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  • Ethical Issues In Blackfish

    While growing up in America, I have always been brought to zoos and aquariums. These animal holding locations give people an opportunity to see animals up close and personal. But to what expense on the animals does this bring? Blackfish is a documentary about Orca whales being held in captivity around the world and the effect it brings to the animals. This documentary provides the real information on how an animals can lose their natural abilities to live. In Blackfish, there is ethical dilemma that comes in many pieces. These dilemmas start from taking whales from their environment. Once the whales are ripped from their homes, they are placed in a large bathtub and taught to do tricks for food. When they do not perform as told the whales are punished and denied. Orca whales normally swim at average 62 miles a day (Hogenboom). The pool at Sea World Orlando is currently only 36 feet deep, 180 feet long, and 90 feet wide (Sight). When looking on the actual Sea World website, they will only tell you how deep the pools are, not their length (SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment). While these whales are taught their new home at Sea World, they are bred to have more babies. Orcas in the wild stay as a family for their whole lives. The babies in Sea World are kept with the mother for a few years and then sent to other orca whale parks. Once this occurs, the mothers go into depression and have long hauling screams looking for their babies. Amongst this, Sea World continuously lies about…

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  • Stage Instructions In Edward Albee's The Zoo Story

    about the dog and the foreshadowing used by Jerry shows the "pseudo-crisis" (120) that is used to explore Albee's absorption with man's inability to establish a relationship with other people and his anger of being isolated from the whole world. Edward Albee satirizes the American society in a very dramatic way which seems very sad. Jerry tells Peter that the society that he lives in is no more bearable. He can not communicate with people, so he decided to establish a communication with "A…

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  • Death Of A Salesman Willy A Good Father Analysis

    In Death of a Salesman by, Arthur Miller, Willy has a desire to be a good father to his son were his dad was not. Willy believes that if he can instill the correct values into Biff so he can be like himself or more successful. The problem Willy is confronted with is that he cares too much as if he is trying to emulate his life in Biffs. Compared to Willy Charley takes a position of hands off while still teaching Bernard to be a good student and by working hard because it will pay dividends later…

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  • Relationships And Independence In Arthur Miller's Death Of A Salesman

    is the individual's will to act upon their own decisions, free from any form of outside control. If one has meaningful and intimate relationships it shows that the individual is not completely independent; it proves that at any point in time they are able to rely and depend on someone else because of the relationship they have. Similarly if one is completely independent they would not need relationships or to depend on anyone at all. In the play, Death of a Salesman, Arthur Miller explores the…

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  • Theme Of Transitions In Educating Rita

    Transitions are changes which may by intentional or inevitable and they create and disconnect relationships, due to new perspectives. Transitions are explored within the drama Educating Rita by Willy Russell and the collage picture book “Windows” by Jennie Baker. The drama explores transitions through the relationship between Rita, a working class women and Frank a university professor, as Rita strives to break free of the class boundaries that restrict her and become educated, allowing her to…

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  • Berdahl Where The World End Analysis

    Remaining within Old Lines: An Examination of Daphne Berdahl’s Where the World Ended In Where the World Ended, Daphne Berdahl explores via ethnographic study the creation and evolution of identities in the town of Kella. Located within the 500-meter Schutzstreifen along the Grenze (the inter-German border during the Cold War), residents of Kella experienced strict surveillance from the German Democratic Republic (GDR) and lived with additional regulations. Berdahl presents Kella as floating…

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  • Juxtaposition In Educating Rita

    Educating Rita “Transitions into new phases of life can affect perceptions of individuals and society” “Educating Rita” a play by Willy Russell composer and play write explores how transitions are revealed through the change of perceptions of individuals and society through the two protagonists Frank and Rita. In conjunction with “Then and Now” a poem by Aboriginal activist and poet Oodergeroo Noonuccal, explores the impact of the assimilation policy on aboriginal culture. Through…

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  • Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Plant Analysis

    if they were to be tempted by the Snake which . If this is indeed the case, are God and the Snake are working together or even the same being? God must be coordinating with the Snake in order to test Mankind’s obedience to Him. I came to this conclusion when after carefully reading the text, I could find no purpose for the tree other than to be a test for Mankind. Placing the tree in the center of the garden and calling it off limits is just asking Mankind to try it. After Mankind resisted the…

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  • Pursuit Of The American Dream In Arthur Miller's Death Of A Salesman

    For Willy, his adventurer / explorer brother, Ben, and his salesman hero, Dave Singleman, are images of success, but the character of Ben is fantastical and the achievements of Dave are idealised and exaggerated. Using these as his benchmarks, Willy can never achieve the success he so desperately craves. Through a series of flashbacks in the play, where we witness Willy's persistent efforts to make the American Dream a reality for himself and his family, Miller launches a scathing attack on the…

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  • Willy Wonka Analysis

    Willy Wonka is always associated with the Chocolate factory where he is celebrated like royalty. All the children gather around him and worship Mr. Wonka as their candy king. Wonka’s candy rapidly gained popularity, that all the other chocolate makers became jealous of Mr. Wonka, they began sending spies in order to steal secret recipes. Wonka’s rivals produced the recipes they had stolen from Wonka: ice cream that would never melt, chewing gum that never lost its flavor, and candy balloons that…

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