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    I am shocked and appalled at the graphic violence in today's movies and other media. Not only is the violence waaaaaay more explicit then when I was a kid, but it seems to glorify in a gratuitous sadism, and an attitude that "it's justified" and the victim "just got what he/she deserved". I have read several articles on the subject of violence in the media, and the consensus seems to be that movie, tv, and video game producers feel compelled to "ramp up the violence" because that is what today's teen and young adult culture seems to want. If they make the game or movie too "tame", it won't sell. I think that the root of the problem is this: that particularly in America and Europe, young people today have never experienced true violence; such…

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    Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro, and Josh Brolin, opened in theaters nationwide this week to warm reviews, as well as controversy. Sicario finds Kate Macer (Blunt), a straight-laced F.B.I. agent thrown into a world of high-intensity, life-or-death scenarions, as she ahs been recruited into a cartel-busting task force led by Matt Graver (Brolin), and associate Alejandro (Del Toro), who are at the opposite end of the personality spectrum from Macer; they are unorthodox in appearance and demeanor,…

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    Violence And Teenagers

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    Abstract This paper explores the effects that violent media has on teenagers. Violence and aggression can be seen by what teenagers see in the media. Teenagers are most affected by media violence because of the exposure to violence in television shows, movies, music videos and lyrics, and video games. This paper talks about when teenagers look at movies or listen to music, it shows them a sense of what violence is considered to be and they think it is okay to copy these and make it into a…

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    Superman Popular Culture

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    The superhero comic books are still popular today, many adults and children love them. Therefore, stores should not limit sell superhero or any formal of comic’s content graphic novels. Child Comics have several benefits: comic books have fewer words and lots of images, they are easy to read and understand; comic books and graph novels can help reading disorders and language learners completed to read the book; superhero subject comics are a popular topic, the hero always triumphs over evil, it…

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    Literature review carefully examines with respect to graphical novels of sub-genres and importance of visual presentation in graphic novels. Partially a few of references are studying the psychology of children with traumatic experience in which are used further to develop Katarina Muroaka as a believable and real character. Other references are studying target audience of Horror themed graphic novels, popularity and iconic influences of graphic novels and power of visuals in comparison to text…

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    Jiri G. Ruzicka Analysis

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    1800’s. Many see these books as merely a form of entertainment; however, they are more significant than that. Comics and graphic novels reflect the American societal values of the time through their main characters, the character’s struggles and the character’s adversaries. The fact that comics and graphic novels contain the social ideology of the time and are entertaining, makes them a good learning aid for social studies. Comic books often contained content that related to what the nation…

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    Persepolis Humour Essay

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    The Iranian Revolution may not seem like the ideal situation for humour to be applied, but humour is seen often in Marjane Satrapi’s graphic novel Persepolis; a book retelling Satrapi’s childhood during the revolution. Although her story is littered with the tragedy and brutality of oppression and war, the horrors she experienced are often combined with funny moments that seem impossible in her situation. The premise of humour may seem out of place in a graphic novel about a terrible time, the…

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    is clear that the current generation has a greater interest in looking at images rather than reading some form of text. Looking at images allows the audience to comprehend what the underlying meaning of it is in a faster way. In recent years, there has been a spike in sales of comic books due to the vast amount of superhero films and television series being produced. Although some readers may not realize, many comic books and graphic novels “address many of the same issues and concerns found in…

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    reach the revered level of Shakespeare, graphic novels are undoubtedly making a name for themselves as they carve out a place in literature. Frank Miller plays a large role in beginning the graphic novel revolution when he creates a new…

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    "Sex And Violence In The Slasher Horror Film: A Content Analysis Of Gender Differences In The Depiction Of Violence."Journal Of Criminal Justice And Popular Culture 16.1 (2009): 1-25. Scopus®. Web. 10 Oct. 2016. In this article, Welsh explains how slasher horror film have been frequently criticized over the years based on the assumption that the way women are often portrayed in these horror films, they are very likely to be victims of sexual assault and violence, when juxtaposed with explicit…

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