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    Austin Suess 10-30-14 5th AE 11 An Important Ending All the scenes in A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams have a compelling meaning to the overall play; each scene plays a role to determine the themes, symbols, and the characteristics of the story. You can see that everything comes together in the final scenes with what Stanley did to Blanche and Blanche leaving to go to a mental institution. Through the progression of scenes of A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams, the final scene of the sensational story develops to be a very crucial scene due to the final insight of Blanche’s bathing, Blanche’s madness, and Stella’s illusion of reality. The first reason in which the final scene is significant is the reasoning of Blanche’s bathing changes. Throughout the past scenes of the story, Blanche spends a considerable amount of her time bathing in the bathroom; she would sing loudly and boldly being that she felt refreshed and rejuvenated “Oh, I feel so good after my long, hot bath, I feel so good and cool and – rested”(pg128) .The epitomization of her doing this was to cleanse herself from her past experiences with bizarre men she had met. The bathing in the final scene is different than the bathing in the past, it is her way of attempting to cleanse her recent experience with Stanley rather than cleansing her past acts; all you could hear was the running water and she hesitantly looked out the door to try to avoid the attention of…

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    In Anton Chekhov's 1904 play The Cherry Orchard, a Russian family who is used to a life of riches begin to experience the hardships of poverty. Due to an extreme amount of carelessness and selfishness, the mother of the estate Lyubov Andreevna Ranvskaya loses the funds that have been allowing her to keep her family in a comfortable position financially. Throughout the play, Chekhov uses many items to represent symbolism, such as the cherry orchard itself to represent the golden age of…

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    “They told me to take a street-car named Desire, and then transfer to one called Cemeteries and ride six blocks and get off at-Elysian Fields” (Williams 95). In Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire Blanche Dubois’ doom is hinted in the first scene when she asks if she has arrived at Elysian Fields. It is very clear that her desires are associated with sex and alcohol, however, it is questionable if the Cemeteries was the death of her relatives in Belle Reve or her own demise, and if her…

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    Elysium Movie Analysis

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    Elysium Questions 1. What do you think about the above establishing shots of Los Angeles and Elysium? Extreme long shot is used for emphasis the environment of two different place. The Los Angeles in Earth where ever be the civilized town was shown in the ruin town. The extreme long shot gives the picture of devastation; pollution, disease, and homeless. On the other hand, the Elysium was shown in productive place. Elysium is the place for wealth people, there are high-technology building…

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    Marie Brissett's Elysium

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    “Elysium, land of the heroic dead.” (213) The social construction of identity – and history – take on new meaning and importance in Jennifer Marie Brissett’s captivating novel Elysium as the theoretical becomes concretized in startling and compelling ways. What is so tantalizing – to the very edge of frustration at some points – was the briefest of hints the author gives of this ongoing creation, mostly through the intervention/interruption of the computer programming which is re/telling…

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    Elysium Character Analysis

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    In Elysium in order to live their you must be a citizen and hold a seal that gains no only access to live on the spaceship but long with its benefits. Anyone that tries to enter Elysium will be dealt with deportation if they manage to land or death in outer space through explosives. In past history our immigration policy has gone through significant reformation but there is always that desperation to come to America. In many cases, like Elysium people die trying to travel the long journey…

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    aim or purpose” (oxforddictionary.com). In the works Elysium, directed by Neill Blomkamp and Fahrenheit 451, written by Ray Bradbury, the protagonists’ goal is to overthrow their totalitarian government. In Elysium, Max has the support to get to Elysium because of his allies and enemies due to the powerful program he has in his head. Neither parties will not kill him as the information must be protected, making it easier for Max to achieve his goal and gain success. On the other hand in…

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    Women are shown to be the weaker vessel and to be sinister and conniving. While on the other hand, men are shown to be dominant figures. Gender stereotypes are clearly portrayed in women and men in The Dinner Party, Elysium, and Lamb to the Slaughter. To start, gender stereotypes are portrayed in the way that women are seen as weaker vessels compared to men. This is clearly demonstrated in the way they the need of help from men and scared of small things. In the story The…

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    Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Harriet Martineau, and W.E.B. DuBois can all be found in the film Elysium, directed by Neill Blompkamp, a story about a society divided by class, status, and political implications, whose main character finds a way to overcome the struggle that the citizens of Earth are facing in comparison to the elite society of Elysium. The film is set in a very distant future in the city of Los Angeles, which has turned into a dry and poverty stricken land, causing all the…

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    Control is of most importance to the government in both Brave New World and Elysium. The relationships in between the upper class and the lower class as well as people and their environment is something that the author and the producer of both the book and the movie were trying to convey. Government control as well as relationships can be labeled as an appropriate theme for both Brave New Worl and Elysium. The government in BraveNew World takes all measures to ensure thatthey have complete…

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