"Protagonist Of Dead Stars" Essays and Research Papers

Protagonist Of Dead Stars

INTERPRETATION In Light of Traditional Vista: Moral-Philophical Approach Paz Márquez-Benítez (1894-1983) Paz Marquez-Benitez, a Filipina writer born in 1894 in Lucena City, Quezon, authored the first Filipino modern English-language short story, Dead Stars, published in the Philippine Herald in 1925. Born into the prominent and affluent Marquez family of Quezon province, she was among the first generation of Filipinos trained in the American education system which used English as the medium of instruction...

English-language films, Fiction, Filipino people 1688  Words | 5  Pages

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Dead Stars

it ended with Alfredo finally married to his long-time fiancée Ezperanza which left Julia Salas a spinster her entire life. IV. Point of view The point of view in Dead Stars is in first person since the writer, Paz Marquez-Benitez is the one telling the story. V. Theme The theme of Paz Marqeuz-Benitez’ “Dead Stars” is that we must weigh the consequences and the perks of a decision, of a pursuit or retreat of a dream or feeling. Like what Alfredo Salazar did. He had strong feelings for...

Family, Feeling, Filipino people 749  Words | 3  Pages

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Dead Stars

“Yes it’s sad to belong to someone else when the right one comes along.” This song was running in my head while I was reading the story Dead Stars. Reading the story brought me mixed emotions: anger, sadness, excitement, confusion, etc. etc. I was not sure if I’ll feel sorry for Esperanza or Julia. However, in the end, I felt sorry, for, none other than the main character of the story, Alfredo.  Alfredo, at his 30’s had not yet married but engaged to Esperanza for 3 years. However, Esperanza patiently...

CALABARZON, Cities of the Philippines, Filipino language 1093  Words | 4  Pages

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Dead Stars

Dead stars is a short story by Paz Marquez Benitez, written in 1925. It is a story about a game of love. A game between three lovers trapped in a situation that might change their life forever. Alfredo Salazar is a lawyer and the main character in the story. He is the love of the life of Esperanza. They have been together for four years and meant to get married in May. Their relationship in the beginning was full of enthusiasm, full of love and happiness. But like other long term relationships, their...

2008 albums, Con te partirò, Interpersonal relationship 1044  Words | 3  Pages

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Dead Stars

DEAD STARS The story of Dead Stars, written by Paz Marquez Benitez in 1925, revolves around love among three people: Alfredo, Esperanza, and Julia.  Alfredo Salazar, a lawyer on his early thirties then, was betrothed to Esperanza, whom he loved so much in his youth–Esperanza, who was beautiful, reserved, elegant, and distinctly not average. They were about to be wedded the following month, May, after about four years of engagement, although Alfredo seemed uncertain of his real wants. It is...

As Time Goes By, Casablanca, Emotion 2870  Words | 7  Pages

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DEAD STARS

August 13, 2014 BSTM 4-1 Title: Dead Stars Author: Born in 1894 in Lucena City, Quezon. Marquez - Benítez authored the first Filipino modern English language short story, Dead Stars, published in the Philippine Herald in 1925. Born into the prominent Marquez family of Quezon province, she was among the first generation of Filipino people trained in the American...

CALABARZON, Cities of the Philippines, English language 880  Words | 2  Pages

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Dead Stars

In those days love was, for him, still the eternal puzzle" “The young moon had set, and from the uninviting cot he could see one half of a star-studded sky. So that was all over. Why had he obstinately clung to that dream? “So all these years--he had been seeing the light of dead stars, long extinguished, yet seemingly still in their appointed places in the heavens" CHARACTERS: Major Esperanza and Alfredo Salazar (engaged) Julia Salas Minor Carmen and Vicente (man and...

Character, Debut albums, Fiction 585  Words | 3  Pages

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Dead Stars

* 1. Dead Stars Paz Marquez Benitez * 2. SynopsisThis story revolves around Alfredo Salazar and two women: Esperanza, his fiancéefor four years and a young girl from out-of-town named Julia Salas. Alfredo iscommitted to marrying Esperanza. But he started having second thoughts about hisfeelings when he met Julia in the Judge’s house. But he Aware that all his lovedones-including Julia would not agree if he would not honor his understanding withEsperanza. So he and Esperanza got married And made...

Family, Love, Marriage 1119  Words | 3  Pages

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Dead Star Analysis & Bread of Salt

Name: | Subject: Lit 1N | Year, Section: MT1218 | Date: 1/23/13 | Dead Stars by Paz Marquez Benitez | THEME: (What does the story make you see about human life (or the S.H.E) The theme of the story is that sometimes, unexpected things happen rapidly in a short period of time and one day, we will have to make the right choices for the happiness of the ones we love. As people, we may fall in love at the wrong time, which may force us to have conflict with ourselves. Conflict with making...

Boy, Fiction, First-person narrative 1111  Words | 3  Pages

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Dead Stars Analysis

Sarabia, Marlowe SY11310 Lit2 Analysis: Dead Stars by Paz Marquez Benitez The story of Dead Stars, written by Paz Marquez Benitez in 1925, revolves around love among three people: Alfredo, Esperanza, and Julia. Alfredo Salazar, a lawyer on his early thirties then, was betrothed to Esperanza, whom he loved so much in his youth–Esperanza, who was beautiful, reserved, elegant, and distinctly not average. They were about to be wedded the following month, May, after about four years of engagement...

Climax, Engagement, Family 822  Words | 3  Pages

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The Mats & Dead Stars

Pambansang Alagad ni Balagtas for English fiction from the Unyon ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipino (UMPIL) in 1988. Francisco Arcellana was proclaimed National Artist of the Philippines in Literature in 1990.2. * Josefina, Victoria, and Concepcion - dead family members. Marcelina, Jose, Antonio, Juan, Jesus, Susanna, and Alfonso - children of Mr. and Mrs. Angeles Emilia (Miling) - wife of Mr. Angeles Mr. Angeles (Jaime) - the head of Angeles family 3. Characters: * For the Angeles family, Mr...

Filipino language, Filipino people, Filipino psychology 837  Words | 3  Pages

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summary of dead stars

years, he was searching for a lady named Brigida Samuy-a lady important for his defense in the court-in Sta. Cruz, Julia’s hometown. He went to Julia’s house and he found her there. Still unmarried. And he realized that his love for Julia was like a Dead Star. It was nonexistent. EVIDENCES Carmen sighed impatiently. "Why is he not a bit more decided, I wonder. He is over thirty, is he not? And still a bachelor! Esperanza must be tired waiting." "She does not seem to be in much of a hurry either," Don...

Family, Love, Marriage 1199  Words | 3  Pages

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Dead Stars-Paz Marquez Benitez

Calixta - note-carrier of Alfredo Salazar and Esperanza Dionisio - husband of Donna Adella. Vicente - husband of Carmen Brigida Samuy - She is the illusive woman whose Alfredo is looking for. Paz Marquez-Benitez, in her masterpiece Dead Stars, did not only write about a love story. Most importantly, her writing reflects the time in which the literary work was written along with the language, the norms and the way people think. It serves as a literary time machine for readers as it enables...

2007 films, Academy Award for Best Actress, Black-and-white films 2546  Words | 7  Pages

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Dead Stars and Mayday Eve Summary

Dead Stars CHARACTERS Alfredo Salazar - son of Don Julian, a more than 30 years old man and a bachelor. He is engaged to Esperanza but him still fleeting to Julia Salas Esperanza - wife of Alfredo Salazar. She is a homely woman, literal minded and intensely acquisitive. She is one of those fortunate women who have the gift of uniformly beauty Julia Salas - sister-in-law of Judge Del Valle. She is the other girl of Alfredo Salazar that remains single in her entire life. Don Julian - an old man...

Academy Award for Best Actress, English-language films, Family 1074  Words | 3  Pages

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Dead Stars by Paz Marquez Benitez

Samuy. He went to Julia’s house and found her there. Still unmarried. And he realized that his love for Julia was like a Dead Star. It was nonexistent. Resolution - An immense sadness as of loss invaded his spirit, a vast homesickness for some immutable refuge of the heart far away where faded gardens bloom again, and where live on in unchanging freshness, the dear, dead loves of vanished youth. Point of View Third Person Point of View - The author tells the story in the third person...

Family, Love, Marriage 1074  Words | 5  Pages

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dead stars

 DEAD STARS The short story, "Dead Stars" was written during the American Colonization of the Philippines, a time when the modern short story, critical essay, and free verse poetry were introduced. English was the medium of learning, and became, as well, the language of the learned. This was also the time when utilitarian literature was slowly being overshadowed by the individualistic, modern view of creating "art for art's sake".  Dead Stars by Paz Marquez Benitez (1894-1983), which came out...

English-language films, Essay, Fiction 458  Words | 2  Pages

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Dead Star

Sept.30,2010 1. Is the title “Dead Stars” appropriate for the story? Justify. Yes, the title Dead Star is very appropriate for the story. In the story, dead stars symbolize a dream for something that is nonexistent. Alfredo loved Julia. She was his dream, his star. He thought there was love there. But like a dead star which is far away, and whose shine could actually be the leftover traveling light from it, he was a long way from getting the girl. And when the time came that they parted...

English-language films, Philippines 582  Words | 2  Pages

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Dead Star

UNTIL it reveal “Dead star” Alfredo Salazar : Julia Salas : Esperanza : JUDGE del valle : Don Juan : Don Pablo : Dona Adela : Niece Of Julia: Carmen: DEAD STARS Paz Marquez Benitez SUMMARY: Paz Marquez Benitez wrote a story that any Generation-Z teenager will never understand. DeadStars, a story of pain and sorrow that love can give to an everlasting life of happiness. ANALYSIS: In the story, dead stars symbolize a dream for something that is nonexistent. The guy loved thegirl. She was...

1894 births, Filipino women writers, Filipino writers 2951  Words | 8  Pages

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Dead Stars

Title: Dead Stars Author: Born in 1894 in Lucena City, Quezon. Marquez - Benítez authored the first Filipino modern English language short story, Dead Stars, published in the Philippine Herald in 1925. Born into the prominent Marquez family of Quezon province, she was among the first generation of Filipino people trained in the American education system which used English as the medium of instruction. She graduated high school in Tayabas High School now, Quezon National High School and college from...

CALABARZON, Cities of the Philippines, English language 434  Words | 2  Pages

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dead star

Dead Star \ Alfredo Salazar - son of Don Julian, a more than 30 years old man and a bachelor. He is engaged to Esperanza but him still fleeting to Julia Salas. \ Esperanza - wife of Alfredo Salazar. She is a homely woman, literal minded and intensely acquisitive. She is one of those fortunate women who have the gift of uniformly beauty. \ Julia Salas - sister-in-law of Judge Del Valle. She is the other girl of Alfredo Salazar that remains single in her entire life. \ Don Julian - an old man...

BAFTA Award for Best Film, Edna Purviance, Engagement 571  Words | 2  Pages

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Dead Star

Dead Star Setting: house of Don Julian, House of Judge del Valle, Tanda where there are coconut plantation and a beach, Church of Our Lady of Sorrow, Calle Real, Calle Luz in Sta. Cruz (hometown of Julia) Time of the story: Lenten Season. Characters: Alfredo Salazar, Esperanza, Julia Salas, Don Julian, Carmen, Judge del Valle, Donna Adella, Calixta, Dionisio, Vicente, Brigida Samuy. Theme: forbidden love Moral: It was expectations and reality. We expect that there’s always a happy ever after...

Engagement, Fairy tale, Fiction 370  Words | 2  Pages

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The Dead

Pryor The Dead In the novel The Dead, Gabriel Conroy, who is the nephew of Julia and Kate Morkan, is the main character of the story. One night he and his wife attended a party, which was given by his two aunts, and there were many other members in the party. The story revolves around their life and memories.Gabriel Conroy felt a blur between his soul and the dead. Some people died, but they are still alive because they have true love. Some people are alive, but they are still dead because they...

Dubliners, Emotion, Grace 1203  Words | 3  Pages

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Dead Star

MTh 1:30 – 3:00 LORENZO’S OIL: FILM REVIEW Based on a true story, the film begins portraying Lorenzo Odone leading his chief life on the Comoro Islands where he learns, plays and enjoys interacting with other people in the place. Lorenzo is the son of Michaela and Augusto Odone. At the age of 6, things start to go wrong with him. He begins to have strange memory problems, blackouts, he collapses, he raves and he loses his hearing. So his concerned parents got worried and take him to the doctor...

Adrenoleukodystrophy, Augusto and Michaela Odone, Fatty acid 1028  Words | 3  Pages

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Dead Stars

How To Write a Critical Paper Ask Four Basic Questions as You Read: 1) What is the book/story/poem/chapter about as a whole? Question to consider in description 2) What is the author saying about the food in detail, and how is it said? Question to consider in interpretation 3) Is it true, in whole or in part? Question to consider in criticism 4) What is the significance of the work? Question for the 4th parrt ELEMENTS OF A CRITICAL PAPER The following is a general structure to follow for...

Argument, Arial, Conclusion 949  Words | 4  Pages

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star

The star online Published: Monday September 23, 2013 MYT 12:00:00 AM  Updated: Monday September 23, 2013 MYT 10:29:23 AM A new normal for local SMEs BY JOY LEE PHOTOS BY FAIHAN GHANI A worker carries a car bumper in a factory that supplies exterior plastic parts for Volkswagen. European SMEs have more experience in implementing energy-efficiency solutions. Increasingly, their Malaysian counterparts will have to focus on becoming more energy efficient to compete in global markets.     ...

Competitiveness, Efficient energy use, Renewable energy 982  Words | 3  Pages

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Protagonist in Trifles

Trifles, is who is the protagonist? There are seven characters in Trifles and only one of them is the protagonist. One might argue that Mrs. Peters or Mrs. Hale is the protagonist because of the disclosure of their feelings and their constant dialogue about Mr. Wright, who is dead, and Mrs. Wright, who is now in jail for murdering her husband. No, there is not enough profound and sound evidence to support that argument; however, the evidence that supports Mrs. Wright as the protagonist is overwhelming....

Antagonist, Character, Marriage 1005  Words | 3  Pages

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"The Star" by Arthur Clarke.

The main theme of "The Star" by Arthur C. Clarke deals with faith. Clarke defines faith as having belief and trust in God with strong conviction. Clarke believes that one must have faith not only during blissful times, such as during the time of creation, but also during time of anguish, such as when destruction occurs. God "created" when a star flew over Bethlehem, just as God destroyed a star, the Phoenix Nebula, and its surrounding planets including any life that may have lived there. God does...

Arthur C. Clarke, Bethlehem, Galaxy 1175  Words | 3  Pages

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'Bright and Morning Star’ Richard Wright

Maternal Love Versus Moral Options in Richard Wright’s ‘Bright and Morning star’ A Black Woman’s Choices in a Racist Society The aim of this essay is to discuss the decision that the protagonist from Richard Wright’s ‘Bright and Morning star’, Aunt Sue, a black mother of two sons, has to make in order to chose between her sons’ life and the safety of the Communist members from her community. This story is, among others written by Richard Wright, a ‘dark portrayal of black Communist life’ and...

African American, Afro-Latin American, Black people 1432  Words | 4  Pages

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The Sun and Stars

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Black hole, Degenerate matter, Neutron star 1235  Words | 4  Pages

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Dead Stars Analysis

met Julia and when he saw Julia's eyes... the sparkle on Julias eyes... that very moment then... Alfredo realized that Julia doesn't have the feelings for him... So, what's the significance of the dead stars? does it have something to do with Alfredo? to what do refer dead stars? THE DEAD STARS... --- JULIA'S EYES......

Cognition, Engagement, Human sexuality 567  Words | 2  Pages

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The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead AMC’s gritty and gruesome apocalyptic hit “The Walking Dead” places the blood thirsty, agonized groans of zombies right in our living rooms. The show follows a small group of survivors in the midst of a zombie apocalypse that has decimated some seventy-five percent of the population. The cable series which first premiered in 2010 made no bones about its weekly offering of flesh-eating, blood-splattered gore. The opening sequence of the pilot episode features a virus-ridden little...

The Walking Dead, Violence, Zombie apocalypse 1487  Words | 4  Pages

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The Walking Dead

 The Walking Dead Diamond Fenderson SOC/100 February 13, 2013 Dr. Dennis Duffin The Walking Dead The Walking Dead is a televised American drama series about a group of people trying to survive a zombie apocalypse developed by Frank Darabont. The series stars Andrew Lincoln as sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes, who awakens from a coma after the world yields to a zombie plague (Griffiths, 2011). Dazed and confused from months in the hospital he wanders out to figure out why he cannot...

Frank Darabont, The Walking Dead, Zombie apocalypse 751  Words | 3  Pages

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Star Trek

Star Trek (1966) Vs Star Trek (2009) Compare and contrast the ways the directors of the film present their central characters and cinematic techniques developing as a result of their experience. The new Star Trek film is a remake of the popular Star Trek series. The original series created Gene Roddenberry is set in the 23d century where the adventures of the U.S.S. Enterprise starship, representing the United Federation of Planets on a five-year mission in outer space to explore new worlds...

Star Trek, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country 903  Words | 3  Pages

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Summary of Dead Stars

doubted if she ever cared for him, if he has mistaken the past light in her eyes as manifestations of a possible romance. But now they’re all gone. And so it was indeed all done. source:http://bibliophilicnightowl.blogspot.com/2011/01/summary-dead-stars-by-paz-marquez.html...

English-language films, Family, Guilt 456  Words | 2  Pages

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Star of the Sea

This passage is an extract from Joseph O’ Connor’s Star of the sea which was penned in the year 2002. The passage makes use of a third person narrative view point as a result of which the readers are provided with a vivid image of passengers aboard a stormy sea ship. The passage talks about a ship afloat a stormy sea and how the passengers on the deck are caught unaware due to this storm. The author uses a descriptive style of writing with short crisp sentences that heighten the pace of the story...

James Mason, The Passage 1016  Words | 3  Pages

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Star Wars

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Night of the Living Dead

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Dead Mens Pth

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Chinua Achebe, Igbo people, Nigeria 807  Words | 3  Pages

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Psychodrama and Protagonist

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Group psychotherapy, Jacob L. Moreno, Psychodrama 2454  Words | 7  Pages

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Star Wars

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The Metamorphosis vs. the Dead

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Protagonist and Nora

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Debut Albums and Bright Star

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Christmas, Debut albums, Jesus 778  Words | 5  Pages

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Star Wars and the Matrix - a Comparison

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Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi 820  Words | 3  Pages

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Red Dead Redemption Analysis

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Game development, Red Dead Redemption, Rockstar Advanced Game Engine 2455  Words | 7  Pages

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Operation Blue Star

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Harmandir Sahib, Indian National Congress, Indira Gandhi 946  Words | 3  Pages

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We Are Made of Star Stuff

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Atom, Carbon, Chemical element 1454  Words | 4  Pages

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Dead Body

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Death, England, English people 1222  Words | 3  Pages

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THE FAULT IN OUR STARS

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Audience, Dead Poets Society, Education 873  Words | 2  Pages

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1st-century BC Romans, Augustus, Decimus Junius Brutus Albinus 934  Words | 3  Pages

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Dead Poets Society

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Alpha Centauri, Binary star, Main sequence 1259  Words | 4  Pages

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Sea Stars

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Bipinnaria, Fish, Male 1201  Words | 4  Pages

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A Critique of Star Wars

ENG225: Introduction to Film A Critique of Star Wars The movie Star Wars is a science-fiction film that captivated audiences of all ages and has made an undeniable impact on society. Star Wars is a masterpiece of the perfect blend of film elements that allowed it to become a cultural phenomenon and that will continue to transcend time. The main analysis approach that will be used to examine Star Wars will be the formalist approach. This approach studies the elements of the film itself...

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Romeo and Juliet are ' Star-Crossed Lovers

dominant force from the beginning of the play. In the opening prologue we are told that Romeo and Juliet are "star-cross'd" and "death-mark'd". The audience learns that the young lovers are doomed to destruction and tragedy. "From forth the fatal loins of these two foes A pair of star-cross'd lovers take their life." (Prologue line 5-6) Many characters believe they are controlled by the stars. The plot stresses the power fate has on Romeo and Juliet's lives. Although the characters foresee the future...

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Bright Star

image of what eternity might feel like. He imagines the star as a person, with eyelids, who is always watching. “Watching, with eternal lids apart," Keats uses the literary device of personification to gives us a clearer image of what eternity might feel like. He imagines the star as a person, with eyelids, who is always watching. In the opening lines, the poet establishes the image of the star that is the central focus of the poem. The star is said to be eternal "patient", unchanging "sleepless"...

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Dead Starts

Dead Stars” Paz Marquez Benitez Dead Stars is a short story that revolves around the love affairs of Alfredo, Esperanza, and Julia. Alfredo Salazar, a lawyer, is in a long engagement with Esperanza. Julia enters the scene through Alfredo's constituent. He experiences an immediate attraction to her but he is soon to be married with his fiancée. He conservatively hangs out with Julia through secret meetings and subtle declarations, but in the end, he lets her go, with her gaining the late knowledge...

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The Yellow Star

March 2013 The Yellow Star Jews were not much different from other citizens in the 1930s. They were teachers, doctors, farmers, and factory workers. Their social status ranged from wealthy to poor. Their children attended school, learned a trade, or continued on to college for a degree. The Jews, however, were different than other citizens due to their Jewish beliefs. During World War II a symbol of their beliefs, the Star of David, was used to identify and label them. The Star of David was made into...

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