Princess Peach

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  • Sexism In Videogames

    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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  • Brothel Observation Essay

    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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  • Imagery And Symbolism In Jasper Jones

    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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  • Quotes In Warriors Don T Cry

    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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  • The Major Philosophies Of Confucius's The Analects

    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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  • My Hero's Journey

    He was more infatuated with the idea of being in love with a princess than the actual princess herself. Another, was writing the book of his journey to the east, as I am doing now because of the sacredness of the league. After discussing with Leo later on our journey, only then did HH realize he was no longer in the league. This was a tragic mistake that HH had made along the way, was forgetting what he was there for in the first place. The biggest mistake of all that HH endured was the selling…

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  • Theme Of The Secret In The Wings

    After the three blind queens were exiled, the second queen refused to eat her son, with hopes that one they will be liberated for their pitiful state. The father of the seven sons, the wicked nursemaid, and the step mother all had somewhat anger in them, resulting to their actions. The father cursing his sons because of their nose, the nursemaids requiring the eyes of the three princesses and taking over the entire kingdom, the step mother taking all the children from the silent princess just to…

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  • Analysis Of Little Girls Or Little Women? The Disney Princess Effect

    The article "Little Girls or Little Women? The Disney Princess Effect" was written by Stephanie Hanes for the Christian Science Monitor on October 3, 2011. Hanes felt the need to address this subject due to the increase of Disney Princesses in children 's media, toys and on clothes, as well as the growing sexualization of young girls. She argues whether or not the media and the Disney Princess Empire have a negative effect on the increasing sexualization of young girls. This article can be…

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  • Princess Eulogy Analysis

    Earl of Spencer’s Eulogy for Diana: A Different Approach Six days after the untimely death of Diana, Princess of Wales the Earl of Spencer delivered a heartfelt eulogy to pay tribute to his sister. A eulogy can be defined as speech or piece of writing that praises someone or something highly, typically someone who has just died (Eulogy, n.d.). The Earl used this eulogy not only to praise his deceased sister’s attributes but to call out those whom he felt had victimized his sister through her…

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  • The Princess And The Frog Analysis

    their movies. I have selected the animated film, The Princess and the Frog (2005). In the film, Tiana represents The Other of African American’s in the 19th century. In The Princess and the Frog, Tiana is faced with issues of racism, privileged whites, and achieving status. These are all reoccurring problems that African American’s were faced with during slavery. The Princess and the Frog was the very first Walt Disney…

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