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The Leadership Traits of Rick and Shane in the Television Series, The Walking Dead
Quite possibly one of the most important roles in any society or community are the roles of leaders. When they are good leaders, they are our decision makers, our rational thinkers, our risk takers, and our role models. It’s not easy to be a leader, nor is it easy to become one--a lot of them are just born to lead. Not ever...
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The Dangers of Firearms in the Documentary Film Bowling for Columbine by Michael Moore
My family has never had an issue with the second amendment, or firearms in general. In fact, my mom and her boyfriend each own a gun for defensive purposes. One of the first mature discussions I even had with my parents was about who or who not should own guns; we all agreed that people who are mentally unstable should not...
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A Review of the Grizzly Man, a Documentary by Werner Herzog
Grizzly Man – A Passionate Journey Who would like to live with a mammal that is about 8 feet tall and weighs 800 pounds? The incredible documentary film Grizzly Man, released in 2005 and directed by Werner Herzog, is the truthful videotapes of Timothy Treadwell who spent his lifetime to live, protect, and study the grizzly...
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The Life and Work of Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin It may be a surprise to some, but Charlie Chaplin’s real name is not Charlie Chaplin. His real name is Charles Spencer Chaplin. Chaplin was born in London, England, on April 16th 1889. Charlie had to learn to survive on his own at the age of ten because of the death of his father and the sudden illness of...
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The Adventure of Kimmy Schmidt in New York City in the American Sitcom, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt follows the basic plot and aftermath of Plato’s Allegory of the Cave to a T. The show centers around 29 year old Kimmy Schmidt’s adventure in New York City after spending the past 15 years of her life underground as an unwilling participant of a doomsday cult with three other women; all taken by a...
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The Use of Body Dysmorphia and Eating Disorders in Modern Television
Body Dysmorphia and Eating Disorders in Modern Television A health issue we see repeatedly brought up in entertainment
television shows is the issue of eating disorders. Anorexia, bulimia, and
other eating disorders are commonly incorporated into television shows;
interestingly, all of my examples that portrayed thes...
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The Influences of Disney Movies on the Developing Identity of Children
Abstract This review of literature discusses the influence that Disney animated princess movies may have over the developing identity of children. I chose six scholarly articles from writers who have done extensive research on this topic in the last 40 years, because the first Disney princess movie dates back to 1950. The...
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A Critique of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, an American Sitcom by FX Network
Representations of socioeconomic class on television often stem from stereotypes and generalizations, resulting in one-dimensional characters in an otherwise well-developed television show. FX’s It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia features five main characters who often wrestle comedically with the issues of class and status,...
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A Report on the TV Show Genres: Fantasy, Comedy, and Action
My main focus is Genres of Tv shows. The topics I will be focused on are Fantasy, Comedy, and Action. For each topic I will discuss my favorites shows and how they make the audience feel. I want to show what Tv shows are educational and have real world troubles that are around you. I want to show everyone the real life dang...
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The Life Lessons in the TV Show Buffy the Vampire Slayer
"Into every generation a slayer is born: one girl in all the world, a chosen one. She alone will wield the strength and skill to fight the vampires, demons, and the forces of darkness; to stop the spread of their evil and the swell of their number. She is the Slayer." The t.v show Buffy the Vampire Slayer was created in 199...
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