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Political Cartoon: Obamacare or Republicare - Have you ever gotten sick or know of anyone who has but cannot afford the medicine. If so then you must ask yourself, “how am I going to get your hands on the medicine that I need?” With the Affordable Care Act (aka ObamaCare), you would not have to worry about that. ObamaCare is an affordable health care plan to which all American citizens can get medically taken care of without spending a fortune, regardless of what is wrong with them. Obama-care is necessary to the American public. Reasons being for ObamaCare being necessary are that middle and lower class citizens cannot afford health insurance, certain plans do not offer certain medical procedures, and it ensures citizens to have no med...   [tags: Affordable Care Act, Advantage]
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The Gary Valvers Cartoon - The press are saying, "Nuclear energy," "Libya," Japan," Iran," Energy policy," "gas price," " budget cuts," and then on the right has the president with a big smiles, his caption stating, "Here's what you've all been waiting for...My NCAA picks." The Indianapolis cartoonist, Gary Varvel is the man behind the cartoon. He is known for many publications, and awards, most recent was the 2010 Grambs Aronson Award for cartooning with a conscience according to an interview by Alan Gardener (1). According to groupcartoonist.com (2), Varvel was born and raised in Indianapolis in 1957, and quickly started his comic drawing lifestyle....   [tags: America, Obama]
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Cartoon Violence - Cartoons on a television are glue to children. Children will spend hours a day watching their favorite cartoons, such as “SpongeBob SquarePants” or “Adventure Time.” Unfortunately, the content on these shows, and several others, can harm children. Directly, cartoons can affect how children think and act; additionally, this leads to the indirect effect of children physically hurting one another. Children daily see hundreds of violent acts on television. Most parents notice the obvious acts of gore and try to avoid those types of shows; however, what parents do not realize is that cartoons contain just as much, if not more, violence per episode....   [tags: children, television, aggression, behavior]
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Economic Cartoon Analysis - In today’s grim economic climate, cartoonists across the country have taken pen to paper to satirize and make light of the gloomy situation the United States is currently in. This particular cartoon deals with several major economic principles, such as the idea that people face tradeoffs (Raj). To illustrate, in society, there is a tradeoff between efficiency and equity. Efficiency means society is getting the most it can from its resources, whereas equity is distributing economic prosperity fairly among the members of society....   [tags: Economics]
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Cartoon The Simpsons - Cartoon The Simpsons The Simpsons first came to life in the waiting room out side James L Brook's office the executive producer of the Tracy Ullman show where Matt Groeing was sitting there sketching away. He created all the characters inside 15 minutes and named them all after his own family. They were first shown as 30-second bumpers in the Tracy Ullman show. Bumpers are shown before the adverts to make them more interesting. In the bumpers the Simpsons characters looked very different to what they are now, Lisa was often called a female version of Bart....   [tags: Papers] 1139 words
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The Cartoon Version of Animal Farm - How successful as an adaptation of the novel is the cartoon version of Animal Farm "A film for all the family. It educates and entertains with a story that is forever timeless." This was how the animated version of 'Animal Farm' was described. The eighty-seven page novel written by George Orwell aimed at teenagers and adults has recently been converted into an hour and ten minute long film which is suitable and supposedly appealing to young children. This meant having to cut down and altar some of the storylines and characters within the novel to suit this age range but at the same time, trying not to lose the basic structure of the novel and the messages given out by George Orwell through...   [tags: Animal Farm Essays] 1392 words
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Message from Satirical Cartoon, in the Cold Again - Introduction: Recently, there has been news with the conflict with Russia and America, Russia is forcibly going to invade Ukraine, because not long ago when Russia was still called Soviet Union, Ukraine was part on the Soviet Union and but then Ukraine declared Independence. Now Russia, wants Ukraine to be part of the Russia Federation. While many Ukrainians and Americans were opposed to this Russia still refuse to hear Obama even though he pleads Vladimir not to send troops to Ukraine. Cartoonist Leah, in her cartoon published in The Courier Mail on March 4 2014, titled “In the Cold Again”, takes a satirical look with the conflict with Vladimir and Obama....   [tags: allusion, irony, personification] 753 words
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Cartoon Review: The Arthur books by Marc Brown - As a child, I always looked forward to Saturday morning cartoons. My family had the most basic cable package, which consisted of fewer than twenty channels. These did not include popular kid’s channels such as Nickelodeon or Disney Channel. One morning per week cartoons appeared on my TV screen, and I would wake up early, excited and engrossed in the plotlines. As times have changed and more research has been conducted, opinions on the effects of have cartoons changed. Several medical organizations came together in 2000 to submit a joint statement to Congress expressing “viewing entertainment violence can lead to increases in aggressive attitudes, values, and behavior, particularly in childr...   [tags: Nickelodeon or Disney Channel, Pokémon]
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Islam And Cartoon Controversy - A discussion of religion can branch into any number of topics, over any number of denominations and sects, about its effects on law and politics, and its role within society. However, mention religion today, and one subject arises universally: Danish cartoons. Out of context, this sounds ridiculous, but within a sound framework, the subject broaches religion at every possible entry. Perhaps no event in recent history, excluding 9/11, has provoked such a universal and rapid backlash. Retaliation against the publication of these comics stunned and shocked the world and led to the mass proposition of one question: Why....   [tags: Religion Muslim Islam] 1902 words
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cartoon violence - Animation Violence Children from the ages 6-11 spend more time watching television than they do in the classroom. The “renaissance of TV animation” has undoubtedly led to more violent cartoons then ever before. But to talk about cartoon violence, it must first be defined. Webster’s Dictionary defines violence “as the act (or threat) of injuring or killing someone.” (Webster) And although the violence is not real, a child does not know the difference. Throughout the essay an understanding that the new wave of television animation is becoming more violent, and is effecting children in more ways then one....   [tags: essays research papers] 794 words
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My Favorite Cartoon - My Favorite Cartoon ¡V The Simpsons Watching a hilarious cartoon on television may seem like the most relaxed thing in the world. However, ¡§The Simpsons¡¨ is not only a stupid funny cartoon to keep us laughing for joy but also a clever TV program mixed up with irreverence and slightly twisted morality. I¡¦m not saying that how much influence this show can bring to our reality. But I think it¡¥s very well written. Also it constantly reflects and spoofs our society. The whole story takes place in a mythical town of Springfield in America....   [tags: essays research papers] 504 words
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Carbon Footprint, by Jeff Parker - A carbon footprint is a measure greenhouse gases produced through our daily activities. The average individual's carbon footprint is around three and a half. This means that humanity is using three and a half earths. This political cartoon by Jeff Parker addresses this popular issue. I will analyze this political cartoon according specific criteria, such as its design and visual elements, the genre, and type and spacial elements of the argument to provide a rhetorical analysis that considers the purpose, audience, and argument....   [tags: Cartoon Analysis]
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Media Violence - Cartoon Violence and Violent Children - Cartoon Violence and Violent Children With the recent increase in violent crimes committed by children, adults have been looking for answers to what causes children to commit these acts. Researchers have performed formal studies, and other approaches have been taken to answer the question. Their ideas and perceptions have strayed far and wide, looking for a suitable answer; one such answer of the many they have uncovered is television, but especially television geared towards children: cartoons and animation....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics] 2830 words
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Cartoon Violence, Has it gone too Far - Cartoon Violence, Has it gone too Far Aggression. Killing. Revenge. Sound like the latest Scream movie or Keanu Reeves thriller. You may be surprised to hear that this describes the average Saturday morning cartoon. One of the most surprising facts is that the level of violence during Saturday morning cartoons is higher than the level of violence during prime time. There are 3 to 5 violent acts per hour in prime time, versus 20 to 25 acts per hour on Saturday morning (Gerbner,1). Violence on television in general is damaging to society....   [tags: essays papers]
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Going Down With the Ship: Affordable Care Act - Glenn McCoy’s political cartoon, on the website Townhall.com, is a parody of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act and the 1921 tragedy of the Titanic voyage. It is very well known that the Titanic was thought to be unsinkable and because of that misconceived notion there were far more people than life boats. While on its first voyage the Titanic struck an ice burg and sank to the bottom of the ocean killing the majority of its passengers and crew. The captain of the Titanic was said to have made the decision to sink with his ship instead of taking a much needed spot on the lifeboats....   [tags: Political Cartoon, Security Protocol]
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The Pride of Baghdad, The Lady and The Tramp, and The Persepolis - I am writing the analysis of three comics, which are, The Pride of Baghdad, The Lady and The Tramp, and The Persepolis. When I read The Pride of Baghdad and The Persepolis, I think that it is very fasctinating story. In my opinion, when I read The Pride of Bagdad, it reminds about the Iraq War. In addition, it also tells me on how terrible the war can be. Why comic becomes famous. Comic is sequential art or text. According to the Wikipedia, The Pride of Bahgdad is the graphic novel written by Brian Vaughan....   [tags: Comic and Cartoon Analysis]
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Techniques the Charity Adverts Cartoon and Cribs Use to Get Their Audience's Attention - Techniques the Charity Adverts Cartoon and Cribs Use to Get Their Audience's Attention Introduction, In the advert “Cartoon” a “Cartoon” boy is seen to be thrown around by his father who is very violent. The father has just walked in from work and the “Cartoon” is happily watching T.V, when suddenly the father gets angry and starts to hit the “Cartoon”, at the end the child is running when the father pushes the “Cartoon” down the stairs and we discover that the “Cartoon” is actually a real boy lying dead on the floor....   [tags: Papers] 941 words
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A country built on immigrants - In 1776, America gained their independence from England and built a system based on democracy. A system which states that, the government shall respect a country built for the people and by the people. English has been spoken in this country for centuries, but the United States is a place of freedom, liberty, and opportunity for change. Many people come here to achieve the American dream. Majority of the people living in the U.S speak English as well as other languages. English is necessary in order to thrive in this country, but it should not be forced upon people to learn to speak it....   [tags: democracy, cagle cartoon, government]
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Cuban Missile Crisis Image - The Fifth image is a cartoon drawn by Victor Weisz, for The Evening Standard published 16 July 1963, the cartoon depicts Khrushchev negotiating with Kennedy and MacMillan over the Berlin wall and the image also shows Khrushchev acting aggressive behind the Chinese wall with Mao on the other side. This cartoon represents the two important problems that Khrushchev had between the before and the Cuban Missile Crisis. The first being the Berlin Crisis, which started with Khrushchev trying to force the west out of Berlin and then the construction of the Berlin wall, which turned into the 16 hour tank standoff at checkpoint Charlie....   [tags: Khrushchev, kennedy, cartoon]
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Transformers (2007) Directed and Produced by Michael Bay - As a young child, my cousins and I were very intrigued of cartoons. One that caught my eye was a cartoon called Transformers. We would constantly fight over the auto bots or decepticon action figures. It was one action packed filled cartoon with automobiles that transformed in to robots to save the world. It definitely brings back many childhood memories and brings the kid within me out. What average child would not want to watch that. Transformers (2007), directed and produced by Michael Bay, filled animation film of a classic cartoon....   [tags: technology, Michael Bay, classic cartoon]
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Political Cartoon - America has gone through different economical phases, especially when one of the big issues is the working class and the conditions that the working class faced. The most rigorous and grueling conditions were brought about in the era of 1870-1920. At this time the make up to the working class shifted drastically, the work expectation was not possible, and the working conditions were horrendous. The world of the ‘working class’ thus changed drastically. In the 1870’s, there was a flood of immigrants coming into the country....   [tags: American History, Working Class] 1885 words
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Comparsion of TV Shows Family Guy and South Park - "It seems today, that all we see is violence in movies, and sex on TV. But where are those good old fashion values, on which we use to rely?" The lyrics to the opening of Family Guy gives an overview of the popular shows and movies that are seen today and how they no longer have stories or morals. The creators of Family Guy and South Park have created shows that have morals and stories that come in humorous and creative ways. By doing this both shows have found a way to be somewhat educational and impactful in society by using specific character development, episode structure and critics/ controversies to their advantage....   [tags: morals, education, society, humor, cartoon] 2522 words
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Senator Joseph McCarthy and The Committee of Unamerican Activities (HUAC) - The political cartoon “It’s Okay--Were  Hunting Communists”manages to sum up the events and political chaos of "The Red Scare"(751, Government and Law). Specifically, the artist is able to mock President Harry Truman, Senator Joseph McCarthy, and The Committee of Unamerican Activities(HUAC). The artist use of facial expression and symbolism paints a picture for the audience, and their feelings towards these issues. The use of this political cartoon also take historical events, and helps to illustrate the meaning and consequences of these events....   [tags: political cartoon, Harry Truman, Red Scare]
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Asian Stereotypes in the Media - “Family Guy” and its Asian Stereotypes “Family Guy” is well known to be a cartoon of disgrace and ill-mannered portrayals of real life events. Asian Stereotype was no exception portrayals in “Family Guy”. In many of the Asian stereotypical scenes in “Family Guy”, one of the episodes shows a scene about an Asian woman driver causing wreckage on the freeway as she exits out of the freeway itself. The following is a dialogue of the scene: ASIAN FEMALE DRIVER. How much signals do I need to cut across a lane....   [tags: Family Guy, Television, Cartoon, Pop Culture]
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American Film was Born from White Depictions of Blacks - History “American film was born from white depictions of blacks” Rogin (1996) Rogin (1996) argues that American films became popular from popular images at the time of caucasian people painting an image of African Americans using the well known "Blackface". "Maafa 21" is a film Directed by Mark Crutcher released in 2009; this film looks into how African Americans history shortly after slavery and how they struggled with labels and categorised with different types of insulting names. This documentary is a study about how allegedly the higher achy was trying their best to eliminate the race, by dehumanising the afro Americans thus making the “average white folk” believe that they are a burden...   [tags: blackface, cartoon, african americans] 1545 words
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The Art of Animation - Cartoons, feature-length films, cel work, stop-motion, all vastly different ways animation can be created, produced, and presented, yet an astounding amount of people are still under the belief that it is strictly for younger audiences. Animation, in essence, is drawing movement (Taylor 7). This can be achieved using methods such as individual drawn frames, computer-generated images, cut-out animation, and many more. Although the process is meticulous and tiring, the end result is usually gratifying and worth the hard work....   [tags: cartoon, puppets, stop-motion]
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Physics Behind Basic Animation - Animation Animation is a series of images that are places one after another to produce the illusion of movement. Just like most art forms it takes practice to become really good at animating. Computers have helped to make animation a quicker and simpler process then it once was. Now computers have been used in almost every animated film that has come out in the last ten years. Because of this animation quality has improve dramatically to the point that animated characters are serving as major characters in many of the top movies today....   [tags: physics animation animate cartoon] 2790 words
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Psychological Approach in Analyzing the Implication of Violent Cartoons - In the past 80 years, children were usually entertained by animated films and television shows. Started in early 1920, Felix the Cat was the first cartoon icon. Followed by the characters of Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Pluto that were introduced by the Disney Brother's Cartoon Studios in the late 1930's (Hassen and Daniyal,2013). In line with this, it has been proven that cartoon shows have been part of the lives of almost every children. On the other hand, many theories have been noted about the history of the most watched cartoon shows by children....   [tags: tv shows, cartoons, children behavior]
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Gender and Stereotypes in Disney's Animated Movies - It is not a secret that for quite some time now Disney’s animated films have influenced particularly children’s mental identities regarding how they will view to society as well as the status quo. Disney film makers are not the creators of the gender and racial prejudices that are ever present in media, however, they certainly encourage the image of a woman being submissive and almost always white. As it relates to women of color specifically, Disney animated films have been exclusive and biased in terms of representation....   [tags: princesses in cartoon films]
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Summary of Disney´s The Little Mermaid - “Part of Her World” Walt Disney’s The Little Mermaid, written and directed by John Musker and Ron Clements, is an animated fantasy and romance film. Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s tale, it tells a story about a mermaid who falls in love with the prince who lives on the human surface. The film teaches the young audiences life lessons. The animated film makes the story feel realistic to young adults because it’s about struggles of a teenager becoming an adult. It helps teenagers to identify real life situations....   [tags: Cartoon, Illustration, Movie] 1654 words
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Saturday Morning Cartoons - Saturday Morning Cartoons Saturday morning cartoons are on the verge of becoming extinct on the major networks. Year after year there are continually less and worse cartoons on Saturday mornings. It was painful and sad but I thought that they had hit rock bottom and they will only get better from here. However, it now seems that cartoons may very well slide out of existence. How did this happen. Where have all the cartoons gone. Is there any hope in the future or will we all lead a cold, miserable existence (ok it might not be that bad)....   [tags: Television TV Cartoons Essays] 1197 words
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Evaluation of the Cartoony Website - Evaluation To evaluate the overall Website, I’d say that I made it consistently by keeping a recognisable colour scheme, keeping the elements in one style (Cartoony) and by keeping the background and button locations in the same place. I’d also say that I may have made the website for the wrong target audience; I did not notice this until after I had created the website. While the idea of “Dinosaurs and Robots” may, on paper, be for little kids I would think it wouldn’t keep any older children away....   [tags: overly simplistic design with a strange theme] 1462 words
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Violent Cartoons: Are They Actually Violent? - In today’s society, 54 percent of kids have a television in their own room (“Facts and TV” 1). To add to that, about 109.6 million televisions are in homes throughout the country (“Facts and TV” 1). Is what the children are watching safe. Whose responsibility is it to make sure they are watching something suitable for their age. In the article, “What’s Up Doc. A Bloody Outrage, That’s What,” by Katherine Ellison, she focuses on a specific cartoon that she can recall specifics from when she encountered her young son watching it....   [tags: Media]
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Teddy Roosevelt and Political Cartoons - Since the mid-nineteenth century, American newspapers have used political cartoons to provide a unique commentary on current events. From 1884 to 1912, Teddy Roosevelt was the subject of many of these cartoons. As his political career progressed, so did his portrayal in these drawings. These changes not only show the evolution of Roosevelt, but also of the Republican (and later the Bull Moose) party. In most of the cartoons ranging from 1884 to 1899 highlight either Roosevelt’s investigation of politics or the reforms which he brought to both the national and New York government....   [tags: commentary on current events] 847 words
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Cartoons: A Double-Edged Sword? - Our children live in a world based on fantasy in a medium that most people have access to. This medium does not require complex skills to get information, which is why cartoons have become a double-edged sword. We know that cartoons are directed to children and therefore should have a positive influence on them, but this varies according to the programming and control of parents over their children. Most kids are pulled into the world of television long before they even enter school. In 2009, in an article written by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), reported that every kid in America under the age of 6 watches an average of about 2 hours of screen media a day, primarily TV (1495-1...   [tags: Television]
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Influence of Cartoons on Kindergarteners - ... [1]The influence of cartoons can be commonly viewed in kindergarteners and their actions . Positive and negative impacts Positive impacts Negative impacts Helps in kindergarteners education: Kindergarteners relate to cartoon Characters well and retain educational lessons taught by cartoons [2] Encourages violence: Kindergarteners may grow up aggressive and engage in violence ,unaware of the consequences Encourages good moral behavior; Cartoons have role models teaching values such as honesty [3] Health problems; kindergarteners spend too much time watching cartoons -> overweight or have eyesight problems Kindergarteners feel more confident; They talk and behave in the same manner a...   [tags: impact, encourage, morals]
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Influence of Cartoons on Children - There’s an ancient chinese proverb that states “A child’s life is like a piece of paper on which everyone who passes by leaves an impression” (Great-Quotes.com.) People blindly believe that children are easily influenced by violent cartoons on television. From generation to generation parents are always warned not to allow their kids to watch too much violent cartoons. What kids watch- and not just how much- matters when it comes to television viewing (Rochman.) But just how true is that. Research on the negative influences of cartoons on children is inconclusive and complex....   [tags: television, violence, behavior, media, parenting]
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Analysis of Cartoons Illustrating the Eqyptian Unemployment Problem - In order to live you must do some work. The job is very necessary to enable man to satisfy his wants. In Egypt, we’re facing the problem of Unemployment. There is a large number of youth that are unemployed. Unemployment occurs when people are without jobs and actively seeking for work. The majority of the unemployed youth were found in the 20 to 24 year old, which 39.3% were jobless. There are many reasons that make a young person jobless: Our poor system of education, the rapid growth of population, poverty and the absence of economic investments....   [tags: graduates, irony, jobs] 841 words
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Violence in Cartoons - Violence in Cartoons In my opinion, there is an extreme amount of violence portrayed in cartoons. As a result, cartoons have been transformed into a fast expanding epidemic that is damaging to the audience of cartoon viewers throughout the country, and possibly around the world. Not only are cartoons physically violent, they are emotionally, mentally, socially, legally, and culturally attacking at human society of the past, present and future. During my extensive research, things that were observed were almost all types of cartoons I have ever come across, as well as expert’s ideas, parents intuition and how children react....   [tags: Papers] 720 words
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Keith Haring: Communicating Through Cartoons - As children we find entertainment in cartoons. Such simple shapes and figures provide hours of amusement watching them do trivial tasks like drive cars and go to work. What if they represented more than just a Sunday morning or brief entertainment. What was Disney really trying to say. For artists like Keith Haring, cartoons become his way of communicating with people about what he thought was important and needed to be heard. Haring used cartoon figures in a powerful way within his work. Keith Haring was born May 4, 1958 in Reading Pennsylvania.1 He grew up in the small town of Kutztown, Pennsylvania with his mother, father and three younger sisters....   [tags: Biography ]
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The Bill of Rights (a story drawn in strips): Political Cartoons - INTRODUCTION Political cartoons could be defined as illustrations or cartoon strips that contain a social and/or political message in them. Political cartoons are often based on the current events around when they were written. The Bill of Rights is a formal statement from the United States Constitution that lists the first ten amendments. These amendments define the fundamental rights of U.S. citizens but many of the amendments are still debated about today making them perfect material for political cartoonists....   [tags: Awareness, Controversial] 1339 words
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Physics in Cartoons - Physics in Cartoons The cartoon that was analyzed by our group was the Disney movie The Emperor's New Groove. This movie is very entertaining and comical, however when a closer look is taken at the use (or lack thereof) of Physics Laws, many errors can be found. The following are four examples of situations in The Emperors New Groove where the laws of physics were over looked and ignored in the creation of the scene. #1 (19:05-19:48) After Emperor Kusko is turned into a lama, he is put into a cloth bag and thrown into a stream....   [tags: Papers] 541 words
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Political Cartoons' Dynamic progress of Women's Rights in Canada - ... In the upper left-hand corner there is a man saying, “Well I’ll be damned,” while leaning on a balcony beside a snail, which symbolizes the rate of progress that parliament would assume if women were allowed to participate. This is a demonstration of the importance of the male dominance in government, and an argument against the suffragette movement. The final pre-War cartoon is another anti-suffragette opinion in response to the 1912 arrests of protesting women. It is titled “My Wifey Is In Jail” and depicts the husband of an incarcerated suffragette attempting to take over the traditional role of his wife in the kitchen....   [tags: evolution, pariament, suffragette] 1784 words
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The Effects of Violence in Children Cartoons - Television is everywhere these days, not just in our living rooms but in bathrooms, kitchens, doctor's offices, grocery stores, airplanes, and classrooms. We have access to TV virtually anywhere and as American's we are taking advantaged of it. Adults aren't the only ones watching TV; children today are watching more TV than ever before. TV has even become known as "America's baby-sitter." (Krieg). Meaning that parents are now using the television as a way of entertaining their children while they attempt to accomplish other things such as cooking and cleaning....   [tags: Psychology] 2392 words
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Impact of Cartoons on Children's Behavior - Impact of Cartoons on Children's Behavior       Television programs that are targeted towards children, such as cartoons, can affect children in both positive and negative ways. I examined a variety of cartoons on both commercial and public television to observe the content of children's programming and determine the effects, both positive and negative, that programs have on children. The cartoons contain a wide variety of subject matters that can influence children in many different ways. I found that the majority of cartoons choose to use violence and inappropriate subject matter to entertain children....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics Media Violence]
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The Presentation Of Childhood In American Cartoons - The Presentation Of Childhood In American Cartoons In 1928 arguably the most influential , and single most important animation "Steamboat Willy" was created by a man called Walt Disney, it was a short black and white cartoon. The cartoon was only one minute in total with no storyline and no voice over. It was at this time the three major animation studios were born Disney, MGM and Warner Bros. From Disney came the first animated movie Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Snow White was very expensive to make and lasted 98 minutes....   [tags: Papers] 779 words
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Gender Issues in Cartoons - Gender Issues in Cartoons Gendered roles are evident in all forms of the media. For my research, I decided to view the gender construction in cartoons. After viewing the Cartoon Network for a day, I decided that Dexter’s Laboratory would be the best show to document the gender roles and common ideologies of men and women in society. Dexter’s Laboratory is based on the tale of a child genius. A small, red-headed boy genius, Dexter lives in a quiet suburban neighborhood with his mother, father, and older sister Dee Dee....   [tags: Sociology Female Compare Contrast Essays] 648 words
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Effects of Cartoons on Children - Effects of Cartoons on Children Introduction: Effects of Cartoons on Children Children have become much more interested in cartoons over many years and it has become a primary action to some lives. Typically, children begin watching cartoons on television at an early age of six months, and by the age two or three children become enthusiastic viewers. This has become a problem because too many children are watching too much television and the shows that they are watching (even if they are cartoons) have become violent and addictive....   [tags: Television Entertainment Papers]
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Political Cartoons and Republicans - Introduction The Republican Party was founded by a coalition in 1854 and was comprised of former members of the Whig, Free-Soil, and Know-Nothing parties. The slavery issue shattered America’s established political landscape and catapulted the Republicans from what seemed like nowhere straight into the White House in 1860. After Fremont’s attempt at winning the presidency in 1856, Lincoln won the election four years later, cementing the Republican Party’s desire for executive power. In the aftermath of the Civil War, the United States found itself politically gridlocked....   [tags: essays research papers fc] 2695 words
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Animation: How It Has Evolved in the Past One Hundred Plus Years - When people hear the word 'Animation' the first thing that may come to mind would be cartoon. Although this is partially the correct answer, what many people don't realize is that without animation's history many things we take for granted today would not exist. A lot of the inventions and innovations in the industry of animation would have prevented the film, gaming, graphics, and even the computer industry to almost being non-existent. The story of animation is far from their famous kid-friendly fairy tales and colorful worlds, in fact many animated films and short films are too dark or sexual for children to even view....   [tags: history of moving cartoons]
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The Effects of Television on Young Children Ages 2-6 - Flashback to 15 years ago I often think about how I would wake up at 7 am on a saturday morning to get my cartoon fix. Back then TV was fun, but it wasn’t always frequent, it was more of a weekend morning thing while you had breakfast and then eventually made your way outside to play with your friends. I myself am always babysitting some child here or there whether it be my niece, or a family friends’ grandchild. I had often noticed the differences between the children and their television habits, for some would watch a little and then want to run freely, whereas others would rather be sat in front of the television and not budge until a commercial....   [tags: Cartoons, Aggressive Behavior]
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Psychoanalysis of Sydney Carton - The mind of the human being is a complex, unique, and unpredictable system. While unveiling the mysteries of the human mind is not an easy task, psychoanalysts attempt to peel back the layers of the human psyche to better understand the human race. Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung are two such psychoanalysts who analyzed human behavior in connection to the mind and also scrutinized the connection between the subconscious and conscious mind. The transformations and complications of the human mind are often displayed in literary characters such as Sydney Carton from Charles’ Dickens A Tale of Two Cities....   [tags: Psychology]
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Sydney Carton in Charles Dickens’ "A Tale of Two Cities" - Sydney Carton is the most memorable character in Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities, a story of redemption, resurrection, self-sacrifice change and love, all of these words have to do with the extreme transformation of. Sydney Carton had such great love for Lucie Mannette that evolves from a depressed loaner that can only attempt to substitute happiness with alcoholic indulgence to a loyal caring friend who makes the ultimate sacrifice for the ones he loves. In the beginning, Sydney Carton’s the character that everyone looks down upon....   [tags: Charles Dickens, Tale of Two Cities, ]
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Sydney Carton in Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens - ... Because he feels so strongly that there’s no point in trying to amount to anything, his jealousy lies beneath him along with all of his other emotions. “You were always somewhere, and I was always- nowhere.” (95) Sydney is speaking to Stryver about Stryver’s achievements in life and how Sydney had never lived up to his standards. Because Sydney feels no need to stop being such a bitter man, society has done well to affect his view on life. Not only did society have an effect, but the Revolution played a major role as well....   [tags: society, revolution] 770 words
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THE EFFECT OF PEN HOLDING CONDITIONS ON THE HUMOUR RATING OF FUNNY CARTOONS - THE EFFECT OF PEN HOLDING CONDITIONS ON THE HUMOUR RATING OF FUNNY CARTOONS ABSTRACT Previous research concerning the facial feedback hypothesis contends that manipulation of facial expression induces emotional arousal. The aim of the experiment was to determine whether holding a pen in the mouth in way that resembles certain facial expression effect humour rating of cartoons rated by participants under one of three conditions. A sample of 60 naïve second year students from Monash University was divided into the three treatment conditions to test the hypothesis....   [tags: essays research papers] 2520 words
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The Presidental Election of 1860 - Every presidential election is a big event where everyone can participate and vote for the candidate that they think will carry out their promises and make the country progress. Campaigns from different candidates are presented to try and convince people for their vote. In these campaigns, the candidates will try to attract people with catchy slogans and then persuade them with their public speaking abilities; gaining their trust and vote. Among the campaigns, there will be people making cartoons about the presidential elections supporting a certain candidate or making fun of the candidates they are against off....   [tags: campaigns, slogans, persuade, cartoons] 1488 words
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The Humorous Take on Racism in Telephone Conversation - Discrimination has existed since the dawn of men. We have all experienced it in one form or another and sometimes we’ve discriminated without even realizing it. There have been plenty of people who have fought against discrimination by teaching others. Using anger, fear, and guilt many have spread the word to be more tolerant of others but one less common way this has been accomplished is through humor. Wole Soyinka does this well in his poem “Telephone Conversation” in which he takes a more humorous and ironic approach on discrimination....   [tags: funny jokes and cartoons ] 813 words
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The Reality of Feral Children - Mowgli from The Jungle Book, Tarzan, and Donnie from The Wild Thornberrys: all of these characters are examples of how feral children depicted in modern cartoons. When they hear the term “feral” people often immediately think of children taken in and raised by wild animals. But, the term is actually defined as someone who is not socialized. “The term “feral” (wild) man is applied to extreme cases of human isolation” (Brownfield 79) but the term is also applied to “incidents of children who were isolated, confined, or restricted by malevolent adults so that their early social and sensory experience was severely limited and resulted in dramatic and often serious personality consequences” (Brow...   [tags: Mowgli, tarzan, modern cartoons]
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Television and Transmedia Storytelling - Up until recently television has been the most prominent medium of entertainment and information in our lives. Nothing could beat Saturday morning cartoons, the six o'clock news and zoning out from the world by the distractions of prime time sitcoms. It is all of these things and more that formed television into what was thought to be the ultimate entertainment medium, that is, up until now. Television in the twenty-first century is not the television our parents watched or in fact what we watched as children....   [tags: entertaintment, information, news, cartoons]
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