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  • Personal Narrative: The Existence Of Death

    All of my childhood, I spent it playing superhero. You see back then I was invincible. With one hi-yah I could defeat the supervillain and rescue my Lois Lane. But that fun and games were soon lost. I was 7 years old when I realized, I’m anything but invincible. My life was smooth sailing until my Grandmother died. Standing there looking at her open casket made me realize that death exists and that I am just mortal. This wasn’t some comic book where nobody stays dead. In our world, the end is…

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  • Nazi Propaganda In Captain America

    Captain America was written in 1940 though Steve Rogers was born in 1920. The comic was written by two Jews, and their religion is crucial for this study because it changes their approach of propaganda. In 1924, Mein Kampf written by Adolf Hitler is published and spreads racist and anti-Semite ideas, it was the very first time propaganda was used for such a purpose and it proved to be very effective. Indeed, propaganda helped the Nazi party maintain their power and communicate their policies…

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  • Moral Justification Of Social Media

    exonerative comparison is the second way people may justify anti-social behavior. The exonerative comparison sees ones own bad actions serving the greater good of society. An example of that would be if I decided that I wanted to become some type of supervillain and killing someone for what I believe is the greater good of the world. Although it may sound good it is not, just like in the movies or in television shows people get hurt. This would be real life and I would be killing people who…

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  • Captain America's Relationship To The Red Skull

    Captain America’s Relationship to the Red Skull The author of Captain America stressed that the Red Skull and Captain America came from the same experiment, but expressed different reaction based on the mindset that they originally had before the super soldier project. In Captain America Issue #1, the Red Skull speaks about him being the first person to undergo the experiment. The Red Skull also has similar motives to Adolf Hitler, even being connected as a Nazi officer when he was first created…

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  • Marvel's Impact On American Culture

    During the Golden Age, it was not uncommon for a single comic book issue to sell over one million copies. A popularity spike of comic books started mostly during World War II. Marvel and DC comics were the most favored. Marvel was created in 1939, and was known as Timely Comics by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. Spider-Man and Wolverine are the most well-known heroes from Marvel. DC Comics also known as Detective Comics, were founded in 1935, by Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson. Comic books impacted…

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  • Clothing In Captain America's War

    Even the character’s clothing, which is a "black shirt and pants contrasted by a pair of white gloves, boots, and large skull insignia," visually illustrates, the character’s binary way of viewing the world. In the story, Castle’s ideology manifests itself when his decision to join Captain America's resistance spawns entirely from the fact that the Pro-registration forces, “Started enlisting known thieves and multiple killers.” Castle's decision shows how he only joins the war because the other…

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  • Where Are You Going Where Have You Been Character Analysis

    Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been “With great power comes great responsibility”, this very old saying famously appears in the Marvel comic series Spider Man. Uncle Ben uses these wise words to warn Peter Parker that with any sort of power, there is also a negative side that comes with it. We can observe this in, Where you going, Where Have You Been by Joyce Carol Oates. In this story the main character Connie realizes that she has this great power to attract boys, she is very much…

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  • Cloning: A Therapeutic Analysis

    It is quite possible that the key to the future of human life is ourselves. The advancements in cloning technology have progressed to the point that in the near future we may see the possibility of cloning human beings. The most medically beneficial idea in cloning humans, or more likely parts of humans, is that it completely simplifies the way we treat patients. The two categories of cloning are therapeutic and reproductive. Therapeutic cloning involves treating injured body parts by regrowing…

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  • Virtuoso Personality Analysis

    I am not a superhero and neither are you, but we as sentient human beings have the (super) power to always seek out the best in ourselves and others. It is our natural attraction towards self-actualization that influences the many decisions, experiences, and encounters we will have in our daily life. A major factor in this entire journey is our personality. Personality refers to our characteristic patterns of thinking, feeling, and acting that makes us distinct and unique. Superheroes are…

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  • My Struggle Analysis

    In one episode, My Struggle, I saw tension. I didn’t find it entertaining (arguments I found cute when the characters were thirty are not so cute when they’re pushing sixty), but it was there. The canon here needs clarification. As has been repeated ad nauseam, their breakup and reconciliation (especially reconciliation) do not make sense. Their reason for returning to the FBI and staying there does not make sense. The timeline in which all this takes place does not make sense. Trading in nine…

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