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    Lyanna Gatdula Mr. D’Aquila ENG 1DP 16 Oct 2017 Social Commentary Essay Social media platforms continue to be an online distraction and it increases communication barriers on people’s lives. It has a positive effect on young minds and a negative effect. The tv series Black Mirror Season 3 Episode 1 “Nose-Dive” is an internet-based population where people rate you using their cellular devices and live a non-genuine life so that the population will like you and they will give you an acceptable rating

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    Pride and Prejudice In Pride and Prejudice Austen offers up commentary on a variety of themes — prejudice, family, marriage, class, and so on. Of all the themes, perhaps none is better developed than that of Pride. Pride and Prejudice is regarded as a brilliant piece of social commentary, offering a vivid peek into the British Regency life in 1813. The social milieu of Austen’s Regency England was particularly stratified, and class divisions were rooted in family connections and wealth. In her work

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    Personal Commentary Snapchat- an extremely popular social media application which allows teens to share and connect instantaneously easily and efficiently. A majority parents restrict what social media apps their children use. They are usually not trusted at first with new apps, but eventually, they are permitted to use them. They are given the chance to prove themselves with the app and they show that they can be trusted with them. They ask to be permitted this opportunity again and again

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    Animal farm an Effective Social Commentary Writers often use social commentary to inform the general population about a pressing issue while at the same time appealing to people’s sense of justice. One way of accomplishing this is through a fable which is simply a short story in which animals are used to convey a moral lesson. George Orwell is a prime example of an author who can use a fable as a social commentary. Orwell makes a parody of Russian communism as demonstrated in the pigs attempt at

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    Social Commentary In 1984

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    literature is a voice for social commentary. How is this true of the novel 1984”? Historically, literature has always echoed the key issues and themes present during that time. In the period which Orwell wrote this novel, totalitarian government was a popular concept seeing implementation around the world such as Nazi Germany, Soviet Russia, and Mussolini’s Italy. In the novel 1984. While Orwell’s world is a fictional one, it can be said that he uses it as a voice for social commentary, and he predictions

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    How do I start reviewing a film like this? I mostly just felt very stifled with the rambunctious quips that flow in this film like a breeze and fill it up to the very brim. Its social commentary is analogous to the indomitably obnoxious teenage angst profiled rampantly that is ever so pervasive in this day and age. Things to note after a thoroughgoing watch of this are that it's simply not quite your standard typified internalized drama that sprawls incessantly and instead conjures a very pleasant

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    Crooks Social Commentary

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    In chapter 4, Steinbeck is make social commentary about racism in America with the situation with Crooks. In the scene where Lenny comes into Crooks room Crooks said “Why ain’t you wanted? Lennie asked. Cause I’m black. They play cards in there, but I can’t play because I’m black(68)”. Crooks represents black Americans at the time and how they’re segregated even in California, a state that is seen as forward compared to the rest of America and especially the south. This is shown when Crooks said

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    PER REPORTER: Kathy said one of her students by the name of (Shadavious) went to visit her father (David Lee) this weekend when she was told some disturbing information. According to Shandavious, there are four children living in the home with David Lee and one of them by the name of Staciera told her that David Lee makes her do things they should not be doing. Shandavious said Staciera told her David Lee threatened to taker her phone and tell her mother on her if she did not do what he told her

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    government controlled career options,and restricted knowledge. Social commentary is found in the recent phenomenon called global warming. The mass air pollution and destruction of food resources in Interstellar is directly related to the high amounts of Co2 which causes the Earth to heat. Social Director Christopher Nolan and cinematographer Hoyte Van Hoytema, use camera angles and lighting to magnify the chaos and social commentary in this dystopian society. The setting of Interstellar takes

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    The Hunger Games contribute to the sea of dystopian films, within this film social commentary is exposed in the gruesome scenes of murder preadolescents are forced to commit. In the dystopian film, the totalitarian nation of Panem is divided into 12 districts and the Capital. Each year two young representatives from each district are chosen to participate in The Hunger Games. The Hunger Games are televised throughout Panem and are used as part entertainment ,and as part retribution for a past rebellion

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