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25 Nov 2022

Imitation Game - Morten Tyldum (2014) - Does the movie pay a beautiful tribute to Alan Turing, the main character?

Artwork commentary - 2 pages - Film studies

I would like to present The Imitation Game, a British movie based on a true story. Here is my key question I would like to answer: Does the movie pay a beautiful tribute to Alan Turing, the main character? In order to answer my key question, I'd like to start by a short...

24 Nov 2022

Persepolis - Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud (2007) - The Internal Conflict of the Main Character

Artwork commentary - 1 pages - Film studies

Based on Marjane Satrapi's famous autobiographical comic books, Persepolis is a condensed movie of the four volumes of this saga. Co-directed by Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud and released in 2007, Persepolis is the journey of Marjane herself, an eight-year-old girl living in Tehran in...

30 Nov 2020

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - Ken Kesey (1962) - The 3 main characters

Essay - 3 pages - Literature

At first sight, this quotation makes me think that in reality it is our acts which determine the person that we are. We can be judged by our acts. It is particularly true in Ken Kesey's novel... The example of the three main characters: The Chief, the Big Nurse and McMurphy.

21 Oct 2023

Presentation of the Character Wonder Woman

Case study - 6 pages - Arts and art history

Wonder Woman first appeared in 1941, created by psychologist William Moulton Marston and artist Harry G. Peter. In her original comic book origin, Wonder Woman is a princess of the Amazons, a mythical race of female warriors that have isolated themselves from the world on Paradise Island. She is...

28 Nov 2022

The Tempest - William Shakespeare (1610) - How does Shakespeare use the supernatural to establish the status of characters in the Tempest?

Essay - 2 pages - Literature

The Tempest is a play written by William Shakespeare in which the author uses the supernatural throughout the play. For example, the storm that appears in the very first scene of the play is a manifestation of the supernatural. There are other supernatural things in the play, Shakespeare uses...

23 Nov 2022

My Own Private Idaho - Gus Van Sant (1991) - The Character's Inner Torments

Artwork commentary - 2 pages - Film studies

The movie My Own Private Idaho was directed by Gus Van Sant. It was released in 1991, in a period when almost no films dealing with homosexuality and queerness in general had yet been shown to the public. Everything was still just the "right" way to behave. So for one of the first times, we...

17 Oct 2014

Build Moral Character Education, Creating The Educated Youths and Ethical

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Education is an investment, both for individuals, families and nations, Because acceptable or not, education san determine the success of a person's success in the future. It is not surprising that education has always been a top priority each country. Likewise with our country, education is...

08 Oct 2015

How role of Jakes, as the narrator, informs his character - Interpreting Natives, Abbort Porter

Book review - 2 pages - Literature

Abbotts defines interpretation as a compound of ideas and judgment. In an attempt to understand the idea of Abbotts of an implied author as well as his narrating ideas, this paper discusses the way the role of Jakes as the narrator informs his character. The paper also brings out what he...

15 Jun 2012

Compare the presentation of the speaker in Alan Bennett's monologues 'A chip in the sugar' and 'A Lady of letters'. How does Alan Bennett guide your reactions to the characters?

Case study - 6 pages - Literature

In Bennett's monologues the characters and their attitudes have quite a lot in common. To realise these similarities and differences, it is necessary to see what we learn directly or implicitly about the main characters' lives and what they tell us about their situations. In...

12 Jul 2010

Character analysis: Okonkwo

Essay - 2 pages - Literature

Okonkwo is the main character of the book “Things Fall Apart,” by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe. This character is a hero to his village, a clansman, warrior, farmer and family man. However, no one is ever perfect. As Aristotle said, a tragic hero is defined by a...

19 Mar 2014

'To succeed in creating a convincing character, the write needs to give the audience a sense that characters have inner thoughts and feelings'. To what extent, and in what ways, does this statement apply to 'The Handmaids Tale' and 'The House of

Case study - 2 pages - Literature

Both ‘The Handmaid's Tale' by Margret Atwood and ‘The House of Bernada Alba' by Frederico Garcia Lorca are stories that focus on the development of character, rather than the development of action. In order to make these characters convincing, the author could express the...

15 Jan 2009

Action is character, FS Fitzgerald

Essay - 3 pages - Philosophy

In real life, what we do is supposed to reflect our personality. What we are - to the others - is first and foremost what we do and what we look like : we are judged by the others through the prism of our physical appearance and of our own behavior. Doing something "reprehensible" according to...

30 Mar 2010

Alienation in characters and in ourselves

Thesis - 4 pages - Journalism

Human beings are by nature social creatures. We need to be raised by others, bred by other, and also to live with others. More than one short story this semester dealt with a theme that is the opposite of community- alienation. In the three short stories “Cathedral,” “The Man...

03 Jun 2008

The Crucible Character Analysis : Abigail Williams "A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing"

Book review - 3 pages - Literature

In any unfavorable situation, we seek a solution and if there is none, then a way out. When one of main characters of Arthur Miller's The Crucible finds herself in a vulnerable position, she not only manages to escape her problems, but also succeeds in placing the repercussions of...

25 Jun 2021

Presentation of 9/11

Essay - 2 pages - Modern history

A hero is a person who is admired for their courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. It can be the main character in a book or a film or a person with superhuman qualities. It can also be a modern-day hero, a person who has performed a heroic act or simply our own...

24 Nov 2022

The Screenplay

Worksheets - 3 pages - Film studies

This document is made of ten corrected questions about screenplays.

14 Jun 2021

Analysing suspense sequences - Blackout and It Follows

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Film studies

Blackout is set within a medium-sized apartment, with the main locations we see being the bedroom, the kitchen, and a storage room. The bedroom is small, the bed in the middle with a small amount of space on either side. Bedside table with a lamp, some books and a framed photo of a person....

16 Dec 2013

Characters and the way they deal with mishaps

Case study - 3 pages - Literature

The idea of a false reality is very much present in many works that we have read, but how the stories and its characters deal with the scenarios that provoke such illusions differ immensely. In Kate Chopin's short story “At the ‘Cadian Ball,” the characters deal with...

22 Aug 2014

Case study: The spitfire grill- Reasons why characters apply lies and secrets

Case study - 1 pages - Educational studies

The Spitfire Grill is a cinema's finest that is deeply theological in its film category and it is mainly packaged as a feel-good drama panned by a large figure of secular critics. They pay most of their attention to emotional tonalities and at the same time ignoring theological content and...

08 Sep 2022

The Abduction from the Seraglio and Violin Concerto No. 5, 3rd Mov - Mozart (1782 and 1775) - Exoticism and the Enlightenment

Artwork commentary - 3 pages - Music and dance

Music exoticism is a term used to identify the musical practices borrowed from other people to evoke an alien frame of reference. It depicts the manner in which music composers and, to some extent, their listeners associate either rightly or wrongly with distant countries or people. During the...

25 Jun 2021

Meeting the Other

Presentation - 2 pages - Philosophy

My presentation will deal with the theme meeting the other. In the major parts of literature's pieces, the characters are researched in a psychological way so that the readers recognize themselves into them and learn valuable lessons about life in general. The example of the novels...

16 Jun 2009

Active character technology based on neural networks Genetic Algorithms and AI

Thesis - 7 pages - Computer science

A combination of Neural networks genetic algorithms and conventional computing in Multimedia and Gaming industry has never been attempted before. Existing technologies operate on fixed databases and manipulate limited data that is bound by some logical algorithm. Even many of the AI based...

05 Jun 2008

Judgment and Portrayal of Character in the "Love Suicides" and "What the Seasons Brought the Almanac Maker"

Essay - 4 pages - Literature

The two narratives of “What the Seasons Brought the Almanac Maker” by Saikaku and the “Love Suicides” by Chikamatsu present variegated looks at the complications of love and society and the need for harmony between the two. Both are prime examples of Japanese literature, full...

28 Jul 2022

David Michôd's film "The King" (2019) and Lord of the Rings - J.R.R. Tolkien (1954-1955) - hero's representation in medievalism

Artwork commentary - 3 pages - Medieval history

Medieval society did not have a word about ancient hero models, because heroes belonged only to God. Some knights recognized for their admirable achievements were awarded the title of "Paladin". Nevertheless, the term is restrictive because it cannot qualify Robin Hood, the typical robber of the...

25 Sep 2008

Feral women: Female characters in Wuthering Heights, The Moonstone, and Hard Times

Essay - 10 pages - Literature

Once upon a time, not so very long ago, women had no place within the pages of fiction. Indeed, men were usually the sole creators of literature; women, on the other hand, were silent (those few women who did choose to write were often forced to use a male pseudonym in order to be taken...

10 Oct 2023

The Notion of Cultural Identity in The Waiter's Wife and Angels in America

Essay - 3 pages - Linguistics & languages

As Margaret J. Wheatley, who studies organizational behaviour, once noted that "There (was) no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about", we may question, especially since the most prevalent ghettoization suspicions in many places around the world, with all the...

29 Sep 2010

What does historical research tell us about the social character and ideas of the Parisian sans-culotte?

Essay - 5 pages - Modern history

With his 'Phrygians cap' also called ?bonnet rouge' or the ?cap of liberty'; his blue-white-red striped long-trousers, his carmagnole (short-skirted coat) and his sabots (wooden shoes) characterized the Parisian sans-culotte who was one of the most famous, symbolic active figures...

17 Jan 2023

Brief Overview of Machine Learning as a Field

Presentation - 9 pages - Computer science

Machine learning is a field of study in artificial intelligence that relies on mathematical and statistical approaches to give computers the ability to "learn" from data. Machine learning generally consists of two phases. The first one consists in estimating a model from. This so-called learning...

14 Jun 2021

Form and Style in Film

Essay - 3 pages - Film studies

Film form is the decisions you make that concern and shape the whole story, as it has been written or how it will be shown to the audience, and film style is the specific shooting, editing and audio decisions we make to support the form. The form is all about the story, plot, and narrative of the...

12 Jul 2010

Tom Cruise and the character of Charlie

Thesis - 2 pages - Journalism

There are many lessons that parents teach their children. Parents teach their children to be honest, patient, nice, kind, non-materialistic, giving, and many, many more. As we go and we learn our society's films reflect the same messages. The movie “Rain Man,” directed by Barry Levinson...