Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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  • Analysis Of Buffy The Vampire Slayer

    “Knowing” is Contagious Was Buffy the Vampire Slayer just an entertaining show or did it have a deeper meaning embedded into it? Why did the show have such a big fallowing? Well before we jump into these questions a little background of the show is in order. Buffy the Vampire Slayer was first aired in 1997 and was created by Joss Whedon. The premise of the show is a young girl comes to age and discovers that she is destine to slay vampires and other hellish creatures: she also has to deal with the struggle of fighting these creatures and her real life but luckily she has a group of friends to help her. This show became a big deal because Buffy was this strong young girl that can handle anything that came her way. She did not take any crap…

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  • Xena Vs. Buffy The Vampire Slayer

    Xena Vs Buffy “In a time of Ancient Gods, Warlords, and Kings; a land in turmoil cried out for a hero. She was Xena a mighty princess forge in the heat of battle, the Power, the Glory, the Passion, the Danger, her courage will change the world.” “In every generation there is a chosen one. She alone will stand against the vampire and demons and the forces of darkness. She is the Slayer.” If anyone has ever watch the late 1990’s TV show Xena Warrior Princess and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. One…

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  • Character Analysis: Buffy The Vampire Slayer

    The television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer can claim many achievements. Most importantly, it’s a show that showcases that women can be everything that men are, and sometimes more. It cherishes long lasting relationships between a cohort of friends. It also paved the way for teen-centered fantasy and horror entertainment, like Twilight and The Vampire Diaries. However, one thing Buffy can’t mark as an achievement is the way it deals with race. The show could be a product of its time, but from…

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  • Women's Power In Buffy The Vampire Slayer

    Women are reminded of how they should act and often put in their place. In Buffy the Vampire Slayer the couple Xander and Anya are fighting about their relationship. Xander reminds his girlfriend that she’s “turned into a real girl” (Hush 00:07:13-00:07:20). Xander say’s this in such a tone to insist to Anya that she is acting in a way that he does not find acceptable. In the same way the main character in When it Happens is too afraid to ask her husband for assistance because she believes she…

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  • Joss Whedon's Buffy The Vampire Slayer

    The entertainment industry is a difficult place to make a living. There is copious amounts of competition and it is easy to crash and burn in such a high-stress workplace. Joss Whedon, famous writer and director, rose to the occasion and has become an icon in his career, specifically for the creation of cult classic Buffy the Vampire Slayer and, in recent years, the fan favorite The Avengers. Whedon has created numerous amounts of television shows, comic books, and movie scripts since the…

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  • Buffy The Vampire Slayer

    Throughout the years of the series showing, Buffy the Vampire Slayer was highly respected and hailed by critics to be one of the most well-written television series ever. Its smart and witty dialogue was its reason to be so looked upon. It was even ranked to be one of the top fifty television shows of all time by TV Guide. The television series is about a teenaged girl named Buffy, who is the “chosen one” to fight the enemies which include demons, vampires, and creatures. The enemies which whom…

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  • Summary: The Body Of Buffy The Vampire Slayer

    The episode “The Body” of Buffy the Vampire Slayer directed by Joss Whedon in 2001, the scene is about Buffy finding her dead mother at home. This scene creates a sense remorse and somber mood. Set in a living room, the scene contains two paramedics with Buffy and her mother. The mood is created from focusing on the interaction of the first paramedic and Buffy with shot/reverse shots while speaking about Buffy’s mother. This scene specifically uses mostly close ups of Buffy as she is clearly…

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  • Buffy The Vampire Slayer Analysis

    I chose to do my paper on, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, specifically the episode entitled “The Body”. In this episode; Buffy comes home to find her mother, Joyce, passed out on their couch in the living room. She calls out to her mother and tries unsuccessfully to rouse her. When this doesn’t work, she immediately gets on the phone and calls 911. The 911 operator goes through the steps of CPR with her, while directing an ambulance to her location, Buffy in turn tries to get her mother to start…

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  • Buffy The Vampire Slayer Character Analysis

    “Africanist presence” (17). Through Morrison’s theory of the Africanist presence, we can better understand how Buffy the Vampire Slayer employs characters like Kendra and larger themes of monstrosity and darkness to uphold the power, and fundamental whiteness, of its heroine. Kendra, who has no last name, is first introduced in the season two episode “What’s My Line”. She’s been stowing away in an airplane cargo hold, and when a baggage handler spots her, she brutally beats him and walks away.…

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  • The Vampire Slayer: A Short Story

    circulating about William the Bloody throwing his lot in with the Slayer, and it wasn 't doing wonders for his popularity in Sunnydale. However, it did make for some pretty good fights. As far as he knew, Buffy had spent at least one night in the hospital, and he supposed the next three resting. Scarcely expecting to see her tonight, he was surprised when she pulled an attacking vamp off of him. "Looking spry, Slayer," He remarked, getting to his feet and watching her land blows to…

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