Who is Salice Rose?

While there are many people who have garnered fame through the internet, there are others who have acquired both fame and wealth from their online presence. Amongst them is Salice Rose who is an Instafamous celebrity, Youtuber, and social media idol. She garnered fame by posting funny videos and other interesting stuff on Instagram, YouTube, … Read more

Traditional Greek Family and Their High Cultural Values in My Big Fat Greek Wedding, a Romantic Film by Joel Zwick

My Big Fat Greek Wedding is a romantic comedy that is set in the United States. It focuses on a traditional Greek family who holds their cultural values in high esteem. The main character is Toula Portokalos, who is constantly belittled and reminded that she still isn’t married by her family. Her family consists of: … Read more

Effects of Realism in “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” and “The Yellow Wallpaper”

There are several examples of the way vision establishes elements of realism in “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” and “The Yellow Wallpaper.” There is a literal vision that pertains to the senses of readers, which is created through the use of vivid details made by both authors. This can be seen when Bierce uses … Read more

Gender Roles: “Shrek”

Gender roles are the set of social norms that dictate different behaviors generally considered by people as appropriate, acceptable, or desirable based on the actual or perception of sexuality. The notion of gender roles is far exhibited by the presence of masculinity and femininity in society (Lindsey and Christy 10). Some of the gender roles’ … Read more

Gaming Addiction

Game or otherwise digital game is one of the mostgreatest technology industry right now. Developer can get so many advantages, for example Destiny. Destiny has already smashed analysts’ expectations for first-week sales with a $500 million launch. From this, we can conclude that game industry is on of the greatest industry. But now, gaming could … Read more

Exploring Latent Homoeroticism Theme in Whitman’s Song of Myself based on Section 11

Song of Myself is a poem of bold declarations that egotistically assert Walt Whitman’s place and purpose in the context of a world of immense scope and romantically instilled vigor. And yet located within this chaotic unfurling of identity there is one piece of the poem that stands out as a conspicuously reserved, reflective fragment. … Read more

"The Walking Dead" review

Like most zombie movies, fictions, cartoons, at the beginning of the comics of the Walking Dead, our protagonist woke up from a coma and found that the world has changed. For a time, Atlanta became a dead city, a city of horror, corpses across the field, mourning all over the place. The government no longer … Read more

A View of the Character of Sam Shakusky as Depicted in Wes Anderson’s Film, Moonrise Kingdom

Sam Shakusky – The Challenger of Hegemony Gender in Hollywood is based on the contrived actions of men saving their damsel-in-distress female counterparts. Male foci in film assume the role of emotionless individuals who strive only to outperform their male competition and sexually objectify women, while lacking any emotional intelligence (Bird 143). In film this … Read more

The Voices of the Voiceless: Comparing the Poetry of Langston Hughes and Countee Cullen

As two key figureheads in what is now deemed the Harlem Renaissance, Langston Hughes and Countee Cullen served as voices for a previously voiceless population. Their poetry speaks of the enduring struggles of being an African American, and the effort required to merely survive in such a discriminatory society. However, despite being poets with similar … Read more

Main Ideas in "The Song of Roland"

In Song of Rowland, the author tells the story of Charlemagne’s attempted takeover of Saragossa, a land controlled by the Muslim king, Marsilla. The poem covers the feud between Rowland and his stepfather Ganelon, as well as the disastrous consequences that come from that feud, including the betrayal of their lord and kinsman, Charlemagne. Through … Read more

Music in Mexico

Mexico is known for some things that range from its lovely shorelines to its little remarkable towns to its sustenance, yet another part of Mexican culture that additionally emerges, is its numerous types of music. At the point when individuals consider music of Mexico, they regularly consider mariachi or banda and the moves that are … Read more

Depiction of Childhood Behaviors and Attitudes in This Boy’s Life

In the memoir, “This Boy’s Life”, Tobias Wolff examines the attitudes and behaviours that all human beings exude in childhood. Indeed, Wolff demonstrates how exorbitant hope has the potential to blind individuals, resulting in an unfulfilled and disappointing life. Contrasting against the stereotypical 1950’s ideals surrounding convention, Wolff highlights how the many promises of unconventionality … Read more

Edwards’ Personal Narrative and Whitman’s Song of Myself: Comparison of Two Perspectives on Religion

Upon reading Jonathan Edwards’ Personal Narrative, one would undoubtedly find that Edwards’ descriptions and expressions of his insurmountable love for God (and all things in relation to the Christian faith) are of an extreme degree uncommon to that of the ordinary believer. It is therefore justifiable to pinpoint one of the themes in Personal Narrative … Read more

A Study on Religious Believes of Anglo-Saxon Society based on The Seafarer, The Wanderer, and The Wife’s Lament

Synthesis Essay on the Anglo-Saxons The Anglo-Saxons were a religious group of people as other generations of people were. Religion played a role in the Anglo-Saxon people’s lives and as a result it reflected in their writings. Poems written by the Anglo-Saxons have shown significant signs of religious influence including “The Seafarer,” “The Wanderer,” and … Read more

An Analysis of Arnold Friend’s Chivalry

The Chivalry of Arnold Friend Meg Ryan, speaking in regard to one of her films, stated “I heard that chivalry was dead, but I think its just got a bad flu” (2017). Ryan is saying that the ideas of chivalry are still applicable and occur, however they are afflicted. Society’s idea of chivalrous behavior and … Read more

A Critique of Pay It Forward, a Movie by Mimi Leder

Carol Rogers, an American psychologist, believes every child is the center of their changing world; that for are the strategist working towards becoming self-actualized. The cognitive process is important, and this is the evidence of Trevor’s assignment which is given by his Social Studies teacher, Mr. Simonet. In the film, “Pay it Forward” directed by … Read more

Comparison of Values: Animal Farm and V for Vendetta

George Orwell’s ‘Animal Farm’ is an allegorical fairy tale which is profound in its condemnations of totalitarian regimes. The novel explores the concepts of propaganda, totalitarianism and tyranny impacting on the oppressed society with the use of animal characters to expose the evils of exploitation. Similar to ‘Animal Farm’, ‘V for Vendetta’ directed by James … Read more

Parody or Tragedy?: The Role of Middleton’s The Revenger’s Tragedy

A revenge tragedy is a genre of play, popularized in the seventeenth century, in which the protagonist pursues revenge for real or perceived abuses. Thee tragedies typically employ a number of the same conventions, such as escalating causes for revenge, interrupted trials, botched executions, and tragic endings. Middleton’s The Revenger’s Tragedy is a curious example … Read more

Movie Review of Gattaca and Wall-E

Many humans have tried to predict the future of humanity. While the predictions of futurism are often vastly different, they often have a similar underlining. The feature films Gattaca and WALL-Ediffer in regards to the current state of the Earth, the physicality of humans, and the mentality of humans, but converge on the idea of … Read more

The use of Symbolism and Description in the Novel

When the general public studies and analyzes fiction, the plot, exposition of characters, climax, and resolution seemingly serve as the “critical” elements highlighted in its evaluation. Provocative literature, however, employs several less predictable but arguably more poignant characteristics. Description and symbolism flesh out the plot and characters, adding depth and form rather than mere shape … Read more

David F. Wallace’s Fight for Animal Rights in His Work Consider the Lobster

Animal-rights’ is an important, but touchy, subject. No one wants to feel that they are intentionally doing something wrong or harmful; which can possibly include eating an animal that was killed specifically for their consumption. In a Gourmet article issued in August of 2004, readers are spiked with controversial, thought-provoking ideas about animal rights. They … Read more

The Themes Portrayed in 2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey, by acclaimed science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke, is a tale of human evolution as guided by a higher intelligence, making it a landmark in literary achievement. Rather than focusing on an isolated moment in history, 2001 spans the entire course of mankind’s development, from the most primitive cavemen to the … Read more

“Bela Seshe” assignment

This is an assignment about the movie “Bela Seshe” that was shown to our class. We were asked to write a review about the movie. The objective of the paper is to, first- learn about the movie and then to relate the movie with our society and also with our sociology course. The outline of … Read more

Reseach Paper – Coraline

My research topic is on the movie “Coraline”. “Coraline” is a 2009 American 3D stop-motion horror film that was written and directed by Henry Selick from Laika and released by Focus Features. According to Selick, this classic film took 20 months to shoot, excluding the time spend on pre-production and post-production work. The entire time … Read more

Chinese Rock And Roll History And Scope

When one thinks of China, aspects such as Chinese history or Chinese food are often the first things that come to mind. Even when one thinks of Chinese music, gangtai and C-pop are popular genres. The idea of Chinese rock and roll being at the forefront of Chinese music seems foreign, even strange. Even though … Read more

Class, Clothing and Landscape: A Deconstruction of The Talented Mr. Ripley

Anthony Minghella’s 1999 film adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s novel, The Talented Mr. Ripley, explores the issues and struggles associated with the quest to find one’s own identity. Minghella’s film employs a post-structuralist analysis, seeing Tom and the individual not as an independent being, but rather “a ‘dissolved’ or ‘constructed’ subject… [who is] really a product … Read more

“Man of Steel” by Zack Snyde

“Man of Steel” by director Zack Snyder is a Hollywood blockbuster released in 2013 that tells a story of one of the most famous superheroes ever: Superman. This movie was filmed as a re-launch of the DC Comics franchise, and since it was Christopher Nolan who was the movie’s producer, many people expected the Man … Read more