Michael Moore

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  • `` Idiot Nation `` By Michael Moore

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    globalization, large corporations, the war in Iraq, and many other debatable issues, American author of “Idiot Nation”, Michael Moore would be the ideal candidate. In this piece, Moore argues that America is a nation built upon a clueless, illiterate society of people, a sub-par educational system, and manipulative corporations. All which are governed by brainless politicians. Moore effectively creates his argument by offering personal anecdotes, statistical data, cause and effect examples, and a call

  • Summary Of The Film Capitalism, A Love Story

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    operation increasing the production of money and goods based on capital manipulation. The film “Capitalism, a Love Story” captures and elaborates this ideology, narrating the advantages and drawbacks of capitalism. Similar to previously produced Michael Moore documentaries, it recounts the experiences of individuals who have fallen to capitalism and the manipulation of major corporations. Although the film only captured a few tragedies, it perfectly executed representing how capitalism has become

  • Techniques In The Film 'Bowling For Columbine'

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    for another day at school. And out in a little town in Colorado, two boys went bowling at six in the morning. Yes, it was a typical day in the United States of America.’ (Narrator 2002) In the documentary ‘Bowling For Columbine’ the director, Michael Moore uses a variety of techniques to position the audience to accept the dominant reading that America is gun crazy and a violent history begets violence. Paragraph 1: The film begins with a representative of the national rifle association talking

  • Contriversial, Provocative, and Award Winning Film, "Bowling for Columbine"

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    for Columbine." I can't call it a good movie just because I agree with most of what Moore has to say. But I can say it's a movie every American should see. Repeatedly, he returns to the issue of fear in the movie, claiming that excessive coverage of gun violence by the media makes Americans scared of each other and therefore more violent. This circular argument doesn't make any sense either. On the one hand, Moore has made an entire film purporting to investigate why the U.S. has the highest rate

  • Capitalism A Love Story Analysis

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    Capitalism: A Love Story was depicted by Michael Moore’s perception on how the American Government had its effect on the economy. Moore tried to point out all the flaws that he saw in our economy. Moore also emphasized on the effects that capitalism has had on the economy. In my opinion, the movie helped emphasize the flaws of the America Government, and how those flaws negatively affect American citizens. Moore’s overall moral of the story was that our world is planted on the evil grounds of capitalism

  • The Battle Of The Second Amendment

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    protection. We now have a police force and there are few debates between people’s stake in land. Also, we do not duel for honor anymore;there is no need for guns in our modern society. I watched the film Bowling for Columbine where the director Michael Moore looked into exploring popular explanations as to why American gun violence is so high

  • Michael Moore Loves Rhetoric

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    Jeffrey Lee Professor Lewis English 2 10 February 2010 Michael Moore Loves Rhetoric One of the most effective ways Moore draws our attention is by using real testimonies. By interviewing Americans who have been wronged by the health care system, he cleverly intertwines rhetoric to create a strong argument for universal health care. For example, after he presents the audience with a logos appeal, an ethos and/or pathos appeal will follow, or vice versa. Like a chain reaction, the appeals

  • Conflicts That Arise from Particular Ways of Seeing the World Are Made Evident Through the Shaping of Texts-Barry Levinson’s Film “Wag the Dog” and Michael Moore’s Documentary “Fahrenheit 9/11”

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    TRIAL ESSAY Conflicts that arise from particular ways of seeing the world are made evident through the shaping of texts. In Barry Levinson’s film “Wag the Dog” and Michael Moore’s documentary “Fahrenheit 9/11”, it is clear that the perspectives in which the audience views the world create particular conflicts. In both texts, the conflicting perspectives arise from the way the naïve public views the world and the way that the government and media view the world through their particular agendas

  • Roger and Me Essay

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    documentary that carries a considerable economic significance by presenting a modern version of capitalism, and by depicting an interesting example of Gunnar Myrdal’s theory of the circular and cumulative causation. Flint, the hometown of the filmmaker Michael Moore, has been built around the factories of one of the largest auto corporations in the world – General Motors. For decades on end the company has been prosperous, making high profits and keeping its workers loyal and content with their jobs and payment

  • The, Idiot Nation, By Michael Moore

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    “In [Bush’s] first budget he proposed cutting federal spending on libraries by $39 million … nearly 19 percent reduction” (Moore, 8) to an already poorly funded system. Politicians reduce funding for schools and public libraries keeping them from updating their books and maintaining their buildings that are “literally falling apart” (Moore, 8). This creates terrible learning conditions for student and horrible teaching conditions, as students are forced into crowded buildings, sometimes