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    Humanity in Modern Literature and Films What does it mean to be human? To people being human can mean different things, but it can be broken down into six main traits called shared humanity. The six traits consist of relationships, loss, survival, choice, morality, and emotions. These specific traits are what make each individual human. All six traits play an important role in all humans lives like shaping them into who they are and how they react to certain scenarios. These traits are used in film and literature to enhance the story and make it more interesting. The six main traits of shared humanity are used in modern novels and films like the novel How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff, short story the Scarlet Ibis by James Hurst, and the film Waterboy. Shared humanity characteristics, choice and survival, are illustrated in the novel How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff. Choice is a characteristic that is shown very early in the book when Daisy chooses to be in a relationship with Edmond even though she knows it is wrong. Daisy and Edmond start having a thing for each other almost the instant Daisy arrives in England. Daisy just always feels drawn to him and always feels very intrigued with what he has to say. Edmond is also always there for Daisy helping her and making her feel loved. They continuously grow closer due to certain circumstances and even though she knows it’s wrong she still chooses to try and find more alone time with Edmond. Eventually they kiss and Daisy makes a…

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    Waterboy Film Analysis

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    Waterboy The film Waterboy is about a stuttering man named Bobby Boucher who is caught between bullies, his momma, and the game of football. The movie Waterboy is a hero’s journey where Bobby Boucher’s story encounters and goes through the twelve steps to create the theme. The ordinary world of the movie Waterboy takes place in Louisiana during the 1990’s. The hero of the story is Bobby Boucher. Bobby is a 31 year old stuttering man living with his overprotective mom in Luisiana. Bobby is a…

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    Disability In Water Boy

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    Cynthia Fenelus Final Reflection Adam Sandler stars in the movie Water Boy as Bobby Boucher. He is a thirty-one year old man who lives at home with his mother. To say the least he is a “momma’s boy.” He plays a water boy for football teams. Bobby presents two disorders. One being a stutter and he also exhibits the characteristics of an intellectual disability. He is used as a water boy for several football teams before one of his coaches discovers his amazing talent of tackling and places him…

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    Bobby Boucher, 31-year-old socially inept water boy with a stutter and secret anger issues. These hidden anger issues are due to the constant teasing from his peers over the years and immense sheltering by his mother, Helen. When Bobby was a teenager, he became the waterboy for the University of Louisiana Cougars, a major championship-caliber college program. However, the players always torment Bobby and the team's head coach, Red Beaulieu, eventually fires him for "disrupting" the team's…

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    the film, the scene where she shows up at Jake’s doorstep demanding him to sign the divorce paper, it seems as if Melanie does not care about Jake anymore. However, as the film progresses, Witherspoon does a great job subtly showing how Melanie still has feelings for Jake. Which eventually leads to the scene where it is raining and Melanie runs out into the sand and when Jake asks her why she would want to be married to him and she responds, “So I can kiss you anytime I want.” All in all, Reese…

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    I would not say I am extravagant at baseball, yet I would not say I am substandard at the game. I was player full of anticipation and optimism, but my coach did not know that. He assumed that I was reticent, and I was not capable of playing the sport. Also, most of my teammates did not believe in me and what I could do as if I was there to be their “waterboy.” Throughout the whole baseball season, I have obtained zero hits in twelve games. For some reason, I could not get a hit . As if I hit a…

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    all of the time. Atticus realizes if his children are fighting with each other the majority of their lives they will eventually hate one another and not have a loving relationship. Atticus and his sister do not exactly have a loving relationship and Atticus doesn 't want that to happen to his children. Because Atticus wants his children to get along, this shows how much of a loving father he is. Finally, Atticus’s loving quality comes out through his acceptance of his children. Atticus’s…

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    the day of my rugby game, when this girl texted me and all the emotions I repressed started to come to the surface. After a brief conversation via text, I listened to Drake and I got the angriest I've ever been. During the game I was reckless, charging like a mad bull trying to attack the madior. I was trying to tackle as many people as possible. I had thoughts like “why the hell did she pick that guy over me? I have done more for her than that guy ever would for her and I wasted my entire…

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    challenging Nurse Ratched and making plans with Candy. Doctor Spivey.................Robert De Niro De Niro is an incredible actor that has the ability to illustrate any character, but my was based on one of his most recent portrayal in the movie The Intern, in which he acts more as a guiding, fatherly figure. With that being said, I believe he would make a great Dr. Spivey because of his ability to shine, while playing a character who is suppose to be strong and focused, but instead is…

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