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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 continue throughout life as many fans must contend with these conditions at home, in school, and other public places in their daily lives from parents, peers, and authority figures or face the negative consequences for their…

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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…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Under The Spell By Joan Acocella

    The Harry Potter series can be an enjoyment for children or a literary failure depending on the reader. Joan Acocella, the author of “Under the Spell” thinks the Harry Potter books are an amazing series that took a new turn on fairy tales. She was able to enjoy the series while feeling a connection with the characters. Harold Bloom, the author of “Can 35 Million Book Buyers Be Wrong? Yes.” has a different view of the series. He believes that the books may be interesting, but they lack…

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  • Attention Deficit Disorder: An Analysis

    diagnosis with Attention Deficit Disorder towards the end of kindergarten; by the end of the year he had picked up reading with ease, and by the time 1st grade rolled around he was placed in the advanced reading group consisting of the 6 best readers in the class. The spark in the young boy’s heart had taken hold and continued to grow, demanding more and more fuel in the form of bigger, harder, more interesting books. The books enchanted him, they possessed the power to create rich new worlds…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Harry Potter Series

    something leapt over me unexpectedly. I— “Megan, time for dinner!” I heard from outside of my bedroom. “One more minute!” I called, desperate to read just one more line, just one more chapter. I was consumed by this renowned work of literature. A life-long love of reading mixed with a great book series and a dash of an obsessive personality can make a potion that is intense, to say the least. The Harry Potter Series is an integral part of my identity and has molded me into the book-addict I am…

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