Psycho II

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  • Young Goodman Brown Vs American Psycho Analysis

    man’s spiritual journey in Puritan America. A hundred and fifty-six years later Bret Easton Ellis wrote, “American Psycho” once more focusing a man’s journey, although less about his spirit and more of his psychological problems during the 1980s. Although, on the surface, these two stories do not seem similar they do share a lot of similarities, almost to the point where American Psycho could be seen as a newer version of Young Goodman Brown, just with a different ending. Goodman Brown is…

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  • Reflection On Culture Shock

    Phí Thị Thái Hà _ DOB: 13/07/1993 _ MSSV: 11032034 1 Full name: Phí Thị Thái Hà Class: GTLVH-ENG2054 02 Title: Intercultural Reflection Intercultural Reflection This essay considers the popular concept of culture shock that occurs in a famous film named “The Karate Kid” (2010). According to Kalervo Oberg, culture shock is “precipitated by the anxiety that results from losing all our familiar signs and symbols of social intercourse”. It involves “a sense of confusion and uncertainty sometimes…

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  • The Blob Symbolism

    The Blob The cult classic 1958 film “The Blob” starring a young Steve McQueen, is not only interesting to watch, it also gives the viewer a number of insights into that era. The milieu in Post World War II America is the dominant sign in the film. The era is the signified and there are a number of signifiers. The film begins with the theme song “Beware of the Blob, it creeps and leaps…” and the viewer is made aware of the fascination for monsters that Americans had during that period. Spook…

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  • Bird Symbolism In Lord Of The Flies

    The Birds represents more than the threat post by nature Daphne Du Maurier’s 1952 novelette The Birds depicts a small town in England during WWII where all the birds inexplicably started to attack people. While it perfectly captured nature’s cruel mechanism, The Birds actually represents more than just the threat post by nature. In fact, It also represents the notion of a threatening presence, larger than human beings with unrivalled power, an example of this that people are more familiar with…

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  • Science Fiction And Horror Film Analysis

    real-life events, or in some cases, fears. Two examples of this are Invasion of the Body Snatchers and Texas Chainsaw Massacre. The Cold War and fear of the spread of Communism led to the creation of films such as Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Psycho and Texas Chainsaw Massacre were both based on the crimes of Ed Gein. Some common themes in these films are paranoia, apocalyptic thinking, and family values. Films from 1950-1980 can now be seen through a historical lens that shows what 20th…

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  • Comparison Of Leper And Finny In A Separate Peace By John Knowles

    and external conflicts one must face because of it. In the book A Separate Peace by John Knowles, The boys at the Devon school deal with war in their everyday lives. Both of the characters Leper and Finny are forced to face the reality of world war II in different ways. Leper and Finny’s experiences with war impact each significantly, although both result in a major loss of innocence. Leper’s naivety about what it would be like to enlist was the beginning of his downfall. After seeing the…

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  • What Is The Character Of Leper In A Separate Peace

    The Character of Elwin Lepellier in John Knowles’s A Separate Peace In the novel A Separate Peace written by John Knowles, Elwin Lepellier, known as Leper, is one of the main characters who are greatly affected by the World War II. The novel is written from the perspective of a protagonist, Gene Forrester, who struggles with envy and hatred within himself as well as against his roommate, Phineas at Devon High School. Although there is a severe war outside of Devon, the students are isolated…

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  • Psycho-Historical Analysis Of Adolf Hitler

    suffered from disorders , according to the reading, “A Psycho-Historical Analysis of Adolf Hitler: The Role of Personality, Psychopathology, and Development” , we have read in class tells us that Hitler had many aspects during his early life ,in other words his characteristics has influenced him in many ways. One of the ways it has influenced Hitler was the way he grew up under a parenting style defined as an authoritarian .On page 60 of Psycho-Historical Analysis of Adolf Hitler” says,”such a…

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  • Classical Hollywood Narrative

    What does it take to be classified as a Classical Hollywood narrative? It takes four characteristics to be considered a Classical Hollywood narrative: a goal oriented character, highly motivated, a chain of cause and effect, and a resolution. Invisible style, also has a hand in Classical Hollywood narratives. One of the four, aspects of a Classical Hollywood narrative is a goal oriented character. A goal oriented character is a character focused on reaching an achievement. Goal oriented…

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  • Kama Sutra

    The Kama Sutra is one of the most popular ancient Indian texts today, known widely for its erotic content and plethora of sexual positions. Contrary to western popular perception, the Kama Sutra is not exclusively a sex manual; it presents itself as a guide to a virtuous and gracious living that discusses the nature of love, family, life, and other aspects pertaining to pleasure-oriented faculties of human life. The Kama Sutra, an ancient Indian text compiled by Vatsyayana, is a guide to all…

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