Kristine Kathryn Rusch

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  • Kathryn Rusch Essay

    Author Kristine Kathryn Rusch has written many things, in many different pen names, some of which under her own; something that has led her to win quite a few awards for. She writes mainstream, romance (Kristine Grayson), science fiction, fantasy, non-fiction (one that includes a book about writing), and mystery (Kris Nelscott); which by the way, is just about every genre there is out there. Her husband, Dean Wesley Smith is also a writer, and together have written some things together that they publish under the names of Kathryn Wesley or Sandy Schofield. Her work is published in over ten languages and over ten countries around the world. She writes novels, sometimes by herself or with her husband, that take place in the “Star Trek” universe. Some of these novels are in the original line, some are from “Enterprise”, “Voyager”, “Next Generation”, and “Deep Space Nine” lines. Rusch also pens “The Fey” series, the “Retrieval Artist” series, and some stand alone works. Rusch's work has also found its way onto the USA Today bestseller list as well as other ones. KRISTINE KATHRYN RUSCH AWARDS:…

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  • Essay Comparing The Hurt Locker And Zero Dark Thirty

    An epigraph appearing at the start of The Hurt Locker states ‘The rush of battle is often potent and lethal addiction, for war is a drug’ – Chris Hedges, this quote sets the scene for the movie as we see the negative consequences that war has on the people involved. Kathryn Bigelow has directed the two war films, The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty in which she has a very clear style which can be analysed to make meaning of the texts. Both texts explore the idea of voyeurism and are focussed on…

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  • The Hurt Locker Essay

    Film acting at its core is designed to replicate the way we, humans, naturally behave to a certain degree. Certain films may feature characters more believable than others on their exterior, but an essential quality of nearly every protagonist is to be imperfect. Just as humans are flawed on an individual basis, characters in film have their own unique set of disadvantages. Because of this, we see a reflection of ourselves in the character as they are always looking to improve themselves or…

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  • Gender Representation In Film

    audience to tell if a scene is happy, depressed, mysterious, scary or dangerous. Sound refers to everything we hear in a film such as background music. It determines the location of the scene and foreshadows what is bound to happen. All of these elements identifies how a character is represented. In the film Blue Steel, there is a lot of gender representation on the female heroine, Megan Turner. She faces a huge crisis when she is accused of shooting and killing an unarmed man in a market.…

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  • What Is Miss Skeeter's Sacrifice

    Out of all the novels in the world, there is a book that everyone should get the option to read. The novel, The Help by Kathryn Stockett, is a book that a reader can not put down and wants to keep reading it to find out what happens next. In the story, the reader gets to read through the life of black maids and a white woman in their perspective to see how life in this time period was like. Miss Skeeter, the white woman’s perspective in the novel, has decided to write a collection of stories of…

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  • Aibileen In Elie Wiesel's The Help

    The Help is a deeply moving story that shines a lot of light on some of the common trials that African Americans experienced during the Civil Rights era. Of course however, any novel (and/or movie) is only as good as its main characters. One of the core protagonists, Aibileen, a black maid in the wealthy Leefolt household, is incredibly significant in this story. Her character is able to connect with the reader due to three of the main qualities she possesses: strength, love, and intelligence…

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  • The Help Movie Vs Book Analysis

    The novel “The Help” written by Kathryn Stockett and film “The Help” directed by Tate Taylor had many differences some were noticeable while others were insignificant. I believe that in order for the director to achieve variation there were changes made to hold the audience’s attention. The director’s intention was to create a well-illustrated movie that was not identical to the novel, but also not completely separate from the novel. It was important that certain scenes be changed that he may…

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  • The Help Theme Essay

    American maids. Kathryn Stockett used her own life experiences to try to make the book as realistic as possible. The most obvious theme of The Help is racism and discrimination. The white bosses treat their maids very poorly and will do anything they want to ruin the maids lives that they do not like. Another major theme is loyalty and trust. The loyalty that Skeeter has for her childhood maid Constantine gives her the ability to trust the maids enough to risk everything to write her book. The…

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  • Change In Kathryn Stockett's The Help

    Williams, a beloved comedian and actor, once said, “No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.” In life, there are often many moments that lead to a desire for change, but it takes the actions of the courageous to create an impact on society. Kathryn Stockett’s novel The Help follows the lives of numerous individuals living in the prejudiced town of Jackson, Mississippi. As an aspiring author, Skeeter Phelan does not see the world as black and white, but rather focuses…

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