The Representative Means of Comics in MAUS

While Art sits at his drawing board, a pile of emaciated Jewish bodies lies below him, seemingly unnoticed while reporters and businessmen climb over them (II.41). These bodies represent the grave nature of Art’s subject matter, the millions of dead Jews demanding that their story be told accurately, that their murderers’ atrocity not be trivialized. … Read more

Art Speigelman’s Depiction of the Association between a Son and His Dad as Illustrated in His Book, Maus

The graphic novel Maus by Art Speigelman displays an increasingly tense relationship between him and his father, Vladek. Although Vladek is initially portrayed as frivolous, contriving, self-pitying, detrimentally offensive to his loved ones, and compulsive, the reader eventually learns, through his recollection of the horrors of the Holocaust that Vladek is this way because of … Read more

Tom And Jerry The Cat Concerto Full Episode

Tom And Jerry The Cat Concerto Full Episode is an American vivified game plan of short films which was made in the 1940’s by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera. It focuses on an opposition between its two title characters, particularly Tom and Jerry, and the other rehashing characters, based around funny comic show. tom and … Read more

The Impact of Cartoons: Analyzing Shrek

Animated Movies Influence On Watchers Since the time of cartoons, children have been avidly watching. The fun characters on the screen go on wacky adventures with their friends and learn throughout it. Without realizing, the characters learn lessons that, in turn, the watcher will be learning as well. Judith Halberstam, in Animating Revolt and Revolting … Read more

The Themes of Suffering and Survivor's Guilt in Maus

Art Spiegelman’s ‘The Complete Maus’ explores the devastating impact of the Holocaust on survivors and their families. Through the lens of his father Vladek Spiegelman’s past experiences and their present day relationship, Spiegelman highlights the obsessive behaviour and depression that splinter the lives of Holocaust survivors. By including a remarkably candid self-portrayal, Spiegelman additionally suggests … Read more

The Conflict Between Father and Son in Maus

Through the use of modulating points of view, Art Spiegelman pieces several stories into one in order to portray his father Vladek’s Holocaust story as well as his experiences with Vladek as he wrote the book. The conflict between Art and his father is one major theme of Maus which may be analyzed in terms … Read more

Analysis of the Topic of Family as Illustrated In the Essay: Life Is Beautiful, Maus: A Survivor’s Tale, And Barefoot Gen

Family During Tragedy People thrive on relationships. The relationships that people make define who they are and family and friends are who we depend on for love and support. However, when obstacles are put in the way of relationships, it can result in the unification or separation of families and friends. When those situations are … Read more

Pros And Cons Of Deforestation

The Two Sides of Sustainability In Dr. Seuss’s “The Lorax” cutting down trees is inherently bad, however, in “Truax” by Terri Birkett cutting down trees is a necessity, which teaches us one thing: it is impossible to stop people from deforestation in totality. The problem with each “side” is that neither are recognizing or even … Read more

The Simpsons

When Matt Groening and James L. Brooks created The Simpsons, a cartoon, family, they had no idea that it would become as big as it has now. There are many reasons the show has become very popular with the American public. Dumb and simple humor makes in enjoyable for people on all levels, and for … Read more

How The Simpsons Affects Kids

The Simpsons is one of Americas most popular television shows. It ranks as the number one television program for viewers under eighteen years of age. However, the ideals that The Simpsons conveys are not always wholesome, sometimes not even in good taste. It is inevitable that The Simpsons is affecting children. Matt Groening took up … Read more