Lois Lane

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  • Pop-Music Video Analysis Of Waiting For Superman By Daughtry

    song goes on, the city gradually grows darker as the sun moves across the sky and behind clouds, corresponding with Superman’s growing discouragement. As the day comes to a close and the sun begins to set, it finally bursts through the clouds as he rescues the teenager from the bullies, signifying his renewed hope. If one hasn’t picked up on it yet, this entire music video is one giant allusion to superhero comics. So, it is no surprise that there are several references to the ‘Superman’ comics hidden within the lyrics of the song as well. “She’s watching the clouds roll by and they spell her name, like Lois Lane,” is the most obvious reference, found in the first verse of the song. Lois Lane is Superman’s girlfriend in the comics, and since the entire song is talking about a form of ‘superman,’ it makes perfect sense to compare the girl that is waiting for superman to Lois Lane. Another, subtler nod towards the ‘Superman’ comics is found in the 2nd verse: “She’s been chasing an answer, a sign lost in the abyss, this Metropolis.” Metropolis is the city in which the comic version of Superman lives. Various phrases throughout the song, such as “washing his cape,” “flying through the air,” and “stuck and the five-and-dime saving the day” all refer to the well-known qualities that superman possesses, and help to develop the ongoing theme of superheroes. The one difference between Daughtry’s version of superman and the comic’s version is that Daughtry’s superman possesses no…

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  • Lois Lane Character Analysis

    5. Lois Lane - Superman’s Girlfriend or Independent Reporter? In her essay “Feminine Mystique: Superman’s Girlfriend, Lois Lane in the ‘Silver Age’ of Comics” Vibiana Bowman Ctetkovic writes: “The character of Lois Lane was a product of her times, and as her times shifted so did she” (54). The truth in this statement becomes most apparent when carefully considering the changes that the character went through over the course of its existence. From the Golden Age of the superhero genre to a…

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  • Lois Lane Gender Stereotypes

    situation and are drawn to capture the attention of the male audience. Lois Lane is an original female character in the Superman universe that young adolescent females can relate to. Lois has changed drastically throughout the eras of Superman comics. Superman comics show Lois Lane being…

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  • The Characteristics Of Gilgamesh: A Hero As A Hero

    A hero can be classified by many things. A hero can be superman, a police officer, and even your mom, but what makes a hero. Is it someone who can fly or shoot laser beams from their eyes or someone who saves a baby from a burning building. I’ll admit some of these characteristics are far-fetched since I don’t know anyone who can fly or randomly saves babies on a normal day. All heroes, including super ones all, have something in common, they're admired for their courage or an outstanding thing…

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  • The Importance Of Gilgamesh As A Hero

    A hero can be classified by many things. A hero can be superman, a police officer, and even your mom, but what makes a hero? Is it someone who can fly or shoot laser beams from their eyes or someone who saves a baby from a burning building? I’ll admit some of these characteristics are far-fetched since I don’t know anyone who can fly or randomly saves babies on a normal day. All heroes, including super ones, all have something in common, they're admired for their courage or an outstanding thing…

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  • Nelsonville Bypass Project Case Study

    19,000 per day, accidents are bound to happen. Route 33 motorists may not be pleased with having to go through a small southeastern Ohio town and may drive more aggressively thus creating the potential for dangerous situations. Also, the amount of drivers on that stretch of road deteriorates the road at a much faster rate than if it just were Nelsonville residents driving. This causes the need for more repairs, and more frequent repairs. This in turn causes more traffic congestion, with the need…

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  • Roadways Of The Future Essay

    cars will be able to decrease the rate of accidents with programs that will collect information given off by the smart car and smart road and use it to create safety alerts and warnings. A program that is being developed with this kind of purpose is called IntelliDrive. Intellidrive is going “to create interoperable connectivity among vehicles, infrastructure, and passengers’ wireless devices” (Row). Intellidrive will be able to create an interconnection between both the smart car and smart road…

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  • Example Of Bikig Speech

    I live in portland. The city has transformed a lot over the years. Biking is the new norm in, and if you don’t bike what is the point of living in portland. Bikers are vehicles now and they have same sized lanes as the cars. They have their own special traffic lights and have all the advantages of a car plus the perks of a pedestrian. Though I have lived here all my life I am still not used to them riding all over the streets. They still seem to fill me with anger. I don’t like bikers they…

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  • The Routes Of M Travels In The Paved World Analysis

    Driving Clubs. Group trips are organized for the new driving class and they travel in a pack to different destinations in China. Conover thought this sounded like a great idea and found a club in Beijing that would welcome him as a passenger. On this journey he brought along a translator name Li Lu. The trip allowed Conover to see how the country is developing in relation to the rest of the world. In the major cities the roads are hectic because of the increase in car sales and in the rural…

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  • Effects Of Bad Habits Of Drivers Essay

    Distracted Driving Today’s drivers have developed bad habits that can cause accidents or even fatal crashes. The road is shared by all different types of drivers including senior citizens and young people, foreign drivers and drivers with no licenses. All these people have different skills, behaviors and moods. In fact, many young drivers do not care about other people on the road and do not realize the real danger of their bad habits. For example, cars are switching from one lane to the other…

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