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    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

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    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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    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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    reddest of Spanish cities, was, according to Crick, an accident (Crick 208). Newsinger sees that what particularly struck Orwell was the disappearance of the rich which he recognized, something worth fighting for: “What Orwell had encountered in Barcelona was a working class that was becoming a class for itself” (Newsinger 45). Orwell was dismayed by the conditions, as he says often in Homage to Catalonia. He was deeply engaged in the debate around what to do about the revolution, siding with…

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    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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    Works such as Duchamp’s Bicycle Wheel (1951) and Tinguely’s Homage to New York (1960) maintained the same aim at providing potential movement in their works, however, this paper will discuss how each piece created a separate interactive relationship and visual experience for the viewer. The vital point in determining if a work is interesting or not revolves around the amount of time in which the viewer or audience gives takes to understand and appreciate the piece. The average amount of time a…

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    Aging , Empathy, Health and Identity of “Homage to Isaac Bashevis Singer’ and “What Remains” Remember when you were just a child and felt as if the world was your playground? From then we live close to normal and healthy lives but of course as we get older our view, feelings, and even body changes as time goes on. As we age the components that make us who we are begin to age to the point that our health is no longer what it used to be. For some of us maybe that is the least of our…

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    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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    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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    In 1980 a book by the name of Two Headed Woman was published; inside this book was an inspiring poem that spun the heads of individual who wanted to read it. This poem was titled “Homage to My Hips” written by a talented individual called Lucille Clifton. When I initially read this poem, I pictured Lucille as a beautiful young blonde lady that was shaped like a coke bottle; a beautiful young blond lady that our society would proclaim as Americas Next Top Model, but incorrect I was Lucille was…

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