crew had thought to gain control over their situation, more coal was to be put into the furnaces. Robert Essenhigh had indicated that records proved a fire control team, had been on standby at...
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  • The Titanic - Who is to Blame?
    The Titanic sinking is a topic that has been met with a lot of controversy over the years. There are many theories about what cause the sinking and how it could have been avoided. One factor though, that should be focused on more than any other is: Who is to blame for the sinking of The Titanic? The answer is a simple one. White Star Line is to blame for this legendary sinking. White Star Line built what they called a “nearly unsinkable ship”. The Titanic was made primarily out of sub-par...
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  • A Summary of the Poem After the Titanic
    After the Titanic By Derek Mahon In this poem we get a glimpse at how Mahon perceived Ismay to see himself. Lines 1&2 The first two lines speak of the inquiry into the sinking of the Titanic and the effect it had on Ismay. The opinion of the inquiry, that Ismay stole the life of a woman or child to whom his seat belonged, made Ismay feel unjustly judged as shown in line three, “I tell you I sank as far that night as any Hero”. Lines 4-8 These lines show the memories Ismay had of the...
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  • titanic research paper - 3083 Words
    Underwater Treasures: Titanic A major shift in our innovative world occurred during the beginning of the 20th century. Inventions that rule our era today were first brought upon in the early 1900s. One of the most notorious of these inventions was the steamboat. During this time there was a big transition from sailboat to steamboat. A significant change as to how naval vessels were built and operated took place, which sometimes resulted in conducting problems leading to tragedies. One of the...
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  • Why the titanic sank - 1012 Words
    Why did the Titanic sink? Research skills project: Why did the Titanic sink? “The ship was doomed and it was slowly sliding into its watery grave. But why did the largest, most advanced ship of the 20th century sink?” The Titanic was one of the most famous ships ever built and its tragic sinking continues to haunt our imaginations since that tragic night of 12th April 1912. It is possibly the most famous shipwreck of all time. The Titanic was built in Belfast by renowned shipbuilders...
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  • Titanic Critical Review - 826 Words
    Most people remember and liked the movie, "The Titanic". Perhaps this was because the movie was based on a real story. And, of course, it was a movie that contained drama; action, adventure and we cannot forget the romance. Titanic, had been branded as the ship of dreams and was also known as being "Unsinkable". The ship was beyond doubt considered to be unsinkable by all passengers aboard on its grave departure to Cherbourg, France and then to Queenstown, Ireland to pick up additional...
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  • Titanic and Human Nature - 1512 Words
    Nature: The Desultory Presence of Fear “The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside; somewhere they can be quite alone with the heavens, Nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature”. This is a quote by Anne Frank from The Diary of a Young Girl that clearly praises and acknowledges the beauty of nature and its power of soothing and helping people to become...
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  • Titanic(Movie Review) - 1630 Words
    Titanic I went into Titanic with trepidation: it is being hailed as one of the best love stories depicted on film. Cynical as I am, I don't think much of movies with a romantic theme to them. However, I was curious to see the spectacle that director James Cameron had created. Fortunately for me, Titanic is not only great in terms of action, effects, and visuals, but also provides excellent commentary on the issue of the class struggle. Jack Dawson (Leonardo Di Caprio) is a young boy who wins...
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  • Engineering Ethics of Titanic Sinking
    Steven Miller Phl 3221 Professor Tapp 5/24/2007 Utilitarianism Look at the Titanic When engineers design a product many things go in to the decision making process when it comes to selecting materials, design, and the manufacturing processes. One concern that has always been in the decision making process is trying to make sure the outcome will always be ethically good, although this isn’t always the case. Try as they might, no person is perfect, and accidents do happen. When engineering...
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  • Titanic “the Unsinkable Ship”
    Titanic “The Unsinkable ship” The Titanic was known as "the unsinkable ship". She was the largest ship afloat at the time of her maiden voyage in April of 1912, during which she collided with an iceberg. She was the second of three Olympic class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line. A numerous amount of people believe that the collision that occurred on April 15, 1912 was The Titanic’s sister ship The Olympic, and that the wreckage was premeditated and was used to commit insurance...
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  • Voyage on The Great Titanic - 386 Words
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