Vince Clarke

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  • Theme Of Imperialism In The Movie Avatar

    In 2009, James Cameron released his film Avatar. It was an intense mix of sci-fi and adventure, with plenty of action intertwined in its storyline. The story is of Jake Sully, who is a paraplegic marine who is sent to a distant moon called Pandora. There Jake fills the position of his deceased brother, becoming an Avatar of the native peoples the Na’vi, and is working for the government as humans mine the planet for precious metals. Jake is at first operating under the orders of the military…

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  • Analyzing Ron Grainer's 'Doctor Who Theme Song'

    The “Doctor Who Theme Song” was constructed by an Australian composer named Ron Grainer in 1963. The “Doctor Who Theme Song” was realized by Delia Derbyshire at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. This song is one of the first electronic theme songs for television. The theme song was originally written in an E Minor. The current “Doctor Who Theme Song” is arranged by Murray Gold. Doctor Who is a British television show about a time lord (currently played by Peter Capaldi as the 12th doctor) who…

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  • John Hick Problem Of Evil Essay

    For generations upon generations people around the world have asked the question, “If god is good, why is there evil in the world?”. On first observation of this simple question one sees what seems to be a fundamental flaw in the Christian belief. John Hick attempts to solve this life- changing question and prove that it has no effect on the essential belief of God. He defines this “Problem of Evil” in the following dilemma: “If God is perfectly loving, he must wish to abolish evil; and if he is…

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  • Consequences Of Technology In The Veldt, By Ray Bradbury

    “The Veldt” is a short story written by Ray Bradbury on September 23, 1950. Bradbury, known for his science fiction genre, wrote many novels including: Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles, Dandelion Wine and more. The common theme of his novels is that humans can be manipulated by technology. “The Veldt” is about a family that has a very technologically advanced home that performs every task for them. The children eventually get revenge on their parents with their own technology – the nursery…

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  • 2001 Space Odyssey Book Vs Movie Essay

    2001: a space odyssey is a science-fiction novel published in 1968, written by Arthur C. Clarke and a science-fiction film released in (the same year as the novel) 1968, and directed by Stanley Kubrick. The following are all the differences I noticed while watching the film; No narration: I feel there should have been at least some narration in the beginning, so people can better grasp what is happening (i watched this film with my mother, who hasn't read the book, and i had to explain some…

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  • Summary Of A Short Story: Cole Passed Away

    5 years later...Cole still lives on the island. He’s there because the island is the only place where he can contain his anger. Peter lives in Minnesota with his parents. Peter sometimes come to visit Cole like once a month. They became more like best friends over time. Till this day Cole stills carves totems. Being on the island really helps Cole with his anger. Cole now knows how to handle with his anger. Cole have many different carved totems. Cole now have a carving of the spirit bear. Ever…

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  • Relationships In The Handmaids Tale

    When people think of someone being held against their will they associate that with people being treated like property, but that is not the case in the book Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood. It is a story about a dystopian society where everything is regulated and people do not have the ability to make free choices. The story takes place from a point of view of a specific handmaid named Offred, a handmaid is a woman who is brought into a household for the sole reason of reproduction. They are…

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  • Oppression In The Handmaid's Tale

    In Margaret Atwood 's The Handmaid’s Tale, one is given a look into a society where women are deprived of power and live out lives of enslavement under a very strict and vigilant government. The government uses the Handmaids and other people, such as the commanders, in the society to ensure that everyone in the society is complying with its rules. The methods of Gilead’s government are absolutely archaic, “The Handmaid 's Tale brings together pre-Christian notions of absolute patriarchal…

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  • Feminism In Handmaid's Tale

    In the book “Handmaid’s Tale”, written by Margaret Atwood, explore Offred’s view on the world and how totalitarianism and theocratic is now taking over the United States because of the low reproduction rates they created the Handmaid’s to give birth to elite couple who are having trouble conceiving. The women are subjective to prostitution, pornography and violence during the republic of Gilead. As the author states “Atwood’s protagonist, Offred, is a Handmaid—a fallen woman who is forced to…

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  • Character Analysis Of Offred In The Handmaid's Tale

    Her attitude to the ceremony is, certainly not a respectful one, not the one that Gilead would have tried to instil in her, "...the Commander fucks, with a regular two-four marching stroke, on and on like a tap dripping...". These are hardly the sentiments of a true believer in the role of the Handmaid. However, it is clear that the Red Centre did have some psychological effects on her by the way that she sees everything in a sexual light, she is obsessed by the colour red…

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