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  • The Beatles 1967 Film Magical Mystery Tour

    Beatles’ 1967 television film Magical Mystery Tour was largely regarded by the British press as the first failure of the band’s career. Considering its developmental context, the circumstances under which it was first broadcast, and the expectations of the British viewing public, the negative reception becomes not only understandable, but also possibly inevitable. Magical Mystery Tour, billed anodynely in the listings as a coach trip around the West Country with the Beatles, was an hour-long television film that aired as a special on BBC1 at 8:35 p.m. on December 26, 1967. The psychedelic production followed a group of people on a British mystery tour and loosely focused on Mr. Richard Starkey (Ringo Starr)…

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  • The Imposter Film Analysis

    In The Imposter, directed by Bart Layton, a young man who has been missing for three years is found and returned home. Unknown at the time, the person returning home is not really the missing boy but rather a French con-man pretending to be the missing boy. The director, Bart Layton, leads the audience through one of the most intense real-life mysteries in American cold case history. Layton’s goal throughout the film is to entertain the audience with a bigger-than-life story. The director…

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  • Analysis Of Chapter 5 Of Fun Home

    In the 1949 film The Third Man, protagonist Holly Martins arrives in Vienna to work for his friend Harry Lime only to discover Lime died right before Martins landed in Austria. Without giving too much away, Martins ends up uncovering the circumstances surrounding his childhood chum’s death may be more complex than what’s visible on the surface. The mystery genre -- for both literature and film -- often plays on the idea that the evidence available may not always have the meaning it appears to…

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  • Challenges In The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Nighttime By Mark Haddon

    In the novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, author Mark Haddon tells the tale of a young Christopher Boone, and his journey to uncover the mystery of who killed his neighbor’s dog, Wellington. Christopher narrates this story in a unique way, giving readers a glimpse into the mind of a fifteen year-old boy who has Asperger’s Syndrome, a type of autistic disorder. Christopher uses unconventional quirks, such as his excellence in mathematics, his keen photographic memory, and…

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  • Crayen, Paw, And The Stones

    Crayen, Paw, and the Stones The hero was born from a grapefruit seed his name is Crayen. His mother, Persephone, queen of the underworld, ate the grapefruit seed and after a shimmer of Cesium fell into a deep sleep for six days. After she awoke she was pregnant with her first and only child. When Crayen was born it shook the whole world and the underworld. After six days of being an infant, Crayen turned into a preteen. Persephone gave her son a gift on this day, she gave him Paw, the puppy of…

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  • Irony And Symbols In Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey

    from the dance and during her long vacation in Bath becomes close friends with Henry’s sister Eleanor. In result of this friendship she is invited to stay at the Tilney’s home, Northanger Abbey. Through her travels Catherine began reading the gothic novels of the time. Influencing her imagination, once she reaches Northanger Abbey, she becomes obsessed with finding a mystery. She creates scenarios of mystery and murder in her head only to realize that it was all her imagination. Even through her…

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  • Les Miserables Character Analysis

    Edward discusses the message of this novel in how the author condemns the social injustice in France for turning good people into criminals and beggars by dealing with all kinds of injustice. "Social Justice through Storytelling in Les Misérables."Crosswalk. Ed. Debbie Holloway. N.p., 23 Dec. 2012. Web. 13 Mar. 2015. This article talk about the novel, which has been adapted for the stage and numerous films and how this novel represents social justice by giving examples of…

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  • Case Study Report: Anjikuni Lake

    look interesting to me. It was living rocks that can move, grow, and reproduce, so I drew again. I drew the Anjikuni Lake in Canada. I looked through a couple of sites and decided that I would keep it because it looked interesting to me. I looked at more sites and each site helped me understand the disappearance of the people more and more. It is an unsolved mystery of the disappearing people of Anjikuni village. Joe Labelle, the person who discovered this mystery, had a few guesses, but his…

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  • Themes Of Motherhood In Sylvia Plath's Morning Song

    Sylvia Plath’s “Morning Song” explores a mother’s complex emotions towards her newborn child after giving birth for the first time. Although motherhood is often regarded as a joyous event that gives a woman’s life purpose and meaning, “Morning Song” instead depicts motherhood as a complicated event fraught with uncertainty and fear, but also with love and affection. Rather than expressing overwhelming love and happiness, the mother in the poem feels distant from her child and gradually learns to…

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  • The Seventeenth-Century Gothic Novel In Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey

    The seventeenth-century Gothic novel is associated with the combination of the supernatural realm and Romanticism. Jane Austen’s novel, Northanger Abbey, is an attempt to critique the seventeenth-century Gothic novel by identifying Catherine’s sensibility through her over fascination and addiction to reading—such as Ann Radcliffe’s The Mysteries of Udolpho. Austen utilizes Catherine’s obsession with novels as a means to highlight how such fascination has caused Catherine to become naïve and…

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