Insoo Kim Berg

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  • Hitchcock Vertigo Analysis

    Hitchcock's Vertigo (1958) portrays a man's (John’s) passion for control and the dangers of idealisation and desire. Vertigo; "a sensation of whirling and loss of balance, associated particularly with looking down from a great height”1 is a metaphor of protagonist John “Scotty” Ferguson relationship with Judy Barton/Madeleine Elster. The narrative structure of Vertigo is fundamentally driven by the encounters between John and Madeleine/Judy. The relationship between the two progresses on the…

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  • College Athletes Are Underpaid

    In the sports of women’s professional tennis and U.S. college football, athletes can often times be constructed as a body with a talent in athleticism, and at the same time be neglected in the acknowledgment of their citizenship through discourses, language, and institutional networks. In the sport of U.S. college football the athlete that is constituted by the network of institutions discourses, and languages as an overworked and underpaid laborer who is denied their ability to exercise their…

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  • Bruce Jenner: What Makes A Person Manly Or Womanly?

    Men and women have come a long way over the last century when it comes to body image and how people look at each other. Men and women both have a standard image that they supposed to fulfill, with men being manly and women being womanly. What exactly makes a person manly or womanly? Men tend to be more muscular and have deeper voices versus women who are generally not muscular and have higher voices. When someone differs from their original sexuality whether masculine or feminine it is different…

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  • Summary: Casino Surveillance Officer

    The interview titled “Casino Surveillance Officer” by Kim K. is about a woman in her late thirties who works in a casino. She transitioned from being a blackjack dealer to a surveillance officer. She details what motivated her to make the switch, the benefits of her new position, as well as why she’s not completely satisfied with working in the casino in general. Kim K. most likely went through special training. As the textbook states, training involves acquiring various skills “that result in…

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  • Symbols And Conflicts In The Blizzard, By David Ives

    Everywhere you look in life there are different sorts of symbols and conflicts, especially in literature that’s what makes reading it so interesting, the things these authors can do with words. I have chosen three different works; Survivors by Kim Addonizio, American Gothic by John Stone and, The Blizzard by David Ives. In this paper, I am going to give you some examples of symbols and conflicts in these works and my responses/thoughts on those topics. The Blizzard was written in 2006, in this…

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  • Kim Kardashian West: A Bad Role Model

    Everyone knows about Kim Kardashian West。Well, you might know her as Kim Kardashian。 She’s a huge celebrity that everyone wants to be just like。 She had two kids and is married to Kanye West。Her mom Kris Jenner and her dad Robert Kardashian。 Her father died。 Lately, Kim had been everywhere and she influences people good and bad。Kim Kardashian West is a negative role model because she makes people think they have this image to be pretty, she uses social media to get bad at people, and she sets…

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  • Analysis Of 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians'

    Keeping up with the Kardashians, is a reality docu-soap that presents the lives of the Kardashian-Jenner family on the television screen. The Kardashian-Jenner family members that are currently on screen, include Kim Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Caitlyn Jenner (formerly the Olympian Bruce Jenner), Kylie Jenner, Kendall Jenner, Scott Disick and Kanye West. This docu-soap has shown tremendous success ever since its first airing in 2007, with several spin-off…

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  • Vertigo Analysis

    Dead, and is a 1954 crime novel by Pierre Boileau and Pierre Ayraud. The novel was published only four years before Hitchcock’s movie. While reading the reviews, I also noticed the whole love story between James Stewart’s character, Scottie, and Kim Novak’s character, Madeline, is very closely related to the Orpheus…

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  • I Love Benedick Analysis

    A queen may be no match to her king, but I am anything but a queen, and I certainly am a match to Benedick, who is clearly no king. Benedick will do my bidding, just as I asked. He is no fool. Should he know what is good for him, he will do what I have asked. No, Benedick is good- I believe that he is trustworthy… Perhaps. Experience suggests otherwise; for I have been incorrect with my assumptions about him before, and yet there is something different this time. He is a changing man; there is…

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  • How Does Fear Affect Society

    they rule over, ignoring the fact that the use of fear weakens the government. During the time of colonial America, the leaders of Salem intimidated the people of Salem into following their orders, similar to how McCarthy controlled America and how Kim Jong-Un has ruled over communist North Korea. Although critics argue that fear helps leaders govern, it actually weakens a government because leaders generate hysteria through their beliefs and actions, promote injustice, and lose sight of…

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