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    A Hero’s Journey Saving Private Ryan is a film based on the true events that happened during World War 2 against the Germans in France. On June 6th 1944, the lives of many American soldiers changed for the worst. Over many days and nights seven American soldiers lead by Captain John H. Miller set out on a treacherous mission to return Private Ryan, the only living brother left of four back home to his saddened mother in Iowa. The only problem to the situation is that he could be anywhere in…

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    In a scene from “Saving Private Ryan”, a film directed by Steven Spielberg, Captain John Miller and other GIs approach Omaha beach in a landing craft. The scene begins with the soldiers all tightly cramped in the landing craft awaiting the landing on the beach. There is then a close-up of Captain Miller’s hand shaking and the camera then pans up towards his face and then slowly moves backwards to show the faces of the other soldiers in the landing craft. It shows some men throwing up and then…

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    a situation no matter what circumstance. Two works that deal with this aspect of nature are The Old Man and the Sea and Saving Private Ryan. The Old Man and the Sea and Saving Private Ryan, both stories of loyalty, honor and sacrifice, portray the battle between man’s will and nature’s force, demonstrating the victorious unstoppable quality of nature. Both Saving Private Ryan and Old Man and the Sea, show the main characters on a mission to accomplish a feat extremely important and reflective…

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    Film: Saving Private Ryan. 1 sentence film:4-5 sentences research Hypothesis: The film Saving Private Ryan will represent what happened on the first day of the D-day invasion but then fail to represent what happened before and after the initial invasion. Introduction Paragraph 1 – Planning of D-day invasion The beginning of the D-day invasion, otherwise known as Operation Overlord, can be dated back to September 1941, after the British evacuated their troops from Dunkirk from Northern France.…

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    occurrence of names given before PTSD was officially branded and categorized as a war mental illness. (Coleman 19) Although Hollywood has created numerous of films regarding WWII, Spielberg’s film, Saving Private Ryan, a war film praised for the realism of violence and battles—most…

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    Comparison Paper #1 I will be comparing “All Quiet On the Western Front” and “Saving Private Ryan”. These war stories show us how war makes us view others and ourselves. Sure it may be easy to view someone else as nothing more than an object, but to view ourselves as nonhumans is hard and takes a lot of demoralizing and dehumanizing. Dehumanization is the mental ability to view someone as less than a human, to not view them as worthy of human treatment or rights. This is an ability that we…

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    Hypothesis: The film Saving Private Ryan will represent what happened on the first day of the D-day invasion but then fail to represent what happened before and after the initial invasion. Introduction The Film Saving Private Ryan Successfully represented the initial Invasion of the D-day invasion but failed to represent anything else in the film. Saving Private Ryan failed to accurately retell the events of planning the D-day invasion and what went into the planning. While it did represent a…

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    which we utilize the theory to make decisions is different from each other. In addition to discussing the two theorist’s views regarding utilitarianism, I will overview how the ethics of Utilitarianism was applied in the movie I am familiar with; Saving Private…

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    Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan, an essay by Eva Kingsepp at Stockholm University said “The Omaha Beach scene…is famous for its hyper realistic depiction of death on the battle field.” Getting the angles of the camera to show a first person view of death, the sounds of dying comrades ringing in the background, and effects on set to replicate real battlefield casualties, all pieces that provide for audience immersion. One of the many things, composition helps establish similar immersions. Saving…

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    some women may be as tough as men there are still factors that can be distracting. The women who would fight in the war could potentially become the main focus instead of the fight. By looking deeper into All Quiet in the Western Front and Saving Private Ryan, these movies both indirectly and directly show how women would negatively affect the war if they were to join the fight.…

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