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  • Representation Of Characterism In Picnic At Hanging Rock By Joan Lindsay

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    Joan Lindsay, the renowned author of the distinguished Australian novel Picnic at Hanging Rock, has foreground the representation of Victorian society as repressed and constrained through the characterisation of various figures throughout the novel. The riveting tale follows the mysterious disappearance of three girls and a teacher, with only one girl to ever be seen again, during the Appleyard College’s trip to the mystic Hanging Rock on Valentine’s Day in 1900. One of the main focuses in the book

  • Representation Of Victorian Society In Joan Lindsay's Picnic At Hanging Rock

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    Joan Lindsay, the renowned author of the seminal Australian novel Picnic at Hanging Rock, has foreground the representation of Victorian society as repressed and constrained through the characterisation of various figures throughout the novel. The riveting tale ensues the inexplicable disappearance of three girls and a governess, with only one girl to ever be seen again, during Appleyard College’s annual picnic to the supernatural Hanging Rock on Valentine’s Day in 1900. One of the central themes

  • Weird Melancholy Of Henry Lawson 's ' The Bush Undertaker ' And Peter Weir 's Picnic At Hanging Rock

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    Weird Melancholy in Henry Lawson’s ‘The Bush Undertaker’ and Peter Weir’s Picnic at Hanging Rock In 1876, in his preface to Adam Lindsay Gordon’s Poems, novelist Marcus Clarke coined the phrase ‘Weird Melancholy’ in reference to what he perceived to be the ‘dominant note’ of his country’s landscape and his subject’s verse. In doing so, he distilled the entire mood of Australian Gothic into one eerie essence, an essence present, to varying extents, in all texts of that genre. This can be seen through

  • What Is The Story Of A Short Story

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    the players and give them dares. Lindsey’s worst enemy was trouble so she decided to stay as far away from it as possible. “ I dare you to talk to Kyle” dared Sydney (Lindsey’s crush) “ NO I not going to say hello I have no reason to,” exclaimed Lindsay. “ Ugh! You’re no fun,” said Sydney confused. So Lindsey angrily plopped up, and as her long blonde hair swayed. She left the building blushed. As she rode her bike home, she decided to download Nerve and see what the big deal is. Her first dare

  • Analysis Of Mean Girls

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    Teen girl films are Janus-like in nature, being aimed at teen girls themselves, but also at opening up the world of teen girls to their parents and society at large. The marketing for Mark Water’s 2004 film Mean Girls reflects this divided focus, using a two-pronged approach to attempt to attract the largest range of paying customers. On an aesthetic level, from the appearance of the promotional website to the music used in the trailers, the film tries is aimed at teenage girls. However, on a less

  • Movie Analysis : Mean Girls

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    On May 2, 2004 one of the most feminine dominate movies of the time. on the opening weekend, there were 2,839 screens that were showing the film, Mean Girls. During the opening weekend the movie made $24,432,195 (IMDb 1). The film grabbed the attention of everyone in world. It was a very popular film and still is today. Even though the film is popular, Sengupta says “the more popular the film, the more potential for harm” (413). Since this movie came out, females have been the rage in television

  • The Reality Of Teenage Girls

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    Introduction We may not think or believe it ourselves, but the media is constantly ruling a huge part of our lives and how we socially interact with others. Over many years it has created many stereotypes and it shows quite a false representation of teenage girls. But firstly what in fact is representation? Or stereotypes? Representation Representation is the process by which the media present us to the 'real ' world and how they re-present something back to us. For a huge number of us the media

  • Serena Williams, The French Open Final Saturday Essay

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    Serena Williams lost the French Open final Saturday to Garbine Muguruza. It marked her third failed attempt to win a 22nd singles Grand Slam title, which would tie the Open-era record set by Steffi Graf. Williams was extremely gracious in defeat as she addressed the crowd at Roland Garros in French. The tennis icon can afford to be gracious these days: She earned $28.9 million over the past 12 months. That makes her the world’s highest-paid female athlete over that span, unseating Maria Sharapova

  • The Horror Of The Television Show Dexter Essay

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    Modern America’s increased fascination with crime dramas can be attributed to the majority’s desire to see good triumph over evil. The hunting, processing, and eventual punishment of evil evokes feelings of satisfaction in viewers, as justice is one of the moral principles ingrained in our society. In popular media, law enforcement is oftentimes presented as being insufficient in upholding justice, calling for the intervention of a hero; a figure capable of recognizing and punishing evil without

  • Summary Of Sylvia Piviah's Initiation, By Sylvia Plath

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    1. Summary of Sylvia Plath’s Initiation: At the start of the new school year, Millicent Arnold, a typical teenage girl, receives an invitation to join the elite and exclusive girls’ sorority at Lansing High School. Before she becomes an official member however, Millicent must demonstrate she is fit to join the sorority by finishing the initiation process: a series of ridiculous and rigorous tasks that pushes her to her limits. During a mission, Millicent discovers the nasty truth and reality of

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