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    in various ways. While Cloverfield was a history-based film on a sort of monstrous “terrorist attack,” Thin Blue Line was a more forensic based documentary on the death of Dallas police officer, Robert Wood. Aside from the contrast, the realist aesthetics of Cloverfield and Thin Blue Line are very similar in the topics of on-camera interviews, deep focus, handheld camera, and textual information on screen. On-camera interviews are a vital part in comparing both, Cloverfield and Thin Blue Line.

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    Transcendentalism, post-modernism, absurdism, surrealism, magical realism: literary movements designed to expand the mind and challenge popular conceptions of what literature truly means. Socialist realism, on the other hand, was formulated and implemented solely as an attempt to prevent free thought and limit the mind to the acceptance of one ideology. Aspects of socialist realism date back as far as 1860, but it did not become the official state policy of the Soviet Union until 1932, at which point

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    Realism began in France in the 1840’s. It was the first unconventional, anti-institutional art movement. It challenged Neoclassicism and Romanticism by diverting every ones attention to more social issues which were brought by the disturbed and raging 19th century. In simpler words, Realism was, opposed to the Romanticism ways of merely representing nature, an approach to art to position oneself in the “real”, whether it was scientifically, morally, constitutionally, or even theoretically. When it

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    Many neorealist stylistic techniques are employed in order to give the film a sense of realism and authenticity thus causing the viewer to think about the film in it’s historical and social context. Neorealist films are somewhat influenced by the documentary genre and therefore employ similar stylistic techniques. One such technique is using

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    To those of us in the west, Russian realism is most commonly associated with the literary movement that took place in the late 19th-century lead by authors such as Leo Tolstoy, and philosopher Fyodor Dostoevsky. A defining feature of the realist literary movement was the examination and description of everyday life, this characteristic carried over into the visual arts of the era literary figures influencing and intermingling with Russian realist painters. Inspired by the social and economic disparity

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    Knowledge is defined to be facts, information, and skills acquired through experience or education. There are two categories that fall under knowledge; personal knowledge and shared knowledge. Shared knowledge refers to what “we know because.” It can also be defined as communicated and constructed knowledge; within culture, social norms, and semiotics. Personal knowledge refers to “I know because.” An expanded definition of personal knowledge refers to personal experiences, values, and perceptions

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    War is a largely abstract concept to the average American. It is ubiquitous in news reports, political debates and our culture, but not tangibly understandable. Aside from the small pockets of the population that have experienced warfare, the jarringly focused and rigid representation of EOD team leader Sergeant First Class William James in Katherine Bigelow’s film The Hurt Locker (2008) provides insight to a world that much of the audience will never experience. Although The Hurt Locker would be

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    Unfortunate realism Realism is the attitude or practice of accepting a situation as it is and being prepared to deal with it. In the novel the boy in Striped Pajamas, the characters are more realistic, therefore making the novel more believable. While the film provides a stronger visual aesthetic, the novel stresses characters’ feelings and conveys them to the reader with more Harsher intent. While the film provides excellent visuals, in the novel the characters are more realistic, therefore making

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    In philosophy there is a theory known as aesthetic reasoning. Within aesthetic reasoning, there are eight principles that an object may (or may not) fulfill in order to determine if the object is aesthetically valuable. These eight principles are divided functionalism principles and formalism principles. When judging an object to assess its aesthetic value, a functionalist or formalist argument may be formed. However, these arguments may not cross over. Therefore, in order to discuss these principles

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    Immersion In Art Realism

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    goals, immediate feedback, a sense of control, player skill matching challenge, self concern disappears, sense of time being altered. The aesthetics within video games don 't seem to effect any of the elements Csikszentmihalyi has given us and yet we strive for bigger and better graphical experiences to increase the realism of our gameplay. Immersion in art

 Realism was broadly considered the beginning of modern art due to the belief that everyday life and the world around us was a suitable subject

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