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    friends end up falling in love and having sexual a sexual relationship throughout their summer together. The two end up going their own different ways because despite their hopes, they know their love would never be able to work out. This is the basis of the story Brokeback mountain, and to anyone hearing this for the first time, they would say it is the beginning of a classical love story. So it is interesting to see how people react when there is a realization that the relationship in the story is between two men, not a man and a woman. Although many people still believe Brokeback Mountain is a gay love…

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    Today, society gives acceptance to people who are homosexual. But back to the day in the 1960s, being homosexual might cause life-threatening problems. The book, “Brokeback Mountain” tells a love story between Jack and Ennis. The story takes place in Wyoming, 1960s, where cowboy culture is the mainstream in the society. The story is mainly about after Jack and Ennis fell in love with each other on the Brokeback Mountain, they get separated and have their own family. Even though they both know…

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    Danger of Conformity in Brokeback Mountain and All Souls A young Trump-supporter is helplessly skedaddling away from a crowd of Trump-protesters, whose back of head is spilling blood, and the crowd is hounding him in hot pursuit. When a reporter asks Trump-protesters why they ignite Trump’s “Make America Great Again” caps, she receives responses of cursing Donald Trump without reasonable explanations. The election has ended, but the protests persist; some of the rallies are evolving into…

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    The short story, Brokeback Mountain written by Annie Proulx, begins in the summer of 1963. Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist get paired together that summer to herd sheep on Brokeback Mountain. Ennis Del Mar is the main character and narrates the book. Ennis describes him and Jack as, "high school dropout country boys with no prospects, brought up to hard work and privation, both rough-mannered, rough-spoken, inured to the stoic life." (Proulx 3) One night on the mountain their relationship led to…

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    not the west, but societal expectations for women and men in their traditional gender roles. This would be called the “revisionist” western. Two films that fit this category of “revisionist” Westerns are Brokeback Mountain (2005) and Little Big Man (1970). In the film, Little Big…

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    “Peaks and Valleys” by John Calhoun investigates what shaped the film style of Brokeback Mountain. Calhoun interviewed the director of photography Rodrigo Prieto, ASC, AMC, who offered a surprising amount of insight into how many of the films stylistic choices were made – many of them falling into the categories we discussed in class. It turns out, that even the director Ang Lee’s choice to recruit Prieto – and subsequently shape the style of the film – was partially driven by pragmatics. Lee…

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    Even using Brokeback Mountain as a Hollywood film example of how sexuality is shown in the media, Rodger Streitmatter’s, “From Perverts to Fab Five: The Media’s Changing Depiction of Gay Men and Lesbians”, states, “In a country that makes not just a virtue but a fetish of rugged individualism-and set against the most identified virtue, Brokeback Mountain strikes a deep and haunting chord, showcasing the story of people who for no good reason are not allowed to love their lives as they would.…

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    From Rotten Tomatoes to Roger Ebert, film reviews are informative literary mediums through which critics analyze a film’s overall quality, with the goal of distinguishing whether or not the film is worth watching. A film review has a typical structure: it is comprised of an introduction that provides basic background information about the film, actors, producers, and directors. It is generally followed by a brief plot summary, film analysis (of themes, film technique, acting, etc.), and a…

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    Ensemble (Broinowski)

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    Jaxton commonly known as Jax (Broinowski) has been a long term relationship for 4 years. He is contemplating marriage without the support of part of his family, or country. Since coming out he has been a big disappoint to them and is learning how to be free from their judging and discrimination. Since the age of 23 Jax has not lived his families Orthodox Judaism life. Jax is gay and has become a member of Dayenu. This organization which was founded in 1999. Dayenu’s is based in Sydney,…

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    Annie Proulx, author of Brokeback Mountain, created a story about two young ranchers that get a summer job in Wyoming and follow the journey between the two. The story is centered around Ennis and Jacks relationship. The relationship between Jack and Ennis is a complicated one. The story flows with descriptive backgrounds and emotions. When reading Brokeback Mountain, you hope to see the character development from both Jack and Ennis, but like real life, sometimes the development doesn’t happen…

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