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  • Matilda's Microsystem And Macro-System In The Film Matilda

    The film Matilda is about a bright little girl who is born into a nuclear family who always mistreats her. Matilda had never received a proper care from her parents, but at the age of four she learned how to take care of herself. She was always left home alone while her parents would go to work, play bingo, and her older brother would go to school. While everyone was gone, Matilda would go to the library to read and rent books. The father didn’t really acknowledged Matilda except when asking for any received mailed. She has an adolescent brother who constantly taunts her and the parents sees it as an acceptable behavior. At the age of six, Matilda starts school where she makes friends and finds a loving teacher Ms. Honey. Matilda starts a new adventure along with her teacher Ms. Honey which brings a happy ending to both of them. This assessment will be looking into Matilda’s microsystem and macro-system to see what services can be provided for the child. It is to observe Matilda’s development as a child since there are many children out in the world who are being abused and neglected everyday. Matilda is a young child where there are many concerns within her family, health, safety, and development. The observation will help to see if there is any way the family can receive help before their problems gets worse than what is…

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  • Adversity In Matilda

    Matilda: Overcoming Adversity Through Education “Matilda” brightened theaters in 1996 and has since continued to leave a lasting impression. Born to neglectful parents, Matilda (Mara Wilson) is a bright child who at an early age was left with no other option than to find her independence. Her father (Danny DeVito), a crooked car salesman and her mother Zinnia (Rhea Perlman) an avid bingo attender, constantly ignore her. Left home alone all day, Matilda develops a love for reading and knowledge…

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  • Matilda Riccardo Essay

    Child’s Background and Developmental History: Both Riccardo’s parents are from Mexico in the city of Puebla. Matilda, the mother of Ricardo, is very fluent in English. Upon their arrival in the USA, she was encouraged to take ESL classes, which she did twice a week. Matilda and Antonio both have a history of diabetes and hypertension in their families. Only one grandma is still alive and lives in Mexico; she is seventy six and has hypertension. Matilda is very concerned for herself and Riccardo…

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  • Matilda Psychology Analysis

    Matilda This paper provides an analysis of the film Matilda (DeVito et al., 2005) using developmental psychology. An overview of the movie will be provided for context, followed by an introduction to the developmental themes addressed. This paper will also connect these developmental themes to developmental theories. Through providing an understanding of developmental themes and theories, counseling goals and interventions will be developed for a particular character in the film. Finally, there…

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  • Matilda In Jane Austen's The Necklace

    their appearance over everything else in their lives. Accordingly, in the short story titled “The Necklace”; the main character, Matilda, is weak minded to an extent where her vanity brings her great suffering. Matilda suffers through a negative transformation of her social status which is due to: her excessive desire for luxuries she can not afford, her inability to appreciate what she has, and her need to present herself as someone she is not. In the beginning of the story, Matilda is…

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  • Matilda As A Dark Hero Analysis

    MATILDA Matthew Lewis succeeds in portraying Matilda in The Monk as the Dark Hero conventional prototype referred to as the femme fatale. The femme fatale is a hero type who uses her feminine wiles to seduce lovers, who subsequently find themselves in dangerous or difficult situations. Lewis’ creation of a masculine gothic novel contributes to the characterisation of Matilda and her fulfillment of the Dark Hero role. The masculine gothic novel provides that characters and readers witness…

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  • Matild The Personalities Of Kari And Matilda

    Kari and Matilda “The best accessory a girl can own is confidence. (Anonymous)”, this is a quote that clearly defines Matilda and Kari in “Jack-Jack Attack” and Matilda. That quote describes Matilda when she uses her magical powers and Kari when she was sure of her babysitting abilities. In the movie Matilda, the main character, Matilda, used her magical powers to help people at a school with an evil principal by the name of Mrs. Trunchbull. Kari, from “Jack-Jack Attack”, babysat a little baby…

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  • Character Analysis: Matilda The Musical

    “Just because you find that life’s not fair, it doesn’t mean that you just have to grin and bear it! If you always take it on the chin and wear it, you might as well be saying, you think that it’s okay- and that’s not right!” –Matilda the Musical This quote is very important to me for many reasons. It’s from my favorite musical about a young girl who fights back against adults who abuse their authority over her. This quote is from the song titled “Naughty,” and it is a reoccurring line and…

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  • Tales Of Nurse Matilda Analysis

    Inspired by the book, “The Collected Tales of Nurse Matilda,” by Christianna Brand and Edward Ardizzone, the film “Nanny McPhee (2005),” directed by Kirk Jones, embeds the laboring trials a nanny, a person who is employed to take care of a child, goes through to establish valuable lesson into the minds of their charge. The film came to life with the expertises of great actress and actor who starred in the film: Emma Thompson (who played magical Nanny McPhee), Colin Firth (who play Mr. Cedric…

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  • Character Analysis Of Matilda In Mister Tip

    Matilda is a thirteen year old girl who portrays many different traits in this book. Matilda has to deal with multiple things circling around in her life. As a thirteen year old, this can be very hard. For example, her father does not live with her and she always thinks about him. Matilda has to deal with the idea of a war going on. When you are this young and at any age, war is a scary thing. Matilda does a great job of keeping it together in Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones, which reveals a lot about…

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