A Drunk Bus Driver And A Bad AccidentA drunk bus driver and a bad accident Sometimes, even from the most unsuspecting people wonderful and profound messages can originate. This is the story of one such incident when much could be learned from a person like that. On the way to school one day, this kid named Patrick went around telling everyone that he had some beer in his lunch box. Now in the 9th grade, this topic of conversation is new and exciting. He was the center of attention, and was enjoying it immensely. We all knew he didn
Lou Barbero Barbero 1 Lou Barbero Barbero 1 Professor Garber Hm 46 April 9th, 1999 Image and Masculinity More and more in today?s society young men?s minds are being polluted with societies images of what a real man should be. They are brought up with idols such a Superman and Batman and have it pounded into their heads that they should be muscular, drive fast cars, and save women. This images cause boys to do things that they do not really want to, but feel that they need to live up to their macho image, or else th
Othello, The Moor Of Venice Othello, The Moor of Venice Othello has been described as William Shakespeare?s most perfect play. Since 1604, this Shakespearan tragedy has captivated audiences of all ages. The play begins when Othello, a Moorish nobleman and soldier of fortune, unconsciously evokes the spirit of evil in the villainous Iago by choosing Cassio as his lieutenant and not him. Partly for vengeance, but mostly for wicked delight, Iago soon plans to bring about the downfall of Othello and his new officer. Enjoy! Ac
The 1930?s: The Good Times And The Bad Times The 1930?s: The Good Times and The Bad Times The decade of the 1930?s can be characterized in two parts: The Great Depression, and the restoration of the American economy. America had been completely destroyed due to the Stock Market Crash of 1929. It was up to the government and people of the 1930?s to mend America?s wounds. One man stood up to this challenge, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. He promised to fix the American economy, provide jobs, and help the needy. During The Great Depression, th
My LifeMy Life My hands are drenched as I give my mother her last bag. She closes the trunk loudly then slams the car door. I stand by her window and our eyes meet for a split second but, in that second it feels as if my whole world is a glass being shattered, dream by dream. A silent tear escapes my eye and as it drops, the time seems to stop. September 1, 2003, three days before my tenth birthday, the day my mother left. I grew up with four adventurous older brothers. In a world where climbing trees
BatmanBatman Characters Batman / Bruce Wayne is played by Michael Keaton who is a millionaire playboy turned superhero, who vows clean up Gotham City. The Joker / Jack Napier are played by Jack Nicholson. Jack Napier is a corrupt cop who is set up by the crime boss of Gotham City for having an affair with his mistress. Commissioner Gordon is played by Pat Hingle Vicki Vale is played by Kim Basinger. She is a reporter for the local paper who later is the girlfriend of Bruce Wayne Alexander Knox is a re
MarvelMarvel MARVEL is an American entertainment company and is especially known for the famous comic books about superheroes. THE COMICS MARVEL Mystery Comics are some comic books MARVEL made from the late 30's to the late 40's. It's known as the 'Golden Age Of Comic Books'. The Human Torch was actually the first comic book character MARVEL made, and along with Captain America and Namor the Sub-Mariner, the three of them was on top of Timely's most famous characters in the 'Golden Age of Comic Books'