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  • Types Of Women In Romantic Comedies Who Are Not Real By Mindy Kaudis Character Analysis

    Mindy Kaling in her personal narrative, “Types of Women in Romantic Comedies who are not Real,” criticizes the movie industry in a humorous way. Kaling uses her love and extensive knowledge of Romantic Comedies to begin to expose the unrealistic images of women that Hollywood immortalizes. She provides extensive details throughout her essay to prove her overall point. Kaling applies allusions, segmented organization, and sarcasm to prove the improbability of these women in real life. Mindy Kaling frequently incorporates allusions in her essay. The titles which Kaling gives her different paragraphs alludes to the different archetypes of women in the Romantic Comedy genre: “The Klutz,” “The Ethereal Weirdo,” or “The Sassy Best Friend.” All of the titles bring images to mind of a specific character or a specific movie in which the archetype was featured in. In this way, Kaling is showing that the Movie industry’s idea of women have infiltrated our everyday life and have begun to create improbable scenarios and images in our head. Just in titles Kaling is already able to make the audience begin to see the unrealisticness of the media. Kaling also alludes to the media’s creation of an improbable male role, that “whenever you meet a handsome, charming, successful man in a romantic comedy, the heroine’s friend always says the same thing. ‘He’s really successful− he’s an… (say it with me)... architect.’” Through this Kaling is criticizing the movie industry as a whole because they…

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  • Homage To My Hips Analysis

    Margie Piercy’s “Barbie Doll” and Lucille Clifton’s “homage to my hips” both critique body shaming in society. Piercy offers an example of how a female is body shamed and the negative effects body shaming takes mentally and physically. However, Clifton displays an example of empowerment and the acceptance of a non-traditional body standard. Which of these two works provides a better critique of body shaming? The answer is that Margie Piercy’s “Barbie Doll” offers a better model than Clifton’s…

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  • Homage To Buck Cline Analysis

    Transforming into an adult can be difficult. Everyone has their own unique way of going about it. Luckily, popular writers go through these changing times as well, and readers get a relatable story out of it. In response, David Bottoms crafted “Homage to Buck Cline,” a coming of age poem. Within the poem the reader sees how the young narrator relates to both Buck Cline and his father and grows to respect them both. The narrator and his father’s relationship is like most normal father son…

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  • Analysis Of George Orwell's Homage To Catalonia

    George Orwell’s Homage to Catalonia portrays the revolutionary struggle of a united Spanish Republic against Fascist rebellion in Europe during the Spanish Civil War of the 1930s. Orwell, a member of the Worker` Party of Marxist Unity (POUM), joins the war to fight against members of the Fascist regime. Over the course of the war he accounts each soldier’s ambivalence for camaraderie among fellow soldiers. In addition, for the dirty, cold, stench, physically discomforting feeling that…

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  • Homage To My Hips Don T Lie Poem

    and unpublished sources which are clearly indicated and acknowledged as such. I have not committed plagiarism when completing this work, nor have I collaborated with other student in the preparation of this work. Chintan Jani Professor Amanda Meyer English 102-05 21 September 2016 Hips Don’t Lie When issues like body-shaming are hindering many from being happy with who they are, Jes Baker in Things ‘No One Will Tell Fat Girls’ says “The second you stop looking for someone else in the mirror and…

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  • Does Shakespeare Use Macbeth To Pay Homage To Macbeth

    Examine how Shakespeare uses Macbeth to Pay Homage to King James VI/I Shakespeare’s Macbeth is a tragic play about Macbeth, a loyal warrior from Scotland, who becomes a traitor after hearing a prophecy of him becoming king.This eventually leads to his downfall, where he becomes an insane tyrant. This play is likely written in 1606, shortly after the death of Queen Elizabeth I, and the rise to power of King James I of England, who is also King James VI of Scotland. He creates a union between the…

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  • Role Of Authoritarianism In 1984 By George Orwell

    always right.” (Animal, 37) Repetition is used to show how society conforms to authority and the ideology of communism so simply. Once Napoleon became leader, the narrator states that “the animals worked like slaves. But they were happy in their work” (Animal, 40) Irony is seen as it draws a parallel to Jones and his authoritarianism. However, the animals do not recognize this due to their belief that they are benefiting themselves, when in actuality, there is no difference. Both societies in…

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  • What Is The Meaning Of Animal Farm By George Orwell

    George Orwell: Political Convictions Brittany Harris History 3354 – Twentieth Century Europe October 1, 2017 2 Through George Orwell's experiences, one thing was for certain. He did not praise totalitarianism nor communism. Nothing good comes from communism and he expressed this in "Homage to Catalonia" when he stated that it was "impossible to read through the reports in the Communist Press without realizing that they are consciously aimed at a public ignorant of the facts and have no other…

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  • Satire Of The Proles In 1984 By George Orwell

    1984, a political novel written by George Orwell in 1948, is one of Orwell’s most famous texts. The story unravels in a dystopia where the state enforces absolute well-being amongst social classes and prevents rebellion of any sort by means of torture, suppression and isolation. In this world, lower class citizens, hereby known as The Proles, are described to be under the poorest conditions. The proles have a strong parallel with the working class described by Orwell on his novels Homage to…

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  • Chiswick House Case Study

    was very beautiful when constructed right. The dome gives the appearance of more space on the inside of a structure, without actually adding more room. This was to give the illusion that the room was bigger than it actually was in square footage. Another similarity that these two homes share is the triangular roof covering the entryway. Both homes payed homage to the Romans and Greeks by having these elegant triangular tops, in the front of their entry ways. However, they both to not have any…

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