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Rhetorical Criticism – Final Reflective Blog Post

The course of the semester has certainly been tumultuous. However, in reference to this course this semester has been one of growth and learning. Engl 301 has give the opportunity to develop my analytical skills and deepen the vocabulary I … Continue reading

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Post #8: Media Centered Perspective of Aliens (1986)

In the late 20th century James Cameron brought about the Alien film franchise. With the lead character Ellen Ripley captivating audiences as the new badass action hero to compare with the likes of Rambo, RoboCop, and John McClane. Alien (1979) … Continue reading

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Post #7: A Liberal Feminist Perspective of Marvel’s “Endgame”

Fist a quick note, this analysis will be limited strictly to the characters who make appearances in Endgame and their actions taken within that movie. The marvel cinematic universe has dominated pop culture since the release of Iron Man in … Continue reading

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Post #6 Neo-Marxist Perspective of Fight Club

When considering breaking the first rule of the world’s most popular club it has to be for a good reason. A better reason might be found but for today doing a Neo-Marxist analysis of “Fight Club” (1999) directed by David … Continue reading

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Post #5: The Symbolic Convergence of Bloody Mary

Throughout childhood and even deep into adulthood things that go bump in the night not only captivate and terrify but they have their own language and mythology that surround them. An ancient ritual, a violent and malevolent spirit, and an … Continue reading

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Post #4: A Dramatistic Perspective of Shrek

The Ogre-View: Shrek (2001) follows the titular character on his journey to reclaim his swamp and return to his life of solitude and removed from society. At the very least that is how it starts out. Instead, the motivations for … Continue reading

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Blog Post #3: Narrative Analysis of “Piper”

The video:¬†https://youtu.be/qAIRXIckfMA follows the little fletching Piper as it overcomes the fear of the ocean and hunger to become one of the best birds on the beach. This video has no spoken word and instead relies on the animator’s artistic … Continue reading

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Blog Post #2: A Neo-Aristotelian Critique of Chaplin’s Final Speech in “The Great Dictator”

The Great Satirical Speech Considered among the best movie speeches since the conception of Cinema, Charlie Chaplin’s final speech in “The Great Dictator” is a powerful address that seeks to provide a counter to the rising tide of militarism, fascism, … Continue reading

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