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02 Sep 2014

Role of Women in Both the Taming Of the Shrew and Ten Things I Hate About You

Case study - 2 pages - Arts and art history

The play ‘Taming the Shrew' is set in a tavern in the English countryside where a drunken beggar, Christopher argues with a hostess over his disorderly conduct. Sly is so high that he passes out on the ground where a local lord decides to teach him a lesson. He is dressed up like a nobleman...

02 Sep 2014

Ethnic Studies Race, Identity, and Film

Case study - 3 pages - Film studies

In the application of the term representation in this scenario reflects on the establishment of positions in media studies in which objects of analysis are not selective to some instances of reality, but reflect more on issues regarding racism. These are signifying objects articulated within...

25 Aug 2014

Introduction to Filming- Analysis of "I Think I Love My Wife" by Chris Rock

Case study - 4 pages - Film studies

Most people have watched the film and wished it would never end. This is because of it being captivating. A good film should arouse the emotions of the viewer be they negative or positive (Sinyard, 2013). The foundation of the movie makes all the difference in how we perceive it. This implies...

19 Aug 2014

Analysis of mass communication product- Gangnam Style, dance song & Quote, by PSY from South Korea

Case study - 2 pages - Journalism

Gangnam Style is a pop dance song written and performed by South Korean singer, Park Jae Sung, known by his stage name PSY. The song was released in 2012 and since the video has received the attention of more than eight million viewers that have generated a number of satires. The song Gangnam...

13 Aug 2014

Substance abuse in the media

Case study - 4 pages - Journalism

Differing from the traditional advertising, the depictions from the media regarding the legal drugs do not invite any criticism since they are regarded to be positive and not as an advert. The outcome portrays mixed messages to young people about these substances, significantly contributed by the...

12 Aug 2014

Eminem: Case study

Case study - 3 pages - Journalism

Hip Hop is often associated with black artists. They rap about segregation and use derogatory language in their work. Therefore, it is no surprise that this genre is mostly popular among the Blacks and colored people, specifically the low-income groups. The segregation is so intense that it was...

12 Aug 2014

How violent television programs affects firearm control legislation?

Case study - 8 pages - Film studies

Globally, violent crime television programs have increased; this has had a widespread effect on the society, positively and negatively. Negative effects of violent television became a major concern after broadcasting began in the United States in 1946. From previous studies viewing of violent...

12 Aug 2014

Article Review: Is Harry Potter Evil

Case study - 2 pages - Film studies

For a number of years, American schools have been under pressure to restrict their students from accessing certain readings, which are deemed objectionable by individuals on moral, ethnic, racial or religious grounds. People understand that any work is potentially open to attacks for any given...

04 Aug 2014

Film Analysis Paper: The Twilight Samurai

Case study - 2 pages - Film studies

“The Twilight Samurai is a Japanese film released on November 2, 2002 where Yoji Yamada was the director. It was set during the middle of the nineteenth Century, some years before the event of the Meiji Restoration. The film explains the life that Seibei Iguchi, who was a low-class samurai...

25 Jul 2014

Guidelines for ANTH 220 Film Review, Film: "Paris is Burning"

Case study - 2 pages - Film studies

famous dancing styles called “Voguing” started being performed publicly. The dancers started performing in more daring places such as mainstream club. The dancers poses like vogue models and perform dancing moves which resembled Egyptian hieroglyphics during Voguing. This crates...

27 Jan 2014

Art and Human Values

Case study - 1 pages - Arts and art history

Art is a means of conveying one's feelings and generating an attractive object that is enriching to others. It is a way of controlling masses and manipulating individual conscience. Art is vital in the community since it defines persons and makes them better. Art and human values deals with the...

27 Jan 2014

Critical study of Spanish film: La piel que habito

Case study - 5 pages - Film studies

Almodovar 's 2001, La piel que habito , received mixed reviews from Spanish critics, one favourably calling it an “irracionalidad transcendida” whereas Spanish film critic Carlos Boyero called it a “notable idiotez” . However, most critics agree that this...

25 Nov 2013

Concert review

Case study - 2 pages - Arts and art history

The stage was opened by the first violin choir. Flutes were followed by trumpet. They walked in majestically; they paused little the flute followed and then trumpet. The band began to jump in slowly. As they began again slowly, the instruments started to warm up. This gradually created a happy...

14 Nov 2013

Film analysis: The Syrian Bride

Case study - 2 pages - Film studies

‘The Syrian Bride' a 2004 comedy drama film, is a take on the Arab - Israeli conflict through the eyes of a Druze family settled in the UNDOF zone of Majdal Shams, a Druze village in Golan Heights on the Israeli - Syrian border. All events that take place in the movie are a result of a cross...

07 Nov 2013

Comparing different forms of media

Case study - 2 pages - Film studies

Media outlets base their material on the target audience's knowledge and interests in an attempt to provide information with maximum efficiency. This principle is made evident through the comparison of the National Geographic article entitled, “Childhood Origins”, and “ ‘Lucy'...

09 Oct 2013

Journaling

Case study - 2 pages - Journalism

Journaling is a phenomenal tool to utilize as a writer when creating, thinking and learning new processes. Attaining the ability to think and write freely allows a research scientist the opportunity to develop and understand the complete criteria of qualitative analysis. A writer...

20 Sep 2013

Jeff Koons. Rabbit. 1986. Stainless Steel, 41" x 19" x 12". Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

Case study - 4 pages - Arts and art history

Jeff Koons's Rabbit was conceptualized in 1986, inclusive of his Statuary Collection, when he first had the idea of grabbing this inflatable, commercialized toy off a store shelf. The stainless steel assemblage includes the bunny which is materialized through an industrial casting process...

18 Sep 2013

Artwork reflection essay

Case study - 2 pages - Arts and art history

Georges Seurat's painting, A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte is currently being displayed at the Art Institute of Chicago in The Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial Collection (also called A Sunday on La Grande Jatte). The painting is quite large in size, measuring around 10 x 7 feet...

12 Sep 2013

The development of the keyboard over seven centuries from 800 to 1800 AD

Case study - 2 pages - Arts and art history

In present times, the keyboard is regarded as one of the most common instruments and is found in nearly every musical setting. The history of this unique string/percussion hybrid is comprised of an extensive and diverse lineage from the first monochord instruments as far back as 800 AD. The...

13 Aug 2013

The effects of media on society

Case study - 2 pages - Journalism

Humans are an influential species. The influence rendered specifically affects other humans. We are influenced by a variety of elements. History, popular figures, trends, and religion are examples of elements that impact on our society. Each of the fore mentioned elements are presented through...

08 Aug 2013

Crash

Case study - 2 pages - Film studies

One of the biggest mistakes in the movie came from one of the most unexpected sources, a young and untested cop. Officer Hanson, who could not stand the racist policy of his partner Officer John Ryan, chooses to opt for a transfer out of the patrol unit. In a pivotal scene, Ryan tells his...

06 Aug 2013

Women in Film: African Filmmakers and Female Identity in African Cinema

Case study - 5 pages - Film studies

tradition from generation to generation. This is an essential part of how powerful the medium of film can be in Africa; it is more effective in societal change than books, literature, or anything involving literacy. African film goes beyond its function in western culture; it serves a greater...

12 Jul 2013

Movie review: The Pursuit of Happyness

Case study - 1 pages - Film studies

The Pursuit of Happyness tells the touching story, based on real-life events, of a man named Christopher Gardner and his elementary-aged son named Chris. Throughout the movie the pair struggle to survive after the father loses his life savings after he invests in a non-profitable bone...

12 Jul 2013

Movie review: Freedom Writers

Case study - 1 pages - Film studies

Freedom Writers tells the story of a woman named Erin Gruwell who takes on a teaching job at Woodrow Wilson High School in Long Beach, California. Wilson High is an inner city school with a student demographic comprised of mostly low income, ethnic minority students. Ms. Gruwell...

11 Jul 2013

Media myths and their effect on law enforcement performance

Case study - 2 pages - Film studies

Media over dramatization of crime is a huge issue which has plagued law enforcement communities around the globe for more than a decade, especially since the rise of the technological era. Reporters, newspapers, writers, and news agencies, including websites, around the world cause this by...

05 Jul 2013

Sistah, You Got Game: The rise and role of women in hip-hop over the last 30 years

Case study - 4 pages - Arts and art history

From its conception four decades ago, hip-hop as a subculture was originally a medium to raise social consciousness, a solution to the problem, so to speak. But come the ‘80s and the ‘90s, the subculture has become part of the problem it was trying to solve; for as the music...

05 Jul 2013

A brief analysis on how hip-hop has evolved and impacted Collegiate Curricula and Learning

Case study - 4 pages - Arts and art history

The various facets of art - music, visual art, literature -forms the artillery used by many to shoot down oppressive societal forces, to scrutinize current situations whether societal, political, economical or personal in nature, or to simply express varying emotions or opinions, no matter how...

01 Jul 2013

8 Mile: Review

Case study - 1 pages - Film studies

8 Mile is the story of well-known rapper Eminem's humble beginnings in inner city Detroit, Michigan. Eminem plays himself in the movie. The story of Eminem in this movie is one of everyday struggles. Eminem starts out freestyle battling other rappers in a shelter and chokes at first. After going...

21 Jun 2013

Can photography aid treatment and maintenance of relationships, for those suffering with dementia?

Case study - 3 pages - Journalism

The idea behind this investigation of photographic research within Dementia treatment and relationships began with an interest of mine in phototherapy and therapeutic photography. It is recognized that phototherapy and therapeutic photography are very related, however are...

19 Jun 2013

Do Ebooks signal the end for Paper Books?

Case study - 2 pages - Journalism

There appears to be no universal agreement about the inventor of ebooks or the first ebook reader, but the history of devices designed to display books in various formats other than paper dates back to the 1950s, when Memex, a device that stored books photographed on microfilm and displayed them...