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  • Unreliable Narrator Analysis

    “unreliable narrator” in 1961, by referring the narrator as someone whose credibility is compromised. Vera Nünning’s “Unreliable Narration and the Historical Variability of Values and Norms: The Vicar of Wakefield as a Test Case of a Cultural-Historical Narratology,” verifies Booth’s unreliable narrator definition and suggests Booth’s concept “clearly [reveals] that the phenomenon also involves a whole series of traps…

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  • French Language Class

    University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of French and Italian College of Letters and Science Many people say that I am a member of the generation X, born just before the war, in a country that was right in the process of falling apart. Not long after I first saw the light of day, my country has changed several times its name, its anthem, geographical layout and national identity. I was waiting in line in the arms of my mother to get some milk, I have survived an awful authoritarian regime,…

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  • Ambiguity In Kubrick's Eyes Wide Closet

    When Kubrick unleashed his final cinematic work Eyes Wide Shut in1999, like all his previous films, it was grievously misunderstood by audiences and critics alike. Based on Arthur Schnitzler’s 1926 novella Traumnovelle (Dream Story), Kubrick upholds a psychoanalytic parallel between the two, as the source story heavily borrowed from Freud’s theory of life (Eros) and death instincts (Thanatos). The task of transporting the overall…

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  • Cultural Change Influencing The Development Of Gaming Culture

    The level of interaction and immersion that gaming requires necessitates a passion and commitment that is the means by which the gamer will survive and evolve beyond their current identification. Gamers will never truly die. The term “gamer” however, is becoming increasingly difficult to define because of diverse characteristics associated with the gamer such as age, gender, sexuality and race. As the popularity of gaming has spread to new platforms so has the public’s perception of who a gamer…

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  • Comic Books: A Narrative Analysis

    elements of the comic, specifically the use of color, and the presentation and handling of social issues, including gender and sexuality. This paper will aim to consider and analyze these areas within the comic through the critical approach of narratology, with some assistance from the cognitive approach. First, let’s talk about our narrator. For most of the comic, our narrator is Suzie. She is the first one to talk directly to the audience, giving us “our basic phrase to let readers know that…

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  • Ju-On The Grudge Analysis

    Ju-on: The grudge is one of the biggest film expressing the ideas of cinematic hybridity on globalisation in term of its local cultural and westernized hybridity. Throughout the film, it demonstrated the ideas of socio-cultural in Japan’s society and the national identity of Japanese horror film with the hybridization of western slasher film. The chosen scene in Ju-on: The Grudge is at the ending of the film between Kayako, the vengeful spirit that kill everyone who’ve entered the house; and…

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  • How Does Defoe Use Space In Moll Flanders

    The idea that ‘Space thus becomes an acting place, rather than a place of action’ is particularly potent when applied to Defoe’s Moll Flanders as he does not often describe setting or space in any great detail, almost viewing it as inconsequential to the actual story. This does not mean that space never has an effect on the character, however, it would be more accurate to say that the outcome of a situation lies on how successfully a character uses that space to their own advantage. The space…

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  • Paulo Coelho's Eleven Minutes

    With close reference to relevant theoretical material, discuss the compatibility of Coelho’s Eleven Minutes with postmodernist constructions of identity. Comparing Paulo Coelho’s writings to a delta of sediments is a just analogy to make in the scope of this essay: an accumulation of sediments from the bosom of everywhere; an everywhere nevertheless, seen through the eyes of the Brazilian, to paraphrase Ortolano (2003). The author’s tales are illustrative of phenomenon such as juxtaposition…

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  • Sigmund Freud's Use Of Symbolism In Literature

    Symbolism in literature is one in every of the many tools that writers use to get not solely interest in one's work however conjointly to make another level of that means (Nair, 2010). In literature, symbolism uses to grant to the written material that means that goes on the far side what is manifest to the reader (ibid.). Symbolism helps in giving the piece of writing feeling and mood while not the author having to really spell out it. Symbolism is no mere idle fancy or corrupt degeneration; it…

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  • The Old Man And The Sea Film Analysis

    Chapter 4: Narrative Techniques in the Novels and the Films This study deals almost entirely with films derived from canonical novels. The novels chosen for the purpose of this research originate from varied parts of the world. One notices that they differ in their origin as well as the time period. Even though the novels are all chosen carefully from the best works of twentieth century, they have emerged at different points in time through the modern age. The places of origin differ too. One…

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