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    Pygmalion and Pretty Woman

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    "I feel just like Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman except for that whole hooker thing." It’s no surprise that Laney‚ the speaker of these words and heroine of 1999’s She’s All That should feel that way. She could have just as easily said that she felt like Audrey Hepburn in My Fair Lady because She’s All That is the latest example of a series of movies based on the Pygmalion myth‚ an occurrence that illustrates Hollywood’s long fascination with this myth. The original Pygmalion story is found in Ovid

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    Pretty Woman is a romantic comedy of two people of different social class that meet on the streets of Los Angeles and learn about each others way of life. Edward is a rich businessman who specializes in taking over companies and then selling them off piece by piece. Vivian is a prostitute that works on Hollywood Boulevard. Edward accidentally meets Vivian as he stops to get directions to go to his hotel in Beverly Hills. His offer of ten dollars to get directions goes up to three-thousand dollars

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    In Michael Parenti’s interpretation of “Pretty Woman” I have to say that I agree with his interpretation of how Hollywood usually ignores inequities of class privilege‚ gender bigotry differences between the characters and his view on the moral of the story. Basically‚ the story is about a millionaire that is an educated corporate executive who finds himself lonely in Hollywood so to fulfill his needs; he offers to pay a beautiful‚ low class uneducated‚ non proper prostitute three thousand dollars

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    Understanding the two texts “My fair Lady” and “Pretty Woman” have greatly developed and reshaped the indepth comparison of the both studied texts. Texts reflect the concerns of in time in which they are written. The fantastic team work of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederic Lowe made My Fair Lady‚ an outstanding success in 1962. The story revolves around Eliza Doolittle‚ an unmannered cockney flower girl from Covent Garden‚ who agrees to take speech lessons from phonetician Henry Higgins in order

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    Pretty Woman

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    feminism in Pretty Woman. The quintessential romance Pretty Woman (1990) staring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere is essentially a modern day fairy tale where the underprivileged young woman meets her handsome prince and lives happily ever after. The film resonates the same narrative formula as classic fable Cinderella‚ in that the film’s protagonist Vivian (Roberts) plays a prostitute who is bought for a week by wealthy businessman Edward (Gere) for everything but the standard reason‚ sex. Pretty Woman

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    Hollywood Pretty Woman

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    The film Pretty Woman is a 1990 romantic comedy set in Los Angeles‚ California which takes place just following the 80’s era. The story of Pretty Woman centers on a Hollywood prostitute Vivian Ward who gets hired by a very wealthy businessman‚ (Edward Lewis)‚ to be at his beck and call or escort for several business and social functions. During that time‚ they gradually begin to develop a relationship over the course of Vivian’s week-long stay in his suite. Edward then takes his lawyer’s exotic

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    March 16‚ 2015 The movies Pretty Woman (1990) starring Richard Gere and Julia Roberts‚ and the movie‚ Now Voyager (1942) starring Bette Davis and Paul Henreid‚ are completely different films. The two movies even though they are different there are correlations between the two. For example‚ they both have strong female roles but both women in each movie are completely different. So which movie has the better female role for young women? The movie Pretty Woman is about a businessman who hires

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    A Pretty Woman’s Inequality In the movie Pretty Woman‚ Julia Roberts portrays a hooker struggling in Los Angeles. Richard Gere plays a very successful businessman. They cross paths when Edward (Richard Gere) gets lost while driving around and Vivian (Julia Roberts) is having a “slow” night on the corner. Edward asks Vivian for directions‚ and Vivian agrees for five dollars. She takes Edward back to his hotel where he asks her join him for the evening. The next morning‚ Edward makes a business

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    Pretty in Pink

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    Pretty in Pink – Summary Pretty in Pink is essentially a love story about a girl from the wrong side of the tracks‚ the rich high school hunk who has his eye on her‚ and the peer pressure that threatens their budding romance. Molly Ringwald plays the character of Andie Walsh‚ an unpopular poor girl living in the shabbier side of town. Andrew McCarthy portrays the role of Blane McDonnagh‚ a wealthy heartthrob who asks her out to the prom. As their romance evolves‚ both characters struggle with

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    Pretty Woman

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    Pretty Woman > > Directed by Garry Marshall‚ Pretty Woman is a romantic comedy and a modernized Cinderella. The story involves the evolution of the relationship between the two protagonists‚ Vivian (Julia Roberts) and Edward Lewis (Richard Gere). In the film how a business arrangement between a business magnate and a prostitute quickly becomes a genuine loving relationship. In addition to their complex business relationship‚ Edward’s lawyer Phil (Jason Alexander) is one of many obstacles to the

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    Phenomenal Woman

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    "Phenomenal Woman‚" by Maya Angelou‚ describes herself from her own point of view. It shows us her strong self-confidence when expressing the way she feels personally about herself. She may lead us to think that she does believe to be unattractive when she describes in the poem‚ "Pretty women wonder where my secret lies" (1). "Men themselves have wondered what they see in me" (30). She shows that even though she is not the cute‚ petite women‚ she is beautiful and can attract attention in any circumstance

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    Pretty Woman

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    This story also brings out the daughter’s importance in everything the mother does when the mother decides on a very perplexed but a firm decision which is revealed in the ending. * This story also majors in the area of feminism. The power of a woman is pictured in the story when a single mother struggles to raise her only daughter alone and sacrifices her time and everything for her. Target audience Audience will set to be teenagers which mean 12 and above‚ because this movie contain .A very

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    “Phenomenal Woman” by Maya Angelou is an inspiring poem which embraces such a strong message of Maya Angelou being proud of whom she is that all women ought to read over and over again. Maya Angelou (1928) is a talented African American. She mostly writes from experience‚ and this poem falls perfectly in that category. First published in 1978‚ “Phenomenal Woman” is an anthem of women’s strength in their own womanhood. It tells us about how the inner beauty makes a woman respected by the others. The

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    Pretty Good Privacy

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    Topic: Pretty Good Privacy Justification: Information security is a significant issue which attract people’s a lot attention in current society. The email security is highlighted problem in this area. According to Email Statistics Report 2012-2016 (Radicati Group)‚ there are 3.3 billion worldwide email accounts in 2012‚ and are expected to increase to 4.3 billion accounts in 2016. In general‚ transfer of email has many protocols; the SMTP is a main one. In this protocol‚ the content is required

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    Pretty Little Liars

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    Are Pretty Little Liars good at keeping their dirty secretes? Pretty Little Liars a favorite ABC Family series is built around five teenage friends‚ until one goes missing and is found dead. It has a strong hint of supernatural force that mean no good. It makes most popular vampire romances look anemic. Because of a popular series of HarperTeen books by Sara Shepard‚ Pretty Little Liars follows the nervous lives of four girls in Rosewood‚ Pa. It’s a small town and these girls seem to have it

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    Pretty Little Liars

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    The object chosen is based off of a Freeform series called Pretty Little Liars. It is based off of the series of books written by Sara Shepard. Pretty Little Liars began on ABC Family in 2010. It is a television show that will begin its eighth season this month. Along with it playing on Freeform‚ seasons one thru six are available to stream on Netflix. By the title‚ it is understandable to assume that the girls on the show are prissy‚ pretty‚ liars. The plot of the show is five girls‚ who are the

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    Pygmalion and Pretty Woman

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    the text from the past and it’s appropriation. The intended audience of both Pygmalion‚ by George Bernard Shaw and Pretty Woman‚ directed by Garry Marshall was the mass of society at the time of composition. This is seen through the choice of the form of each text‚ Pygmalion is a play because in the early twentieth centaury this was the popular way of spreading ideas and Pretty Woman is a Hollywood film‚ a current form of mass media today. Because both texts were aimed at the majority of society they

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    Pretty Woman Report

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    Pretty Woman Report – Myhanh Tran Vivienne and Edward shared a very similar trait in what their needs and wants were in this film. In order to survive Vivienne worked as a hooker on the streets to earn money. She did so by sleeping with men’s‚ this was her top priority in needs. Vivienne mentioned that she wanted to live a fairytale‚ which was what she wanted. As for Edward‚ he was leaning towards money and his business. He wanted a successful company to be able to become a bigger billionaire.

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    Bio of Pretty Boy Bam Bam

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    Biography Of The Amateur Boxer Pretty Boy Bam Bam Every once in a while‚ a flower manages to sprout through the cracks in the pavement. For the boxing world‚ that flower is Toledo’s very own Pretty Boy Bam Bam. Raised on the rough side of Toledo‚ Ohio‚ it would have been more likely for Bam Bam to drop out of school or join a gang than for him to become a boxing and internet sensation. Born on September 11‚ 2001‚ Bam Bam‚ otherwise known as Wayne Lawrence Jr.‚ shares a birthday with a day many

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    Pretty Little Liars

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    Pretty Little Liars By: Sara Shepard Everyone has their secrets‚ including the characters in Sara Sheppard’s bestselling novel‚ Pretty Little Liars. Pretty Little Liars takes place in Rosewood‚ Pennsylvania were everything seems to be picture perfect. The main characters are four rich‚ beautiful girls: Aria‚ Emily‚ Spencer‚ and Hanna who all have one thing in common - their best friend‚ the girl who had brought them together‚ made them best friends and popular‚ Alison DiLaurentis‚ had disappeared

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