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    Fantasies provide an escape from the daily hassles of life. When one thinks of a fantasy, one may conjure up things like unicorns flying in the wind, elves dancing around a Christmas tree, or like the poem expresses, touching dragonflies and stars. All incidences are unreal, imaginative. Ernest Bormann, however, had another perspective on fantasy altogether. Fantasy is dimensionally acquired through dramatization and rhetorical vision. “Rhetorical vison is considered to be construction of a groups world view”. Once engaged in the fantasy, the theme itself creates a cohesiveness within the group. He incorporated fantasy themes into his theory called symbolic convergence theory, which involves “sharing group fantasies that create symbolic…

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    From films about childhood dreams, to wizards, to evil spirits, the fantasy genre has taken audiences into worlds they never could have imagined. Fantasy genre films use creativity, magic, and unrealistic circumstances to take one’s mind beyond its limits. “Fantasy is a fluid genre that allows crossover with horror, science fiction, comedy, holiday films, and more” (Goodyknootz & Jacobs, 2014). The feature-length film “Big” starring Tom Hanks is a textbook example of a fantasy genre film. While…

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    In 2014, 3.6 billion dollars of economic productivity came from fantasy football (Somers, 2014) shocking isn’t it? Good morning class, I am Mitch and today I will be talking to you about fantasy football; more importantly how to win in your fantasy football league. I have been playing fantasy football for years now and have formulated my own strategies. I have broken down these strategies into three simple steps. Step one; Pre-draft scouting. You can never do enough research when it comes to…

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    That is only when the idea of portal fantasy began to take effect, and be classified as a subgenre of fantasy. On the contrary, people have been travelling to other worlds and universes, since they were able to think. Asking themselves questions such as: “What if a place like … existed?”, “What would I do if I went there?”, “What else would go on there?” and so on and so forth. Maybe because they are making up a story for their child, or maybe because they’re unhappy with their current life and…

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    Fantasy sports games There are quite a few fantasy sports games which you may wish to try your hand at online. Some of them are going to be more appealing to you than others. It really does just depend on what kinds of sports you prefer. The more common tend to be American sports, football, and horse racing, though. It is those fantasy sports games which we are going to be focusing on in this article. American sports American sports attract quite a crowd in the fantasy sports betting world. The…

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    The fantasy genre is one imagination and extensive thought that allows the writer to portray an invented world that cannot exist. The most successful novels of this genre (as argued by Peter Dickinson) are the ones that can successfully interweave realism into fantasy. Peter Dickinson, author of Fantasy: The Need for Realism argues that the problem with fantasy is that it is useless in an unimagined world, as the impossibilities are unrealistic. In his argument Dickinson identifies that in order…

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    player or coach, but wasn't nearly athletic enough or credible enough, fantasy football is perfect. An online reality meant to sweep the user away from the monotony of everyday life into their own dream occupation will die for a chance at a successful fantasy football team. Overview Fantasy football is an online game or simulation that allows you to manage a football team in any way the user desires. In each week, two of the teams in the league compete with one another in order to see whose…

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    There are thirty three million people playing fantasy football each year. Fantasy football isn't just a game, it is a past time. People spend hours on research trying to find the perfect lineup. People also gamble trying to earn money and bragging rights. Fantasy football is an American phenomenon and will continue to grow because it helps win money and earn bragging rights. Fantasy football is an American phenomenon and millions of people play every year. people love fantasy football and…

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    Fantasy Football, a Skillful Art Is fantasy football gambling? This debate that has been ongoing over the past couple of years and as more states try to profit from this booming industry, it is important to understand the premise of this debate and what sports’ gambling actually is. Webster defines gambling as “Playing games for the chance of winning money”; however, I will present information that argues that this is a game of skill and not one of chance. The Unlawful Internet Gambling Act…

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    Over the past couple of years there have been a lot of controversy over whether or not fantasy sport sites should be considered gambling. Fantasy sports sites make millions of dollars with little to no restrictions such as daily bets and is considered a game of skill. The topic of fantasy sports has a deep history to consider, and there will always be both supporters and critics who continue to debate this topic. There has been an ongoing debate on whether or not fantasy sports should…

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