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    All Star Superman

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    wielding boundless power. With the launch of Superman in 1938, Jerry Siegel and Joe Schuster catalyzed what is today known as, the Golden Age. In All Star Superman, Grant Morrison attempts to synthesis previous Superman stories and interpretations by creating a timeless piece. In issue #1 of the series, Superman was given a death sentence after venturing too close to the sun. Superman is fighting the clock as there are twelve issues in the series which symbolizes the amount of months Superman has left to live (Terzian). Superman’s impending death constructs him as very human-like along with the contrasting physical and emotional traits of Superman and…

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    Different Views on the Same Time Period Both feast days Halloween and All Souls’ Day come from one Celtic habit when it was celebrated the beginning of second part of the year. Since the Celts knew only two seasons, namely the darker half of the year and the brighter half of the year. Under the name of Halloween is this feast recognised in English speaking countries, especially in the USA, Canada and the British Isles whereas All Souls’ Day is celebrated in Christian countries. However, the…

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    The beautiful film All That Heaven Allows directed by Douglas Sirk shows the struggles women faced in the 1950’s and how gender norms limited women from having an independent and safe surrounding, all through the story of a rich widowed woman who falls for a young man. Sirk uses the set of the film to its maximum potential with his experience with mise-en-scène. With mise-en-scène Sirk can place any visual object in order gain emotion from his audience and in the film All That Heaven Allows he…

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    or to accept responsibility for, situations that arise. As each new day and each individual action a person makes creates new situations, responsibility is unavoidable. Interestingly, the way in which people accept responsibility, whether they fearlessly embrace or avoid it, is often a defining mark of their character and is also a profound shaping factor in the ultimate course of their lives. In Robert Penn Warren’s classic novel, All the King’s Men, the central characters of the novel all have…

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    All My Sons is an American play written by Arthur Miller. It’s about an American family where the family was divided and conflicted just after the second world war as their sons were sent to war to fight and sacrificed greatly for the safety of their own nation while their father had sacrificed other pilots’ safety, directed the guilt towards his own partner and made money. This was a metaphor of the divide between the new American society that were in fury of the wealthy people that made money…

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    Money may be the root of all problems but it is also what most people strive for. Money, wealth, and status all make the journey of life easier and more comfortable. Many people seek for these luxuries in life, making them greedy. In the play, A Man for All Seasons, written by Robert Bolt, there is a character named Richard Rich, who aims for this comfortable, enjoyable lifestyle. He speaks to the readers as if he is a part of the society. The author uses his character to convey the extent one…

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    All My Sons Guilty Father

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    “Death leaves a heartache that no one can heal and love leaves a memory that no one can steal”-Anonymous. In Arthur Miller’s play All my Sons shows that it is difficult to accept the death of a loved one. During the war Joe Keller and Herbert Devver ran a machine shop which made airplane parts Devver was sent to prison because the firm sent out defective parts causing deaths of many men. Keller went free and made a lot of money. The twin shadows of this catastrophe and the fact that the…

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    “All the President’s Men” is a story of two Washington Post journalist, who investigated the Watergate scandal. The journalist uncovered the story and presented the facts that eventually led to President Nixon’s resignation. The investigative reporting was effective in the Watergate scandal because journalist Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein focused on why there was a break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters in D.C, and why those who worked under Nixon attempted to cover-up…

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    In All My sons by Arthur Miller, the usage of symbolism is used in a post war world to show the death of a son and a community’s disregard for the truth. Symbols include an apple tree and a jail created by the patriarch of the Keller family. The neighborhood is living in a time period following World War II. The time period allows for the symbols to have more impact. At the beginning of the drama, the symbol of the apple tree is presented. The apple tree was planted in memorial of the Keller’s…

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    All My Sons by Arthur Miller has been argued by many to be a modern tragedy while others claim that his play, All My Sons, cannot be considered a tragedy. However, to truly debate if Miller was able to created a modern tragedy, one must first know what a tragedy is. “Tragedy”, as first coined by Aristotle, a famous Greek philosopher, is defined as a play that portrays the fall of a good character because of a catastrophic mistake by the protagonist. A true tragedy must also evoke pity and fear…

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