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    genre of television series is drama. In dramas there is usually a protagonist which would represent the Apollonian aspect by bringing peace and order to an otherwise negative situation and an antagonist which would represent the Dionysian aspect by trying to bring chaos to the protagonist. One example of this art form would be the television series called Gotham. In this series there is a city known as Gotham where crime is abundant, this could be viewed as a Dionysian city.…

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    Batman Design Challenges

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    GOTHAM’S GREATEST ENGINEERS (whole group discussion) Welcome campers back to The Science of Superpowers! Today, we look to rebuild Gotham City. The hometown of Batman, the city has been ransacked by the various villains and needs to be reconstructed. Can Gotham pass the three design challenges as you work together to rebuild Batman’s most prized possession? As you make your way through the lesson, add to the conversation by either reading directly from the Background Information or by ad-libbing…

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    The Arkham series has come a long way since Rocksteady 's first installment - Arkham Asylum, back in 2009. The series reached new heights with the sequel Arkham City in 2011. Gone were the restraints of the asylum, with an entire city being explorable. Gliding through the sky at night with the city lights glistening in every direction was a joy to behold, and bringing justice to the streets of Gotham felt as fun as it was brutal. With Batman: Arkham Knight, Rocksteady has taken what was so…

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    Wayne Enterprise which takes place in Gotham City. Bruce witnesses his parents’ murder as a child and was raised by Alfred Pennyworth which is also his butler. Bruce Wayne later in his adult life became Batman to fight criminals and stop all the crime in Gotham City. Superman story begins in a different planet called Krypton, and his real name…

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    Batman Mortality Throughout The Dark Knight Returns, Batman faces not only the current batch of Gotham's criminals, but criminals from his past, the Gotham Police, and eventually Superman. On top of all of these outward enemies, time is certainly not on Batman's side. Batman has to consider and confront his own mortality while he tries to clean up Gotham City's unending criminal element. Frank Miller does this to show to the reader that while Batman has done and continues to do impressive feats…

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    just human. The interaction between Bruce and Ra’s Al Ghul has challenged my ideas about justice. It made me think about the interactions between these two characters. Early in the film, Bruce finds himself at the League of Shadows hideout in search of a new path. This is where he loses his fears of bats. Bruce didn’t agree with the methods of the league, Ducard tells Bruce, “When Gotham falls, the other cities will follow in short order. Nature’s balance will be restored and Man will finally…

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    As Joker is burning the money in this scene, he says, “This town deserves a better class of criminal. And I’m going to give it to them.” Much of the film is dedicated to exploring what kind of criminal and what kind of hero Gotham City deserves. Bruce Wayne seems to be a white-collar criminal, who engages in the kind of corporate crimes that attract our real-life two-faced prosecutors. He takes corporate resources to pursue his own interests, uses deceptive means to obtain a majority stake in…

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    Batman Research Paper

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    In 1966, the television series Batman started and Batman was played by Adam West. Even though it was a superhero show, it still taught many lessons aimed at children such as doing homework,using a seatbelt and eating fruits and vegetables. Whereas in the film that came out that year, Batman, Batman’s sole purpose is to fight crime in Gotham City. Michael Keaton played Batman in the 1989 film Batman where he is portrayed as a more dark and serious character, even an antihero. In 1992, the sequel…

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    Batman is a comic book hero that fights crime to avenge his parent’s murder. A skilled fighter in hand-to-hand combat, he uses a variety of gadgets to protect the citizens of Gotham City. Batman does not fight crime to gain success or fame, unlike some arrogant epic heroes. Batman’s true identity in his normal everyday life is Bruce Wayne. Bruce Wayne is a billionaire business man that runs a company called Wayne Enterprises. Batman can be compared to James Vane, Dorian Grey, Perseus, Beowulf,…

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    Gotham is a relatively new episodic television series, highly anticipated following the box office success of Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy. The Fox program revolves around a pre-Batman Gotham City, where it appears a big emphasis is placed on telling the origin stories of many Batman comic supporting characters. Christopher Nolan’s three films follow the narrative of Bruce Wayne/Batman from how he became a superhero to his circumstances as a superhero. However, these films could not…

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