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Cartoons Essay Examples

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A Personal View That There Is An Extreme Amount of Violence Portrayed in Cartoons
In my opinion, there is an extreme amount of violence portrayed in cartoons. As a result, cartoons have been transformed into a fast expanding epidemic that is damaging to the audience of cartoon viewers throughout the country, and possibly around the world. Not only are cartoons physically violent, they are emotionally, me...
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Importance of Political Cartoons
This past week, I heard many people complaining about the sudden rise of gas prices at the pump. A cartoon published last Sunday, February 27, 2011, in The Spartanburg Herald-Journal, gave a light-hearted view on a very serious subject. Dick Locher’s untitled political cartoon addresses the rising price of gas at the pump....
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Violence in Contemporary TV Cartoons
Today, watching television has become a daily activity for Americans. Most Americans nowadays own more than one television set. And most Americans watch at least 2 hours of television a day. Even though some shows are educational, most are now are fictional, violent, and sexual. Prime-time television seems to be the most vi...
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An Introduction to the Analysis of the Cartoons of This Century
The cartoons of this century have been very ground breaking and funny. Cartoons that have made many people laugh and cry. These cartoons that force us to use our imagination and our emotions are ground breaking cartoons. Cartoons are drawings that artist draw and are put together at very high speeds. Cartoons appeal to all...
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An Analysis of the Unoriginal and Writing Cliches in Cartoons
It is not the first time that opposite characters, in both mind and body, have been brought together by writers of all forms. This has been occurring not only in books, but also in movies and cartoons. It has become a writing cliche, which is very unoriginal. Cartoons like "Pinky in the Brain", use this cliche. Th...
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The Best Place I Ever Took a Picture From
It was a Saturday morning, like any other, I was trying to catch up on
the sleep I did not get that night from stay out late. I was hoping to
at least get to sleep in until about 9 or 10, but someone was not going
to let that happen. I started to hear a scratching sound right near my
face; it went on for a few minutes unti...
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A Comparison of Graphics and Cartoons, Two Style of Animation
When the word animation is used, the first thing that comes to peoples minds are Bugs Bunny, Scooby Doo, or Micky Mouse. There is more to the field of animation than that. I will discuss two different styles of animation - Graphics and Cartoons. The first style is computer graphic animation. Most people have heard or seen...
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History of Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies and Their Character
Over a 36-year span starting in 1930, Warner Bros. studios turned out a series of theatrical cartoons known as Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies. In the process, they let loose some of the greatest directors in the field, who proceeded to create a wild stable of characters and cartoons that were probably the funniest and mos...
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Betty Boop
Betty Boop The best case study in animation to illustrate the powerful influence society has over the types of films that are produced is the story of Betty Boop. She was a major cartoon character before the Production Code of 1934 was put into place, and her dramatic and fatal transformation illustrates how a product cre...
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A Biography of Thomas Nast the Father of Political Cartoons
Thomas Nast: The Father of Political Cartoons Often considered the father of Political cartoons, Thomas Nast developed a style of reporting the news that captured the attention of his audience in a way that reporters never knew existed. His style of political reporting comically mocked Government officials and worked to...
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An Analysis of the Effects of Cartoon Violence on Children
When cartoons initially appeared on television, they were simple animations targeted towards the younger generations as a form of entertainment. As the world has evolved, so had the development of cartoons. They have become much more graphic and instead of Sunday morning cartoons, major motion pictures shown in theatres are...
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An Overview of the Gender Roles in Cartoons on Cartoon Network
Gendered roles are evident in all forms of the media. For my research, I decided to view the gender construction in cartoons. After viewing the Cartoon Network for a day, I decided that Dexters Laboratory would be the best show to document the gender roles and common ideologies of men and women in society. Dexters Laborato...
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The Portrayal of Government Officials Through Political Cartoons
American political cartoons often follow the general displeasure of the government by the American people. They run the gamut from economics to foreign policy to the overwhelming popular topic of bureaucracy. As an avid reader of political cartoons on a daily basis I enjoy the humor and cynicism found within these forms...
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A Description of Cartoons Consisting of a Large Amount of Today's Television
Cartoons consist of a large amount of todays television. Many of todays cartoons show very similar relationships. Different cartoons encourage different beliefs and appeal to different audiences. Yet most cartoons tie all audiences together by targeting the children with the humorous outline and animation but also target ad...
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An Analysis of the Visual Techniques in Cartoons by Michael Leunig
Michael Leunig Essay
By Malcolm Wanstall
Question: Write an essay in which you discuss how Michael Leunig challenges us to examine our life in the modern world. Make sure you refer closely to the visual techniques he uses to convey his ideas
Answer: Michael Leunig is a very successful cartoonist whose cartoons ponder the mi...
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An Essay on American Political Crisis
Political Crisis
American political cartoons often follow the general displeasure of the government by the American people. They run the gamut from economics to foreign policy to the overwhelming popular topic of bureaucracy. As an avid reader of political cartoons on a daily basis I enjoy the humor and cynicism found with...
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An Analysis of Political and Social Propaganda in Editorial Cartoons
5 Cartoons-summaries Tick Tock Tick tock This cartoon is a reminder of nuclear annihilation. Here, a new international atomic clock was created by using atomic waves to give a world standard of measurement. It gives its own reminder, as the powers fail to reach agreement on the control of atomic energy. 2.Here He C...
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An Analysis of Media Violence as One of the Major Problem of Nowadays
Media violence is considered to be one of the major problems of nowadays as it represents a great risk to the children’s health and worldview. A great number of studies confirm that violence in the movies, cartoons, news and other media can make undesirable contribution to aggressiveness and violent behavior of young genera...
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An Analysis of Adult Cartoons and Their Effects on Children
Adult Cartoons: Who's to blame?
Over the years, cartoons have become more real and violent, which makes it harder for children to know what is real and what is “Ink and Paint”. The question is, are cartoons really to blame for the violent and negative behavior of children? Parents say that it is Beavis yelling “fire, FIRE”....
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An Analysis of the Cartoon the Simpsons
The Simpsons This cartoon for grown-ups takes place in a fictional town called Springfield in the 1990 s. The main character in the show is Homer Simpsons, a father of three and a husband. Homer works at the Springfield nuclear power plant. He is portrayed as a slacker who is completely unqualified for his job. He s also...
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The Effects of Adult Cartoons on Children's Behavior
Adult Cartoons: Who's to blame? Over the years, cartoons have become more real and violent, which makes it harder for children to know what is real and what is Ink and Paint . The question is, are cartoons really to blame for the violent and negative behavior of children? Parents say that it is Beavis yelling fire, FIRE ....
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An Argument Against the Violence in Cartoon Shows
Ever remember watching Looney Tunes, the cartoon show when you were a child? Of course you do because it was funny and you could sit and watch it all afternoon. You didn t watch it because of the voilence in it, you really didn t even notice the violence, but it was there. Violence has always been present in all types o...
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An Overview of the Two Cartoons, Beetlejuice and The Adams Family on the Cartoon Network Channel
On Saturday, The Cartoon Network showed two cartoons that both contained a great amount of violence. These two cartoons were BeetleJuice and The Adams Family. They were aimed to catch the eye of little kids and were specifically timed to attract waking teenagers. In BettleJuice there were approximately twenty violent acts c...
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An Analysis of the Media Violence Increase in the Past Decade of the United States of America
Over the years, media violence has increased dramatically in our society and aspects of media like newspapers, TV, films, videos, Internet. Violence, along with sex and drugs, are examples of moral panics . Moral panics are when society cannot accept or adjust to vast changes, or when groups of people or a new type of behav...
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An Analysis of the Distinct Characteristics of Japanese Animation
Mickey Mouse Ni Ugoku (Move over Mickey) Cartoons are what most children grow up on. Watching the wacky antics of the talking cartoon animals and comically drawn human characters can amuse a child to no end. Yet when a child grows up, cartoons are no longer a socially acceptable and other forms of entertainment have to be...
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