Monkey: Journey to the West

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  • Monkey King Poster Analysis

    definition TV set show the visual culture is everywhere. Visual culture uses different media to present the diversification of visual effects, stimulating people 's senses to generate a visual feast, such as poster, advertising, photography, sculpture, film, music and game. These forms of presentation use elements including the theory of colours, advertising, semiotics, philosophy and psychology. Using a poster(see appendix 1), from a 3D animation film named ‘The Monkey King:Hero Is Back’ (Douban, 2015), this paper will present a detailed description of the poster, explain the information it conveys, illustrate the surficial denotation and the connotation,analysis messages the visual culture transmitted in this poster, and explore the visual perception of this poster and it’s market reaction. With reference to the composition, the layout is fairy simple: in the foreground, the Monkey King Sun Wukong holds a great golden cudgel, floating in the mid-air; In the mid-shot, a blue-green dragon hovers in the air, staring at the monkey king; In the background, it shows a fairyland which is similar to the stone forest in the Avatar: red brick, cornices and corridors, carved railing, built along the cliff. Figuring on both sides of the stone forest can see many waterfalls and vegetation connoting that this is not a human world but a paradise, which accounts for the environment and the story background of this poster. The poster is centered by Sun Wukong, while the orientation of the…

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  • Heroic Characteristics In Candide And The Journey To The West

    Heroic Characteristics in Candide and The Journey to the West What does it take to be considered a hero? In ancient literature one can become a hero in many different ways. The culture and era in which a literary work is created has a strong effect on the heroic figure. As literature evolved throughout time and cultures, a hero and villain could have similar actions but be portrayed completely different. A literary hero is defined as, “A person noted for feats of courage or nobility of purpose,…

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  • Passing The Wide River Monkey Analysis

    River Monkey is a story wrought with metaphor and symbolism. In the final stretch of the travelers’ journey, they are faced with a wide river which they must pass in order to meet with Buddha. This river is no mere body of water, and their crossing is no mere voyage; both are packed full of various literary devices. Beginning with the river’s , the metaphors extend to the thin bridge, the bottomless boat, the floating body, and finally the interactions of the travelers themselves. The…

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  • The Monkey King Individualism Analysis

    1800s. Transcendentalists believed in many aspects, however their central ideas focused on the inherent goodness of both people and nature. Influential Transcendentalists included Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and Frederic Henry Hedge. They believed that that the purity of the individual could be corrupted by society and its institutions, some of which include organized religion and political parties. They had faith that people are at their best when truly "self-reliant" and…

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  • American Born Chinese Analysis

    American Born Chinese. American Born Chinese is about three characters, Jin Wang, Danny and The Monkey King. They all have a problem with accepting themselves and the way there lives are. They go through they’re journey on trying to reach self acceptance. As Jin wang transforms from happy, to insecure and ultimately to accepting. The Monkey King goes from proud, to arrogant, and ultimately to finding his inner peace. Yang conveys the theme that you should always accept yourself the way you are…

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  • Morality In Black Beauty

    it is hard and his spirits are broken. By doing so in his hard times, he gets help when he needs it the most by strangers. Dorothy goes on a journey through the Land of Oz where she must find her own way back home to Kansas. When she first lands in Oz, Dorothy meets the good Witch of the North who gives her the Wicked Witch of the East’s silver shoes and tells her to go to the Emerald city to ask Oz to send her home (Baum 13). The Witch tells Dorothy: “’[t]he road to the City of Emeralds is…

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  • Case Study: The Asian Story Theater

    across San Diego County. Then, in 1991, the company staged its first adaption based on the 16th century fantasy novel Journey to the West. The play is now called Monkey King. It is based on a monk’s diary of a seventh century journey. They soon…

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  • The Theme Of The Allusion In The Wizard Of Oz

    her dog, Toto, are taken away in their house to the magical Land of Oz. They follow the yellow brick road toward the Emerald City to meet the great and powerful Wizard of Oz, and on her journey she meet a Scarecrow wanting a brain, a Tin Man wanting a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who wants courage. The wizard asks the group to bring him the broom of the Wicked Witch of the West to earn his help. In the end, Dorothy made her way back home using her ruby slippers. There are many characters in this…

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  • Examples Of Bimetallism In The Wizard Of Oz

    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a novel written by L. Frank Baum, originally published on May 17, 1900. The novel tells the story of a young girl by the name of Dorothy and her journey through the world of Oz to find her way home. The novel has been connected to political topics by indirectly referencing the Populist Party, bimetallism, and Washington DC. The novel begins with a description of Dorothy’s life. She lives with her aunt and uncle in a small gray house, surrounded by gray fields in…

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  • Similarities Between Othello And The Wizard Of Oz

    manipulate the creatures of Oz multiple times to attempt to harm them. This mirrors how Iago is able to manipulate the characters within Othello. When the Wicked Witch first sees them coming, she sends forty wolves to kill them. When that fails, she sends forty crows to peck their eyes out. When the Scarecrow breaks all of their necks, she summons black bees to sting them to death. When the group hides underneath the Scarecrow’s extra straw, the Wicked Witch uses her soldiers to kill them. When…

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