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Source Check 3 Actual

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Shane D’sa
 Mr. DamasoHonors English II, Period 722 April 20103
Source Check: Art ConnectionsFINAL LITERARY THREAD: James Wright through his life and book The Branch WillNot Break portrays the learning about oneself over time.ART CONNECTION #1: Movie
“Blood Diamond,” Directed by: Edward Zwick, 2006
 "'Blood Diamond' Movie Trailer Released."
. Web. 22 Apr. 2010.<http://www.whiteflash.com>.My notes on the artwork:
Danny Archer is a selfish person at first, and only cares about leaving Africa
His only concern is his payment with the Colonel, and he doesn’t care about Solomon
Over time he realizes that he loves the reporter Maddey Bowen and cares about Solomon
Danny Archer eventually sacrifices up his life so Solomon Vandy could eventually see hisfamilyART CONNECTION #1: ARTICLE or SOURCEDenby, David. "What If?"
The New Yorker 
. 11 Dec. 2006. Web. 21 Apr. 2010.<http://www.newyorker.com>.Edelstein, David. "Film Critic David Edelstein Reviews "Blood Diamond" and""Apocalypto"" Speech.
. Web. 21 Apr. 2010. <http://nl.newsbank.com>.
many of the gems in the marketplace are from places where their harvest causes violent
social upheaval” (
Edelstein 1)
Setting: 1990s when the RUF in Sierra Leone enslave people to search for diamonds(Edelstein 1)
They in turn use the money from the diamonds for munitions (Edelstein 1)
Solomon Vandy, the main character, finds a large pink diamond and is caught by a RUFcaptain (Edelstein 1)
Danny Archer is trying to pay off his debts while Solomon Vandy is trying to find hisfamily all thanks to the diamond (Edelstein 1)
Solomon is not trusting of Danny Archer because of him being Caucasian (Edelstein 1)
Solomon Vandy loses his son to the RUF fighters (Denby 1)
Solomon, Danny, and Maddy all want something, and they take turns using, helping,
and half trusting one another to get it”
(Denby 2)
Maddey Bowen is tired of writing sensitive and useless stories about Africa, and wants apart of the action offered by Solomon Vandy and Danny Archer (Denby 2)
every time a valuable natural resource has been discovered in Africa
 —whether it’s
ivory, gold, or diamonds
 —white Europeans have hired surrogates to plunder the good”
(Denby 2)ART CONNECTION #2: Song
“Ramble On” by Led Zeppelin,
 Led Zeppelin II 
(1969)"Ramble On Lyrics - Led Zeppelin."
 Lyrics, Song Lyrics. LyricsFreak.com
. Web. 22 Apr. 2010.<http://www.lyricsfreak.com>."Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II Review - Sputnikmusic."
Sputnikmusic - Your Music Reviews, News, and Discussion
. Web. 21 Apr. 2010. <http://www.sputnikmusic.com>.Leaves are falling all around, It's time I was on my way.Thanks to you, I'm much obliged for such a pleasant stay.But now it's time for me to go. The autumn moon lights my way.For now I smell the rain, and with it pain, and it's headed my way.Sometimes I grow so tired, but I know I've got one thing I got to do...*Ramble On, And now's the time, the time is now, to sing my song.I'm goin' 'round the world, I got to find my girl, on my way.I've been this way ten years to the day, Ramble On,Gotta find the queen of all my dreams.Got no time to for spreadin' roots, The time has come to be gone.And to' our health we drank a thousand times, it's time to Ramble On.

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