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  • Better Luck Tomorrow Essay

    Minority and disenfranchised groups are often more criticized and analyzed by society especially when it comes to art, even more so when the indicated art also factors race into the meaning and symbolism. In particular, Asian-American film is held to a higher standard than films made by caucasians about caucasians because of the controversy in that it is an Asian-American film therefore it represents the entire Asian-American community. In the cases of documentary Kelly Loves Tony and movie Better Luck Tomorrow, the default thought that these forms of art represent all Asian-Americans holds true. Furthermore, the controversy revolving around these films is that they do not accurately represent the model minority and shine a bad light on the…

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  • Fresh Off The Boat And Saving Face Analysis

    reacts to them. These stereotypes affect how males and females in Asian culture react when put in a non-Asian environment. “Non-normative” representations of sex and sexuality were displayed in “Better Luck Tomorrow,” “Fresh off the Boat” and “Saving Face.” These texts all portray a different idea and a different way of looking at sexuality and the way it interacts with gender. In “Better Luck Tomorrow,” all the characters were students and they varied from the age of about 17-25. This was…

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  • Model Minority In Justin Lin's Film Better Luck Tomorrow

    Model Minority: Better Luck Next Time Often one’s perception of an individual could set a fixed idea of them before even meeting them. Usually race plays a huge role in how one is perceived by others. Minorities especially face this discrimination; however, there is one social group who is praised among these minorities. This social group is none other than the model minority. The model minority myth is nothing new; it’s often been used in popular culture as a background theme. One example of…

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  • Intersectionality Reflection

    the sudden epiphany I had was not only am I a woman, but how else did I and in what order did I identify myself in? Now the intersectionality is evident to me, the bits and pieces that make up who I am shape the way in how I plan to make a difference. At the last day of instruction you asked about our impression of the class and how we were going to implement what we learned in reaching our future endeavors. I said empowering, the new found knowledge is going to change how I try to not only…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Time Machine

    everything for us. I let the children of the 2035 see that their lives are way better than how we lived. My job was done and I sold my invention to a group of middle aged men seeking to go back to the past and change their lives. Middle Life Crisis was a major thing now and was more scary than it use to be. Now that I look back on my research I realized that all things should happen for a reason and that I had no use to change the past. I made a decision and decided that the past is what…

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  • Beta Leadership Camps Analysis

    and was a commander in chief during the revolutionary war, who didn't just watch the battle from the sides, but actively fought for his country and respected it with the utmost intentions. Or, is it just that a leader doesn't have to be extraordinary? Maybe they could simply be average in all aspects and walks of life, but they could outshine those around them by working in their community and striving for a better tomorrow to help the generations to come after them. That is what a Beta club…

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  • Conclusion In The Lesson, By Toni Cade Bambara

    As individuals we have an utter compulsion to better ourselves, and the instinctual belief of a better tomorrow. In the short story “The Lesson” by Toni Cade Bambara, protagonist Sylvia and friends are introduced to a new way of living and naïvely forced to perceive the world in a whole new aspect, therefore stripped of what they once knew. Entering this unfamiliar world, they are exposed to what they could only dream of, delighted by their surroundings, Sylvia and her posse could not help but…

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  • Personal Essay: How Moving Has Changed My Life

    did I think I would have to grow up so fast, but at the same time I don’t think anyone does. The biggest part of my life would start in South Beloit illinois, tho up to this point I think I moved about three or four times. There were many reasons why I moved weather it was for more money or just a better place to live. Moving was never fun, but I was very young, so it never really affected me because I was too young to understand how it should affect me. I spent three years in South Beloit…

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  • Jim's Theme Of Friendship In The Adventures Of Huckleberry

    After only a day together, Jim has gained enough trust in Huck to tell him his secret and felt enough affection for him to attempt to protect his young friend. His willingness to assert himself to Huck is another sign of his level of comfort around the boy, doubtless garnered through his previous acquaintance with him. They are at the very least equals in Jim’s eyes, and probably in Huck’s eyes as well. In the next episode, we see that although Huck is beginning to respect Jim, he is still…

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  • Body Ritual In The Nacirema, By George Gmelch

    Baseball Magic by George Gmelch discussed superstition and the use of “magic” in baseball. Baseball Magic did not give definitions for ritual, taboo, or fetish, but one can derive their meanings from context and the examples given in the reading. A ritual is an action or behavior performed to produce some sort of effect such as: improved fertility or increased luck. A taboo is an object or action that is avoided in fear of transgressing or producing some undesired outcome. A fetish is an object…

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