Gillian Anderson

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  • Nora Character Analysis Essay

    Nora Helmer is a very complicated character despite the fact that at the beginning of this play it seems like quite the opposite. At the beginning of act one, Nora is whimsical and gleeful and very much like a child. She is very much living in a fantasy world or a doll’s house as the title of the play suggests. Nora has been taught since birth to be similar to a doll. Her father treated her as such in the past and so does her husband at the time the play takes place. However, once her illusion of this perfect world is shattered due to the realization she makes about Torvald, her character changes quite a bit and it turns out there is much more depth to her character than what was originally portrayed. It is a rather astounding change that Nora goes through and it says a lot about her circumstances and her character as a whole The one of the main reasons it seems that Nora plays up her whimsicalness is because that is exactly the way that Torvald wants her to be. He wants her to be like a doll, something that is pretty to have but does not necessarily need your full attention. Since this is the way he wants her to be that is the way Nora acts because she tends to mold her personality and tastes to be the same as the men that are in her life. She did this first with her father as evident when she says, “When I was at home with Papa he told me his opinion about everything, and so I has the same opinions” and then later in her life she did the same thing with Torvald, made her…

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  • Narrative Essay On The Kidnapper

    In part one of this story, a guy moved in down the street right after weird kidnappings started to happen. A girl, Lisa thought that her brother got kidnapped but it turned out to be that he was with his biological father neither of them knew that they had. A lot of drama happened between the mom and the kids and the biological father, but who is the real kidnapper? On a bright sunny Monday in the beginning of the summer, Lisa and Dylan were playing in the yard just a month or so after finding…

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  • Credence Wes Anderson: Auteur In Movies

    directors with certain styles started being known as auteurs. The director’s style crosses over into their films. These are directors like Christopher Nolan, Wes Anderson, Spike Lee, David Fincher, etc. Their style could be coincidental or intentional. One director may be darker, while another is comical. The shot selection is usually consistent between a director’s style as well. An auteur may be the author of movies. Who deserves the credence…

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  • The Royal Tenenbaum Analysis

    where it is located, Anderson chose varying reds, muted yellow, browns, and dark orange tones to give it a sense of warmth, familiarity, and age. The summary of Royal children’s driven childhood is a great example of Anderson using color to suggest their mood and represent their personality. Young Chas’s room is filled with mostly gray, which one can assume that it connotes responsibility since he became a business man at a very young age. This color made him more mature for his age. Margot’s,…

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  • Winesburg Ohio By Sherwood Anderson Sparknotes

    nowhere? If you can answer this question with yes, then this book will relate to you. The book “Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson” will put you right back in that hometown. Sherwood Anderson was a short story writer and novelist. Sherwood was born on September 13, 1876, in Camden, Ohio. The book Winesburg, Ohio reflected on his real life. Considering that Sherwood left his family in the works of writing. Sherwood felt that that small town was holding him back. Sherwood’s life was very sharp…

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  • Deception And Deception In Helen

    In the play Helen by Euripides the main character, Helen often finds herself in complicated situations. To get out of those situations, Helen believes that her only option is to manipulate, deceive, and lie to people. Helen’s main goal is to be reunited with her husband, Menelaos, in her homeland. Helen persuades characters to do things her way by manipulation, lies, and deception. Throughout Helen, the main character manipulates Teucros, Menelaos, and Theoclymenos using deception, persuasion,…

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  • Ernest Hemingway Compare And Contrast Essay

    American writers, regarded tremendously around the world and produce many of the great novels written. In order to write a good novel, there must be a great author who knows how to manipulate words and phrases to set the mood and let the reader understand how characters feel on a deeper and more personal level; in addition, a great author must also be able to deliver theme across to the reader so the reader can understand what the meaning of the story is, and two of those great authors are…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: My Last Day Of Work

    t was my last day of work at the Play Cafe, I woke up in the best mood, knowning this decision I was moving forward and bettering my future. Lauren, my manager, walked into work in a bad mood, for her she was losing her assistant manager. That night the play area was going to be open late for my going away party. It was also the day my younger sister, Courtney, was going back to college for her junior year in North Carolina. Which meant most of my family member 's were going with her to help…

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  • Wes Anderson Movie Review

    Wesley Wales Anderson was born on May 1, 1969 in Houston Texas. His mother was an archaeologist and his father a salesman. His parents divorced when he was eight years old. Through his younger years of school Wes misbehaved often and always seemed to be in trouble. When he was a teenager, he shot a movie with his two brothers. This was the first of many movies that Wes Anderson would create. Anderson’s movies range from handmade stop motion movies about foxes too actions movies about a hotel in…

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  • Personal Narrative: A Thank You Letter

    I think we were really spoiled by 2014, man was that a good year for cinema. While there haven 't been a ton in the theatres I’ve still been watching a ton of movies. I just went through basically every Wes Anderson film recently, and still have a tough time ranking them. I think I’ve convinced myself that The Grand Budapest Hotel is his best work. From the beautiful set pieces, to the humor, to the cast and soundtrack (but Wes always has great soundtracks). But it’s hard when I look at his…

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