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Unformatted text preview: Bhagat 1 Suny Bhagat College Writing I 16 December 2009 Final Essay Trading Places Everyone wants to “make it big” in life. Fancy cars, luxurious mansions, and yacht’s that never leave the deck are all in everyone’s dreams. Not many, however, achieve this dream. Some work hard to their riches, while others are rich by just being born. The 1983 Comedy, “Trading Places”, represented rich folks being rich, and poor folks being poor. The rich invested in stock markets for their wealth, while the poor had to live criminal lives just to get by. A chapter from “Class Matters”, Shadowy Lines that still Divide , illustrate how society affects the financial status of a person. Both the movie and article coincide with each other, demonstrating how a person’s character relates the circumstances they grew up in. Trading Places is a movie that switches the roles of the main characters. Louis Winthorpe is a successful, but snobby, company manager (works for the commodities brokage,...
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2010 for the course CW, ITE 25,102 taught by Professor Anne,willis,johnson during the Spring '10 term at Aarhus Universitet.
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