Richard Attenborough

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  • Richard Attenborough 's Film Gandhi

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    Richard Attenborough’s film Gandhi (1982) unveils the saga of the greatest Indian freedom fighter and political activist Mahatma Gandhi. Attenborough presents a realistic and chronological record of the events in Gandhi’s life related with Indian Independence Movement. He made Ben Kingsley, the popular British actor enacting the role of Gandhi. The film opens by showing the end of Gandhi, after being shot by a Hindu fanatic and his burial with thousands of people mourning. The burial scene of Gandhi

  • Gandhi's Vision and Life in Attenborough's Films

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    Mohandas K. Gandhi (1869-1948), the man, the legend, is still echoing in the contemporary world. He had a vision for his birthplace, in the wake of colonization and war, to be tolerant, violent-free and neutral towards all religions. Gandhi had chosen the secular state, that is, the state that was neutral but not hostile to religions (Parel & Brown, 2011, p. 161). He rejected what was considered progressive and fashionable; to put the responsibility of state cruelty on the victims, criticizing them

  • Richard Attenborough 's Film Gandhi

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    is usually used to identify someone in sports or entertainment sector). A political leader seemed to be a celebrity according to this meaning and that is the reason why I selected Gandhi, as celebrity. The specific text that I worked on was Richard Attenborough 's movie Gandhi released in the year 1982. There are lot of other sources about Gandhi. One could work on Gandhi 's autobiography or other forms of literary narratives that explains Gandhi as a celebrity. But a movie about Gandhi seemed

  • Essay On David Attenborough

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    David Attenborough, or at least recognize his very familiar voice. Although David did not get famous for biological discoveries, but by the many documentaries he has made. He has made a lot of documentaries with several facts about many different things including dinosaur fossil discoveries, sea animals and plants, and a lot of the many species of plants and animals that live on this beautiful earth. ~ Early life On May 8, 1926, in Isleworth, United Kingdom, David Frederick Attenborough was born

  • Imagery, Diction, And Tone Of Roethke 's Root Cellar

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    A Plant’s Bacchanalia: Imagery, Diction, and Tone in Roethke’s Root Cellar How can an atmosphere be so unbearable and cold, but evidently full of life and constant growth? Set in an old, decaying basement, Theodore Roethke addresses this in the poem “Root Cellar.” Life is clinging to and climbing over the dirty, damp, and dark possessions of the cellar. Why is it possible that so much life is present in such a place of shadows? In “Root Cellar”, Roethke uses imagery, diction, and tone to display

  • Reflection Of The Movie Baraka

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    During a world literature class, we watched a film called Baraka, which was cinematically beautiful and restored within me this lost link with the natural world. It was a compilation of footage of people and places all over the world, spliced together to form this story of the lives we lead in this modern world. The film juxtaposed the hectic environment of the machinery that drives the mass production of consumer goods with footage of serene Japanese snow monkeys relaxing in hot spring baths. This

  • Future of Earth

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    every second 2) What is (or could be) the greatest threat to the planet according to the video? Humans or ourselves 3) How many people were living on the planet at the time that Sir David Attenborough was born? Just under 2 billion people 4) What is the name of the group that Sir David Attenborough supports and what is its main focus? The Optimum Population Trust. Their main focus is to reduce birth rates 5) For how long has every human birth and death on the planet has been reliably recorded

  • A Brief Note On Animal Endangerment And Vulnerability

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    In this essay I shall be looking at a few practitioners consisting of Illustrators, painters and film makers; each create awareness in their own unique and distinguishable form for the subject of animal endangerment and vulnerability. I shall also be studying which socially engaging visual practice is most effective and why. It is thought that scientists have discovered only 17.5 million species on this world; which seems quite a significant amount but when also considering that it’s only thought

  • Analysis Of The Book ' Red Bird '

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    The book Red Bird has a series of poems written by Mary Oliver. She gives her perspective of the world and the gifts the world gives up. Oliver captures moments from the transformation of a capitllaar to some really dark bittersweet moments. Oliver is the true Anthologist because every poem she wrote comes to life. Due to the references and each scenes Oliver tries to create she illustrates true Eco-Criticism. Oliver’s illustration of Eco-criticism relates to themes of love, sorrow, empowerment

  • Perception And Scale Are Permanently Bonded

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    As human beings it sometimes appears that we are subject to our psychology as opposed to having control over it. Almost every decision we make, every thought that crosses our minds, every emotion that affects us has been created by an invisible process by our brain, a brain that doesn 't feel the need to explain its reasoning to us. Whether or not God exists, it is clear that we are beholden to forces we do not, and can not control. This was something I felt more than ever in our past couple weeks

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