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  • Analysis Of Alan Mcmonagle's Short Story 'Liar Liar'

    In most families, the role of a parent depends solely upon the relationship that they have with their children. In Alan McMonagle short story entitled Liar Liar, the author portrays the main character of the story—the father— as the epitome of a great man, in the eyes of his naive son. The main theme of Alan McMonagle’s short story Liar Liar is relationships. In the story, the father uses the gangster western films to communicate with his son in order to fulfill the desires of escaping his worrisome life, not being aware of the repercussions that may exist. This is portrayed in the story through the use of characterization of the father figure, incorporating American Gangster Film values and morals in juxtaposing the father’s actions and the first person narrative by the son helps the reader all demonstrate the importance of family, identity, and one’s underlying desire to escape. In Alan McMonagle’s Liar Liar, the father’s approachable state becomes solely dependent on his alcohol addiction, which renders more difficult the relationship between the son and his father. According the son’s perspective, the father is seen as an exemplary character due to the boy’s immature brain’s inability to see the underlying flaws of adults—his old man in this case— as he is simply a child. Consequently, this emotional blindness causes the son to see his father as a joyous man as he is described to always be happier when he walks home with a brown paper bag in his hands late at night…

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  • The Seventh Man Short Story

    The question is, would you forgive? Imagine it’s your family member who didn’t come home from one day, you’re sitting there waiting for them to walk in that door whether it’s your mother, father, brother, or sister but they just never return. Imagine that it was your fault that they didn’t come home. If knowing it was my fault in a way, I would forgive. In the short story “The Seventh Man” by Haruki Murakami, there are two young boys who are best friends,inseparable, always together doing…

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  • Chris Tomlin And John Lennon: An Analysis

    study medicine, but then became involved in a nationally known Christian group for college students. He told Lennon that is was God’s calling for him. Tomlin then went on to tell Lennon that since God gave him to gift to sing and play music, and he then now gives all of his success back to Him. Tomlin says to Lennon, “When I write songs, I try to write in a way to reach as many people as I can, to be a lighthouse versus a flashlight.” Tomlin uses the gift that God gave him to witness to millions…

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  • John Didion Research Paper

    Django sat in his dressing room, combing his abnormally large afro. He knew people were onto him. You see, Django was a secret member of a band, not just any band though, The Beatles. Django was the real guitarist of the group, but due to race issues the band members decided to keep it a secret and have John Lennon pretend to be the one on the guitar. Tonight shouldn’t be any different, except it was. There was this reporter, John Didion, who has been on Django’s case for months now, determined…

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  • This Propaganda Is Dancing Analysis

    controlled by technology that it is hard to imagine our lives without its convenience. However, one has to wonder if the entertainment factor has overtaken the convenience and helpfulness factor that drives technology innovation and makes it so appealing. These are the types of questions that co-producers Sander van Dijk and Max Stossel, who also appears as the lead actor and writer, ask in their short film This Panda is Dancing. The questions about technology and how we use it are what drive…

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  • Essay On 1930s Entertainment

    Imagine only having three main ways of entertainment. This is how it was during the 1930s. The Great Depression was going on during the ‘30s. A lot of people had wanted to be entertained as the Library of Congress states, “Even during “hard times” and war time, people needed to be entertained. The Americans in the 1930s and 1940s were no exception. They enjoyed many forms of entertainment, particularly if they could do so inexpensively” ( “Art and Entertainment in the 1930s and 1940s” 1). The…

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  • Golden Age Of Tv Essay

    show that garnered the respectful monographs, the critical cachet, and a secure place on the university curriculum—is being challenged by the lure of long-form, episodic television. Doherty asserts that a lot of great talent is going toward television because of how the medium can be used for storytelling purposes. The medium of television as a quality source for character development is actually relatively new. Film was where most of the money went to because it achieved the most returns.…

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  • Ingrid Goes West Analysis

    For starters, living in an age where a person can be dubbed a YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, or Vine star is a reflection of a culture where we are increasingly digesting entertainment in smaller chunks, faster than ever before. Though the script focuses on Ingrid and her deranged and troubling behavior, the movie does pose the question of just how much posting and sharing with one another is enough. Or is there simply no line we can ever cross? Can we ever go back? What Plaza does here is…

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  • Movie Analysis: Toy Story

    Stories remain as a vital part to society and culture since ancient times. They can be told in many languages and in many forms. In present time, people are drawn more toward visual entertainment, through mediums such as television or video games. It follows a story through the plot of the show or the developing adventures of video game characters. However, stories are generally expressed literarily through text. Throughout one’s life, it becomes inevitable to run into a classic short story or…

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  • A Powerful Movement: League Of Legends

    A Powerful Movement Imagine a crowd of over 18,000 people all packed inside a venue, waiting for their favorite teams to step on stage and battle for a trophy (Blum). However, in this scenario the teams are not battling with your average basketball or hockey puck; they are battling with keyboards and mice. This dream became a reality when a popular esports game, League of Legends, sold out Madison Square Garden in New York City for the North American championship game. Nonetheless, success…

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