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    Kahrs, show both form and content in a quality six-minute and thirty-three second short film. The idea of the film was a bold, yet well designed. The film’s making was complex because it was all hand drawn and it lacks dialogue between anyone during the film, yet it was still about to get its many points and messages out. The man, also known as the “Paper Man” in the film uses the paper to overcome contradiction by throwing paper airplanes at the one he has found love with at first sight. The paper seems to have a consistent role in the entire film. The thesis of this paper is that the content must be made ostensible for the audience to understand…

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    Dai Sijie. A character who has changed the most over the course of this novel is the Little Seamstress. In the beginning of the book the Seamstress doesn't explore her own interests. She does what she wants most of the time but feels trapped in the life she is living in, she also becomes daring and courageous over the course to the novel. “By the time we arrived the film had already started, and there was only standing room left behind the screen... But the Little Seamstress didn't want to…

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    throughout the movie from a girl into womanhood. In class we talked about how a woman experiences agency in terms of how her body is read. In this movie, Dawn’s body was always seen as a sex object by herself and others around her. Therefore Dawn obtained agency when she realized the power of her vagina to kill a man. She employs this when she cuts off her brother’s penis, and then you can insinuate she is going to do the same thing to the old man at the end of the movie. Therefore, the agency…

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    A nun is usually seen by society as someone who does not follow the normalcies of every day life, especially when it comes to men. They do not rely on men to make them happy, and because of this they are often seen as lonely. Mary E. Freeman Wilkins depicts the decaying love of a couple in “A New England Nun” through a woman who has many habits of a nun. Louisa and Joe, though once happily engaged, have grown too distant over their fourteen years apart. After Joe returns from his long trip, the…

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    Lust Punished by foxes There are many odd things that happen in this story. It is also very different from other things that we have read in the past. The other fox spirits were handled and treated very differently than the one here. This story is about a man that collects aphrodisiacs as a hobby (Songling, 356-58). There are three characters in this story, four if you count the fox spirit (Songling, 356-58). The characters in this story are the wife, the husband, and the husbands friend…

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    “Lamb to the Slaughter follows Mary Maloney from a normal day with her husband, but goes a different direction after Patrick Maloney basically divorces her. She then proceeds to retrieve a leg of lamb from the cellar, and kills Patrick. In Trifles, a team of investigators come to the scene of a murder with their wives, Mrs. Peters and Mrs. Hale. Peters and Hale are retrieving a few items for Mrs. Wright, the wife of the victim. The wives find multiple pieces of evidence that could be used to…

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    In the play “Trifles” by Susan Glaspell and the short story “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin, the authors portray a woman’s want for independence and the serious problem women’s oppression was around the early 1900s. The oppression they depict is so influential that it creates character development in the main female characters and the reader can watch as this happens throughout both the play and the story. Both the story and the play have story lines that need to be understood before they…

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    Milun: A Tale of Love and Loss Milun, transcribed and composed by Marie de France, is a love story that intertwines readers into the tragic sequence of events, drama, and imaginable love within the poem. The author, Marie de France, wrote The Lais- twelve short stories written around 1170. Marie de France 's lais, told in octosyllabic, or eight syllable verse, are prominent for their celebration of love, uniqueness of character, and vividness of description – hallmarks of the emerging…

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    On February 13th at around 6 in the morning when she was born Jen was with me. For, Jen is all I really had left. They handed me the small delicate newborn baby girl, and I cried. I cried tears of joy. Never in all my life did I ever see a more beautiful baby girl. She had dark brownish-black thick hair. It seemed to be a mix of Aiden’s hair color and my hair color. She had my nose but everything else was a spitting image of Aiden. She doesn’t realize how lucky she really is yet to be blessed…

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    A hero doesn’t need to have superhuman abilities like flight, superstrength, or invincibility. The attributes of a hero can be anyone who follows superb morals, make an effort to help anyone, and help make a difference in our world. The definition of a hero is based on people’s opinion of what a hero do to help people. While some people believe that a stereotypical comic superhero is a definition of a hero, others believe that a hero can be anyone. Ernest Hemingway, the famous author for a…

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