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Pitch for English 1102

Pitch for English 1102

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CoryDennisMr.BorreroEnglish11028April2012PitchDearExecutiveBoard,MynameisCoryDennisandIamthecreatorofthefilm
 ADaytoRemember.
IdecidedtomakeamovieaboutWorldWar2andD-DaybecauseIwantedtogivetheaudienceasenseofwhatsoldiershadtogothroughduringthewartimes;aswellasthehardtimesallAmericanswerefacingaftertheGreatDepressioninthe1930’s,especiallyformiddleandlowerclassfamilies.Ihavealwaysbeenfascinatedwiththe1930’sand1940’sbetweenthewarandalltheeconomicupsanddownsAmericawasgoingthrough.IalsofeelastrongsenseofprideinmycountrywhenIseehowtheymanagedtoprosperaftersuchadevastatingtimeperiodthatimpactedsomanylives.
 
Thepurposeformewritingthispaperwastoinformmyaudienceandto
 
entertainmyaudience.IbelievethatallthroughoutmypaperIstatefactsanddescribehistoricaleventsliketheGreatDepressionandtheAgriculturalAdjustmentAct.IalsogointodetailaboutD-Dayandhowsoldiersexperiencethewar.Iwantto
Cory Dennis
4/26/12 6:01 PM
Comment [1]:
Asemicolonisneededhere.
 
makesurethehistoricaleventsandtheactionpactbattlekeepstheaudienceinterestedandmakessuretheycan’tstopwatchingthemovie.AnotherreasonIchosetomakethismovieduringthisparticulartimewasbecauseithitshomewithme.IhaveheardstoriesaboutmygreatgrandparentsandhowaftertheGreatDepressiontheydidn’ttrustthebankseveragain.Aftertheylostalloftheirmoneytothebankstheywouldn’tuseabankanymore;insteadtheywouldhidetheirmoneyinthehouse.Whentheypassedawaymyfamilyremembershavingtobeverycarefulandverythoroughwhilecleaningoutthehousebecausemoneywashiddeneverywhere.AfterhearingthisstoryIcouldbetterrelatetohowmanyfamiliesmusthavefelttowardsbanksaftertheGreatDepression.ThereasonImadetheprimaryfocusthewarisbecausemygrandfatherjoinedthewar
 
;andthereasonwastopayhiswaythroughcollegeatIndianaUniversity.Iwanttogetabettersenseofwhathimaswellassomanyotherslikehimwentthrough.WorldWar2isoneofthemostinfluentialwarsofmodernhistory.IhavecreatedascriptforamovieideaIthinkwouldbehuge.Themovieistitled
 ADaytoremember 
.ItisamoviebasedontheexperiencestwofriendshadduringWorldWar2.ThemoviewillbeginwithPresidentFranklinD.RooseveltgivinghisPearlHarborAddress.
 
InthisaddressFDRdiscussesthattheUnitedStateswasdeliberately
 
attackedbyJapan.HethentalksabouthowJapanhasmadeanoffensivemoveonourterritory;andconcludeshisspeechstatingthattheUnitedStateswilltriumphandthatwehaveconfidenceinourarmedforces.Thiswillgivetheaudienceasenseofpatriotism.Thiswillcatchtheaudienceandkeepthemontheedgeoftheirseatsrightaway.Iwillalsoaddressmultiplesocialissuesduringthistimesuchas
 
Cory Dennis
4/26/12 5:49 PM
Comment [2]:
Iaddedthenewparagraphtomakemypurposemoreclearandeffective
Cory Dennis
4/26/12 4:26 PM
Comment [3]:
IcreatedanewparagraphbecauseIamtalkingaboutanewtopic.
Cory Dennis
4/26/12 5:59 PM
Comment [4]:
Iaddedbecauseitwasarun-onsentence.
Cory Dennis
4/26/12 6:16 PM
Comment [5]:
Iwentintomoredetailaboutwhatallwassaidinhisaddresstogivetheexecutiveboardabettersenseofwhattheywillsee.
 
theGreatDepressionduringthe1930’s;whichwaswhenthestockmarketcrashedandthebanksfailed.Theytriedtogivethepeoples’moneybackbutdidn’thaveenoughforeveryone.IalsoaddresshowthefilmimpactedthedecisionofFDRtojointhewaraswellasthemaincharacterRoberttoenlistinthemilitary.FDRsawanopportunitytocreateAmericanjobsaftertheGreatDepressionimpactedsomanylives.
 
JoiningthewarallowedforAmericanstoproducegunsandotheressentialresourcesforthewar.AmericaalsoproducedweaponryforRussia,whichbroughtinalotofrevenuedomestically.IthenshowbackgroundinformationontwochildhoodfriendsRobertBookerandJamesEmerson.TheywerebornandraisedinBloomingtonIndianawheretheyhavelivedall18yearsoftheirlives.Robertandhisfamilyarealowermiddleclassfamily
 
,thatarefarmers,andJamesandhismotherarealowclassfamilythatdoeswhattheycantogetby.RobertBookerisasmartkidwhohasneverexcelledathleticallyoracademically.Hisfather,BobbyBooker,whowasinthearmywhenhewasyounger;hasneverbeenproudofRobertforanything.JamesontheotherhandwasanAll-statebasketballplayer,All-statebaseballplayer,andscholarathleteattheirhighschool
 
;BloomingtonHighSchoolin1941.RobertandJameshangouttogethereverydayafterschool,andonedayJamestellsRobertheisjoiningthearmyinordertopayhiswaythroughcollege.Robertwasskepticalatfirst 
 
,butthendecidesthisishisopportunitytogetemployedandmakehisfatherproud.AfterallthetalksatdinnerbetweenRobertandhisfatherherealizedhowharditistogetajobintheeconomictimes.
Cory Dennis
4/26/12 6:17 PM
Comment [6]:
Semicolonisneededhere
Cory Dennis
4/26/12 4:34 PM
Comment [7]:
Ithinkthisalsoagoodplacetostartanewparagraph.
Cory Dennis
4/26/12 6:19 PM
Comment [8]:
Addcommatobreakupthesentence.
Cory Dennis
4/26/12 6:19 PM
Comment [9]:
Changefromistoare.
Cory Dennis
4/26/12 6:23 PM
Comment [10]:
Ineededanothersemicolon.
Cory Dennis
4/26/12 6:24 PM
Comment [11]:
Addedacomma.

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