Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

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  • Feminism In Anita Loos's 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes'

    To most, Anita Loos’ Gentlemen Prefer Blondes would not be considered a feminist text. The main characters, Lorelei and Dorothy, seem to be characterized as typical women in the 1920’s. Lorelei can almost be seen as a superficial character who will only marry a man for his money, and Dorothy, is the type of girl who would settle for any attractive man. However, feminism is defined as the belief of equality of the genders, that both men and women should have the same rights and equal opportunities. As the story progresses, and as we learn more about the characters, the story does end up having a feministic theme. The 1953 film adaptation of Loos’ story definitely enhances and adds to this theme as well. The feminism of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes…

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  • Personal Narrative: Flashback

    Flashback: Pearls and feathers, bobs and glamour! Reality: I was sitting at the very back of my poor excuse of a high school’s plain old, bland “English 4” class in Levi mom jeans, a cropped top, and Chuck Taylors; except I wasn’t. I wasn’t at all. (Take One): Pouncing upon my sister’s Macbook Air, I was on a written escapade away from the Upper West Side’s public school nightmare and, instead, running up and down the catwalk at New York’s Couture’s 1956 Fashion Show! In a riveting, platinum…

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  • Legally Blonde Analysis

    The movie Legally Blonde is seen as a “girl power” movement because of a naive sorority girl, Elle Woods, who makes her way to law school, wins a big murder case and gets her man. No one believes in her, in fact, her boyfriend dumped her to be with someone with more brains, but she proves him wrong. She is able to prove everyone wrong while still maintaining her femininity. What the film shows on the surface is very different from what it depicts when you take a closer look. One may think that…

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  • Character Analysis Of Saving Face By Vivian Shing

    It is never too late to fall in love for the first time in your life. I could not help myself ,but think of the Facts of Life theme song after seeing the new romantic comedy/drama movie Saving Face. Saving Face is a 2004 movie directed by, Alice Wu, is about an American theatrical release featuring an Asian American lesbian couple. One character that stands out in the story is, Vivian Shing, (Lynn Chen) because, Vivian Shing, is a typical boy-meets-girl, boy-gets-girl, boy-loses-girl,…

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  • Gender Stereotypes In The Movie Legally Blonde

    Legally Blonde (Kidney, Platt & Luketic, 2001) follows a young woman, Elle Woods as she tries to win her boyfriend back. When we meet Elle, she is a sorority girl who recently graduated with a 4.0 QCA in fashion. She believes her boyfriend; Warner Huntington III is going to purpose. Unfortunately, he breaks up with her as he doesn’t think she is appropriate for his lifestyle when he’s tries to pursue his political goals. In order to try and prove to Warner she is intelligent enough, she enrols…

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  • Legally Blonde: Movie Analysis

    At first glance, we see Elle Woods and we think that she is just a stereotypical blonde, who only thinks about her looks, what she wears, and when she is going to get married, but Legally Blonde does a great job showing how a woman can still look good while still being a strong and independent woman. Legally Blonde is a movie about a college woman that was majoring in fashion until her boyfriend breaks up with her and then she decides she is going to Harvard Law and become a lawyer. Legally…

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  • Personal Narrative: My First Day At The Boys And Girls Club

    The bus pulled up to the curb, and the kids started filing off the bus like ants coming out of an ant hole. They walked in and placed their bags and coats on the hooks. A girl turned and gave me a quizzical look. She had freckles sprinkled across her pale face. She had strawberry blonde hair. “Who are you?” she asked. “I’m Allie, I am going to be working here.” She seemed satisfied with my response and went to go sit down. It was my first day at the Boys and Girls Club. I was exceptionally…

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  • Legally Blonde: Film Analysis

    and the world around us from other people. Art is in everything around us including films. A film that has had an impact on my life is Legally Blonde. Legally Blonde has impacted my life by shaping me into the woman I am now, showing me to stay strong, and have a positive outlook on life when things are not the way you want them to go. Elle Wood, the main character had her share amount of rough times through out the film. She was able to stay strong and have a positive outlook, which lead her…

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  • Feminism And Masculinity In Oscar Wilde's Legally Blonde

    “Legally Blonde" is a movie, in which Elle Woods (Reese), is a young Law student, who gets an acceptance into Harvard Law School. She 's automatically judged off appearance. The campus Law school believes that Law isn 't for her, because of her personality and gender. She 's trying to step up to a higher power but the stereotypical judgements are withholding her from many positions. Elle Woods is judged upon her appearance, she isn 't took very…

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  • Corruption In Great Expectations By O. J. Simpson

    Wealth is one of the most influential and decisive factors when it comes to daily life: it determines the degree of living, and in often cases, of justice. For wealth can purchase the best lawyers from top companies, compared to average attorneys, leading to a better defense and hopefully freedom. Though truth is the only way to receive justice, wealth can manipulate the law to favor one’s side. This is demonstrated through the defense team in the O.J. Simpson murder case, the dual trial in…

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