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Austen’s classic novel pride and prejudice (P&P) and the film adaptation - Maguire’s romantic comedy Bridget Jones Diary (BJD) show the transformation of societal expectations over time whilst also revealing which ideals and values have remained the same.
As a professional reviewer, Mike Furches reviews Harry Potter in his blog, “Reviews with Mike Furches: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 1” on blogspot.com. Mike’s concern for the dark, scary aspects of the Harry Potter books led him to research the subject more thoroughly, hoping to point out the reasons children should not be reading them. Because of the social, political, and cultural aspects of this work, he felt it was important to inform readers and parents of this questionable side of Harry Potter.
For this reason, Disney should provide more realistic princess roles to positively influence young female viewers.
MIA: Whoa, whoa. Just-- Rewind and freeze. l'm no princess. I'm stiII waiting for normaI body parts to arrive. I refuse to move to and ruIe a country... and--Do you want another reason? I don't want to be a princess![SHE GOES AWAY]
Fear and hope can be really powerful. I believe hope can more powerful than fear because having hope can make a person stronger with feelings. The feeling of having hope can make that person happy and forgetting about the rough things that might be happening during their lives. Having hope towards you or something/someone can be very powerful, but having fear it will make you afraid of something/someone. Fear is the worst feeling you can have in life in order to be happy. Fear and hope can be a very powerful thing, but having hope will help you through a lot of things that people might be suffering through. Through the ages Jews had to suffer, but through the ages they’ve have gone on living, and the centuries of suffering
Claire Standish played the status of the “Princess”, as shown in the movie, is a girl that is stuck up and has been
Like Julia, in The Princess Diaries Mia is a very quiet, shy person, she is also portrayed as the innocent character that is liked by the audience. These two characters both have a point in the film where they get anxious and start to doubt themselves but in the end they overcome that doubt and make a decision that will change their lives. It is very important when choosing the actors for a film that the right ones are chosen and they fit the part. Garry Marshall prefers to use certain actors in his films. For example, New Years Eve, Valentines Day and The Princess Diaries all have similar actors, one that is common to all of them is Hector Elizondo, in all of these films he plays a character that doesn’t have much revealed about himself. Other actors that are common to these films are, Ashton Kutcher (Valentines Day and New Years Eve), Jessica Biel (Valentines Day and New years Eve) and Anne Hathaway (Valentines Day and The Princess Diaries). Although these films all have common actors and similar characters but it is not evident to the audience, for that reason, Garry Marshall is not an Auteur.
To begin his article, James Poniewozik describes how parents try and try again in order to cause their young daughter to not want to become a princess. However, Poniewozik says that all the hard work fails when on one halloween that same young daughter desires to be a princess. Poniewozik then describes how Hollywood is beginning to discover this. They have produced countless movies that attract young girls. These movies, without a doubt, are fairy-tale movies says Poniewozik. However, it is not just the princess aspect that Hollywood focuses on declares Poniewozik. He essentially concludes his article that Hollywood has changed the princesses’ expectations from being pretty and reliant upon the prince to becoming independent, while maintaining her beauty.
Cassandra Stover explains in her Journal Damsels and Heroines: The Conundrum of the Post-Feminist Disney Princess, the dramatic shift with Disney princess at the peak of the late 1980s and early 1990s. She explains that the shift can derive from feminist movements and how the change can be directed to the third wave of feminism. She examines the original Disney princesses and decribes them to be more passively aggresive and unindependent, while the new princesses are more independent and brave. The author then explains if the shift from the old to new princesses are actually better, and not just different. Stover analysizes that Disney princesses evolve and are a part of the worlds change on feminism.
Princess films are beloved classics that range from the beloved Disney franchise, to live action films such as the Princess Diaries, to historical tales as those seen is polish films. No matter what the format or genre these films typically have a prince searching for his love the princess and contain recurring scenes. The film The Princess Bride offers a new comedic approach to this classic genre. While scholars have explored how princess films are able to succeed through the use ideas such as nostalgia or nationalism, The Princess Bride succeeds through the use of comedy. Through the use of comedic devices such as mistaken identity, absurdity, and good old-fashioned slapstick comedy, The Princess Bride is able to parody the traditional
An excellently crafted movie filled with action, witty banter, and even romance, The Princess Bride is entertainment for the whole family. There’s sword fights for for action-inclined people and clever phrases riddled throughout the script for the intellectuals. Overall, the movie has become an American classic. The story itself is presented as a mere love story, but there is so much more to the movie than just the theme of love. Subplots are intertwined masterfully, and the ending leaves all the viewers satisfied and all the separate plots resolved. This movie has earned five stars, and should be seen by everyone at some point in their life.
“When I was your age, television was called books” (The Princess Bride). A quote from the timeless movie, “The Princess Bride”, when the grandfather is talking to his sick grandson about an old family tradition that was about to get passed down to him. The grandson had previously been playing a video game on the TV that he had in his room, when his grandfather walked in and told him he was going to read him a special book to make him feel better. Reluctantly, the boy turns his game off to listen. Even though the movie was not necessarily trying to make this point, it did show that kids were slowly becoming addicted to the new technology, and cutting themselves off from everything. Since those times, our
Pride and Prejudice tells a story of a young girl in the midst of a very materialistic society. Jane Austen uses the setting to dramatize the restraints women had to endure in society. As the novel develops, we see how women have to act in a way according to their gender, social class, and family lineage. Elizabeth Bennet’s sisters represent the proper societal lady while Lizzy is the rebel. Through her characters Austen shows how a women’s happiness came second to the comfort of wealth. As the plot develops, events are laid out to illustrate how true love is unattainable when women marry for intentions of wealth. Women have very specific and limited roles in a society where men are the superior. In Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen