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  • Joy Luck Club Anna Karenina Analysis

    Movies and film have a way of transporting viewers through time and place to experience for themselves what it would have been like to have lived under the political, cultural, and social conditions portrayed in the film being viewed. Through the personal experiences of the characters in The Joy Luck Club and Anna Karenina, the audience is deeply alerted to the role of women and the issue of gender inequality that were customary for the time and place that each of these films examined. Different societies have different perceptions, just as different groups within those same societies may also have varying viewpoints. However, both The Joy Luck Club and Anna Karenina echo the underlying sentiment that women are not on equal footing in these two male dominated societies. Consequently, the women of The Joy Luck Club and Anna Karenina herself, are pioneers that pave the way for future generations of women to live a life of their choosing. Since The Joy Luck Club takes place in 1980’s San Francisco, the lives of the mothers are witnessed through numerous flashbacks. These flashbacks represent traditional Chinese…

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  • Write An Essay About Anna Nicole Smith

    If there is anyone who is known for being known for, it’s got to be Anna Nicole Smith. Controversial for her beauty and exploits, her claim to fame started with being the world’s favorite centerfold. From her discovery up to her tragic demise, Anna Nicole’s life and death became a constant source of shock. Behind her confident, brazen and beautiful exterior was a girl that was all too different. Anna Nicole Smith was born in the quiet town of Mexia, Texas on November 28, 1967, by the name of…

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  • Reflective Essay: Why I Choose My Name

    I thought that knowing the definition would help find my character, but I feel even more perplexed. They say that you are your own worst critic, and I guess they are actually right. I don 't feel like I fit my name. I don 't resemble the picture of grace or favor. I know for a fact that my name and personality have no correlation, mostly due to the fact that I trip on stairs, wake up looking like I’m half dead, and can’t text and walk at the same time. Needless to say, my identity and name comes…

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  • Bronfedbrenner's Social-Ecological Model

    pros and cons to optional solutions to solving the issue stated above. Such as MTV’s stand up program, the Be Nice program, and school interventions. Both the stand up and be nice program both contain social skill assumptions that aren’t really tested. Through her research she provided research that reflects that interventions allows for the best chance of change and improving aspects of the Bronfedbrenner’s Social-Ecological Model. Overall I enjoyed this presentation very much. She was clear,…

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  • My Sister's Keeper

    Anna says that her purpose is to solely save her sister Kate. At the age of 2, Kate was diagnosed with a form of leukemia that is extremely rare and the only way to save her would be a genetic match. Since the slightly older brother Jesse had not been a match, Sara and Brian Fitzgerald make the decision to make a “designer baby.” Lo and behold Anna is conceived as an allogeneic donor. Whenever Kate is in the hospital, Anna must fulfill Kate’s needs. Whether it be for granulocytes, lymphocytes,…

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  • Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy's Work

    However, one novel in particular that sparked world literature fame was Anna Karenina (1877). Anna Karenina was and still is a masterpiece because it incorporates all the elements of humanity such as lustful passions, pride, conflict, marriage, and death. An in depth analysis of Anna Karenina is that it was a heavily controversial novel. Convoluted plot lines, character development, relationships, and social commentary, gave meaning to this novel. The concept of writing this novel came to…

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  • The Conformist Film Analysis

    The Conformist was produced and screened in the 1970s. This movie presented a theme of rape amongst the female characters. Each of the women starring in the film, Guilia, Anna, Clerci and Clerci’s mother were raped or put in a forceful and compromising sexual situation. Guilia, played by actress Stefania Sandrelli, was naïve and feminine. She was good for “...bed and kitchen,” (The Conformist). She was sexually free, but it was implied that her open sexual attitude was attributed to being raped…

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  • Colonialism And Patriarchy

    relationships made between individuals occupying similar roles. Through the colonial missions goal of “remaking the Other in the image of the Self, inevitably needed and produced culturally hybrid subjects among the colonizers as well as the colonized” (Krishnaswamy 39). There seems to be a merging of sexual, gendered, and national identities in Anna Lombard. Gerald remarks that natures craves “to return to the type which is neither extreme in all cases has mixed that inviolable instinct with…

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  • Motherhood And Citizenship: Katrina Trask

    the importance of her body to the empire. In Anna Lombard, the dynamic of problematic sexuality and desire are enacted in the relationship between Anna and Gerald, and Victoria Cross questions the stringent British views towards gender roles by embedding the female character of Anna with the sexual appetite that is approved of in a male. In Burma, Gerald is told that he must “settle down, take a wife, and live regularly” rather than fretting over a girl abroad (Cross 36). Here the word “regular”…

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  • Harper's Bazaar Magazine Analysis

    covering news of the local social scene, traditions of high society, and social etiquette. (Esfahani Smith, 2013). Condé Montrose Nast, the founder of Condé Nast Publications, bought vogue in 1909 and transformed it into a women’s fashion magazine focused on beauty, fashion, and etiquette. Condé Nast transformed Vogue into the gold standard for magazines by hiring the best illustrators and photographers, who produce covers for the magazine that were consistently sophisticated and occasionally…

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