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  • Tangerine Literary Analysis

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    Did you ever want to see the truth about everyone and understand what they mean? In the novel Tangerine by Edward Bloor the themes seeing and truth is expressed. "But I can see. I can see everything. I can see things that Mom and Dad can't. Or won't." These are Paul's words and they foreshadow what's to come. In other words, Paul’s parents are underestimating his eyesight and believe that Paul is only a handicap kid that needs assistance with everything. In addition to that Paul has an older brother

  • Tangerine Archetype Analysis

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    Young children used to play with toys called Transformers, but little do people know that transformers are actually shapeshifters. Shapeshifters are people that can change the way they look like or act toward others. In Edward Bloor’s novel Tangerine, Joey Costello proves to be the mythological archetype of the shapeshifter in three ways. First, Joey Costello is the shapeshifter to Paul (the hero) because he is bewilderingly changeable. When people are bewilderingly changeable they change

  • The Birth Of Marilyn Monroe In The 1950's

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    person but she was actually a nightmare for producers and people who she worked with. Marilyn Monroe took off in her 20’s as a model and actress being the world’s biggest sex symbol in the 1950’s, unfortunately her chronic depression led to prescription drug and alcohol abuse which later ended her

  • Analysis Of A Raisin In The Sun

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    A Raisin in the sun This play takes place in the 1950s, in the Southside of Chicago. With a family of five hard-working African Americans. Even Though the exact years isn’t specified in the play. Since the play takes place in the 1950s during a very significant time dealing with race issues that were going on at that time. In the 1950s it was the turning point for America for civil injustice, the beginning of the decade brought in the civil rights movement. At that time most of the south was

  • The Counterculture Of The Sixties

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    new suburban lifestyle, volleyball shorts and easy-care fabric finishes that fitted the suburban lifestyle of the 1950s with its emphasis on casual sportswear for both men and women . For the first time, teenagers became a force in fashion. In 1947, Dior launched the first “House of Dior” collection. This went down in fashion history as thewas now known as the "New Look" for the 1950s. The signature go-to shape was known for its branded by a below-mid-calf length, big skirtfull-skirt, pointedy chestbust

  • Bad Girl Film Analysis

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    The American Cinema of the 1950s can be noted for its various portrayals of masculinity and dominating consumer culture geared toward male gender. Arguably hidden behind punks and gangsters was a class of defiant girls who subverted the gender ideals of the time and are evidenced through a series of “Bad Girl” films. The bad girl film cycle is one of the latter trends of the ‘50s Social Problem film and an examination of this cycle will provide theoretical speculation regarding its influence on the

  • British Society During 1951-1975

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    the society changed, we cannot say that it was a total departure from the preceding ‘conformist’ state. The early 1970s British society is more or less a more ‘mature’ version of the gradually growing incoherent one that came into existence in the 1950s. Britain in 1951, though conservative, did acknowledge a new modern world of changes, social and technological progression rather than standing statically. To see the differences created by social transformation, we need to look at the aspect of continuity

  • How and Why Did American Popular Culture Influence Australian Society in the 1950s and 1960s? To What Extent Did Australia Develop its Own Response to these Influences?

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    The 1950s and 1960s were times of unprecedented change, and Australian society was influenced greatly by American popular culture, through various mediums, such as: music, film, television and fashion. This especially affected teenagers. It will be explained how Australian society was impacted by American popular culture, and also why American popular culture had such an affect. Australian developed its own responses to these influences, and the extent of this will also be explored. The 1950s meant

  • Cultural Context - Comparative Study, Sive and Children of Men

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    text depicts an oppressive and controlled society. “Children of Men” is set in the year 2027, in the future, which contrasts to “Sive” which is set in the 1950’s, in the past. “Children of Men” is set in urban London in the future. On the contrary “Sive” is set in 1950’s Ireland in a very

  • Core Values : Reward Offered Essay

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    belong in their conversations and at their weekly parties. I have reached the conclusion that I don’t. I’d prefer a simpler time, where your word meant your word…a time like the 1950s. A dependable, understanding and resilient society. Not the hedonistic society of today. The classic, middle class family of the 1950s sitcom Father Knows Best, is a perfect example of where I belong. The head of the Warren clan, Jim, was