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This film falls under sci-fi, thriller, adventure, and action. This film was directed by Gavin Hood. This film describes the life of James and Victor Logan- who are half-brothers and mutants born 200 years… Major Stryker approaches the two individuals and offers them to join his elite group of mutants, team X. After his first mission, James is not happy of the…
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Clients Name Name of Professor Name of Class Date Harry Potter: A Child Hero Who Reflects the Common through the Uncommon When Harry Potter was introduced to the world, he began as the boy who lived under the stairs, his bedroom a cupboard. He was a child who was displaced, one who is not a part of the extended family that he lives with, and under the oppression of the obvious favoritism that is shown to his cousin, the child of the aunt and uncle with whom he lives.…
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He was a child who was displaced, one who is not a part of the extended family that he lives with, and under the oppression of the obvious favoritism that is… His oppression is his identity. With the turn of a special event, the turn of his eleventh birthday, he goes from a boy who has nothing special in his life, to one of the most renowned boys in a world he…
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Today hero
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This is because heroism is not static and typically corresponds with changes within society and those changes can occur from one generation to another. Societies are subject to fluctuating standards, strengths, crisis, weaknesses… Ideally, a hero is someone who rises above adversity or faces dangerous situations with valor and courage. In the face of danger…
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Uniquely Feminine Action Scenes
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This essay examines how female action films’ unique use of innate female characteristics through visual elements like Fighting Aesthetics, Point-of-View shots, mash up of emotional conflict with action sequences and narrative elements like the constant use of a male backbone, the use of children or emotional connection as a character objective.… When she was…
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What is a Hero
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Since the days of the ancient Greece, there have been instances where men and women who showed extraordinary courage and adversity were in fact considered to be a demigod which means half human half god. The reason for such patronizing was that they believed the bravery and the… But a question arises that whether this definition can be used in modern times…
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Hero of Antigone
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The question of who the hero of Antigone is can have various different answers depending on the definition of hero. It is generally accepted that a hero is a person who is characterized by "exceptional strength, nobility and courage". It shall be understood for the purposes of this analysis that these terms refer to the strength, nobility and courage of convictions; an ideological strength rather than brute strength, a nobility of purpose, rather than that of birth and the courage to hold on to one's beliefs or give them up. …
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Classical and Greek Hero
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Let's start by making some clarifications of the terminology. The word hero can be used to designate different concepts and various approaches and express ways. Thus, in a first traditional sense, the term refers to the hero son of a god or goddess and a mortal.… 34-47). This paper discusses and compares classical hero and Greek hero in the context of the…
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Ebenezer Scrooge a Classical Hero
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This paper explores a different reading of Scrooge and argues that he is a classical hero. He is a classical hero, because his life exemplifies the seven stages of development of a hero, where in the end, his internal redemption brings about social changes.… The first stage of being a classical hero is spurning society. Ebenezer Scrooge abhors social relations…
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MacGruber ( comedy film 2010 )
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Characters of the movie were really interesting and funny, but throughout the movie, it has been noticed that the title character MacGruber, played by Will Forte, was more zoomed in than other characters. This fact makes the movie short on great characters who could have added… Such acts made him appear as an idiot hero, who made audience laugh at him…
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Hero as the Marginalized
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We often think of hero is an almighty man who is able to help everyone in the society and thus is welcomed wherever he goes. However, in the five literary texts that I am going to discuss, it appears that heroes are not often male, and they are also not often the popular ones; the one common feature they share is that they are confident about their self-worth as Persons, and fully accept their ethnicity, culture and history even though those features make them the marginalized.…
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Othello as a Tragic Hero
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Othello as a tragic hero The concept of tragedy and tragic hero has often been paved the way for grave discussions in literature all through the times. Whenever one evaluates these two vivacious topics, one can never ignore the eminent playwright Shakespeare’s tragedy Othello and its equally significant titular hero.… ..’ (Aristotle & Else 11). Therefore, one…
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Tragic Hero or not
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Othello-the Moor of Venice- The Tragic Hero ENGL 102: Literature and Composition Fall D 2011 Marsha S. Martin L21944557 MLA Outline you could do a bit better with the outline The concept of tragedy by Aristotle. What did Aristotle say about tragedy? How does tragedy relate to Othello.… Why does he behave the way he does? On what note does it end? Thesis…
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Is Hamlet a Tragic Hero
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The young prince vows to avenge his murdered father but then stalls on doing anything until the entire household is killed. It is obvious… According to Aristotle, there are six major elements required to make up a tragic hero – three character elements and three behavioral elements. To begin with, the hero must have a noble stature. He must also have…
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HERO
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He is a celebrated warrior, a man recognized for his achievements and honorable qualities and one that depicts bravery." These… Because of his uncompromised devotion to excelling no matter the challenges, a hero attains spiritual greatness even if he fails to gain practical victory. Every developing person growing up had his preferred childhood hero. As one…
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Ambrosios typology of hero and saint
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Ambrosio looks at the different explanations that have been provided usually and goes on to deconstruct these explanations. In order to better understand the quest for meaning, he uses two models, that of the hero and that of the saint. … According to Ambrosio, these are methods that are employed in order to make sense of the lives that people live (Ambrosio).…
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Hero in Batman: Year One
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Name Instructor Task Date Hero in Batman: Year One Introduction The entertainment industry seizes to be complete without the efforts applied by the directors and creators to develop fictional characters in their plots. There is always a villain who presents obstacles to the hero to complete the story.… The common characters have been highlighted in the society…
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HERO
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Name Instructor Course Date Hero Webster's ninth edition dictionary defines a hero as “a legendary or mythological figure often of holy descent blessed with great power and ability. He is a celebrated warrior, a man recognized for his achievements and honorable qualities and one that depicts bravery." These efforts at describing the character of a hero are upsettingly inadequate as there is predominant stress on the physical strength, bravery and warlike dexterity and the absence of any mention of intellect.…
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Masculinity Representation in Films
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Representation of Masculinity in Die Hard 2 Name of of Instructor Name of Course Date Representation of Masculinity in Die Hard 2 Topic 4: Drawing on your Mulvey and Neale readings, as well as Tasker’s discussion, analyse the representation of masculinity in one of the Die Hard films.… 54). However, at times, when these action heroes start going back to the…
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Is Hamlet a Tragic Hero
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This essay seeks an answer to a question whether or not Shakespeare's Hamlet is a tragic hero. The play portrays revenge and madness. In the play there are many questions that come up about the sanity of many characters. Hamlet and Claudius are both considered as villains.… This work focuses on a personality of Hamlet as a tragic hero. It is stated that Hamlet…
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Hero
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In other words, a hero is a person greatly admired for the achievements and noble qualities they have made. A hero performs small acts of kindness which can be of… Moreover, they have the right skills and training that can make a difference and finally, keep on working towards their goals, even after several hindrances. Heroism can be achieved in several…
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The Makings of a Hero
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In comic books, television series and even silver screens, a lot of portrayals of what a hero should be had been seen, "heroes" like Superman, Batman, Spiderman and all others - extraordinary men possessing superhuman powers, whose common denominators lies within their ultimate task- which is to "defend the world and its inhabitants" from all and any evil pressure suggests a hero should be identified in accordance to these characters. …
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Representation of Masculinity in Die Hard 2
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Name Institution Instructor Course Date Representation of Masculinity in Die Hard 2 The extant literature that we learn from this field of film incorporates gender studies that examine the representation of masculinity or the male action hero. At this stance, studies of film field pay specific attention to the herculean physical performances and spectacular body appearances of the starring characters such as John McLane in his Die Hard Series (Caroll 2003: 54).…
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Epic Hero Hercules
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EPIC HERO HERCULES Name Date Introduction Hercules who is known as Heracles in Greek is the most famous hero in Greek mythology renowned for the odd courage, masculinity and strength he had. Hercules was the son of a woman known as Alcmene who was seduced by Zeus who was not her husband.… In his mind, Zeus wanted to have a son with skills and strength to…
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Hamlet as a Tragic Hero
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Name Institution Course Instructor Date Hamlet as a Tragic Hero As the main character in a tragic situation, a tragic hero has the capability of evoking fear and pity from the audience. The hero is often a righteous person, whose misfortune results from some faulty judgment or errors.… However, in all tragic endings, the main character becomes a hero if he or…
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