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  • Marilyn Monroe - 267 Words
    “ I am not interested in money. I just want to be wonderful” Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jeane Baker on June 1, 1926. Her mother’s name was Gladys Baker Mortensen. Baker being the name of her other two children and Mortensen the name of her last husband who disappeared just months after their marriage in 1924. Although Edward Mortensen was Gladys’ husband at the time of Norma’s birth, he was not her father. No one knows for sure who her father was, but it was believed that it was Gladys’...
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  • Marilyn Monroe - 300 Words
    Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe was a great American idol. Women wanted to be her, and men wanted to be with her. Although she died at a young age, Marilyn led a very fulfilling life. She made numerous movies, appeared in countless magazines, and made a huge impact on the average American's life. Marilyn was born on June 1st, 1926 as Norma Jeane Mortensen at a hospital in Los Angeles, California. She was later baptized and renamed Norma Jeane Baker. Later on in her life while she was at work,...
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  • Marilyn Monroe - 1316 Words
    Hollywood is a very powerful modern day institution, where a star's image can characterize, shape and circulate societal myths and ideologies. The construction of a star's image as a commodity of their societal myths and ideologies has the extraordinary power to exert messages so that even the smallest details become significant yet not overtly obvious. How a star's image is produced and then consumed can justify a society's relationship with that image and therefore aid in explaining the...
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  • Marilyn Monroe - 313 Words
    Marilyn Monroe a Misunderstood Icon Norma Jean Baker, more popularly known as Marilyn Monroe, was a quintessential actress, singer, model, and showgirl. Although famous for her Hollywood movies, songs and everlasting images which highlighted her signature beauty, there was so much more to Marilyn. She lived in an era where media only captured her physical appearance and this is how the public identified with her. The notion to see her was to know her is a false perception. In the words of...
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  • Marilyn Monroe - 331 Words
    Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe, formerly known as Norma Jean Baker, is a historical inspiration. She was a very confident person. Her strong will always be remembered for that. She was brave going through all the obstacles she faced. She stood up for whatever she believed in and never backed down. Her contributions of being an entertainer, singer, dancer, model, actress, and wife lend themselves to the way she inspires people today. She had an effortless way of making people feel good about...
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  • Marilyn Monroe - 676 Words
    The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe by J. Randy Taraborrelli I. In the novel, The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe, I acquired much new information. Primarily, vocabulary was challenging and required me to read more closely. For example, I learned idiosyncrasy is the characteristic or manner that is peculiar to an individual. Also, congenital means to have a specific character by nature. In addition, facts about historical people were mentioned in the book. For instance, John F. Kennedy had...
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  • Marilyn Monroe - 2480 Words
     Marilyn Monroe, a talented actress, model and singer was known for her effortless performances on screen her innocence, beauty and her iconic imagine, however had a tragic, controversial personal life. I. Early Life II. Career and Personal Life A. Career B. Personal Life III. Legacy It is no surprise that Marilyn Monroe’s tragic, early death was due to her troubled personal life, and that she was a talented actress, singer, and model whose life was ended much too soon....
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  • Marilyn Monroe - 532 Words
    I have way too many influential people in my life. One too many. However there is one person I’ve looked up to for the past couple of years that really stood out from all the rest and although she doesn’t live today, I’m sure many young girls such as I look up to her and see her as an inspirational icon. Her birth name is Norma Jeane Mortenson but she’s greatly known today by her stage name, “Marilyn Monroe”. She was an actress, singer, model, showgirl, and soon also became a major sex...
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  • Marilyn Monroe - 951 Words
    Kasie Rewey Ms. Lanners Honors English 10 23 February 2011 Not Only Changing Hollywood, Changing the World Almost every movie one watches nowadays contains a female character. Now, look at that female. Majority of the time, she has some kind of sexual appeal to her. That sexual appeal was make big by Marilyn Monroe. Known as one of the most photographed, most famous, and most misunderstood Hollywood actress of all time, Monroe changed Hollywood and set the bar high...
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  • Marilyn Monroe - 9081 Words
    Marilyn Monroe | mid-1950s | Born | Norma Jeane Mortenson June 1, 1926 Los Angeles, California, United States | Died | August 5, 1962 (aged 36) Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, United States | Cause of death | Barbiturate overdose | Resting place | Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery, Westwood, Los Angeles | Nationality | American | Other names | Norma Jeane Baker Norma Jeane Dougherty Norma Jeane DiMaggio Marilyn Monroe Miller | Occupation | Actress, model,...
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  • Marilyn Monroe - 932 Words
    Marilyn Monroe What do you think when you hear the word movie star? You probably think of a beautiful, young, very talented actress. When I hear the word, I think of Marilyn Monroe. Monroe was a Hollywood glamour with the glow and energy that interested the world. Dominating the age of movie stars to come, without a question, she is the most famous woman of the 20th century. Born as Norma Jeane Mortenson, she had a tough childhood growing up in foster homes and orphanages. But, she...
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  • Marilyn Monroe - 1481 Words
    Olivia Coach Black Pre AP English1/A2 18 February 2013 Marilyn Monroe, World Beauty Icon Thesis: Marilyn Monroe’s internal pain and suffering did not stop after a difficult childhood of being abandoned by her parents, but followed her throughout the rest of her life through multiple failed marriages, stereotyping by critics, and severe depression, which ultimately lead to her famous suicide. I. Birth and Early Childhood A. Birth and real name B. Parents C. Orphanages and foster...
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  • Marilyn Monroe - 1081 Words
     April 26, 2013 Norma Jeane Mortenson, also known as Marilyn Monroe, was a great inspiration to many people. Though her life started extremely rough being bounced around from home to home as a foster child in Los Angeles, she made the most of it. Marilyn had a number of childhood problems, but she managed to toughen up and be strong for herself. She started working at an aircraft plant at sixteen and ended up marrying a man known as Daddy to her. They ended up getting a divorce in 1946 as she...
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  • Marilyn Monroe - 682 Words
    Madison Gillen English 10 February 14, 2013 Marilyn Monroe Let’s Make It Legal, and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes star the widely known actor and model Marilyn Monroe. Stealing the screen at a young age, she continues to live in the hearts of many. The things I will be talking about in this speech are her life, influences on the world, and her life accomplishments. According to Britannica.com, (1) Marilyn Monroe otherwise known as Norma Jeane Baker, American actor, became a...
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  • Marilyn Monroe - 1821 Words
    Patty Ramirez Mr. Wear AP Lang/Comp 12 June 2010 Period 5 Tragedy of a Star Celebrities are swarmed by the media on a daily basis, and most of the time, are not able to lead normal lives. The media waits for some huge story to leak out through the observation of celebrities. However, paparazzi cannot be around them twenty four hours a day; in the moments they are not around, unknown events occur that ultimately can lead to tragedies. Such tragedies, like assassinations and suicides,...
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  • Life of Fame: Marilyn Monroe
    Life of Fame Marilyn Monroe once said, “Hollywood is a place where they’ll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul” (“Marilyn Monroe”). Marilyn Monroe was an actress, singer, model and showgirl. She is highly regarded as one of the greatest sex symbols of the twentieth century (Lefkowitz 5)."It's better for the whole world to know you, even as a sex star, than never to be known at all" (“Marilyn Monroe”). She starred in a number of successful motion pictures during...
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  • Marilyn Monroe Biography - 1624 Words
    Marilyn Monroe, was she perhaps one of the greatest movie stars of all time? We know Marilyn, but who was she underneath it all? Well to start, her name wasn’t always Marilyn, it was Norma Jeane. Her mother, Gladys Baker, was thought to have slight mental health issues that later progressed and made it clear that she was in fact “insane”. Norma Jeane had a childhood that would shape who she became later in life. Yes, she was a great star, but she was also a completely different person. The...
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  • Rags to Riches Marilyn Monroe
    Kelly 05/19/13 RAGS TO RICHES Marilyn At 9:30 a.m. on the morning of June 1, 1926 a star was born no one ever knew that Norma Jenea Morteson would be the one to change the way women think today. Growing up Norma had a very hard life her mother was diagnosed with a serious mental issue and it was getting in the way of raising Norma. The mother struggled the day she left the hospital trying to raise Norma, She knew it was going to be hard being a single parent. Norma’s father...
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  • Marilyn Monroe and Mental Illness
    Marilyn Monroe and Mental Illness By: Whitworth PSY 410 May 20, 2012 Marilyn Monroe and Mental Illness Marilyn Monroe, her given name Norma Jeane Mortenson, was born on June 1, 1926. The name Norma Jeane Mortenson was baptized as Norma Jeane Baker (Bio True Story, 2012). When Marilyn was born, during the 1920’s, single parenting was not regarded highly. Marilyn’s mother, Gladys Mortenson, named Marilyn after Norma Tallmadge, famous actor during the mid- 1920’s. Marilyn was born with no...
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  • The Immotality of Marilyn Monroe - 1397 Words
    The Immortality of Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe is a legend who still connects with millions of people all over the world. There was depth beneath her bombshell image, and Marilyn could turn a phrase with the best of them. People who really knew her will tell you about her emotional intelligence, her wit, and her really delightful sense of humor. Marilyn once said, "I don't want to be rich, I just want to be loved." I think that this statement says a lot about who Marilyn really was. She...
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  • Marilyn Monroe "The Blonde Bombshell"
    Marilyn Monroe "The Blonde Bombshell" "I am not interested in money, I just want to be wonderful." (Marilyn Monroe's official Website, 1) A quote from the classic beauty Marilyn Monroe. What I would like to know about Marilyn Monroe is about how she got started in show business, and what made her such a Hollywood icon. I really don't know anything about her, or her career. The reason I would like to learn more about her, is because she seemed to be such an amazing person, and a classic...
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  • Originality of Marilyn Monroe - 1020 Words
    Originality Paper Originality is one thing which unoriginal minds cannot feel the use of. It is expressed in many different ways; by style, attitude, personality, pretty much anything that can be judged. In her case, that’s exactly how she was original. Judged by many, but loved by all. Her lifestyle was considered trashy to say the least, but yet everyone still adored her. She was the woman who made hearts melt. She had style and class all in one. She was one of America’s most popular stars....
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  • Marilyn Monroe Informative Speech
    Informative Speech When people hear the name Marilyn Monroe, mostly everyone has the same image in their mind of who this woman was. Some of the adjectives people would use to describe her are beautiful, glamorous, iconic, or even dumb. What people don’t understand is that all those words could be just an image that the media created for her. Marilyn Monroe was a troubled young woman who had a rough upbringing that haunted her for the rest of her life. All of that aside, she was one of the...
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  • Marilyn Monroe Informative Speech
    Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962) was an American actress, model, and singer, who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s. After spending much of her childhood in foster homes, Monroe began a career as a model, which led to a film contract in 1946 with Twentieth Century-Fox. Her early film appearances were minor, but her performances in The Asphalt Jungle and All About...
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  • Marilyn Monroe Speech - 821 Words
    My name is Amor Serrano and today I will speak to you about the life of Marilyn Monroe. She was one of America’s most famous idols. Mrs. Monroe was a huge Civil Rights Movement// Ella Fitzgerald was one of Marilyn’s idols and inspiration. The Mocambo nightclub in West Hollywood (famous at the time) would refuse to allow Ella to perform there because she was black.////// Marilyn, extremely upset, told the owners that if they allowed Ella to perform, she would be front tow every time Ella...
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  • case study Marilyn Monroe
    I have chosen to do my case study paper on Norma Jeane Mortensen Baker, better known as Marilyn Monroe. Marilyn was born on June 1, 1926, in Los Angeles, California. She was born to Gladys Mortenson Baker, a single mother and never did learn the true identity of her father. Gladys suffered from psychiatric issues her entire adult life and these affected her abilities to ever really be a stable mother to Marilyn. (Marilyn Monroe Biography) Gladys put Marilyn into foster care for several years,...
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  • Marilyn Monroe Murdered - 1637 Words
    Brandie Perkins November 2, 2012 French-Hart Eng. 101 Rough Draft Marilyn Monroe Murdered She was the most celebrated woman in the world, a platinum-blonde bombshell who fought her way up from a troubled childhood to conquer not only Hollywood but the likes of baseball great Joe DiMaggio (her second husband) and playwright Arthur Miller (her third) as well. When her body was found in the bedroom of her Brentwood, Calif., hacienda on Aug. 5, 1962, no one wanted to believe she had taken...
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  • Marilyn Monroe Biography - 1145 Words
    Formerly Known as Norma Jeane What began as a brunette beauty by the name of Norma Jeane Baker born in LA, California, soon transformed into the blondest, biggest sex symbol Hollywood has yet to cross paths with. Marilyn Monroe belonged to the public from the moment she stepped onto the screen and the voluptuous, 50’s goddess knew it. In combination with Monroe’s fascinating personal life and alluring pout and sensuality, the bombshell left an ever-staying impact on Hollywood, still...
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  • Death of Marilyn Monroe - 1044 Words
     “The Death of Marilyn Monroe” by Edwin Morgan The poem “The Death of Marilyn Monroe” by Edwin Morgan explores the themes of isolation and loneliness throughout. The poem does this by adding in the use of imagery and tone. This poem by Morgan examines the theme of isolation by looking at the situation that Marilyn Monroe was in at the height of her fame. The poet looks at how Monroe was treated and how...
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  • The Incredible Life of Marilyn Monroe
    “I want to grow old without face-lifts… I want to have the courage to be loyal to the face I have made. Sometimes I think it would be easier to avoid old age, to die young, but then you would never complete your whole life, would you? You would never wholly know yourself.” (Monroe) Although this statement didn’t come true, Marilyn Monroe had a memorable life filled with many ups and downs. Who would think that such a successful young woman had such an unstable life? On June 1, 1926 a baby girl...
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  • Marilyn Monroe Biography - 648 Words
    Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jeane Mortenson on June 1, 1926 in Los Angeles, California. Her mother was a filmcutter at RKO Studios who, widowed and mentally ill, abandoned her to sequence of foster homes. She was almost smothered to death at two, nearly raped at six. At nine, the LA Orphans' Home paid her a nickel a month for kitchen work while taking back a penny every Sunday for church. At sixteen, she worked in an aircraft plant and married a man she called Daddy; he went into the military,...
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  • Psychology: Life and Marilyn Monroe Biography
    Why Marilyn Monroe Behaved the Way She Did When you hear the name Marilyn Monroe you probably picture the sexually enticing, curvy, sex-goddess of the 1950’s. She grabbed our attention with her playful and feminine magnetism. “She dominated the age of movie stars to become, without question, the most famous woman of the 20th century.” (http://www.marilynmonroe.com/about/bio.html). Although most people don’t know that Marilyn Monroe was not always this happy and fortunate person. Marilyn...
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  • The Influence of Marilyn Monroe to the Modern World
    “Career borns on the public - talent in privacy” - the most famous quote of Marilyn Monroe. I have always been interested in Marilyn Monroe as a person and as an actress. It is difficult to find someone who would be indifferent to her. She is more than a pretty face and blonde hair. Marilyn Monroe is a myth that lasted for 36 years of her life, and continues today. About her death, for the year it was written more than a missile crisis that shocked the world a few weeks later and almost...
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  • Marilyn Monroe: Impact on Popular Culture
    “Marilyn Monroe” (1926 - 1962) Popular Culture Legend Before Hollywood loved her… Probably the most celebrated of all actresses, Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jean Baker on June 1, 1926, in Los Angeles General Hospital, to Gladys Baker. Gladys had been a film cutter at RKO studios, but psychological problems prevented her from keeping the job and she was...
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  • Andy Warhol S Marilyn Monroe
    Luke Klingler Marilyn Monroe Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe print to everybody has a different meaning. To some it can be a work of art, a true masterpiece, but to others it can be seen as simply just a painting. To me at first I saw simply just a painting, I did not see it as anything special but when I started toying with the colors and hues and saturations I began to see different things. It was necessarily the picture itself but different colors reminded me of different experiences throughout...
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  • MArilyn - 499 Words
    The Beginning How She Was Found As a single parent, Gladys worked during the day and left young Monroe with neighbors. Unfortunately for Monroe, Gladys was not well; she was in and out of mental hospitals until she was ultimately institutionalized at the Norwalk State Hospital for Mental Diseases in 1935. Nine-year-old Monroe was taken in by Gladys’ friend, Grace McKee. Within the year, McKee was no longer able to care for Monroe and she was forced to take her to the Los Angeles...
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  • Marilyn Monroe. an Icon in Movies, Pictures, and Advertising.
    Marilyn Monroe. An Icon in Movies, Pictures, and Advertising. Marilyn Monroe. An Icon in Movies, Pictures, and Advertising There was a great ad that came out in the 80’s put out by one of the more reputable VHS tape manufacturers: Maxell. The ad had a classic and recognizable picture of Marilyn Monroe and read, “Maxell. The Tape That Lasts As Long As the Legend”. The ad addressed VHS tape’s limited play life that many people seemed to be experiencing and were dissatisfied with. As far as...
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  • Getting to Know Your Client-Marilyn Monroe
    Developing a Counseling Plan – Marilyn Monroe Brenda Feeler Counseling 6722 Dr. Latoya Pierce Walden University August 17, 2013 Developing a Counseling Plan Marilyn Monroe was born June 1926 in Los Angeles, California ("Biography for Marilyn Monroe," 1990-2013). Marilyn’s mother dealt with mental illnesses and she did spend much of her time in and out of mental institutions, which left Marilyn to the care of foster homes, shuffled from one foster home to another and even a few...
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  • Marylin Monroe - 726 Words
     Marilyn Monroe Overcomes Hardships Many celebrities that are put into the public eye all have an accomplishment that many people would not know to be obvious. Marilyn Monroe had a hard life when she was a child due to many circumstances but was still able to become one of the most famous actresses of all time. Marilyn Monroe had a troubled childhood, however, she did not let that control her life and fulfilled her dreams in becoming a successful actress. Norma Jeane...
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  • Influence of a Legend: Marilyn Monroe Discusses Marilyn's life and her influence through the years. Includes bibliography and outline.
    Influence of a Legend: Marilyn Monroe Outline for Research Paper Thesis: Marilyn Monroe's status as a sex symbol and popular icon has greatly impacted many artists since her time, including Andy Warhol, Madonna, and even Britney Spears. I. Introduction a. Background b. Thesis II. Growth of Sex Symbol a. Becoming Marilyn Monroe b. Love Life III. Movie Star a. Achievements 1. Movies 2. Awards IV. Impact a. Andy Warhol b. Madonna c. Britney Spears V. Conclusion a. Her influence...
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  • Marilyn vs Audrey - 2052 Words
    Component B, Element 2 2012 Hollywood 5/15/2012 Index Introduction Page 03 Biography Marilyn Monroe Page 04 Biography Audrey Hepburn Page 05 Blonde VS Brunette Page 06 Audrey and Marilyn in present day Page 07 Conclusion Page 09 Bibliography Page 10 Filmography Page 11 Component B, Element 2 Research case study, Star Studies: Marilyn Monroe & Audrey Hepburn “The bombshell VS The Classy Lady” Two legendary icons...
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  • Evaluate Claims That Marilyn Monroe's Death Was a Conspiracy
    Evaluate Claims That Marilyn Monroe’s Death Was a Conspiracy Conspiracy theories are a very popular part of today’s social structure. They allow room for a person’s imagination and creativity to blossom, as well as satisfying an individual’s basic need for control. A conspiracy theory is defined as an explanatory proposition that accuses a group, organization or singular person of covering up an event or phenomenon which has had great political, social or economic impact. They use the person’s...
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  • Some Like It Hot
    Some Like It Hot is a very comical farce where two men cross dress and join an all girl band to avoid being caught by gangsters. Little did these two men know, they would highlight the feminine attributes of their personalities opening an entire new outlook upon themselves. After witnessing a brutal gangster murder, Joe and Jerry played by Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon, flee for their lives and temporarily change their names. This was one of the first times Jerry showed femininity as he chose...
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  • Role Model Essay - 566 Words
    Katrina Green CWV 5/24/2012 Uhley, Jim Perhaps the greatest influence on woman ever to walk this planet, and my personal hero lived 1926-1962. Norma Jeane Mortenson Baker, most commonly knows as Marilyn Monroe, was a role model for woman, teaching them to be independent and proud of who they are. Her personal values included individuality, self esteem, sex appeal, and embracing womanhood. Her views seem to reflect parts of both Naturalism and Humanism. Her belief that people should do...
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  • The Bold and the Beautiful - 1933 Words
    A short glimpse into yesterday, today and tomorrow, reveals the timeless everlasting appeal of great film icons. A truly gifted actress and two talented actors, Paul Newman, James Dean, and Marilyn Monroe have helped to shape and mold our generation, and are still a great influence with in our society today. We Americans are famous for worshiping dub ions demigods of the miraculous moment. The celebrities, who have inspired, identified with and transcended screen roles to become an active...
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  • Films and Costume Essay - 2660 Words
    Snigdha Singh (n8779171) KFB210: Fashion and Costume in Film Assessment: 1 “A good costume must be material enough to signify and transparent enough not to turn its signs into parasites.” (Barthes Roland, 1972 pg 5) That is exactly what is portrayed in Marilyn Monroe’s white halter dress in “The Seven Year Itch” (1955) directed by Billy Wilder. The movie revolves around Richard Sherman (Tom Ewell), an employee at an advertising company who resolves to eat healthy food, and quit...
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  • Artisan the Performer - 442 Words
    Artisan the Performer My personality/temperament results showed me to be a Performer Artisan. Performers have the special ability to delight those around them with their warmth, their good humor, and their tendency to excel in music, comedy, and drama. They are exciting and full of fun and they have a great social interest in influencing others around them to lighten up and enjoy life. Performers are plentiful and make up over 10% of the population. Performers aren’t comfortable being alone...
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  • Dumb Blonde Stereotypes - 643 Words
    Stereotypes Hypothesis: Blondes are unfairly stereotyped as being dumb. Question 1: Where did dumb blondes originate? Question 2: Where are they portrayed? Question 3: How does this stereotypical label affect natural blondes? She’s attractive. She’s fun. She’s flirty. She’s…dumb? The concept of the dumb blonde is a common stereotype that is placed on fair-haired women, continues to pervade society through today. Its origin, however, like many popular-cultural stereotypes, is...
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  • The Most Successful of Hollywood Film Stars Can Be Regarded as Almost Entirely Artificial Constructions. Discuss with Reference to the Hollywood Star System.
    “In building a public personality the motion picture industry has perfected the device of stereotyping its stars. The star system is based on the premise that a star is accepted by the public in terms of a certain set of personality traits which permeate all of his or her film roles. The successful stars have been those whose appeal can be catalogued into a series of such traits, associations and mannerisms” (Gledhill: 1991: 40). This statement can easily be applied to Marilyn Monroe because she...
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  • Timeless Glamour - 2154 Words
    marilyn monroe A Celebratory Biographical Report on the Legendary Beauty's Decision to Become Extraordinary [pic] Maddie Soave US History On June 1, 1926, “history's most phenomenal love goddess” (according to Philippe Halsman, one of her many photographers) was born Norma Jeane Mortenson, in Los Angeles, California. Her mother, Gladys Baker Mortenson, named Norma Jeane after Norma Talmadge, one of the most gifted silent film actresses of the era. Gladys worked as...
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  • writting is important - 779 Words
    Writing is important in American Society. To tell a story To document your life, a life To share opinions Record history Share laws Give Directions Order food To educate TO take and pass test/ school/ college To communicate Leaving “I’ll be right back note” To remember things To sell things to buy things, to write a check To advertise Love songs note poems, to express emotion Thesis: Writing is important in American Society for four reasons. Reasons:...
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  • Descirbe What the Piece Was About Including the Style, Performance Space, Period and Genre. State What Theatrical Skill You Contributed to It. (10 Marks)
    Descirbe what the piece was about including the style, performance space, period and genre. State what theatrical skill you contributed to it. (10 marks) My theatrical conrtibution was as an actor. What Was The Play Called? My piece of Devised worked was called, The Rise And Fall Of Marilyn Monroe. Was It Devised Or Scripted? The peformance was devised. What style/s did you perform in? Our peformance was in a naturalistic style with some abstract ideas included. Why did you choose to...
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  • Importance of Beauty in Modern Society: Personal View
    Before, grooming and anything to do with beauty care was exclusively attributed to women. They were the ones who got manicures, used creams, waxed, exfoliated, wore perfumes and even chose clothes that accentuated their figures in the best possible way and for every daily occasion, followed trends and fashion magazines for tips and even created fashion icons of “perfect women” such as Jackie Kennedy or Marilyn Monroe. Later, men started doing this sort of thing, they liked the feeling of soft...
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  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes - 457 Words
    Blurring the 'Male Gaze' "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" is a 1953 Musical-Comedy released by 20th Century Fox, directed by Howard Hawks and starring Marilyn Munroe and Jane Russell; the two greatest sex symbols of the era. The camera's point of view is that of the 'male gaze', where women are regarded as objects of fascination and the men are assumed to have a position of power. Hawks shows how it can be easily hijacked by females smart enough to control, manipulate and ultimately blur the 'male...
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  • Blood Brothers Themes - 515 Words
    Blood Brothers tells the story of the Johnstone twins, Mickey and Eddie, brothers separated at birth who reunite and become friends in their childhood, unaware of their relation to each other or of the consequences their relationship will bring about. At the start of the musical, working class woman Mrs. Johnstone learns she is pregnant with twins and confides in her employer Mrs. Lyons about her fears that she will not be able to support both children. Mrs. Lyons, a wealthy and deceitful...
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  • Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge: Play Analysis
    “A View From The Bridge” Coursework Assignment. “A View from the Bridge” is a play by American playwright Arthur Miller, first staged on 29 September 1955 as a one-act verse drama at the Coronet Theatre on Broadway. Is set in 1950s America, in an Italian American neighbourhood under the Brooklyn Bridge in New York. Here live the Carbone family. The area the Carbone family live in is a tightly knit community where neighbours are almost like family and everyone knows everything about each other....
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  • Iconic Women - 567 Words
    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. People consider many things when talking about beauty. Generally, no two people consider the same factors. People can see the disparity if they consider some of the women that have been considered beautiful in the past. Two women that come to mind are Marilyn Monroe and Jackie Kennedy, two women connected by more than the fact that people considered them beautiful. Marilyn and Jackie are two names that conjure many thoughts, but rarely how similar they...
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  • Blood Brothers Analysis - 665 Words
    Blood Brothers is a very intricately crafted play, full of techniques and themes that create a complex and brilliant piece. During Blood brothers there are a variety of relationships between different characters. These relationships are portrayed using many different techniques, which are subtle and clever. For example, the relationship between Mrs Johnstone and Mrs Lyons is shown to be quite distant, which is very realistic of the women’s different status at that time. This is presented...
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  • Beauty Is in the Eye of the Beholder
    Beauty is in the eye of the Beholder I will be discussing the topic with you “beauty lies in the eye of the beholder”. The statement suggest that we as people have a personal opinion on how we view people simply based upon their appearance, it clearly points to the fact that as individual people we find beauty in different things. I will now go into further detail to try and offer you a better understanding of this phrase. The concept of beauty has evolved from era to era as the world...
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  • Three Girls Midterm - 1479 Words
    Ryan McNeal Professor Glover English 101 – Midterm 7 October 2010 “Three Girls” Midterm Joyce Carol Oates wrote the story “Three Girls” in 2002. The story actually takes place on “one snowy evening in 1956” (77). The initial characters in the story are “two NYU girl-poets” (77), but later the reader is introduced to another character that changes the entire story. The two poets are the narrator and the reader who is spoken of using the word “you”. The point of view is first person,...
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