James Brolin

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  • True Humanity In Blade Runner

    Ridley Scott’s 1982 sci-fi film ‘Blade Runner’ questions the idea of true humanity through the style of Film Noir. Based on the 1968 short story ‘Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?’ by Phillip K. Dick, ‘Blade Runner’ shows the inhumane, dark side of the human race. Scott is successful in catching audience’s interest with the use of Film Noir, showing the dystopian society of Los Angeles, the depiction of gender roles and the shifting views of true humanity between human and replicant. ‘Blade…

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  • Victor As A Tragic Hero In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

    Victor’s childhood goals 1. First, he explains his great interest on the hypothetical substance that was believed to maintain life indefinitely or naming differently ‘elixir of life’ and he also talks about his application to search on the philosopher’s stone but the elixir of life somehow took all his attention that he chose to investigate more 2. The second goal of Victor was about human beings, casting out the diseases from humans and provide it to the men in order to cause a violent death…

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  • Embodying The Monster Shildrick Analysis

    In “Embodying the Monster,” Margrit Shildrick defines the word “monster” using the different representations present throughout human history. The dilemma of concern is how humans identify monsters, as well as what these definitions reveal about humans themselves. Humans have repeatedly developed binaries in order to separate the human from the nonhuman. However, monsters blur these binaries. As stated by Shildrick, “And yet time and again the monstrous cannot be confined to the place of the…

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  • Personal Loss In Seamus Heaney's Dubliners

    In James Joyce’s Dubliners (1914) and Seamus Heaney’s late twentieth century selected poems the treatment of personal loss simultaneously reveals similarities and reinforce the texts’ distinctive qualities addressing the question. Within both texts’ treatment of personal loss, each explicate critical and perceptive (context) insights regarding their respective social milieus (context) which expound visceral revelations relating to societal constructs and existentialism (context)…

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  • Importance Of Paradise In Frankenstein

    The monster's paradise is the family because paradise is all about being happy and relaxed so that's how the creature feels when he is around the cottagers. Ever since the creature is created he is abandoned so he compares Victor to God since God creates Adam just like Victor created him but the difference is that God cares about Adam and Victor abandon him. Since the creature is left with no knowledge he never felt what having a family feels like since all he got from the beginning is rejection…

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  • Cinematic Elements In Frankenstein

    In the 1931 film Frankenstein directed by James Whale, the scene when the monster of Dr. Frankenstein’s creation comes to life, it is important both cinematically and thematically. The creation of the monster by Dr. Frankenstein sets the tone for the rest of the film and is carefully created to capture and scare the audience. In the scene of creation, many cinematic elements are used by Whale to enhance the dramatic effect and fear of the scene as a whole. When Dr. Frankenstein is ready to…

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  • Similarities Between Frankenstein And Sandkings

    The Monster Versus the Sand kings We live in a world where we are forced to face monsters every day. Somedays we fight the monsters inside our head, while other days we battle the monsters that lurk in dark corners. In today’s society, when one thinks of their version of a monster they usually visualize a cruel human or a devastating disease. Often times, we forget about the monsters of immense size with animalist traits. In Frankenstein, written by Mary Shelley, most view ‘the monster’ that was…

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  • Alexander Hamilton: The Most Important Political Figure In American History

    Alexander Hamilton is one of the most important political figures in American history. He was famous for supporting the ratification of the American Constitution through writing several essays in the Federalist Papers. Hamilton became the first Secretary of the Treasury and funded the national debt accumulated during the American Revolution, and he instituted the first American national bank. Hamilton was also very famous and well-supported among the American people and other politicians,…

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  • Prometheus And Frankenstein Comparison Essay

    The gift of life is widely sought, but at what price? There are consequences for every action, and in Mary Shelley’s novel, Frankenstein, Victor Frankenstein learns this lesson the hard way. After giving life to a creature of his making, Victor is sent into a downward spiral of terrible events. Likewise, in the myths of ancient Greece, the Titan Prometheus creates humans - provoking a string of misfortune onto himself. The relation between these two characters is not a coincidence however; the…

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  • Jules Verne's Journey

    Introduction “Journey to the Center of the Earth” by Jules Verne is a novel that truly dives the reader into the center of the earth through striking portrayals, itemized clarifications, and the "eye witnessed" records of the storyteller. On the most fundamental level, Journey is an experience story, a story of the hindrances, experiences, and ponders. The unpredictable researcher Professor Hardwigg discovers headings to the center of the earth in an old book and sets out, alongside his nephew…

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