Anna Magnani

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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 as a child, which later affected her sexual encounters with her husband, Marcello. En route to their honeymoon, Guilia tells Marcello about her past rape. Marcello becomes aroused by Guilia’s traumatic memory and proceeds to mimic the actions of her rapist in their…

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  • Roman Open City Film Analysis

    Rosellini’s Portrayal of Marina as Everywoman, Ingrid As A Wicked Temptress, In Rome, Open City Roberto Rossellini’s neorealist film, Rome Open City, is reflective of the turbulent climate in Italy during Nazi and Fascist occupation in World War II. His use of costuming, body language, and mirror shots give rise to a tongue-in-cheek reflection at all the difficult moral and economic sacrifices people had to make during the war. Rossellini not only makes Marina and Ingrid, but also his…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Identity In Erik Erikson's Childhood

    Identity is a common technical term used in contemporary sociological social psychology. The term “personal identity” was virtually unknown in sociology before the 1940s. (ERIKSON 5). Identity was a very big concern in the life of Erik Erikson throughout his childhood and even into his adulthood. Erikson was born in Frankfurt, Germany to a Danish mother, Karla Abrahamsen and Dr. Theodore Homburger, whom Erikson was lead to believe was his biological father. As it turned out, Dr. Homburger was a…

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