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  • Barton Fink's Auteurism: Film Analysis

    arrived, and the owner of that voice is named... Barton Fink.” (Coen; Coen, 1991: 4.30) The writer is so revered in fact that although only a play within New York; “I’m a playwright. My shows have only played New York” (Coen; Coen, 1991: 25.25), studios in Hollywood are calling his agent to request he come work for them, offering substantial pay: “they’ve offered you $1000 a week, I think I can get them up to as high as $2000” (Coen; Coen, 1991: 6.10). When Fink arrives in Hollywood,…

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  • The Epic Hero Journey In O Brother Where Art Thou

    The movie O Brother Where Art Thou by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen was created in 2000. The protagonist of the movie is Everett who goes on a journey from escaping jail with his two friends. On his adventure he meets many people and has many conflicts. This movie ties in with the mythological characters from the odyssey. However the viewers will still enjoy the movie without reading the odyssey. This is a comedy and adventure movie. This is a very good movie with many funny scenes and a great tie…

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  • Similarities Between The Matrix And Allegory Of The Cave

    To find the answer to the metaphysical question ‘What is real?” has been a philosopher’s intention for years. The Matrix, directed by Andy Wachowski and the written text, Plato’s Allegory of the Cave revolves around the concept of replying to this question. These two mediums share more similarities than differences. The Matrix as well as the Allegory of the Cave shares the concept of acceptance and broadening ones senses, the desire to learn, and having the knowledge to realize when one is in…

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  • The Politically Correct Story Of Hansel And Gretel

    story that originated in Germany and was published by the Brothers Grimm in 1857 but is said to have originated in the 13th century. Old Grule is an 1889 variation of the tale from Moravia in which the two children’s disobedience and leads them to trouble. The Politically Correct Story of Hansel and Gretel is a 2002 parody of the original story. All three variations, though similar in story, have differences…

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  • Stereotypes In Big Brother

    These stereotypes include but are not limited to; being confined into one specific space or location, a certain of number people from multiple demographics and backgrounds, and having some type of motivator, usually monetary. The reality show, “Big Brother” follows all of these stereotypes but also brings a type of relevance to its viewers. Following the guidelines from the novel, “1984” , the reality television show maintains a constant watch on the house’s contestants, who perform and…

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  • Gender Ideas In Peter Brooks's All-Kinds-Of-Fur

    straightforward lessons provide gender-related developmental paradigms with not only the pervasive patriarchal view as noted by Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar, but also the limited yet empowering vision of females. The female protagonist in All-Kinds-of-Fur in Brothers Grimm 's collection displays what at first appears to be a passive, objectified female personality, which a prominent narratologist Peter Brooks points out in his book Reading for the Plot; however, his reading of All-Kinds-of-Fur…

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  • The Theme Of Marriage And Murder In Susan Glaspell's Trifles

    From Marriage to Murder Susan Glaspell’s “Trifles” is the perfect example of what happens to a person when they are driven to the edge of their sanity. Just how much can one person take before they snap? In this short but intense play-turned-story, we read about an unhappy marriage, murder and the possible motive behind it. The play has five different main characters who are standing in the now abandoned Wrights farmhouse. George Henderson, the county attorney, Henry Peters, the sheriff, his…

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  • The Fisherman And His Wife Analysis

    an oasis of creativity and wonder in the midst of one’s mundane life. Authors such as Hans Christian Anderson and the Grimm Brothers created these stories long ago to reproach society’s failures and flaws and to try to teach a lesson to its readers. The modern, whimsical versions vary from their original counterparts…

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  • Disney Fairy Tales: Disney Vs. Grimm Brothers

    Fairy Tales: Disney vs Grimm Brothers Everyone at some point has seen or heard of the Disney fairy tales such as the well-known Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, and so on and so forth. However, what you might not know is where these stories originated from. A majority of Disney’s stories are an adaption of the Grimm’s Fairy Tales which aren’t nearly as heartwarming as Disney portrays them as. However, how do the two stories compare and contrast to one another? The major similarities and…

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  • The Cinderella Story By Charles Perrault And The Grimm Brothers

    as old as 5,000 years. Each version of the tale was influenced by the time in history that it was told or written down. Two popular versions of this tale were written by the Grimm Brothers in in 1634 and Charles Perrault in 1697. The two versions of the Cinderella story by Charles Perrault and the Grimm Brothers differ in the plot and its message to the audience. The plots of the two different folktales of Cinderella differ in type of help the main character receives to overcome the…

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