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  • Masculinity Definition Essay

    Redefining masculinity, particularly the self-control element, through status updates, my focal-follow admits to his social vulnerability which he attempts to combat using inspirational quotes. Power along with control intricacies form the basis for my focal-follow’s warrior digitally mediated identity that helps him overcome emotional implications resulting from harsh societal circumstances. Focusing on the stressors that trigger depressive and suicidal thoughts, my focal follow integrates talk about adversity in his performance of masculinity. Reinforced by the all-male surroundings he constantly finds himself in, such as; his four brothers at home, the private catholic high school he attended, and the college fraternity he joined, his masculine online behavior is a product of his environment in conjunction with his personal views regarding adversity. In this paper, I will examine how my subject displays a resilient identity via masculine self-governing stances, evident through his capitalization and emphasis of certain words, which allow him to overcome obstacles including those associated with mental illness. Facebook as a popular social media platform enables users to interact with family and friends via status updates, image uploads, and other items of their personal choosing. The components of the site like the privacy settings permit its users to filter both what they see and what they show. Designed to give its users the upper-hand, Facebook attracts those who…

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  • The Role Of Rhiannon From The First Branch Of The Mabinogi

    Today the character of Rhiannon from the First Branch of the Mabinogi is considered to be a strong female lead in the Celtic Literature. However, her role within the story is not so clear-cut and much of her power and influence within the text is determined by her ethereal nature. In order to examine the important of Rhiannon’s divinity, it is necessary to understand how the concept of a sovereignty goddess and Otherworld ruler combine to create a position whereby Rhiannon both improves upon and…

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  • The Fray's Song How To Save A Life

    Isaac Slade, Joe King, Ben Wysocki, and Dave Welsh make up the popular rock/ pop band The Fray. With their first album, How to Save a Life, this band appeared on everyone’s radar. The Fray’s song “You Found Me” appeared on the band’s second album, The Fray. Eight months after the release of The Fray’s second album, the band released a music video for “You Found Me.” This song could have several meanings depending on different points of views. Many interpretations of the lyrics in this song…

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  • Essay On Irish Potato Famine

    felt that Ireland had this famine coming because they depended a lot of other people to do things for them. In the case of the potato, many people were dependent on the potato for a source of life. Charles Edward Trevelyan believed that the potato was a symbol of dependence that Ireland had on other nations. It was not just that the potato was bad, but that Ireland was so dependent on the help of others. When this crisis broke out Ireland was not able to handle what was happening since they are…

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  • The Role Of Morgan Le Fay Changed In Vita Merlini And King Arthur?

    Morgan le Fay is one of the Arthurian Legends and is known for being an evil enchantresses and a witch. Morgan le Fay’s legend goes that she is the half-sister of King Arthur. Morgan le Fay uses her lover, Accolon to steal King Arthur’s sword when this plan does not go as accordingly she throws the sword into the lake. Morgan le Fay is also considered a healer because in Vita Merlini by Geoffrey Monmouth she heals King Arthur’s wounds from the last battle of Calman but the only way that she can…

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  • Trainspotting Essay

    “’New Scottish Cinema’ suggests a new wave of film production and is often attributed to filmmaking that considers itself alternative or oppositional to other forms of mainstream cinema”, David Martin Jones, (2005:11). Trainspotting (Danny Boyle, 1995) is a film that worked around the social, political and cultural development in Britain in the late 20th Century. It gives rise to questions of identity, culture, and community. The main theme in this film is about a group of friends with a heroin…

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  • Gender And Violence In The Mabinogi Literary Analysis

    enchanted gifts. Rhiannon’s status also claims to exhibit the lack of recognitions for women and that she ultimately seems to bring in the idea that even though she still withholds a presence as a result of her banishment. This eventually creates the disheveled amount of respect that eventually forms in the creation of her new self. Despite her original self-appearing confident and proud of her abilities, her actions still exemplified the weakness of supposed “womanhood” and surrenders to the…

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  • Analysis Of Danny Boyle's The Auteur Theory

    and speed of the journey that cinema can provide". He described the film as "intelligent entertainment", meaning that it doesn't patronise audiences and there's an agenda behind the film if they want to look for one. He, John Hodge and producer Andrew MacDonald all wanted the film to be a partnership of 3 performers. They didn't approach one major star because they thought the audiences would all be concentrating on that one person. To prepare for the film, Boyle…

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  • Stolen Day Analysis

    “ If you can’t change your fate, change your attitude” -unknown. “A Day’s Wait” and “Stolen Day” are written by nobel prize winner Ernest Hemingway and Sherwood Anderson. Ernest Hemingway was born in Oak Park, Illinois 1899 and wrote a collection of novels about people who show grace under pressure. Anderson was born in Ohio 1876. Sherwood Anderson was supporter of younger writers, including Hemingway. Anderson was a tremendous part of getting Hemingway’s first novel published. The experiences…

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  • The Old Man And The Sea Reflection

    Reflection Essay: "The Old Man and the Sea" "The Old Man and the Sea" is truly an inspiring work from Hemingway. I've learned about old age, courage, pride, machismo, divinity in death and brotherhood. Also, this novella has given me insight into the life of a fisherman, the dangers they can face and the prizes they receive. I was also startled by the fact that Hemingway is really proud of machismo, and he shows this by presenting us Santiago, an old man who has a male bravado.…

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