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  • Seaworld Essay

    SeaWorld is a family oriented, recreational theme park where individuals can pay around 80 dollars for one day admission to experience live orca shows, ride roller coasters, and visit animals in the aquarium exhibits. SeaWorld is an entertaining vacation option; especially for families. Although, many people who have visited SeaWorld do not know the behind the scenes care of the orcas in captivity. SeaWorld mistreats orcas, which in turn creates stress, and a shorter, unhealthy, and unhappy life…

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  • Why We Care About Whales Analysis

    The power of emotion: compassion In Marina Keegan’s essay, Why We Care About Whales, Marina claims on how humans value the life of humans and the life of non-human animals. The essay starts with a social occurrence of emerging beached whales. A natural force that is created by the movement of both the moon and the Earth push whales to the beach. While giving a detailed, vivid explanation of how beached whales die, Marina maximizes the sadness and lamentation of whales’ deaths. Furthermore, she…

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  • Marino Mission Summary

    Have you ever found out something you should’ve known before? In the novel Marino Mission we meet Alexa who is experiencing something she never thought she would. Alexa’s mission exudes secretly because she gathers information behind the backs of others, works with Jose to test DNA and does all of this in a classified and protected military space. Alexa goes around collecting information from the backs of others to better understand what’s happening at Marino Mission. To start, Alexa gets up…

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  • Joyas Voladoras Theme

    Inspired by his struggles and the life of his son, author Brian Doyle wrote the short story “Joyas Voladoras” to share a message about emotions and the pain of love. He uses metaphors involving comparing the hearts of humans to other living organisms in order to communicate with the reader that all living things feel emotions. In “Joyas Voladoras,” Brian Doyle portrays the idea that every living thing has a heart, and no matter the size, they all have the ability to feel the pain of love.…

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  • Louis Psihoyo The Cove Analysis

    Louis Psihoyo’s The Cove (2009) is an exposé documentary foregrounding the issue of dolphin slaughtering in Taiji, Japan. Psihoyos’s captures and probes into the Japanese tradition of hunting, and the present issue of dolphins selling to aquariums around the world. The documentarian features leading activist for the cause Rick O’Barry who fundamentally created the dolphin trade through the 1960’s TV show franchise “Flipper”. The documentarian is biased and outlines the negative portrayal upon…

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  • Killer Whales Captivity

    Killer Whales, their name alone makes a bold statement, and it is no surprise that people flock to areas that showcase these majestic animals. Spectators watch in awe as these animals put on a show with their trainers. Venues, such as Sea World, take claim to the idea that these shows support education, research and conservation of killer whales12. Alternatively, many state that the use of killer whales for our entertainment is not only dangerous to people, but that it violates the five freedoms…

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  • Film Summary: Remember The Flipper

    Ric O’Barry Imagine the ocean without fish, just a giant empty body of water. Animals have their purpose in existence. They all fit together some how in the food chain, or the circle of life. Imagine what would happen if no one stood up for these animals. What would the world be life if no one protected certain species and stood up for the life and existence of these creatures? Remember the Flipper? Flipper was a bottlenose dolphin named Kathy, her trainer, Ric O’Barry is one of the main…

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  • Orca Whales In Seaworld

    Orca Whales If someone were living in a bathtub for two-thirds of their life, would they be upset? Whales living in the ocean are different and similar to whales living in SeaWorld in many ways. Blackfish is a documentary about whale abuse in SeaWorld. Blackfish is a film that took 1 year to make. They didn 't make any profit. They made this film out of their love for whales (“No Cash”). A marine biologist said that it was important that someone from the outside that world delivered…

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  • Summary Of Gabriela Cowperthwaite's Film 'Blackfish'

    In Gabriela Cowperthwaite’s film, Blackfish (2013), Cowperthwaite captures the psychological torture killer whales, specifically Tilikum and Kasatka, face at Sea World after being brutally separated from their families. The film takes us through the journey of captured killer whales becoming mentally unstable and being used for entertainment purposes. This film displays archival footage and interviews with former trainers who had close experiences with killer whales at Sea World. The attacks at…

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  • Blackfish Documentary Techniques

    Blackfish: Documentary Analysis Blackfish is an award winning documentary, directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite, which captures its audiences and takes them on an informative journey that tells a riveting story. This documentary showcases an argument about Orca whales in captivity and the safety of the trainers. The purpose of this documentary is to bring to light if animals, specifically Orca Whales should be held in captivity and if it is a safety issue for the animal trainers. Briefly in the…

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