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  • Capitalism Is An Economic And Political System

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    often change their form of manufacturing, or relocating to another country for cheaper labor costs. These decisions can go on to affect their employees and the community in ways that they would never imagine. In the film Roger and Me, Director Michael Moore witnessed how the effects of capitalism ran a booming city into the ground. Flint, Michigan was the home of eleven successful General Motors factories that employed a lot of the city and made the city a lot of money. While the factory was thriving

  • Violent Media Argument Analysis

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    My argument synthesis essay “Violent media is good for kids” is a fascinating article written by Gerard Jones. He makes an argument about how many forms of creative violence help many more children than they harm by giving them a tool to master their rage. At thirteen years of age he explains how forms of violence have been insightful and impactful for him. Growing up alone and afraid Gerard was taught by his parents that rage was something to be overcome and that violence was wrong. He was placed

  • Summary Of Downsize This By Michael Moore

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    Michael Moore’s article, “What is Terrorism?”, in the book Downsize This, September 1992, utilizes juxtaposition, the fact of two things being seen or placed close together with contrasting effect, in the arrangement of his article. Using this literary technique, he persuades the readers on how big American corporations are destroying lives of its ex-employees that were laid off because of the downsize tide. Michael Moore intelligently exposes the consequences faced by workers who were laid off by

  • Analysis Of Bowling For Columbine By Michael Moore

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    Just over a decade ago, Michael Moore spoke with former President George W. Bush, who directed the film maker: “Behave yourself, will ya? Go find real work.” Since the release of his anti-gun documentary, Bowling for Columbine, and his best selling books Stupid White Men and Dude, Where’s My Country, Moore has brought trouble for many authoritative figures in America affairs. With his broadcast camera and blue-collar persona, Michael Moore has raised eyebrows, empowered voices and stretched the

  • Bowling For Columbine as a Carnivelsque Essay

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    To what extent can BFC be viewed as drawing on key elements of Bakhtin’s notion of carnivalesque? Bowling for Columbine is a post-structural film produced by Mike Moore. It leaves a message about America and its people. Today, the world is not a safe place. However, the world is made unsafe by the people who don’t believe it is safe. This is what the film is based on: fear and guns. Bowling For Columbine is a carnivalesque to an extent as it contains many elements of a carnivalesque. These elements

  • Capitalism, A Love Story By Michael Moore

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    well. Capitalism has two sides to it; it can either hurt someone and their family or help them. In class we watched the film “Capitalism, a Love Story”, by Michael Moore that subjectively and objectively informed the viewers on the different situations happening in the result of capitalism. I believe that in the film “capitalism, a Love Story”, Moore did have valid reasons that I do agree with that the banks were very greedy. Companies, industries and individuals have an opportunity within a capitalistic

  • Bowling For Columbine Documentary Essay

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    Documentary reflection The assignment task for Term two was for a small group of people (three), to create a documentary and then each person to write a reflection. Before starting this documentary, we studied the history and development of documentaries. We then looked more into how different documentaries, Spellbound (objective) and Bowling for Columbine (subjective), how each separate style was created and made and how each different style affected people. We ran into conflict when we were choosing

  • The Critique OfBowling For Columbine, By Michael Moore

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    themselves and died. “Bowling For Columbine” is a document directed and written by Michael Moore. The document does not fully describe the shooting. In fact, most of the document is about other matters rather than this specific

  • Analysis Of The Movie ' Sicko ' By Michael Moore

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    “Sicko”, a Michael Moore documentary, places much needed attention to the alarming realities that are found within the American Health Care System. As referenced in the film, one aspect of the system, the American Health Care Insurance Industry has many priorities in mind. To which it’s no surprise that the public’s health is not necessarily high on their list. It seems that each insurance company is more concerned with its bottom line than to be “inconvenienced” with the cost of a person’s life

  • Bowling for Columbine Michael Moore Documentary

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    the bowling? It must be the Video games? Michael Moore’s award winning documentary; ‘Bowling for Columbine’ explores the reason for the violence in America and the reason for the Columbine High school mascara. In April 1999 two students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold went on a shooting rampage killing 12 students and a teacher before committing suicide, Moore looks at the background in which the massacre took place and assumptions about related issues. Moore uses Bill Nichols’ four modes of representation;