Free Essays on If I Would Be A Millionaire For One Day

  1. The Model Millionaire, Oscar Wilde

    The Model Millionaire,by Oscar Wilde I. Presentation of the story The short story The Model Millionaire is part of the book Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories, a collection of short semi-comic mystery stories written by Oscar Wilde and published in 1891. It is a third-person narrative...

  2. Slumdog Millionaire Analysis

    story of an eighteen year old Indian boy from the dirty slums of Mumbai who manages to cash in the main prize of the TV-show ”Who wants to be a millionaire?” Combined with the directing of Danny Boyle and co-direction from Indian Lovleen Tandan, this 2008 movie is a great mash up between Hollywood and...

  3. Millionaire Women Next door

    Book Review Millionaire Women Next Door: The Many Successful American Businesswomen 10/28/13 At first, it was hard to address the question “why I chose this book.” I chose it simply because we were giving a list of books and I had to pick one of them, simple...

  4. Evaluation Essay for Slumdog Millionaire

    Evaluation Essay for Slumdog Millionaire A troop of barefoot children play base ball on a piece of private land which is full of small stones and dirt. Suddenly, a plane flies over a child’s head, and it almost kills the child. At the same time, two security officers who are riding motorcycles and holding...

  5. To What Extent Is Slumdog Millionaire an Accurate Representation of Modern India?

    Slumdog Millionaire is a British Drama Film, set in India. India is the second largest country by area in Asia, and with over 1.2 billion people it is the second most populous country in the world, after China. The film was released in 2008 and portrays the different aspects of India as a country. Throughout...

  6. Tradition and Modernity in Southeast Asia: The Cup, Slumdog Millionaire, Nine Lives

    observed country. The rise of South Asia’s newness also sparked the films The Cup (directed by Khyentse Norbu and released in 1999) and Slumdog Millionaire (directed by Danny Boyle and Loveleen Tandan and released in 2008). These works all strive to bring together the seeming polar opposites; they demonstrate...

  7. Steve Jobs

    tablet computing, and digital publishing. Jobs co-founded Apple in 1976 to sell Wozniak’s Apple I personal computer. The duo gained fame and wealth a year later for the Apple II, one of the first highly successful mass-produced personal computers. In 1979, after a tour of Xerox PARC, Jobs...

  8. The Ethical Standards of the Former Bre-X Minerals Ltd

    Billion within a short space of time. Talk of gold rush. Suddenly every big mining company wanted to get the peace of the cake and had to be involved one way or other. Some tried takeover bids. Others approached the Indonesia government pointing out the weakness of Bre-X Minerals to taken on such a huge...

  9. The Road Not Taken, Shawshank Redemption, Slumdog Millionaire, the Kite Runner

    My connections look at how certain choices can affect your life forever. The texts that I used to convey this link were The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, Slumdog Millionaire directed by Danny Boyle, The Shawshank Redemption directed by Frank Darabont and a poem by Robert Frost called The Road Not Taken...

  10. How One Might Find Philippe Petit, “Inspiring.” the Film " Man on Wire"

    onto the wire, and the ones that followed. When did the idea for the walk between the Twin Towers come to you? In 1968 I was 18 years old and I saw an article about those towers. There was a photo of a model, and the article said that they would be built one day, and they would be the finest in the...

  11. Better days to come

    Better Days to Come In a perfect world, discrimination and racism would not exist, but unfortunately the world we live in is far from perfect. Society, whether they mean to or not, still heavily places stereotypes on different religions, races, and ethnic groups. The media in particular does so through...

  12. My Plans for the Last Seven Days of My Life

    My Plans for the Last Seven Days of My Life I would be devastated to know I only have one week to live on this Earth. I have a lot of goals set up; they have not been accomplished yet. I would feel like I failed in life, and this would depress me. On the other hand, I would not let the fear of dying...

  13. Love Conquers All: Slumdog Millionaire

    Amoore Shutt WR 121 April 28, 2011 Slumdog Millionaire I think that we all should believe that love conquers all. That if there is enough love in the relationship, it will all work out till it dies. In the case of the movie Slumdog Millionaire, for Jamal, love does conquer all. Jamal will do...

  14. Founders Day Essay

    During Texas Southern University 85th years Founders Day Assembly I wasn’t able to hear all of what was said but from what I can hear I learned a lot of new things about my school that I didn’t know before. Texas Southern University was founded December 14, 1927. We haven’t always been Texas Southern...

  15. One for All, All for Marriage

    One for all, all for marriage Whether comical, dramatic, or just a box office hit, movies like Chuck and Larry depict the life of a person who is homosexual. In Chuck and Larry gays were ridiculed and looked at as outsiders. Larry has difficulties naming his children as primary beneficiaries...

  16. In Just One Day

    Just One Day: There I was sitting at my desk, while the vivid sun was shining in my eyes on that hot summer day. I was trying to pay attention to Mr. Colin’s monotonous history lecture. I was wondering to myself why I woke up that morning in a pool of sweat and feeling like I was on fire. I felt frightened...

  17. The Champion

    WEALTHY: 7 ways to fix the economy - which one might actually work? WISE: Christopher Morley on success ALSO IN THIS ISSUE: 5 questions that will help you ensure success in life ] \ It's Good to Know... about the ultra-portable water purifier Add...

  18. my favourite food

    else this unique quality secured popularity for the movie as a new form of instruction and entertainment. That is why the cinema is considered to be one of the best ways of spending leisure time. The cinema in Italy got the new creative urge with the films of Roberto Rossellini. Later on there followed...

  19. A Soilder

    A solider, an individual. Bradley ] was born on December 9th. The year he was born was the 1st year Martin Luther King Jr. Day was celebrated, and the year the first ever Personal Computer virus was spread. The year was 1986. Bradley was born at the Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown, MD. The...

  20. I Knew I Would Need a Lot of Courage

    I knew I would need a lot of courage to get through the day. Diseased rats scurried around my makeshift bed. The pungent, tangy smelly of refuse bags in the roaring sun made me gag. Lying sweaty and filthy on my soggy cardboard “pillow”. I knew that I wasn’t in the best place in my life, but I was determined...

  21. What i want to be

    Growing up I had dreams of what I wanted to be when I grew up. As I got older my dreams changed to new things, I never stuck to one thing for too long. I soon realized that one day I would have to pick one thing and actually pursue it. There are many things I would like to do but...

  22. If i were a billionaire

    If wishes were horses, even beggars would ride. But sometimes dream come true. My wishes are hopelessly small. But there is no check on one’s fancy. Fancy is my luxury. I wish I were a billionaire! As a poor man, I have often experienced that Rich men are generally selfish to the extent of being cruel...

  23. The Beginning of What Seems to Be One Long, Never Ending Day

    click.” As the steel door opens, I realize that it is the beginning of what seems to be one long, never ending day. It is now 5:30 AM, and the time has come to be herded like cattle for chow. The extreme chill of the pod (living quarters) is almost overbearing when I first step out of my cell. The...

  24. Labor Management Relations

    why and how greedy billionaire basketball franchise owners, and millionaire NBA players weren’t able to get together collectively and come to an agreement that would allow them to allocate and distribute their profits in a system that would serve and entertain their millions of loyal fans, keep working...

  25. The Racism or Discrimination and Your Community

    Where I live in a small Pennsylvania town names South Williamsport a branch off of Williamsport with a population of around 5,997 people, I do not care to make racial decisions against others. Sadly enough, racisms is a huge issue that many people have to deal with every day. We are the home of the Little...

  26. Healthy and Thirty Days to Live

    Healthy and Thirty Days to Live I have 30 days to live I will have no regrets. There is no such thing if I try hard enough. I am as healthy as an ox. I can accomplish anything. I will see old friends. I am determined to enjoy everything moment of it. I’ll try to spend lots of money. I will motivate myself...

  27. If Today Was My Last Day

    If Today Was My Last Day Literacy is a big part of our lives. Having strong literacy skills, will help me have a more probable chance in having a good life when it comes to work and participating in society. If I did not have any literacy skills, it would be a major struggle to take part...

  28. The Millionaire Next Door

    The Millionaire Next Door How does one earn the title of wealthy? Authors Dr. Thomas J. Stanley and Dr. William D. Danko have studied how people become wealthy for over twenty years. They have conducted research, written books, conducted seminars, and advised major corporations on whom the wealthy...

  29. If I Won Lottery

    first prize!" I couldn't explained how I feel that moment. I couldn't believe what I have seen. With my hands shivering, I passed the newspaper to my wife."It's true! The first prize is exactly 8888!" I burst into uncontrollable laughter. The first prize! I wasn't dreaming. One million ringgit was...

  30. Pirate Pi Day

    π-rate Pi Day For students to do this activity, they will need to be able to plug numbers into equations at shout things like “scurvy dog”! Objective Avast! Through ye old objects, imagery, and some silliness, help the wee scurvy land lubbers see the impARRRRtance of pi on the high seas... Preparation ...

  31. The Millionaire Next Door

    when you hear the word millionaire? Do you envision fancy cars, expensive attire, sparkly jewelry, an elaborate mansion? I know I did, that is until I read the book “The Millionaire Next Door” by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko. Did you know that your typical millionaire may be living in your neighborhood...

  32. Millionaire Culture

    American Millionaire Culture Many people think of Brangelina, Gene Simmons, the heiress Paris Hilton when they think of American wealth. However, these are not the typical millionaires of our culture they only represent a small portion of American wealth. The top five percent of the wealthy own over...

  33. A Day in the Life

    A Day in the Life... A typical day would involve me preparing for a subtle breakfast with a large cup full of coffee smoldering into a mug, indulging in my daily newspaper, answering missed calls that were placed overnight, feeding my cat tuna and water, showering, grooming, planning for my day, and...

  34. Stereotypes on Hollywood Movies

    Most hollywood movies just put a bunch of steriotypes on a screen. It is believed that Hollywood affects a lot of things people do, think and say. I will be looking at whether Hollywood affects the world in a positive or negative way. Hollywood films promote sex and violence. This affects moral values...

  35. Narrative Essay. A Day of Mixed Happiness and Sadness

    happened to me five years ago when I graduated from college. I was happy because it was my graduation party, but I was sad because we my classmates and me – would go our separate ways again after four years of being in a close-knit relationship. . First of all, as I had gotten up earlier than usual...

  36. Biography & Interview About Kumar Sanu

    Hridayanath Mangeshkar, Pt.R K Razdan, Kalyanji Anandji, and Usha Khanna. For the 1990 film Aashiqui, music directors Nadeem-Shravan got Sanu to sing all but one of the songs which included Sanson ki zaroorat hai jaise, Tu meri zindagi hain, Nazar ke saamne, Jaane jigar jaaneman, Ab Tere Bin Jee Lenge Hum and...

  37. Gay Marriage

    government or a religious group enforce that? In the eyes of Christians, it is wrong and everyone who is gay is going to hell. The bible teaches us to love one another regardless of race, creed or religion, so when society shuns gay couples and their right to love, they themselves are disobeying God also, so...

  38. How to Be a Millionaire?

    How to be a millionaire? You may be a bum wishing to have a million bucks, or you may be an aspiring young professional who wants to know if you are on the right path. Whatever the case may be, here are seven ways people become millionaires. Some are by pure luck but there’s no need to worry as others...

  39. Read Iit, Its Your Essay Before Your Eyes!

    unless you hit it or something. “This kitchen needs to be changed from head to toe” she groaned while trying to stick the bread in the toast machine, “I know love, but you know how things are at work right now” he said as he lifted his head from the Monday paper. “At the moment? For Christ sake Artemis...

  40. Slumdog millionaire

     Slumdog Millionaire The movie that I’ve watched in class the past lessons is called Slumdog Millionaire. It is about Jamal Malik and the story of his life. He is an eighteen-year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai. Jamal is in the race for money on the Indian version of ‘‘Who wants to be a...

  41. Manaement

    We have skills that we use every day. Many of them go unnoticed because they are a part of our everyday lives. They are basically second nature. We really do not to see these as actual skills but as basic part of life. I believe one skill that a lot of people do not have, and yet we all could benefit...

  42. Buah

    about’ I have been across mansion floors, down swirling staircases, tapped along a dance floor and under the seat of a boring old opera. Sam , my owner is struck down with the flu, I’m almost useless now. I need to travel, being cramped up in here makes me very frustrated, oh if only I had hands to...

  43. Honor

    someone sets in front of you a stack of 1000 one hundred dollar bills next to a stack of 2000 one dollar bills. the person tells you to thoroughly inspect both stacks of money. Then the person tells you that both stacks are authentic money and you can have just one stack of bills. The person states you may...

  44. The Hollywood Sign

    the Hollywood Sign, whether in movies, or in person. For years the Hollywood Sign has been a symbol of success and glamour in the movie industry, but I bet you do not know that it was almost destroyed. If it weren’t for Hugh Hefner and a few celebrities, a movie industry icon may have disappeared. ...

  45. Slumdog Millionaire

    Getting to the Bottom of Slumdog Millionaire "The answers… I knew the answers," Jamal muttered to the policemen. From the beginning Slumdog Millionaire sends home a central point in the film. Slumdog Millionaire is set in India, and centered around an orphan named Jamal from the slums who...

  46. Decreasing Morals in Television

    I walked into my living room, plopped down on the couch and picked up my television remote. When I turned on the television I arrived just in time to witness a man being violently shot in the head as a product of a drive by shooting. To my dissatisfaction, I quickly changed the channel to the supposedly...

  47. Slumdog

    In the film Slumdog Millionaire, directed by Danny Boyle, the main idea that love is able to conquer all obstacles put in front of it was worth learning about. Love’s conquering is shown through Jamal’s overcoming obstacles put in front of him – specifically his conflict with the game show host Prem...

  48. How Do You Define Success

    does it actually mean? How do we define success? We may all want success, but we don't all see it in the same way. One person's success may be another's failure. Some people would be very happy to get a B in exam. For some people, anything less than an A is a failure. What does a successful person...

  49. If I Was Rich

    a meal twice a day. I would like to have so much money that I could do something for those who are less fortunate than me. I do not see any harm in having every luxury for myself, if in turn I can do something worthwhile for the poor. When I see children on the streets with no food I feel great pain...

  50. Fight Club with Rou. Quote!

    quote is that there are basically law and rules. And interestingly I don’t mean in the sense of having governmental laws (that’s I guess a good thing, cause without these “laws” there would be chaos and craziness etc. blah blah blah hahaha). I mean the psychological chains, and those are the worst kind. They...

  51. The Second Amendment Controversy - Short Essay

    well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep arms and bear Arms, shall no infringed.” In those days the world was in turmoil, beginning with the French ...

  52. The day I met God

    The Day I Met God Eleven years ago, when I was thirty two years old, I put a needle in my arm for the first time. At that time in my life, I felt like I could not live and I could not die. My life, as I knew it, had fallen apart. I lost my job, my home, and my husband. My oldest son was diagnosed with...

  53. Crime and Punishment in America

    Crime and Punishment in American Society Most Americans in our country have been affected by crime either personally or have a close loved one who has been affected. Our politicians and government have tried to set standards to either deter crime from hapening or adequately punish those who choose...

  54. Reality Tv

    web site are transcripts of interviews with the contestants about the stunts they’ve completed. The following is an excerpt from a discussion about one program in which a woman guides a blindfolded teammate to a small hole in a transparent wall so they could transfer leeches into each other’s mouths...

  55. Slumdog Millionaire Scene Analysis

    Sean Callahan HUMN- 391 Prof. Sundar 04/15/2011 Slumdog Millionaire Cinematic Analysis This paper will analyze a scene from Slumdog Millionaire (2008), an Indian film, directed by Danny Boyle which won much praise and many awards. The nine second shot where Jamal (Ayush Mahesh Khedekar) confronts...

  56. Most memorable day

    memorable day of my life would be the day when I came to know I was the second to score the highest in commerce in my town. I could not believe my ears as I never dreamed of such achievements. It was the memorable day of my life because I was able to see the happiness in my mother’s eyes. I thought she...

  57. Slumdog Millionaire: Lifestyles of the Broke and Unknown

    Slumdog Millionaire: Lifestyles of the Broke and Unknown In 2009, the Oscar for Best Motion Picture of the Year was awarded to Christian Colson for the movie Slumdog Millionaire. This is the success story of an uneducated youth, raised in slums of India, who was granted the opportunity to compete...

  58. Firemen

    First to get the career I want I have to work hard. It’s not just any ordinary job where u sign an application get an interview and then get the job. Requirements are made to be a fireman. One of the main reasons you need to work hard is because you need to be a high school graduate. Many people’s dreams...

  59. If I Were a Millionaire

      | If I were a millionaire |   | We often hear elderly people advising their young ones to forget the past and the future and care for the present only. But there is hardly anyone who has no ambition for a higher status than his present one. This constant struggle for a higher position and money...

  60. Asdfh

    Channel I WISH . . . * To finish my studies. * To graduate in college degree. * To have a high grades. * To pass in licensure examination, someday. * To be a professional teacher. * I can help my family, to give them a “maginhawang buhay” * That someday I can support...