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  • Essay Comparing Psycho And Fatal Attraction

    Anthony Perkins as Norman Bates in Psycho, and Glenn Close as Alex Forrest in Fatal Attraction, each played the character portrayed as mentally unstable. The two actors seamlessly fell into their parts and led the audience to believe they were truly insane. In the beginning, each of the two lived what appeared to be normal lives. Anthony Perkins managed his mother’s motel that had become a ghost-town after the new highway had been build, which completely cut off access to the motel. Glenn Close on the other hand sacrificed her opportunity to create a family for her career, and dedicated a great deal of time into becoming an established working female. Norman and Alex had been introduced as hard working individuals, and it was difficult to assume their roles would take such a drastic turn. Their ability to play such a part, however, is unquestionable. The first appearance of Perkin’s character, Norman, took quite a while in the film Psycho. Initially Norman was a bit peculiar, but could have been viewed as overly happy, or…

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  • Bamboo People Book Report

    problems of a foreign land might not initially attract some juvenile readers, the candor and simplicity of Perkins’ writing make not just the book, but the intellectual and political ideas behind the plot and theme, accessible. Short chapters help the book’s readability as well. Bamboo People is a novel that is skillfully told that we realize only much later that we’ve been educated to boot—which is as should be. The novel introduces not one but two different cultures. Perkins weaves information…

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  • Social Oppression In Maguire's Wicked

    Gregory Maguire’s novel, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, is a rework of the classic novel, The Wizard of Oz, written by L. Frank Baum. The novel aims to reveal the other side of Oz; the true side that the first novel masked. Munchkinland is no longer the peaceful place that we are accustomed to, but rather it is now full of political upheaval. The Wizard in Wicked has managed to usurp the throne and instill his own totalitarian regime. One important political issue…

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  • Wizard Of Oz Feminist Analysis

    “The Wizard of Oz” is a 1939 classic film featuring Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Bert Lahr, and directing them all would be the great Victor Fleming. Victor Fleming’s classic film is about a young girl, named Dorothy, who lived with her aunt and uncle on their Kansas farm. A wealthy and nasty neighbor, Miss Gulch, are in conflict with Gale family regarding Dorothy’s dog Toto. Miss Gulch accused Toto of chasing her cat once more and biting her leg. After Dorothy had stolen…

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  • Stock Characters In Walt Disney's Zootopia

    In the popular 2016 mystery/crime film Zootopia, brought to you by Walt Disney Animated Studio has displayed Commedia Dell'arte Stock Characters throughout the film. The main plot of the film is about Officer Judy Hopps coming to Zootopia to become the first bunny officer and along the way she meets a scam-artist Nick Wilde and solves a mystery together. Throughout the film, the stock characters are being taken place into a modern film showing that there are still tons of comparison to connect…

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  • Ruby Slippers Thesis

    agenda”. Quick rundown of the episode so those reading understand why 1MM and the LGBT community are up in arms about the presentation of the kiss. Ruby (Red Riding Hood) and Mulan are on search of Ruby’s werewolf pack in Oz, but Ruby had crash landed, due to a twister in the Underworld in search of Zelena (Wicked Witch). The viewers find out that Zelena has place an unbreakable sleeping curse on Dorothy that only true love’s kiss can break. The story runs back and forth between what happed to…

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  • Raise The Smoking Age To 21 Analysis

    audience with an essay from a young adult the propagandist is emotionally moving the message along by activating emotions of sympathy, fear, hope, and pity. Kruzel makes a secondary claim of medical reasoning to justify not smoking at an early age due to the effects on the lungs and heart. “It’s clear that raising the smoking age would have massive health benefits.” (Kruzel). This statement is straight to the point and explains in more detail whereas, the other claims were drug along until…

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  • Symbolism In The Wizard Of Oz

    The representation of a New Religious Movement can be seen throughout the movie “The Wizard of Oz” (Dir. Victor Fleming and George Cukor, 1939). This can be displayed through numerous aspects, such as the mystic symbolism in the film, the ideologies of the witches, and the setting of the plot. Many of the films that we see on a daily basis have characteristics that symbolise and represent other things, this is a tool in which is used by many directors and filmmakers because it allows for…

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  • Wizard Of Oz Interpretation

    The film adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz was one of the most important movies of its time, capturing the eyes of the young and old with bright color and lively songs. But behind the bright green lights of Oz, were real people put in real danger. Between an unsafe set, dangerous makeup, and generally unpleasant and unenjoyable conditions, filming The Wizard of Oz was anything but magical bubbles and sparkling ruby slippers for the Hollywood stars of Oz. On the set of The Wizard of…

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  • Wicked Gender Analysis

    musical itself. Wicked is a retelling of The Wizard of Oz the story focuses on The Wicked Witch of…

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