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  • Women At The Western Wall Analysis

    (Anderson, p. 54) “We need to re-liberate the cotton” (Elterman) “There’s a conversation about whether or not Jews can pray at their holy place” (Sharon) Question: Reading Leona Anderson and Pamela Young’s book Women and Religious Traditions “Women in Judaism” and watching the two video clips concerning Women at the Wall by the New York Times and The Jerusalem Post I was upset to learn about the sufferings these women are facing. What upset me is that fact that these women are forced to conform to an androcentric…

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  • Jesus Christ Influence

    him, he was not frugal when rebuilding the Temple. According to Parrot, Herod saw the old Temple as decayed and outdated. Gone was the beauty of Solomon or Ezra’s Temples. Herod instead wanted to “enlarge and beautify the Temple so that it should be worthy, not so much of God to whom it was consecrated as of to the dignity of the king whose achievement it was. ” Herod’s new Temple took almost ten years to complete. When it was done, it had almost doubled in size with expanded grounds and…

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  • The Big Lebowski Film Analysis

    The brothers Joel and Ethan Coen and Wes Anderson are known for their distinctive visual and thematic styles of film making. Although their respective films The Big Lebowski and The Royal Tenenbaums both have a unique style all their own they do share a theme. This shared narrative motif is a nostalgic yearning for, or perhaps even obsession, with the past. In The Big Lebowski this obsession with the past can be seen at the very beginning of the film as we follow a tumbling tumbleweed, an iconic…

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  • The Sisters Brothers Analysis

    Patrick deWitt’s The Sisters Brothers (2011): a satirical deviation from the cowboy western genre “The Wild West has always enticed the readers’ imagination” (Vanja 128). This research paper explores the context of Patrick deWitt’s The Sisters Brothers (2011). DeWitt’s use of a “stylized abstraction of western speech” (Vernon 1) offers its readers a respite from everyday life. Although it follows the traditional scheme of a cowboy western genre, the novel has certain innovations of its own…

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  • The Great Train Robbery: Film Analysis

    Western’s a genre with a purpose For almost as long as the medium of filmmaking has existed so too has the Western first showcased in Edwin S. Porter film The Great Train Robbery. Though overall a simple film in retrospect the way in which it pushed the medium forward was revolutionary in containing a narrative. Cowboys are the initial American heroes of filmmaking which all others pull from; Westerns as a male focused genre the central genre trope of masculinity have been constructed on a…

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  • Comparison Of Stagecoach And The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

    The following essay will compare the cinematic language of the two Western classics Stagecoach (John Ford, 1939) and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Sergio Leone, 1966) while analyzing the claim that both film respectably are pioneers of the Western genre during their times proven on the basis of their original work in editing and narrative, and its influence on other filmmakers. After a brief summary of both movies, I will continue with the analysis of both, in particular with the formal…

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  • Western Film The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

    Western Film “For over forty years, from 1926 to 1967, Hollywood produced more Westerns than any other kind of film” (pg.243). The western film I chose was one of Sergio Leone’s famous trilogies, which included A Fistful of Dollars, For A Few Dollars More, and The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. These are known as Spaghetti Westerns. The film The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly takes place during the American Civil War and follows three men on the hunt for Confederate gold. Many westerns focus…

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  • The Searchers: Film Analysis

    coming from the back or the side of the main characters” (Goodykoontz & Jacobs, 2014, section 6.4). Ultimately, the type of lighting has assessed the impact of high contrast and very deep shadows in many of the indoor/outdoor scenes to establish the western theme. ◦What are the benefits of the style of lighting used? The benefits of the lighting style used to enhance the hardness of life on the Western frontier, therefore, giving the movie viewers a real sense of the western time and its…

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  • The Searchers Book Vs Movie

    The Searchers is a “classic” western. It tells the story of Ethan Edwards who is accompanied by his nephew Martin Pawley and their five-year-long search to find his niece after she is captured and her family killed by the Comanche Indians. Little Big Man is a “revisionist” western. It tells the story of Jack Crabbe, a 121-year-old man asked to tell his story about his life, which includes being captured and raised by the Indians and living in a white society with a variety of jobs leading him to…

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  • The History Of Zoos

    was a cement wall with leaves and branches pasted to it, a lousy attempt at an artificial environment. But Mombasa noticed a small glint in the corner of roof, a camera. His moves were being watched, this was a test. Further up the wall was a window hidden somewhat by the vines on the wall. Mombasa began to climb up the wall making his way to the window. Once he got to the window he had to wipe the filth off of the glass then he was able to look. What he saw was a room full of buttons and…

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