Essays Tagged: "Derek"

GOSSIP. Personal account of what gossip does.

to change the image that others has about you. In the movie that I just saw I could see how Jones, Derek and Travis, three college students; are brought together for a class project, in which they de ... tell her the truth about the rumor that they have created and Jones realize that Nomi used to know Derek because they have had a relationship when they where in high school even though Derek didn't w ...

(1 pages) 68 0 4.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"American History X"

ny Kaye and writer David McKenna stack the deck to make their case.We get a pretty good idea of why Derek becomes so enraged against blacks.We are shown that his father was racist to begin with, and a ... death could be the turning point for any impressionable youth.But for a man so steeped in hatred as Derek is, could a few years in prison, where he experiences fellow whites betraying one another and ...

(2 pages) 111 0 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Individualized Education Program

Individualized Education ProgramName: Derek M. Age: 10Parent/Guardian: Mrs. M School: Elementary SchoolPrimary Language: Student: English ... g and ComprehensionPresent Level of Performance:Based on a broad based reading assessment test that Derek has taken, It is very clear that Derek is significantly below what children his age should be ... ronted with a word he did not know he tried to sound it out. On the Word Attack section of the test Derek scored significantly below what the average child should be scoring at his age. He was able to ...

(4 pages) 64 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

American History X : Synopsis.

father-to- son, brother-to-brother are not all that nice. At the dinner table the father is telling Derek, the oldest brother, about how two less-qualified black men got the job over two qualified whi ... can say this family values its freedom, its hard-working and patriotism.Things get very blurry for Derek when his father is called to put out a fire in a black neighborhood and is shot and killed by ...

(4 pages) 66 0 3.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

A brief prespective of Dorris and Professor Sweeny from the movie "American History X"

e class "American History X", Danny's first assignment is to write a paper about his older brother, Derek, who's about to be freed from prison. Sweeny has Danny write this paper to determine if the ha ...

(3 pages) 50 0 4.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

American History X

t the militias or the red necks of the Kul Klux Klan, but the skin heads in suburbia. This is where Derek Vinyard the poster boy for the Aryan nation, comes from. The movie opens with him gunning down ... The movie opens with him gunning down a pair of African Americans because they were trying to steal Derek's truck, just as most people would do in any circumstance. The only difference is that Derek w ...

(4 pages) 31 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays


that shows the modern struggle between blacks and whites in America. The film's focal character is Derek Vinyard. After his father is murdered in a black neighborhood, he becomes the leader of a grou ... t views and wants desperately to put his old life behind him. Danny, who idolizes his older brother Derek, is going down the same path his brother went when Derek gets out of prison. Derek confronts h ...

(5 pages) 69 1 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

[ENGLISH] Science Fiction Story PART 6

m.I entered the back room. Everyone was sitting there stunned in their seats."What happened?" asked Derek Johnston, the medic, picking up the medical supplies that were strewn all over the floor.Jessi ... ed "Get her into the medical room and do what you have to do. I have to check the power generators!"Derek and Anita lifted Sana. She screamed in pain and fainted. They grabbed her gently by the should ...

(2 pages) 67 2 4.9 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

[ENGLISH]Science Fiction Sotry Part 10-Finale

g me into my shoulder."Sorry mate! But you deserved it!" I joked back lightly.I watched silently as Derek pushed Charlie out of her shelter. She noticed me gazing at her. I turned, my face blushing. I ...

(3 pages) 76 3 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

American History X the movie Morals and point of view of the movie.

vie is made with an opening look at the very real weak point of racism in America. The film follows Derek's (Edward Norton) struggle to reform himself and save his brother after living a life consumed ... e story unfolds through the eyes of Danny Vineyard (Edward Furlong), who idolizes his older brother Derek no matter what he does.The movie starts off with Danny getting in trouble at school. Danny, wh ...

(5 pages) 44 1 3.5 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

"American History X."

X is a movie based on racism. The main character of the movie is Edward Norton. He plays a role of Derek Vinyard. He has a younger brother names Danny. The movie shows how blacks and white and other ... violence of black and white. Skinhead thugs robbing and terrorizing a Korean owned grocery stores. Derek, is a powerful figure in the local neo-Nazi community. There are many reasons why racism is wr ...

(1 pages) 20 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"American History X", The aftermath

ains. Danny is called into the office and is told that he must write about the life of his brother, Derek Vinyard, and have it on his desk the next morning or face immediate expulsion. Danny continual ... ng to do with his older brother, but even though Dr. Sweeney believes him, as he knows who and what Derek is, he still forces him to write the report and sends him on his way.This film tells the story ...

(6 pages) 25 1 4.5 Sep/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

American History X

ting at a black man breaking into his car. The flashback ends with the older brother, whose name is Derek, getting arrested. When Derek was getting arrested he had this strange look in his eye, as if ... te a paper about his brother, and was to be turned in by the next morning. This day is also the day Derek was released from jail.The beginning of this movie proves that racism is something that is lea ...

(5 pages) 7 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

American History X

1998) DIRECTED BY TONY KANE WRITTEN BY DAVID MC KENNA CAST OVERVIEW: EDWARD NORTON "¦DEREK VINYARD EDWARD FURLONG "¦DANNY VINYARD BEVERLY D'ANGELO "¦DORIS ... udience how racism breeds and how it is ended. The movie revolves mainly around two brothers Derek and Danny, the younger of the two. Derek was introduced to racism at an early age. As a child, ...

(3 pages) 11 0 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

American History X

NY Let's go.CUT TO: EXT. CAMMERON'S HOUSE PARTY - NIGHT A TRUCK sits across the street.INT. TRUCK - DEREK AND SETH They sit in the car as a band JAMS from Cam's house.Shiftless Seth throws on a black ... throws on a black CRO-MAG t-shirt and tosses his work shirt in the back. He wolfs down a burger as Derek rolls his foot on a basketball on the floor.SETH You're an idiot if you ask me.DEREK I'm not a ...

(26 pages) 16 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

American History X

s that have yet to gain control of the deteriorating relationship between black and white Americans.Derek, the main character, takes a position in life to maintain this deteriorating relationship betw ... symbol for the flaws that occur in the judicial system. After his father is killed by a black male, Derek's apprehensions about other races increase. When Derek is in jail he is assigned a job in the ...

(6 pages) 25 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Love from the Dark

day so I decided to wear my favorite pair of jeans and my favorite T-shirt. As I walked home to see Derek at my house for my birthday I could smell popcorn and hotdogs from the neighbor hood cookout. ... her Edward, would not allow such manners. I am lucky he has allowed me to date the love of my life, Derek. To start things off in the right direction, I have known Derek since I was eleven, so we've k ...

(16 pages) 51 2 4.3 Aug/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

American History X

about symbolism in an English Literature class. Applying this lesson it allowed me an insight into Derek's inner most thoughts. While these thoughts and images seemed just to be him reminiscing of Da ... nce, they were a very deliberate part of the cinematography. And although one could go on about how Derek's actions drove the family into poverty, caused his Mother's ailments, and ultimately Danny's ...

(4 pages) 1360 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry


ho their son swapped clothes with that has been killed. The three main characters in this story are Derek (the missing son), Maxine (The missing boy's sister) and Cam (Maxine's friend).Derek Maxine's ... is a phone call from the police to say they have found what they think maybe the body of their son Derek. Maxine's mother and father go down to the police and identify what they are sure is the remai ...

(1 pages) 1131 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Gender Essay, a female writing in the perspective of a male. (Personal/Creative essay)

47;Right, okay. Sorry.”Once the teacher resumed writing on the board, I turned my head towards Derek, my partner in crime and lifeline in boring classes such as this, and raised my eyebrows. Dere ... slowly but vigorously nodding his approval of her twin wonders. Of course. Nothing mattered more to Derek than a girl with large breasts; she could have three eyes and four noses for all he cared.Runn ...

(10 pages) 20 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing