The Persistence of Racism and Unconscious Bias in Brent Staples' Just Walk on By: Black Men and Public Space

In Brent Staples’ ‘Just Walk on By: Black Men and Public Space,’ Staples portrays the matters, stereotypes, and censures he undergoes as a black man in public settings. Staples offers his viewpoint by introducing the audience into believing he is committing an offense but ultimately indicates the manner in which his actions taken towards him … Read more

An Analysis of the Film Zootopia

In an alternate universe, animals live on their own without any people. These animals have a deep history of predator versus prey being the ruling factor. Over time, however, they learn to live together. Zootopia gives us an inside look of one bunny’s story, a story of hope for a better world. Judy Hopps, the … Read more

The Theme of Race and Human Nature in Battle Royal

The analysis and depiction of how society treats its members is a much explored one today, yet the argument that society can be cruel and hateful was highly rejected at the time of these works’ publications, which is the argument that both Ralph Ellison’s “Battle Royal” and Shirley Jackson’s “Lottery” makes. For instance, “Lottery”, which … Read more

Operations strategy

An operations strategy is the structure upon which an organization determines how it arranges and uses its resources in order to maintain a competitive advantage. It is a formulated framework consisting of two elements. The structural element contains components like location and size of the organization, whereas the infrastructural element focuses more on aspects like … Read more

Plot Of The Finding Forrester Movie

Finding Forrester Summary Finding Forrester is a movie about finding yourself and finding your talents no matter what others think and or do. Jamal is a 16 year old boy going to a public high school, he gets average grades and is excellent on the court. He lives his whole life believing those things until … Read more

The Movie Review, The Blind Side

The film I chose to write about is “The Blind Side”. The reason I chose this movie is because it deals with various sociological concepts, such as, being a non-traditional family, being an upper-class family taking in someone who was considered lower-class, and being a family that wasn’t all the same race. This movie is … Read more

Spider-Man Movie: a Critical Analysis

It is very rare to find a movie that contains a snippet of everything. By everything, I mean humor, romance, and action. Not just one or two, but all three elements. When a movie has all three of these, you are easily warped [1] into the story and constantly interested. Spider-Man: Homecoming is a great … Read more

The role of music in bringing out the theme in A Clorkwork Orange

Anthony Burgess’s A Clockwork Orange is a novel pervaded by a multifaceted and intrinsic musical presence. Protagonist Alex’s fondness for classical music imbues his character with interesting dimensions, and resonates well thematically — the music in the novel can be characterized as a synecdoche for high culture, as offset by Alex’s violent and antisocial behavior. … Read more

Analysis Of “How Congress Works And Why You Should Care” Written By Lee Hamilton

How Congress Works and Why You Should Care, written by Lee Hamilton, introduces the functions and vital role of the U.S. Congress. The founding fathers introduced a representative democracy with three branches of government that have equal power. The creation of Congress was one of the most important institutions of the American government: creating laws, … Read more

Grave of the Fireflies

Formalism is an approach which contains intrinsic properties and treats each work as a distinct or unique work of art. The historical context, the author, or any other external contexts are not necessary or important in interpreting the meaning (Barrot &Sipacio, 2016). It tackles more on the formal features of the text or story like … Read more

Comparing Control and Power in Shaffer’s ;Equus; and Niccol’s "Gattaca"

Equus and Gattaca correspond in their development of similar ideas surrounding the societal and behavioral connections between power and control, although Shaffer and Niccol differ in their approach to these concepts through filmic and theatrical techniques. Both Gattaca and Equus explore the influence and control of divine higher powers through the utilization of sound motifs. … 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

The Issues of Cultural Identity in Drown

In Junot Diaz’s collection of short stories titled Drown, the male protagonists of the stories project their ideas about masculinity onto the women that they interact with. The resulting force is a toxic overcompensation that affects every daily interaction, whether it be with their children, their friends, their wives, or strangers. The exaggerated machismo evident … Read more

Disney’s Princesses as Illusions and Harmful Role Models for Girls

Little girls have grown up worshipping these perfectly illustrated young women on their TV screen. As much as there are great lessons behind Disney movies; the Disney Princesses were not great role models for young girls. They generated an illusion—a fantasy world for girls that wished to be like them. Unrealistic expectations, beliefs and physicality … Read more

Llegos – Clips Lyrics

Hey Moon Pie, it still feels like yesterday when I saw you for the very first time. Never expected Lady Luck and Baby Cupid would work hand in hand to bring you to me – it was a moonless night, you were with your friends. Just then, I saw you smile, and I realized that … Read more

The Influence of Reggae Music on British Society

In my paper, I will be critiquing the influence reggae music has had on British society. I will be focusing on the impact that immigrants who arrived from Jamaica during the 1960 and 1970 had on the integration process of black and white communities in Britain. I will predominantly critique the effect that the rise … Read more

The Relationship of Walter White and Jesse Pinkman through Social Conflict

For centuries Class conflict has been a struggle of people who are constantly fighting and taking control. ‘Breaking Bad’ is best explained by class conflict and the protestant ethic best explains the relationship between Walter and Jesse. These two sociological perspectives are two out of five perspectives that are reoccurring throughout the series of Walter’s … Read more

Blade Runner by Ridley Scott

Casting the film proved troublesome, particularly for the lead role of Deckard. Screenwriter Hampton Fancher envisioned Robert Mitchum as Deckard and wrote the character’s dialogue with Mitchum in mind.[15] Director Ridley Scott and the film’s producers “spent months” meeting and discussing the role with Dustin Hoffman, who eventually departed over differences in vision.[15] Harrison Ford … Read more

Shrek 2: An Animated Movie Review

I recently watched the sequel to Shrek the other day for the first time called Shrek 2. This movie is about how Shrek saved Princess Fiona from the Dragon’s Castle and then they go off and end up marrying each other. Which bring us to where Fiona’s parents, the King and Queen of Far, Far … Read more

“The Archaeologist in the Cocoon” Analysis

Season 8, Episode 11: “The Archaeologist in the Cocoon”, episode of the show Bones, begins with the discovery of a body wrapped inside of a cocoon. This cocoon is hanging on a tree branch beside a man who was caught in the tree while skydiving. Dr. Brennan, Forensic Anthropologist for the FBI, states that the … Read more

When Was Skateboarding Invented?

When was Skateboarding invented Skateboarding was invented in the late 1940s and 1950s. Skateboards were first created with wooden boxes or boards with roller skating wheels connected to the bottom and many people wanted to do something when the waves were flat so they invented a skateboard and called it sidewalk surfing and it became … Read more

Voice in The Poisonwood Bible

The use of one’s voice is one of the most powerful weapons humans possess. Yet, too often it is not used to its full potential, and rather, is overlooked, used to harm, or silenced altogether. Voices are shaped over many years and experiences, and they evolve throughout a lifetime. Each individual possesses a voice unique … Read more

Matt Mercer – The Voice Acting Expert

In addition to the on-screen celebrities who frequently grace our television screens with their splendor, there exist some behind-screen celebs who take up positions off the screen and showcase their prowess and inborn talent through their voices on the set of cartoons, video games and animated movies. The celebrated voice artist, producer and director Matt … Read more

Critical Analysis Of Western Genre Films ‘Stagecoach’ And ‘Unforgiven’

Two western movies ‘Stagecoach’ and ‘Unforgiven’ are synonym and antonym of western genre films. Stagecoach shows optimistic community and hopeful people, brighter side of western. On the other hand, Unforgiven shows agony and atonement for one’s sin. Both films meet audiences’ expectations and create western film era. First, Stagecoach has many typical western features such … Read more

A Personal Impressions From A Cast Away Movie

The personal perspective deals with an emotional, subjective opinion such as what do I think of the picture. It’s the first response or first thought that crosses your mind on viewing the movie or film. It has personal bias and prejudices. The historical perspective helps to determine the importance of the work based on the … Read more

Hamilton, the Musical: Alexander Hamilton’s Wife and Her Achivements

Eliza Hamilton: History, Broadway, and Beyond Hamilton: An American Musical is the Broadway smash-hit based on the story of American founding father, Alexander Hamilton. The brainchild of composer, lyricist, and star Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton chronicles the life, death, and legacy of the titular statesman, along with that of his family, friends, political enemies, and superiors. … Read more