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    out in her community. Some would even come to her for advice or guidance. Throughout time, the A was said to represent “able” or even “angel”, something Hester thought would never happen. Throughout her life, even to the day she died, she continued to wear the scarlet letter as she said “It has become a part of me”. Hester’s scarlet letter was intended to bring her down in society, to be judged for the rest of her life for her sin. But by the end of the book, the letter was able to bring her up in society, to even higher than where she was before. Nearly 100 years later, a new story of the scarlet letter has emerged. "Easy A" is intended to be a modern take on the way the scarlet letter is viewed in the 21st century. Olive Penderghast (Emma Stone), a 17 year old high school student, is a wise, humorous girl trying to make her way through high school. Olive’s story starts off with her best friend and her talking about their weekend plans. Rhiannon invites Olive on a camping trip, but she refuses saying that she has a date with a college freshman named “George”. Believing her, Rhiannon wishes her good luck with her date. Olive spends the whole weekend in her room singing her heart out with her dog, not knowing that her lie was going to change her life when she gets back to school on Monday. Immediately upon seeing Olive, Rhiannon pulls her into the ladies restroom to discuss all of the details of her date. Olive, panicking, accidently lies about losing her virginity to…

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    The Scarlet Letter vs. Easy A Rumours have always existed, but they aren’t always true. The Scarlet Letter, written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, is about a woman named Hester, who is forced to wear a letter A on her chest to represent her sin and separate her from the Puritan community she lives in. The movie, Easy A, which is directed by Will Gluck, is reflected on the book. It is about a girl named Olive that gets a rumor about herself around the school. They happen to be reading The Scarlet…

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    Easy A Film Analysis

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    Easy A is a romantic comedy film written by Bert V. Royal and was directed by Will Gluck in 2010. The journey follows the story of Olive Penderghast, as she becomes a victim of the rumour spread around high school after lying to her best friend, Rhiannon, regarding a weekend affair. The screenplay is partially inspired by The Scarlet Letter, a novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne, as well as containing various intertextual references from a series of 80’s films. Examples of these intertextual references…

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    Pic caption: 2017 Oscar winner Emma Stone who's famous for her flawless complexion, keeps a bottle of coconut oil at hand to remove her makeup 8 ways to remove makeup naturally Save your skin from the harmful chemicals in makeup removers by cleaning up with nourishing natural ingredients By: Kasmin Fernandes Synthetic makeup removers have convenience and the pull of instant application on their side. In the long run, however, they could harm your face and cause irritation to your…

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    faded from popular opinion or discussions. Many of Austen’s novels, such as Emma, have been reimagined into films, enabling her to reach many different audiences through different interpretations. Emma is a beautiful novel about a young woman who is convinced that she will never marry; she does, however, what to help whoever she can in this matter. Once she deems herself successful in matching Miss Taylor, “less a governess than a friend” (Austen 5), with the widowed Mr. Weston, Emma seems…

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    Two hundred years ago, women (mostly women writers) were starting to think that maybe they didn’t have to be stuck as second class citizens in a patriarchy. Even though they had these ideas, they were so repressed that they couldn’t really speak their minds; no one would listen. Some writers, including Jane Austen, thought that maybe, they could plant a little seed of feminism, or the start of feminism, into their minds with stories that challenged current views. All of Austen’s works deal with…

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    revolves around finding an ymbryne who is not captured to change Miss Peregrine back to normal. During one small scene, Emma Bloom, Jacob’s love interest and fellow peculiar, expresses her remorse to Jacob upon learning of Miss Peregrine’s fate because she originally asks Jacob to stay with her and the other children in the time loop. Jacob replies that it was his choice and he does not regret it. This is exemplified in the lyric,“I don 't regret this life I chose for me.” The rest of the song…

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    Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice has been cherished and revered by a consistently large audience for many decades. So how has a novel, published 205 years ago, continued to remain relatable and relevant in modern society? The universal themes of Pride and Prejudice on both the interpersonal and societal levels, such as love, marriage, and class, keep people constantly returning to the story, but in addition, it is Austen’s light, crisp, and direct telling of both characters and plot that yields…

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    CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION 1. The rationale for the study Jane Austen has long been a widely read author in English literature. Though she was famous merely for her works of romantic fiction, her perception of women and how they could have earned their positions in the society was far ahead of her time. Some might say this was because of her reactionary thoughts, which were true at some points considered that period of time was “an age characterized by gender inequality” for women (Hunter, 2014).…

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    The reading questions and discussion boards were particularly important in helping me analyze and research especially for my RA. For example, this particular question made me ponder upon several things until I researched and found something interesting to use for my RA. “George Cruikshank – “Cinderella and the Glass Slipper” Q: The stepmother is portrayed as proud, selfish and extravagant which makes her unjust and cruel, in contrast to Cinderella whose “disposition was even better than her…

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