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how are fairy tales ingrained in our culture today.

There has been many fairytales that have been written throughout the decades. One particular fairytale (little red riding hood) has taught us certain lessons and meanings about society. Explore how these meanings and teachings have changed within the 20th century.

  • Another thing to keep in mind is that "Cinderella" can mean any of a wide range of things. Over the centuries there have been many, many versions of Cinderella-type stories, in many different cultures. For instance, in Scotland there's the fairy tale of Rashin-Coatie, and certain Native American tribes have the tale of the Rough-Faced Girl (or something similar). So, there isn't really a single "traditional" version of Cinderella. – Debs 1 year ago
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Explore the emotional responses within the film American History X

American History X can be considered to be shocking on many levels, as visually and psychologically it deals with issues and themes that cover a variety of emotional responses to shock such as –
Visceral – shock created through disturbing imagery (gore, body trauma)
Sexual – sexually disturbing actions that are seen as taboo (rape, rawness)
Ideological – messages and ideas that are not socially accepted and go against mainstream values
Emotional – Shock that is unexpected and evokes a powerful emotional response

Explore one of these themes that explores an emotional response

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    Explore the emotional response within the film The Green Mile

    Emotional response refers to the way that the film spectator is manipulated by the micro and macro features of film; this process of manipulation is often designed to draw an emotional response from the spectator. There are many factors that influence the way in which we respond to popular film, viewing context, emotional tolerance and powerful film making techniques all influence our emotional response to popular film.

    Look at the themes of CHARACTER ALIGNMENT AND EMOTIONAL RESPONSE, COGNITIVE THEORY AND AUDIENCE MANIPLUATION, ALTERNATIVE VIEWING CONTEXT that are used within the film.

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      How does Doctor Who approach the concept of time travel?

      Doctor who features a time lord who can travel in time to anywhere he wants before it even happens.

      • As a Whovian, I'd love to read an article on how "Doctor Who" approaches time travel. It's almost mythologized in the show how the Doctor deals with the laws of time and time-travel and how it affects him and his companions. – angelacarmela96 1 week ago
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      What We Can Learn from Time Travel Shows

      While time travel works are entertaining and interesting, one would still wonder what the audience can learn from these kinds of shows. The idea of going back in time or travelling to the future is appealing to humans because they know they can control time with this power, i.e. the forced events brought upon by the universe. Yet, we know that time travel is practically impossible and even if it were, it would be extremely dangerous as it messes with the forces of nature. Thus, what is the purpose of creating stories that portray the possibility of such a phenomenon? works including "The Time Machine," "Doctor Who," "Back to the Future," "Steins;Gate," "Life Is Strange," etc. can be mentioned to illustrate with examples.

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        10 Disney Characters that deserve their own spin off

        There are many characters within film where we think to ourselves I wonder what would happen if they were the lead. I think this everytime I watch a classic Disney film. Many of the characters backgrounds / life within the films are left out, so we don’t know much about them.

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          Explore the emotional responses within the film Whiplash

          Emotional response refers to the way that the film spectator is manipulated by the micro and macro features of film; this process of manipulation is often designed to draw an emotional response from the spectator. There are many factors that influence the way in which we respond to popular film, viewing context, emotional tolerance and powerful film making techniques all influence our emotional response to popular film.

          • Look specifically at the themes within Whiplash such as:Abuse and Character Alignment,Genre and EmotionAuteur Style and Emotion – Zahra Arshad 3 hours ago
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          The Illusion(?) of Free Will in Sandbox and Role-Playing Video Games

          Using both popular examples (e.g. Grand Theft Auto series, Elder Scrolls Series, Minecraft, Skate, Assassin’s Creed, etc.) and less popular titles, analyze how games give players the freedom to do as many things as possible with a main mission line looming in the back.
          Which games limit features that can only be unlocked by progressing far enough in the main story?
          Do some games unlock all features before the main mission is even completed?
          Games like Skyrim and Spider-Man (2018) can randomly generate enemy encounters for the player. Is this implemented to give the illusion that there is another world outside the main story? That the player can comfortably abandon the main story since the rest of the game’s "world" keeps on going?

            Film

            Memory in Film: Mementos and Maneuvering Through the Past
            Memory in Film: Mementos and Maneuvering Through the Past
            A Portrayal Of Mexican Cinema
            Life’s Torments in Billy Wilder’s The Lost Weekend
            Disability and Narrative: an Analysis of On-screen Characters

            TV

            The Heartbreaking Symbolism of The Clone Helmet In Star Wars: The Clone Wars’s Final Episodes
            The Heartbreaking Symbolism of The Clone Helmet In Star Wars: The Clone Wars’s Final Episodes
            The Donald Show: Trump, Television, and Manufactured Reality
            The Portrayal of Feminism in Fleabag (2016)
            The Good Place: Philosophically Sound?

            Animation

            Story of Will Vinton and Laika Studios
            Story of Will Vinton and Laika Studios
            How Princesses of Color Have Improved the Disney Princess Narrative
            The Legendary and Cautionary Tale of The Simpsons
            Ray Harryhausen: The Monster Maestro

            Anime

            The Promised Neverland: A Dialectical Analysis of the Antagonist
            The Promised Neverland: A Dialectical Analysis of the Antagonist
            Made in Abyss: Gender Politics
            Anime in America: The Adverse Affect on Women
            The Religious Politics of Hellsing Ultimate

            Manga

            Elfen Lied’s Eugenic Underpinnings
            Elfen Lied’s Eugenic Underpinnings
            The Horrifying Appeal of Junji Ito
            One Punch Man vs. My Hero Academia: Reconstructing the Silver Age of Comics
            Manga: How to Travel Between Dimensions

            Comics

            Monstress: World-Building With a Feminist Twist
            Monstress: World-Building With a Feminist Twist
            Why Has Batman’s Origin Remained So Iconic?
            Feminist Criticism of Society and Comic Books’ Past
            The Batman/Catwoman Wedding Is Supposed to Upset You

            Literature

            The Odyssey: A Father and Son Quest for Kleos
            The Odyssey: A Father and Son Quest for Kleos
            Why Do Readers Enjoy The Detective Genre so much?
            The Long-Term Positivity of Multi-Cultural Children’s Books
            Themes in The Book Thief

            Arts

            Indian Food: A Multicultural Enterprise
            Indian Food: A Multicultural Enterprise
            Expressing Mental Health Through Street Art
            Anonymous Graffiti in China: a New Form of Demotivational Culture?
            Moomins and the Finnish Culture

            Writing

            The Pillars of Outstanding Stories
            The Pillars of Outstanding Stories
            The Impact of Writing on Well-Being and Self-Development
            Riddles in Rhetoric: Learning from Bilbo and Gollum about Linguistic Segregation
            Susan Sontag and her love of photography