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  • X-Men: Apocalypse Analysis

    X-Men: Apocalypse is the ninth installment in the X-Men series. The movie surrounds the villain Apocalypse, who has just been woken up for the first time in hundreds of years. Upon waking up, he is disappointed to find out that humans are worshiping machinery and buildings rather than mutants. X-Men: Apocalypse can be examined as a complete intertextual reference to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse in the Book of Revelation of Jesus Christ. Not only is it an intertextual echo for the Four Horsemen, but also there are two contrasting theological views of the character Apocalypse himself. Bryan Singer believes that this creation of Apocalypse embodies the God of the Old Testament, but Alissa Walker a theology magazine writer believe that…

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  • X-Men Belonging Analysis

    Throughout both the novel ‘The Chrysalids’, and the film ‘X-Men’ from 200, the idea of the importance of belonging is presented. In both texts, there is a concept that is if somebody belongs, they are safe. Belonging in society is of great significance, and those who do not belong have the mindset that if they control their society, they will finally be part of a group. Also, working in a group rather than alone causes a higher possibility of survival from enemies. Overall, both texts depict the…

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  • X-Men Character Analysis

    The Analysis of X-Men and how it relates to Disabilities The portrayal of many superheroes in movies, comic books, and TV shows are empowered by real world diseases, accidents, and disabilities inflicted upon them. X-Men is the apotheosis by which exceptional individuals, both heroes and villains, obtain their powers. These movie characters, who possess various extraordinary abilities, are comparable to the multiple individuals with disabilities, in that they both are regarded and viewed…

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  • X-Men Thesis

    “Mankind has always feared what it doesn’t understand”(X-Men). One of the highest grossing film franchises of all time, the X-Men series is about mutants (humans that have mutated a fantastic ability) that the rest of society fears and hates. Some mutants want to live in peace and harmony with the humans, while others believe peace is an illusion and they should be ruling society with their abilities. This argument continues throughout the series, mimicking events like the holocaust, civil…

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  • Analysis: The Brief Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao

    Mutants. Since the discovery of their existence they have been regarded with fear, suspicion, often hatred. Across the planet, debate rages. Are mutants the next link in the evolutionary chain or simply a new species of humanity fighting for their share of the world? Either way it is a historical fact: Sharing the world has never been humanity 's defining attribute (Cooper-Dowda). In this quote by Professor X (short for Xavier, who is the leader of the Marvel’s group of mutants known as the…

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  • Desire For Power In Lord Of The Flies

    For thousands of years, men have desired to gain power over others so that they can accomplish their own goals. Thus, it has become human nature to desire power and control. Most often men would try to gain as much power they could possibly have by bending the rules or laws that have been put in place that would restrict them. If the rules and laws that kept the amount of power in balance were suddenly removed, the men would be the first to realize it. Their methods for obtaining more power…

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  • Prendick In George Orwell's The Joy Luck Club

    A man’s life can change as it goes on. Started out with four men on the ship Lady Vain after it came to a clash. Pendick urged there were only three men; one men drowned attempting to be a part of their group. After a few days of not being able to stand the starvation and thirst, Helmar, thought of a plan but Prendick did not agree until the next day. A fight starts between the two other men, and Prendick tries to help Helmar, then both men fell overboard leaving Prendick all alone. After two…

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  • X-Men Film Analysis

    In the fall of 1963, writer Stan Lee created a comic about a fictional team of superheroes with incredible powers known as the X-Men. Since the first comic appeared there have been ongoing spin-offs created, and to this day over 400 issues of X-Men comics exist each with an abundance of volumes. The first X-Men movie came out in the year 2000 and the worldwide franchise has not stopped growing. A total of seven movies have been released, the latest being X-Men: Days of Future Past, and X-Men:…

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  • Above All Sane Character Analysis

    includes six long bone claws, which are covered by an unbreakable metal called “adamantium.” Wolverine has three claws in each hand, and at will, he can unsheathe these slightly curved claws from each hand. The claws are naturally sharp and tougher than a normal human bone structure, furthermore with adamantium his claws can cut through essentially any material. Wolverines claws are a true force to be reckoned with. Wolverine has incredible superhuman strength, maybe not like Hulk, but…

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  • X-Men: The Super Power Of Manipulating Minds

    Out of all the superpowers that have been conceived, I would want the ability to manipulate the minds of others. There are so many superpowers that I believe are interesting and unique, but manipulating minds really stood out to me. The biggest attraction towards this superpower is the non-violent aspect of it. Though on the surface it’s a nonviolent superpower, manipulating minds potentially could cause a lot of anguish and despair if used incorrectly. However, the ability has ways of helping…

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