Film & Theater Essays and Term Papers
Wicked Musical ReviewRosalind Claire Litsey
Pre-AP English 9
5 May 2012
The show opens with Glinda addressing the citizens of Munchkinland with the news of the Wicked Witch of the West's death. She begins to talk about about their time spent in school together, where her green-skinned roommate, Elphaba, was ...
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Cyrano de BergeracCyrano essay
Cyrano抯 world revolves around constant struggle. While going to great lengths to assist the man that controls the heart of Roxane, Cyrano continuously battles with his own passionate lust for her as well. He seems to thrive by this way of life, almost needing challenges to sustain ...
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Manipulation In The Documentaries Sharkwater and Supersize MeAll documentaries have a point of view, which is biased towards one side of the spectrum. Through manipulation they present their own versions of reality. Documentaries are very one-sided as they are told by one person who believes in only one side of the subject. The documentary film "Sharkwater" ...
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Juno1. Opening credits sequence: Juno is seen strolling through a black-and-white, cartoon landscape (scenery). Images of her environment flash by unnoticed by her (for example, the track team runs past, including Bleeker). This, as well as the accompanying folk-style music, give us an insight into the ...
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Grapes of Wrath: Symbolism of LightingSilver O'Dell
September 16, 2012
Grapes of Wrath
During the Great Depression many families depended on their land to produce food and income. Also during that time we had the great dust bowl, which blew away all the top soil that helped to produced food. If a family could not produce ...
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History of FilmThe history of film has expanded a great deal over the last century. With the first major contributions being made in the late nineteenth century, motion pictures urbanized from a carnival novelty into one of the most important tools of communication and entertainment for modern day viewers. ...
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The Air Up ThereVanessa Szczech
Professor J. Smith
04 August 2012
The Journey to Success
In the 1994 Film, The Air Up There, Kevin Bacon play Jimmy Dolan, a college coach ready to recruit his next big star. Dolan is competing for the big promotion to head coach, that's when he decides he needs ...
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Snow On Tha BluffWhat does it take to succeed in the independent/documentary film genre? An Independent film is a professional film production resulting in a feature film that is produced mostly or completely outside of the major film studio system. In addition to being produced and distributed by independent ...
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Boondock Saints Movie AnalysisThe Boondock Saints
The movie "The Boondock Saints" is a non-fictional story of two brothers, Connor and Murphy McManus, living in a South Boston, Irish neighborhood. In their particular neighborhood, mobs such as the Italians and Russians are established, contributing to criminal activity. In ...
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Tombstone: Fact or FictionTombstone: Fact or Fiction?
Almost two decades ago, a film known as Tombstone was produced, featuring a star-studded cast. This action-packed western portrays the legendary feud between the Earp's and the Clanton's. For the most part I believe it to be a respectable movie containing a powerful ...
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One PieceThe series begins with the execution of Gol D. Roger, a man known as the King of the Pirates (海賊王 Kaizokuō?). Just before his death, Roger announces that his treasure, the One Piece (ひとつなぎの大秘宝 (ワンピース) Wan Pīsu?), will be up for the taking, causing the Great Pirate Era (大海賊時代 ...
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Oedipus1a. The Priest is speaking to Oedipus.
1b. Because someone from Thebes, indeed Oedipus himself who killed the former king Laius.
1c. The founder of Thebes.
1d. In this passage, the poet uses metaphor to convey that Thebes is like the ship that is going through a rough sea/patch as the ...
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How Does Ibsen Forshoadow The Plays Denoument In A Doll's HouseLucy Jane
How does Ibsen foreshadow the plays denouement in act one of `A Doll's House'
Ibsen uses many different techniques to foreshadow the ending in the play A Doll's House. In fact, it is evident how each character is used to betray aspects of the plays ending. Being that `A Doll's ...
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AntigoneThe plot of the play focuses on one subject only: Creon's command not to not bury Polyneices, and Antigone's defiance of that command because he is her brother and the gods demand burial of the dead. There are no subplots. All other characters only serve to enhance the theme and conflict above. ...
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Incident At VichyINTRODUCTION OF AUTHOR :-
Arthur Miller, one of the leading living dramatists in the United States of America. He fought the battles against the society through the theatre to expose man抯 precarious situation in the present age. One of those literary works which digs the desire to protect ...
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The Outsiders Movie and Book ComparisonThere are many simaralies, and differences between the book and movie of the Outsider's. The Outsider's is about a group of Greasers and Socs. The Greasers are kind of poor, they wear a t-shirt and jeans, and they have greasy hair. The Socs are rich and they wear a black leather jacket and a ...
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Lean On MeLean On Me
Lean On Me was a very impactful and shocking movie to me. The movie takes place in East Side high school in Patterson, NJ. I live in Wayne, New Jersey and Patterson is just around the corner from me. I have even been to East Side to watch my brother play volleyball. Also one of my ...
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My Life In PinkAdam Sarmiento
Ludovic constructed his femininity based off Pam and his grandmother. Ludovic search for his identity as a boy or girl can relate to Judith Butler's study of gender role. She presents gender as a performative effect experienced by the individual as a natural identity, arguing ...
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Good Will Hunting: The Affects Of Abuse In AdulthoodGood Will Hunting: The Affects Of Abuse In Adulthood
Many Hollywood films portray characters that are the victims of family violence. There are many characters that express the reality of the long term affects that are brought about by child hood abuses. One character expresses this extremely ...
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Pearl HarborAustin Grant
Ms. Kelly Holt
03 October 2012
Bombs exploding, ships sinking, people dying, and gruesome battle scenes. What would be described here by most as violence is not the only thing that attracts people to war films. People not only watch war films for their ...
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The Incredible OedipalEric Lee
The Incredible Oedipal Essay
* Clear division and definition in the role of women and men
+ Men all the power
+ Women no power
First Body Paragraph (Oedipus)
* Powerful leader of Thebes
* Has all the power and everyone has ...
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Duties in Double SuicideSybil Thornton
March 16, 2012
Duties in Double Suicide
Double Suicide is a 1969 black-and-white Japanese film that was directed by Mashiro Shinoda. It is an adaptation of a Bunraku puppet play. This film was based off a play that was written in 1721 called "The Love Suicide at ...
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9/11 Forgotten Heroes Documentary - Rhetorical AnalysisLaurie Seidl
A Lie from the U.S. Government
Richard Ray Perez was the director and producer of "9/11 Forgotten Heroes, which stated that our country says we will always remember 9/11 and those who were all involved in the accident, specifically those ...
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Antigone: Who Is Tragic?Avery Dail
The One with the Dreadful Tragedy
The story "Antigone" was written by Sophocles before or in 442 B.C. The story of "Antigone" was written after the story "The Myth of Oedipus" was also written by Sophocles. Antigone's father and mother were king and ...
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The Crucible CharactersCedar Morris
English 3cp, period 3
12 October 2011
In reading Arthur's Miller The Crucible, he portrays his characters with strengths and weaknesses, respectfulness and disrespectfulness. John Proctor sets an example for respect, which comes after the play ...
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