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  • Paranoia Agent Case Study

    10. Paranoia Agent (2004) Satoshi Kon was so content with his cooperation with Madhouse that immediately after the end of producing Tokyo Godfathers, he proposed to shoot a TV anime series. The script would be based upon a few of his concepts, which he had not used before, as much as upon newspapers' headlines, particularly their crime and social ones. The leadership of the company accepted, thus initiating the creation of the 13 episodes of Paranoia Agent. A series of attacks occur in Tokyo, seemingly to individuals irrelevant to each other. The victims do not seem to recollect any facial characteristic of the perpetrator; however, they all state that he looked like a high school student in terms of figure and that he was wearing golden roller skates, baseball cap and he was carrying a sort of arched baseball bat. The attacks gain publicity due to their frequency, resulting to the creation of an urban legend about the culprit, who everyone calls Shonen Bat. Detectives Keiichi Ikari and Mitsuhiro Maniwa investigate the case, attempting to arrest the violator and to discover any affiliation between the victims. This time, the script does not only mix fantasy and reality; it dissolves every boundary between them, with the latter imposing on the former and vice versa. His usual social remark is also present, this time concerning modern life and the fears that undermine the seemingly civil facade of contemporary society. Expectantly, Kon presents the aforementioned in his unique…

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  • Political Economy In 'Much Apu About Nothing And' The Simpsons

    chosen for this essay is “The Simpsons”. This cartoon has become a household name and a cultural phenomenon across the world. It is the longest running series in American history and has been so popular because the writers have blended together different forms of wit and humour to appeal to all types of people of all ages. The satirical humour and political neutrality makes the text so relatable…

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  • The Differences Of Dee And Maggie's Values In The Quilts

    Family members share much of the same things in life. Children are born to the same mother, raised in the same house, and experience many of the same hardships. Dee and Maggie were born to a poor life that was filled with hardship. And, as they grew older their experiences led them down separate paths with separate mindsets. Dee and Maggie lived in a home that a was no better than a shack and had a hardened mother who worked through hard labor to provide. Although they were raised under the same…

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  • Sitcom Will And Grace Satire Analysis

    Satirical Anti-Trump Representation in the Sitcom Will and Grace Mini Episode and Season 9 Episode 1 As the TV satire become popular in the 21st century, humor is utilized to problematize phenomenon in humans’ lives (Gray et al.: 2009). Will and Grace is one of great American sitcoms using elements of satire to make the audience laugh. Having a unique storyline of friendship between a gay lawyer, Will, and a straight architect named Grace captivated the audience attention among mainstream…

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  • Personal Reflection On Stereotypes In The Classroom

    that incorporated into this play. The first question I thought of, and asked him was, “WHat is truly harder this play or a football practice or game?” He had a tough time answering this question and had to think about it for a little bit. While he was thinking it convinced me even more that performing plays and sports are in some ways similar. He did answer the question with, “In their own separate ways they are both incredibly hard. To make a decision to choose which is harder is nearly…

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  • Make Your Home Among Strangers Analysis

    In The Deportation of Wopper Barraza by Maceo Montoya, the author tells a story about Wopper Barraza, who is suddenly forced to live in a culture where he has no prior experience. In Make Your Home Among Strangers by Jennine Capó Crucet, the author describes how the main character, Lizet, enters a strange new setting, and goes through self growth, as a result of the waning absence of her family. The two stories coincide due to their common theme of leaving home and trying to make it without…

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  • Leave It To Beaver: Character Analysis: Leave It To Beaver

    The iconic TV show "Leave It to Beaver" broke TV records and stole the hearts of millions of Americans with its depiction of the ideal suburban family of the 1950s. Its loyal viewership guaranteed it a run of six seasons and movie spinoffs. What made "Leave It to Beaver" such a good TV comedy was its witty dialogue, comical situations, and relatable characters. One of the things that made "Leave It to Beaver" such a good comedy of its time is the witty and well written dialogue. We see…

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  • Fawlty Tower's Language Analysis

    Paragraph 1 Fawlty tower’s is a famous British television sitcom that invokes several different types of satirical and sarcastic types of humour. Thanks to the use of this humour the t.v. series was slowly gaining popularity and became known as one of the ‘’greats’’. Fawlty tower’s has been around for over fifty years, but back when the series was still irrelevant it was listed as the number one British and thanks to this the series is noted as a legend. The show also includes a questionable…

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  • Family Guy Stereotypes

    Belonging With Groups Being part of a group can be a good or a bad thing. The feeling that you belong in something can be fulfilling. In this assignment we will explore different types of stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination. I have chosen three TV shows: Family Guy, Simpsons, and The Cleveland Show. I have chosen animation TV shows because I have three small children and they love to watch these shows. Family Guy first aired in 2002 it is an adult animated sitcom. Created by Seth…

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  • Klosterman's Theory Of Voyeurism

    It is fascinating to find that things that apparently seem to be so different can be developed in such way that they sustain the same point of view. If we think about the career of a very tall, basketball player; people attraction to voyeurism; the career of a country music singer who beats records in discs’ selling, and the use of laugh tracks in comedy sitcom, it looks like there can not be a strong connection between them. Now if we consider that the public is looking for this basketball…

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