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    “Little miss muffet sat on her tuffet eating … one potato chip?” No, that’s definitely not how the real story goes, no one can just have one potato chip, let’s try that again. “Little miss muffet sat on her tuffet stuffing her face full of salty goodness. Along came a spider to sit down beside her but sadly there was no more room. Miss muffet’s bag may have been emptied but her stomach was full of food and her heart full of guilt and self-loathing because her hind-end could no longer fit on her tuffet”

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    The Hoover family in the movie Little Miss Sunshine is an extended family, which includes the Mom, Dad, step child, child, Uncle and Grandfather. The family has three generations and includes a step child. At the dinner table, they discuss the problems they are having. The family travels on a road trip 800 miles from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Redondo Beach, California to get Olive their seven-year-old daughter to a beauty pageant called, “Little Miss Sunshine.” On the trip each character has

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    Little Miss Sunshine Callum Bryan “Little Miss Sunshine” is a film complete with dark comedy and many memorable moments. Directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris “Little Miss Sunshine” is about changing for the better and reconnecting as a family. This film is focused upon a dysfunctional family of six. Seven-Year-Old Olive Hoover becomes eligible for a trip to California so that she can compete in the upcoming “Little Miss Sunshine” Beauty Pageant. At the beginning of the film we can

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    Rosenast AP Literature 6 16 December 2014 Little Miss Sunshine: A Contemporary Archetypal Journey Little Miss Sunshine is a perfect interpretation of a journey full of archetypal characters. Each of the characters has their own individual endeavors that they want to fulfill and they work as a haphazard team in order to get to the same destination. The characters in this movie have their downfalls and overcome their faults as the movie progresses. Little Miss Sunshine follows the stages of expedition

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    Little Miss Sunshine film (2006) tells the story of seven-year old Olive Hoover who gets the chance to to compete in the Little Miss Sunshine beauty pageant in California. Her family reluctantly supports her and travels across the country to ensure that her dreams come true. Set in contemporary America, the film invokes discussions about children being put under pressure to conform to cultural standards of beauty and behaviour. Feminist theorists such as Naomi Wolf and Wendy Chapkis argue that beauty

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    The editing of Little Miss Sunshine is presented very smoothly. The montage introduces us to the six main characters and shows us a glimpse into each one’s life. This is effective in communicating to the audience by allowing them to feel a part of each characters life and quickly provide a backstory of each character. The film also presents some creative juxtapositions in the editing. The opening credits of the film is when the montage begins. We start by seeing Olive (Abigail Breslin) watching

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    cynical terms of upward mobility and wealth. UK director Andrea Arnold’s 2016 film American Honey about a young woman who joins a roaming magazine crew critiques the American Dream through the lens of this cynicism. Conversely, the 2006 comedy Little Miss Sunshine by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie

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    Video Case Study: Olive Hoover Kim Preuit University of Southern California Olive Hoover is a seven year old that is afforded an opportunity to compete in the Little Miss Sunshine pageant by chance. Little Miss Sunshine is the story of a family who, in the face of many physical, emotional, and social obstacles, band together to support the dreams of Olive. The following discussion is a theoretical analysis of Olive Hoover applying concepts from four theories, and a critical analysis of each

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    Hello, my name is Valerie Faris, and I am one of the co-directors (along with Jonathan Dayton) of the film, 'Little Miss Sunshine'. When making this film, my co-director and I heavily aimed to portray the different ways we as human beings search to find our place in the world. We focused on the conception of building relationships and trust within the concept of a family. We wanted to convey the concept that when it comes to family, its never too late to re-connect and belong. Our film follows

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    Little Miss Sunshine is a comedy movie about a seven year old girl named Olive who aspires to win the Little Miss Sunshine pageant. To help make her wish come true, her six-member family takes a road trip from Albuquerque to Redondo Beach, California. At the conclusion of the film, Olive and her family learned to trust and support each other, no matter the situation. Olive is the youngest member of her family who is entering middle childhood and adolescence just like her older brother Dwayne. Olive

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