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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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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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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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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 - ... One of the depictions from 1900 shows Roosevelt on a horse with the caption “Vice-Presidential Possibilities: The Rough Rider.” Roosevelt is dressed in his military uniform, but is sitting next to a typewriter and a telephone (with wires in the background). Although the aim here is to remind the public of his heroic past, the office-like elements make Roosevelt look more official and a little more fit for office. In 1902, his military career is still the focus in some of the cartoons. Specifically, one depicts the battle of San Juan Hill, the one for which Roosevelt is most famous....   [tags: commentary on current events] 847 words
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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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Japanese Cartoons as a Cultural Product - The cultural product that I will be focusing on is Japanese cartoons. A more colloquial term “Manga” is used when referring to such comic books. I hereby focus on Manga because of its popularity and ubiquitous nature in Japan. About 35 per cent (Allen & Sakamoto, 2006) of all publications are in serial and paperback formats and they are read by people of all age groups and class (Craig. J, 2000). The prevalence and popularity of such manga suggest that it may be an accurate indicator of social norms and values in the Japanese society....   [tags: Marketing Business]
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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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Popular People and Cartoons - ... She is a cat lover she owned a cat names Luna who died in 2006. She’s also catholic and is a vegetarian. She speaks English, Gaelic and French. Chloe Bridges: Camp Rock2 Mitchel Musso: Hannah Montana His nickname is Mitch. He was born in Rockwall Texas. He started acting at age 8. He always wears a bandana somewhere on his body. His favorite movie is Matrix. Tony Oller: The Purge Has been acting since age 9. Began his career in Houston Texas. He has double dimples on his left cheek. He has a beauty mark on his upper right forehead....   [tags: summary and outline] 886 words
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The Effect of Learning Integers Using Cartoons - Describe the design of your study, stating clearly which variables in the study are (i) dependent or criterion variables (ii) independent or predictor variables. The study by Sare and Mehtap was about the change in attitude to mathematics of 7th grade students when cartoons were used in teaching integer. The experiment were conducted on 61 7th grade students from two different departments of a primary school. The students were separated into the experimental group and the control group with 30 and 31 students respectively....   [tags: 7th Grade Students, Attitude to Mathematics]
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Analysis of Cartoons Illustrating the Eqyptian Unemployment Problem - ... The two cartoons show us the message clearly of how the problem of unemployment is hard and threatening, but cartoon “B” is better because it has stronger techniques like symbolism, exaggeration, labeling and irony. Symbolism is found in both cartoons. Symbolism is the use of simple objects to stand for larger concepts or ideas. In cartoon “A” the door that the graduates enter is representing Unemployment. And it seems that there is nothing outside this door which means that they will become jobless after graduating....   [tags: graduates, irony, jobs] 841 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 Bill of Rights (a story drawn in strips): Political Cartoons - ... THE THIRD AMENDMENT In this comic (made by me) I drew a scene showing a cop staying in a couples home as a steak out for a criminal but it is clear that the cop has just been mooching off of the couple and doesn’t plan on leaving soon. I created this cartoon to display a sort of scenerio where the third amendment doesn’t exist and soldiers and law enforcement are free to stay where they please. This comic shows the importance of our third amendment and the complications of a life without it....   [tags: Awareness, Controversial] 1339 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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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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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian: Junior’s World in Cartoons - ... It conveys to readers how Junior feels optimistic about changing the world around him with his drawings. In addition, Junior also says, “I draw because I feel like it might be my only chance at leaving the reservation,” (pg 5). Junior feels that drawing is his only chance to leave the bad things behind and to look forward to better, greater experiences. He uses his cartoons as a way to express his need to be free from the reservation. An example of that is when Junior draws a picture of himself in tears inside a ring of people around him, (pg 160)....   [tags: identity, crisis, life, thoughts, feelings] 555 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 American Animation Industry and Walt Disney - ... It eventually went from the permission to use Mickey Mouse on some pencil tablets, to manufacturing Mickey Mouse dolls, dishes, toothbrushes, radios, figurines etc. Merchandise helped the company be able to start producing longer, high quality animated, sound produced feature films. Walt Disneys success would keep growing when he told his animators that they would be producing a feature film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The feature film would turn out to be a big hit and Disney's “highest grossing film of all time”....   [tags: diversity of cartoons, WWI, films] 2283 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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Violence in The Media: Society's Regression to a Barbaric State - ... (Whipps, Heather. "The Evolution of Human Aggression." LiveScience. TechMedia Network, 25 Feb. 2009. Web. 10 Jan. 2014.) This scientific study went on to later be accepted by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Violence isn't an avoidable part of any human life; we can act upon the knowledge of it and being overwhelmed by it in the media doesn’t help. One Hundred percent of entertainment interacts with human emotions and psyche. That’s the entire reason that entertainment exists, if we weren’t emotionally compelled or interested in something to some extent then we wouldn’t be entertained by it....   [tags: culture, emotions, cartoons] 1232 words
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Dr. Seuss Changed the Lives of All Children - ... Seuss published an adult book called “The Seven Lady Godiva’s”, but the book was not a hit. Several years later, he had an opportunity to do something completely new. The U.S. was at war and Dr. Seuss became army captain Geisel. He was sent to Hollywood, California where he drew cartoons and wrote scripts for informational films called documentaries. (Wheeler 11) After the war in 1949, Dr. Seuss and his wife Helen moved to La Jolla, California. They lived in a big pink house with a tall pink tower....   [tags: cartoons, books, awards]
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The Impact of the Flinestones and the Simpsons - ... The Flintstones family was made up with Fred, Wilma, Pebbles, Dino, and Baby Puss. Fred was a loving husband and dad that worked at a rock and gravel company for his boss Mr. Slate. He was easy to get angry. He would spend his time bowling with his neighbor friend Barney. Wilma is his wife that loves to spend money. Their daughters name is Pebbles and she has two pets, a dinosaur and a saber toothed cat. The Simpson on the other has been a show that came out in the nineties and is known as the greatest cartoon of all time....   [tags: cartoons, family, humor] 607 words
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Biography of Walt Elias Disney - Walt Disney once said, “the age we’re living in is the most extraordinary the world has ever seen. There are new concepts of things, and we now have the tools to change those concepts into realities. We are moving forward”. Disney was a great thinker, inventor, and innovator. His greatest belief that he lived throughout his life was that we need to follow our dreams, make them come true, and do what makes us happy, not rich. Walter Elias Disney, better known as Walt Disney, was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 5, 1901....   [tags: Film Maker, Cartoons]
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The Humorous Take on Racism in Telephone Conversation - ... Shatz and LoSchiavo have been integrating humor into their online classes with positive results. Having funny jokes and cartoons related to the subject has increased the number of times students interact in the discussion board and overall increase their interest in the class (Weinstein). Their use of humor in their teachings help people participate more and get them out of their comfort zone. Similar results like the one Shatz and LoSchiavo experienced during their study can happen by using humor to spread interest in discrimination....   [tags: funny jokes and cartoons ] 813 words
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Science Fiction: The Making of a Super Soldier - ... He was created during WW2 to defeat the Nazis. Steve’s friend James Buchanan Barnes (aka Bucky or The Winter Soldier ) He was also turned into a superhuman. He was created, because he was in a terrible accident in battle and the enemy found him and they engineered him to become an assassin to get rid of their enemies. He has super strength and they gave him a bionic arm. ( Since his real arm was amputated off. ) Bruce Banner (aka The Incredible Hulk), he was trying to recreate the super soldier serum that was used for Captain America....   [tags: comic books, cartoons ] 784 words
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Wile E Coyote: Modern Day Trickster - What is a trickster. A trickster typically breaks the creeds of the divine or nature, most of the time this is doomed maliciously, but sometimes with positive results. More frequently than not, the rule-breaking will capture the pattern of tricks, or thievery. Tricksters are generally cunning, foolish, or perhaps both. They are usually very funny even when they are scared. In diverse cultures the trickster and humanizing hero are often merged in one. Tricksters are particular to their own cultures....   [tags: television, cartoons, media] 910 words
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The Growth of Japenese Anime - ... He took the deep emotions that the German and French cinemas are well-known for and adapted them into his own work. His innovation brought a fresh breathe into the Anime industry and drove it to what it is today. The picture above illustrates Japanese animation over the years. As we can see, the very first picture from the bottom, shows a Japanese (or at least of Asian ethnicity) lady. The picture sends a vibe of Japanese culture, which is perfectly fine, except for the fact that it might not, and actually does not appeal to a wide audience....   [tags: culture, cartoons, icon, western] 1993 words
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The Danger of Overpopulation - ... And one of the smartest ways to discuss the problem and aware people of it, is to present it to the audiences in an ironic way as cartoons. Take for an example, these two cartoons. The first cartoon shows the earth as a human being and it is beaten up which show us how the earth is suffering from overpopulation. The second cartoon shows the earth as a human being also but this time he (the earth man) is being showered by a lady, which show us the amount of pollution caused by this problem. Although both cartoons address the Overpopulation and its effects on earth using some persuasive techniques, yet the cartoon of the earth man and that lady is much stronger and more persuasive, because...   [tags: waste, cartoons, techniques] 675 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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The History of Islamophobia - ... Irony is one of the most important persuasive techniques that could ever be used to deliver the cartoonist's message. It is the difference between the way things are and the way things should be or the way things are expected to be. In The dog cartoon irony is represented in the speech of the man saying "Don't be afraid I call it freedom of speech." His words contradict with what is happening in real life. The Europeans have their own religion and beliefs but actually they are not convinced with Islam and they still think that Muslims are terrorists....   [tags: terrorism, muslim, cartoons] 811 words
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Anime: Animation from Japan - The word anime is an abbreviation of the word animation. In Japan, the word's used to refer to all animation. Outside of Japan, it's become the term for animation from Japan. Otaku, people who have obsessive interest in anime, also refer it as Japanimation (Japanese animation). Anime in Japan are for people of all ages, anyone can watch anime. However most anime and movies are produced for children, adolescents, and young adults, but there are also anime that are made for the older generation of people....   [tags: japanimation, unlike American 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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The Fight for Women's equality in Canada - One of the best ways to judge the different political arguments in Canada from the early 20th century, is by reviewing the different political cartoons that were released. These were an effective way of educating the masses because it did not require an advanced education or vocabulary to understand where each side was debating. One of the more popular conflicts that were ongoing in the first years of the 1900’s was the fight for women’s equality. This included the right to vote and the right to participate in government....   [tags: political cartoons, canadian parliament, equality]
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American Propaganda During World War II - ... Seuss’s cartoons. Besides the cartoons that portrayed Germany, Japan, and Italy as sub-human savages, animations were used to depict the enemy in the same way. The American government and army turned to Walt Disney for his animation propaganda. In “Der Fuhrer’s Face,” Walt Disney mocks Nazy Germany and Japan through satirizing the language, body stance, and culture of Adolf Hitler and his followers and allies. Disney satirizes Hitler by overly emphasizing the Hitler salute to come across as irritating and brainwashing....   [tags: allies, media, cartoons, axis powers] 1996 words
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The History of Anime and Its Influence - Some people may ask what is anime, and how is it different from cartoons. Anime is a term specified for Japanese animation. How has Anime affected history, and how does it influence today's society. Anime covers more serious topics than american cartoons. Cartoons in America are considered a form of entertainment for children. Anime in japan are for people of all ages, anyone can watch anime. Most anime shows and movies are made for children, adolescents, young adults, but there are also anime that are made for the older generation of people....   [tags: Japanese animation, cartoons, cosplay, genre]
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Anime or Animation in Japan - The word anime is an abbreviation of the word animation. In Japan, the word's used to refer to all animation. Outside of Japan, it's become the term for animation from Japan. Otaku, people who have obsessive interest in anime, also refer it as Japanimation (Japanese animation). Anime in Japan are for people of all ages, anyone can watch anime. However most anime and movies are produced for children, adolescents, and young adults, but there are also anime that are made for the older generation of people....   [tags: otaku people, cartoons, character development]
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The Creator of Walt Disney - Someone who is not only known for his movies, but for his amusement parks is Walt Disney. Walt Disney had a rough start to his creative career, but he still managed to become one of the best creators of all time. As one of the most well-known creative minds of his time, Walt Disney is famous for both animation and family fun. To begin Walt Disney started out by making cartoons for his high school newspaper, and at night he took courses at the Chicago Art Institute. He soon moved to Kansas City and got a job at the Pesmen-Rubin art studio, and he met a cartoonist named Ubbe Iwerks....   [tags: cartoons, animated films, amusement parks]
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Creative Intelligence of Walt Disney - Creative Intelligence of Walt Disney Creative intelligence comes in many different forms, with makers and masters leading the way. Walt Disney was both a maker and a master of visual/spatial intelligence. Our class and creativity experts have agreed that if something is creative then it has to be novel and of high quality. Walt Disney’s artwork and animation certainly were. For example, he produced the first full-length animated musical feature film and the first full-color television programming, among other things (“Walt…”)....   [tags: Cartoons Movies Animation Essays]
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Perceptive Vision - ... While there is no former study specifically reciting it, multiple studies over the years have charted the impact of television on the minds and eyes of developing children (Paraphrase, BGSU.com). Depending on what program and topic, since most children are habitual television watchers, the child can either take it with a grain of salt or directly mimic it. “Typically, children begin watching cartoons on television at an early age of six months, and by the age of two or three become enthusiastic watchers” (Hossler & BGSU, 2004)....   [tags: Effects of Cartoons, Children, Television]
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Animation: How It Has Evolved in the Past One Hundred Plus Years - ... When the galloping horse passed through the system and triggered the tripwires the camera would take a picture. This resulted in the 12 frames that proved the "unsupported transit" theory and ultimately gave birth to animation. After the success of the horse gallop, Muybridge continued to film animals and humans with the same tripwire method and much of his work is still used by animators today. He also invented the Zoopraxiscope which aloud audiences to see the sequences in motion through a projection onto a screen....   [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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Imaginations and Creations of Dan Povenmire and Jeff Marsh - ... In contrast, imagination is defined as, also based in Oxford dictionary, “the action of forming new ideas, or images or concepts of external objects not present to the senses.”Therefore, I believe that imagination is a way to innovation and creativity. Despite this, some can argue that without knowledge, human had never taken any step in any single revolution, lighting without fire, healing smallpox, etc. Also believing in the indispensability of knowledge, I want to emphasize that knowledge, though is just a stepping stone of imagination; without an insane thought about a lamp lighted without fire for his mother’s surgery, Edition would never step in science and using his knowledge to c...   [tags: nickolodeon, disney, cartoons]
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