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  • The Television Show South Park

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    The difference between the intended meaning of media texts and what the audience actually perceives can be shockingly different. Producers of media can do everything possible to force audiences to experience their work in the way they want them to, but in the end they still take away many different meanings even within the same audience. Stuart Hall outlines this in his encoding and decoding model. One of the most apparent examples of this is the television show South Park. The television show South

  • The Redeeming Qualities of South Park Essay

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    they boys shop at is closed because of the loss of business that occurs when Wal-Mart comes to their town. After reflecting on their friend’s plight Stan says “See, that sucks dude” and Cartman replies “What, that’s called progress Kyle” (Parker and Stone, 2004). This is just one example where Cartman shows his selfish nature. All he cares about is the fact that a huge new store is open and he can get his mother to buy him all the best new toys, while Stan and

  • Raising The Bar By Trey Parker And Matt Stone

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    United States population is considered to be obese. With such a large number like this its no wonder that South Park has made at least one episode shining their satirical light on this issue. The episode Raising the Bar, created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, does exactly that. Like that South Park episode Radley Balko focuses on the issue of obesity in the article What You Eat Is Your Business, where he takes a point opposite of his title. South Park supports and proves Balko argument by showing the

  • The Rainmake - Film Review Essays

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    the ordeals of a young lawyer and associate entering the realm of unscrupulous money hungry company’s scams. “They were totally unqualified to try the case of a life time, but every underdog has his day”. To become a “Rainmaker” is Rudy Baylor’s (Matt Damon) ambition, to try the case of a lifetime and make the “big bucks” fall from the sky. Passing his bar exam with ease, this idealistic Memphis law school graduate, confidentially enters the eye-opening world of law and injustice in the 90’s. Kick-starting

  • Semiotics In The Simpsons

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    In this paper i will be analysing and discussing the semiotics on an episode of The Simpson series. The Simpsons is an animated adult series created by Matt Groening. it depicts the lifestyle of middle class America in a satirical form represented by the dysfunctional Simpson family consisting of Homer, Marge,Bart,Lisa and Maggie. it is also a parody to American culture, television,society and conditions humans find their selfs in everyday. the show first aired on December 17th, 1987 and has

  • Cut And Chip Test Testing

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    Cut-and-Chip Test Ohio Northern University May, 2016 – July, 2016 Background: Cut-and-chip is a phenomena in tires that manifests itself primarily from prolonged off-road use. As the tires are used off-road, the tread compound will be cut by rocks and eventually large pieces of the tread rubber are chipped off. Current tests involve manufacturing a series of test tires and sending them to a test track in Texas. The tires are then run on a controlled gravel road. Each set of tires is run for 1000

  • The Lottery: Examples Of Literary Terms, And A Journal Entry

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    fun contest is expected and what actually occurs is something barbaric and murderous. (Quotes: “They stood together away from the pile of stones in the corner and their jokes were quiet…”[pg148] “Tessie Hutchinson was in the middle of a clear spot by now, and she held her hands out desperately as the villagers moved in on her, ‘It isn’t fair,’ she said. A stone hit her on the side of the head…”[pg 155] ) 6) The lottery itself is symbolic of the paradox of the human psyche between compassion on one

  • The Discovery Of Puma Punku

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    and positioned that it is the most intriguing ancient site on the planet. Individuals such as Giorgio A. Tsoukalos and Philip Coppens are featured on the segment Ancient Aliens - Season 4 Episode 6 - The Mystery Of Puma Punku makes claims that the stone masonry is so intricate, precise and sophisticated that there must have been help from extraterrestrial beings that

  • A Short Story : A Brief ( Not It Really ) Rundown Of The Storyline

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    A brief (not really) rundown of the storyline: This is not how the story progresses chronologically or chapterly, but merely how I decided to organize things based off of how the chapters fit together and what I am choosing to ignore for brevities sake. You/Essun come home to find your youngest son dead, killed by your husband, Jija. You, your son (Uche), and your daughter (Nassun), are all Orogenes, informally and offensively referred to as roggas. Orogenes are people who can control seismic

  • Essay On The Dark Sword

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    The dim moonlight shone through the windows, giving life to the dancing shadows on the cold stone floors. A small, lithe figure clad in head-to-toe black, and armed to the teeth strode upon them. The only sound she made was the faint scuffle of her boots on the frigid flagstone floor. She moved with a purpose, striding down the halls in the shadows, watching for any approaching figures that might alert the sleeping castle to her presence. She slowly rounded the corner, still shrouded in the shadows