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  • Severus Snape Character Analysis

    Snape is a complicated and well written character in the Harry Potter series but contrary to popular opinion he is not some valiant hero nor is he the persecuted martyr that the a majority of the fandom perceives him to be it is quite clear when you look at the bigger picture that Snape is actually a petty bully with deplorable morals who does not deserve Albus Potters middle name during his teen years at Hogwarts young Snape lusted after his childhood friend Lily Evans Snape tried to convince her of his greatness but she continuously made it clear that she only wanted to be his friend of course that didn’t sit well with Snape so he proceeded to woo her by a different tactic making racist slurs about her muggle born blood status delving in the dark arts befriending pure blood supremacists and joining their Death Eaters club known for wanting to kill muggle borns this is…

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  • My Pretty Pony Analysis

    They perceive Brony behavior somehow detracts from a young man’s masculinity. Yet there still remain delineations about acceptable norms for being manly while still actively participating in a fandom depending on the genre. The implication being a fan of a media franchise is fine, so long as that media text does not encroach against appropriate gender standards. Precepts regarding gender norms and acceptable gender roles are regularly enforced across social institutions from an early age and…

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  • Orrin Klapp Definition Of A Hero Essay

    Throughout time, “heroes” have come and gone each leaving their mark on the world around them. A sociologist, Orrin Klapp, has noticed trends and patterns in how we as a society define our heroes and how we follow them. In the example of entertainers, he said it was their “box office (ability)” (Klapp 54) that brings in their fans and that can in turn lift them to the status of heroism. I feel it is not just the natural ability of the entertainer that elevates them to the status of hero but also…

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  • The Supreme Court Case Of Nebbia Vs. New York In 1934

    Avid readers recognize how easy it is to become attached to a book character. Harry Potter and his friends have proven this throughout the series. With such a psychological attachment, there 's bound to be a "mourning" period when you finish reading the final chapter. Some readers may simply close their book with a sigh and not feel anything. But many will feel a loss. The anticipation is over and there 's not even another book to look forward to. Don 't give in to "Deathly Hallows" depression.…

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  • Bee Movie Content Analysis

    With the invention of the Internet has come with the creation of a whole new way people express their creativity. A common form of expression on the internet is through the use of fan made content, including things such as fan fiction and memes. In recent months, the 2007 animated film Bee Movie has received much attention on the internet through the use of this fan made content, in particular memes. Many of these memes are about making the film seem even more absurd through editing the film or…

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  • Brony Fandom Fans

    According to Wikipedia's general definition, a “fandom” refers to a group people whom are fans of a certain form of entertainment (i.e. a book, TV show, movie, etc). These fans are not just causally interested; they don't simply have light conversation or discussion of their favorite show/movie with friends and family, these fandom members are more obsessive than that (Wikipedia). They will obsess over the minor and most smallest details of the plot or of a certain character and want to expand…

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  • Celebrities And Pop Culture Essay

    Celebrities and pop culture have taken over people’s lives. If someone walks into any store the one, and only thing that will always be there is a tabloid. But why do people love to know so many details about celebrity’s lives? Why are people so fascinated on being just like their favorite celebrity? People choose to worship celebrities because they want to live vicariously through them; people want to live a life that is comparable to their favorite celebrity. Celebrity worship or idolization…

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  • Celebrity Worship Syndrome

    “Celebrity worship is a prominent issue in Australia affecting girls between the ages of 10 and 21.” To what extent is this statement true? Introduction and Background Information Celebrity worship syndrome is a personality disorder that is becoming more apparent in 21st century Australia, and it is estimated that 36% of the general population have it. Several studies have shown that celebrity worship is more prevalent in adolescents, especially teen and preteen girls. When the British boy…

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  • Ice And Fire Analysis

    Henry Jenkins refers to poaching as a “raid on the literary preserve that takes away only those things that seem useful or pleasurable to the reader” (Jenkins 471). Jenkins is not talking about hunting animals, but rather fans of texts or media. In other words, he is saying that fans use texts to create new meanings for themselves that they find more appealing than the original text that is the object of their fanship. Fans, instead of animals, are rather taking parts of a text for their own…

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  • Donly Fart Analysis

    Certain holy and sacred matters exist in the world. Things like the Bible, cute cat videos, Gandhi, and pizza are Earthly treasures that no one dares to tarnish. However, leave it to America to try. One brave soul on YouTube decided to demolish one of Earth's most famous musical masterpieces. Nintendo and Mario may never recover. AMERICAN ON YOUTUBE UNLEASHES FREEDOM ON NINTENDO AND MARIO At first glance, this might look like an innocent video honoring a birthday and an old friend. However,…

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