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  • Role Of Violence In Teen Films

    Teen Violence in Movies and Socially Constructed Views Although teens may not legally drink, smoke, own property, or buy firearms they are often depicted in films with remarkable levels of violence. The subject of violence in teen films has become a popular representation of teenagers. An alarming number of adults have negative impressions of teenagers. Importantly, film may play a dangerous role in developing these impressions. Films featuring teens prompt that teenagers are violent, disconnected and reckless. Violence portrayed in teen films through physical and emotional violence, provides unrealistic and detrimental social constructs of teenagers. Importantly, the construction of teenagers in teen films reinforces the negative impressions many adults have, and continue to strain the adult-teen relationship.…

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  • Teenage Stress Research Paper

    stress level on a scale 1-10 is a 4.9, ages 18-33 have a stress level of 5.4, (American psychological association survey shows teen stress rivals 1). This data tells us that stress is extremely common and affects many in negative ways. 20% of Americans report extreme stress, although it’s declining. 35% of all ages say stress rose in the past year, 60% tried to reduce stress in the last 5 years, 53% are still trying, (American psychological association survey shows teen stress rivals 1). This…

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  • Social Issues In John Hughes's The Breakfast Club

    that are very relatable to teens in high school of that age range. The early 80’s film was centered around five teens who have in some way been stereotyped by not only their peers but also by their parents and other authority figures. The main theme for the film is to overcome stereotypes and develop a voice for one’s self. As we as self-confidence and self-acceptance. At the end of the film each characters opens up about who they are and realizes that they should no longer accept the standards…

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  • Gossip Girl Play Analysis

    Gossip Girl (CW, 2007-2012) is a drama television series about a group of fictional wealthy teenagers living on the Upper East Side in New York City. It is based off of a book series by Cecily Von Ziegesar. Though the characters all attend the same prep school, the show mostly focuses on what they do in their non-academic lives. The drama portrayed in this series is more extreme than other comparable teen drama shows, such as The O.C or 90210. This is due to the controversial topics that are…

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  • Underrepresentation Of Women

    Sypeck, Gray, and Ahrens (2004) studied women’s body sizes on the covers of Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Mademoiselle, and Vogue between 1950 and 1999, and found a significant decrease in size between 1980 and 1999. Alternatively, Luff and Gray (2009) analyzed the teenage magazines YM and Seventeen between 1956 and 2005 and found the body size of cover models increased over time in YM and remained consistent in Seventeen. The authors reported these teen magazines were moving away from the trend of the…

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  • The Six Principles Of Persuasion In Teen Vogue

    In middle school I had always been infatuated with the Teen Vogue magazines. I loved looking at the latest fashion trends, hearing about the newest makeup products, and reading the recent interviews with A-List celebrities. Almost seven years later, I’m back looking at my old Teen Vogue magazines, realizing that many of the advertisements placed in the magazines aren’t necessarily appropriate for Teen Vogue’s target market- especially one in particular. Using the persuasive technique “sex sells”…

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  • Merchant Of Venice Comedy Analysis

    that William Shakespeare is one of the world’s greatest playwrights. He is known for his ability to entertain audiences and capture their affections through his beloved characters. Many of his plays contain themes that are everlasting and able to move audiences through several generations. One play in particular, though, leaves many critics asking questions about how to classify the drama. Shakespeare’s play, The Merchant of Venice, is the piece that seems to trouble audiences everywhere. The…

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  • What Theatre Means To Me Essay

    What does theatre mean to me? As I review the questions provided for me to include in my goal statement, I feel lucky to express how theatre is unique to me and how I structure my everyday life around the dramatic arts. Anytime I act, I relish in the opportunity to be a leader, to help people, and to accomplish my actions with confidence. I started off with this philosophy at an early age and have not forgotten about it since. In my opinion, acting is not solely about the individual’s…

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  • The Convergence Of The Twain Analysis

    Thomas Hardy’s “The Convergence of the Twain” is a cautionary tale against Man’s attempt to transgress his myopia. Mirroring the Greek traditions of architecture and tragedy, Hardy impassively elevates the catastrophic accident to an cosmic ‘intelligent design’ - an orchestrated ‘convergence of the twain.’ Hardy presents this tragedy of human “vanity” through a detached, almost reportorial tone, developed from an omniscient point of view. Particularly, he uses sophisticated diction and wordplay…

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  • Isolation In The Caretaker

    INTRODUCTION Pinter’s first phase of writing is categorized into the Theatre of the Absurd which reflects the individuals’ concerns in the mundane world. The Absurd dramatists attempt to show the vivid reflection of the modern man and his bewilderment in their dramatic oeuvres by applying some specific elements. One of the fundamental themes of such drama is isolation. Absurdists mostly put their accusing finger on this weakness of man to prove his fragility of being alone. However, Absurd…

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