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    Sexism In Videogames

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    Anita Sarkeesian, feminist media critic, blogger, and public speaker, was once sent into hiding by a death threat because of her views on women in video games. She created videos called Tropes vs. Women. In her videos, she explains how women are portrayed in video games. She says in one of her videos that most damsel in distress based games follow the Subject-Object Dichotomy. Saying that the subject, or main character that is usually a male, must find the object, or the girl. A great example of this would be the game Super Mario Bros. where Mario is the Subject and Princess Peach is the Object. Using this plot device makes the women more of a prize to be won or a goal to be accomplished. To tell whether this is being used you must be able to change the girl into something like a ball without changing the actual story. Then you have the games where the female characters are playable but are overly sexualized. Take Mileena’s third costume in Mortal Kombat 9, Flesh Pit. It is literally just an unfished mummy costume while she is wearing nothing under the wrap. “Dead or Alive uses more computer power to model Kasumi 's breasts than NASA had for the moon landings. That 's actually not a joke” (Cracked Staff). Everyone knows the saying ‘Sex Sells’ but when is it enough. If we do not find a way to tone it down, we may…

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    The original Super Mario Brothers game was released in 1985 on the Nintendo Entertainment System as a platformer. The protagonist is Mario, a plumber caught in the troubles of the Mushroom Kingdom. In the game, the player must jump through multiple levels and defeat bosses to achieve the final goal of saving the Princess. Throughout the many Super Mario games, many other characters have been introduced such as Yoshi, Luigi, Toad, and Princess Toadstool, also known as Princess Peach. These…

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    Chris Roberts Essay

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    Tezuka joined the gaming company Nintendo, the same year after he graduated. A year later in 1985, the Nintendo was able to come up with the early successful game Super Mario Bros designed by Tezuka. Super Mario Bros, was the first game designed by Tezuka and developed by Nintendo, the Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development. Tezuka also developed the legend of Zelda series and the Super Mario Sunshine. The super Mario was a huge success in the mid and late 80s and is still popular. The…

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    active. Within a red tunic and a pair of white pantaloons, he also tied the sleeves and trouser legs in linen, which looked like a martial artist. It is quite true. He always wears in a red headband with writing “The Hero” (义者) which is made by himself. Papyrus is not quiet but obtrusive in the group, so this let people feel him in the ways of confidence and innocence. He didn’t have some close friends ever, because he likes to talk about his dreams with others in unfiltered ways, which let…

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    Brothel Observation Essay

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    through the port city (Luiz). Therefore, the analysis of this site to create a meal will not be indicative of the majority of brothels from the time period, but only places that catered to those who were well off. This should be kept in mind during the outlining of the experiment. Archaeological Evidence: Many of the artifacts found at the site provided insight about the dining patterns of both the women and the men who inhabited the brothel. During the excavation, there were many peach pits…

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    Powdery mildew in soybeans, caused by the fungus Microsphaera diffusa, is a leaf disease in soybeans, and it also affects other legumes. The disease requires cool air temperatures and low relative humidity, making it uncommon during Midwest summers. Powdery mildew occurs only occasionally in soybeans in the Midwest and Upper Midwest. Epidemics have been reported about every 10 to 15 years. Nonetheless, powdery mildew can cause significant yield loss when it occurs, so it’s important for farmers…

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    helicopters threatening Charlie’s buried secret, “Two black dragonflies in the sky”. Charlie also reiterates throughout the novel the phrase ‘We drowned Laura Wishart’, which denotes his childish reluctance to accept death for what it is. He even throws up after ingesting some water from the damn in which Laura Wishart’s body resided, haunted by her heavy ghost, but is later mature and brave enough to dive in to save the reckless seemingly “suicidal” Jasper. The Bildungsroman’s end goal of…

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    Jack Peach Tree Short Story

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    This is another story about Jack when he went out traveling about looking for some work. He was walking down this road, whistling and whittling on an old branch he’d found. He’d carved that branch into a big paddle thinking he might find someone to trade it to for a bite of lunch later on. Jack was just putting some finishing touches on that paddle, when he saw a great big peach tree on the side of the road. Jack was especially fond of peaches, so he walked over to see if there was a nice…

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    Melba Patillo Beals: Warriors Don’t Cry Quotes 1) Melba Patillo- “Nobody presents you with a handbook when your teething and says ‘Here’s how you must behave as a second class citizen.’ Instead, the humiliating expectations and traditions of segregation creep over you slowly stealing a teaspoonful of your self esteem each day.” (Page 3) 2) Grandma- “… Be patient, our people’s turn will come. You’ll see. Your lifetime will be different from mine. I might not live to see the changes, but…

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    China is a country with a vast cultural and historical background. It is a country with four billon people with extreme cultural diversity, which is nourished by different philosophies of its own. These philosophies are the beginning ideas of Chinese morality and spiritual belief, which were enriched by different intellectual heroes like Confucius. Confucius was born in 551 B.C at the end of the Chou dynasty as a descendent of dispossessed noble family. “His ancestors were of…

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