John Simpson Kirkpatrick

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  • Reasons For Australia's Participation In World War I

    promoting and glorifying war. For most men this would be the only chance they could go overseas and explore new places. They also reassured the Australians that the war would end in Christmas but unfortunately it lasted an extra 3 years. During these 3 years the true horrors and trepidation were divulged but it was too late. Most men already decided to enlist for the reason of adventure. “I would not have joined this contingent if I had known they were not going to England. I would have taken the trip home and had a holiday at home then joined the army at home and went to the front …I would like to have the pleasure of putting a bullet through the damned Old Kaiser for he is the start of the lot…” Private John Simpson Kirkpatrick, 25 December 1914 In this letter Private John Simpson Kirk Patrick states that he clearly enlisted for the adventure rather than to protect and serve the mother country. He was absolutely discontented when he realized that he wasn 't going to go to England. He never wanted to battle for the mother country. All he wanted was to go to England and shoot “Old Kaiser” in the head. This suggests that Australians had enlisted to go on an adventure rather than serve England. Another significant reason that men enlisted was the sense of pride. Australia wanted to make a statement and go down on history books, as it was a very young country. Having federated in 1901 Australia was just thirteen and a half years old. Australians wanted to show the whole…

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  • Paranoia Agent Case Study

    10. Paranoia Agent (2004) Satoshi Kon was so content with his cooperation with Madhouse that immediately after the end of producing Tokyo Godfathers, he proposed to shoot a TV anime series. The script would be based upon a few of his concepts, which he had not used before, as much as upon newspapers' headlines, particularly their crime and social ones. The leadership of the company accepted, thus initiating the creation of the 13 episodes of Paranoia Agent. A series of attacks occur in Tokyo,…

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  • Klosterman's Theory Of Voyeurism

    It is fascinating to find that things that apparently seem to be so different can be developed in such way that they sustain the same point of view. If we think about the career of a very tall, basketball player; people attraction to voyeurism; the career of a country music singer who beats records in discs’ selling, and the use of laugh tracks in comedy sitcom, it looks like there can not be a strong connection between them. Now if we consider that the public is looking for this basketball…

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  • Elements Of Comedy In The Simpsons

    explores this “sour” taste of comedy through his extensive analysis of The Simpsons. He argues that the show, “does not promote anything,” in this case, traditional family values. By extension, Matheson arguably demotes hyper-irony and deems it to be essentially depraved, “because its humor works by putting forward positions in order to undercut them.” While, yes, Matheson acknowledges the satirical nature of The Simpsons, he fails to fully grasp the immensity of its role within the show.…

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  • The Differences Of Dee And Maggie's Values In The Quilts

    She asked for several items leading up to ask for two quilts. The conflict of receiving and taking the quilts rises when Mama explains they are to be Maggie’s when she marries John Thomas. Dee shows concern over preserving her family’s heritage by protecting the quilts. Dee views the importance of her family but does not carry that heritage inside her. Dee can only see her family through external objects and artifacts. During the argument between Mama and Dee, Maggie gives the ok to take the…

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  • Sitcom Will And Grace Satire Analysis

    Satirical Anti-Trump Representation in the Sitcom Will and Grace Mini Episode and Season 9 Episode 1 As the TV satire become popular in the 21st century, humor is utilized to problematize phenomenon in humans’ lives (Gray et al.: 2009). Will and Grace is one of great American sitcoms using elements of satire to make the audience laugh. Having a unique storyline of friendship between a gay lawyer, Will, and a straight architect named Grace captivated the audience attention among mainstream…

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  • Personal Reflection On Stereotypes In The Classroom

    When I saw the directions of this assignment I immediately knew what I was going to observe. I decided to do a group from my high school the complete opposite of me. I am a person that has never been to watch a play in a theatre. This has not seemed to interest me ever. I am a student athlete that loves to play and watch most sports. So to me, I have always felt like athletics are so much harder than putting on a play. This is an assumption I have taken that I wanted to test and see if it was…

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  • Make Your Home Among Strangers Analysis

    In The Deportation of Wopper Barraza by Maceo Montoya, the author tells a story about Wopper Barraza, who is suddenly forced to live in a culture where he has no prior experience. In Make Your Home Among Strangers by Jennine Capó Crucet, the author describes how the main character, Lizet, enters a strange new setting, and goes through self growth, as a result of the waning absence of her family. The two stories coincide due to their common theme of leaving home and trying to make it without…

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  • Leave It To Beaver: Character Analysis: Leave It To Beaver

    The iconic TV show "Leave It to Beaver" broke TV records and stole the hearts of millions of Americans with its depiction of the ideal suburban family of the 1950s. Its loyal viewership guaranteed it a run of six seasons and movie spinoffs. What made "Leave It to Beaver" such a good TV comedy was its witty dialogue, comical situations, and relatable characters. One of the things that made "Leave It to Beaver" such a good comedy of its time is the witty and well written dialogue. We see…

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  • Fawlty Tower's Language Analysis

    Paragraph 1 Fawlty tower’s is a famous British television sitcom that invokes several different types of satirical and sarcastic types of humour. Thanks to the use of this humour the t.v. series was slowly gaining popularity and became known as one of the ‘’greats’’. Fawlty tower’s has been around for over fifty years, but back when the series was still irrelevant it was listed as the number one British and thanks to this the series is noted as a legend. The show also includes a questionable…

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