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Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita

- In Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita, the overruling drive of the narrator, Humbert Humbert, is his want to attest himself master of all, whether man or woman, his prime cravings, all-powerful destiny, or even something as broad as language. Through the novel the reader begins to see Humbert’s most extreme engagements and feelings, from his marriage to his imprisonment, not as a consequence of his sensual, raw desires but rather his mental want to triumph, to own, and to control. To Humbert, human interaction becomes, or is, very unassuming for him: his reality is that females are to be possessed, and men ought to contest for the ownership of them....   [tags: cravings, power, humbert]

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Trying to Overcome their Sexual Addiction or Dependency

- In the article Is Sex Addiction or Sin by Mary Voboril, she shares a story about Bill R, a South Floridian. “I couldn't walk out and get a quart of milk at 8 a.m. without thinking about it…This was not, however, your usual drug. The addictive agent here was sex, promiscuous, anonymous sex with literally hundreds of partners. For Bill R., resisting junk sex was like asking an advanced alcoholic to put down the day's first drink. I was constantly preoccupied with sex or in the act of sex or feeling guilt and shame for having been in the act of sex....   [tags: std, sex addiction, promiscuous sex]

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Movie Analysis : V For Vendetta Directed By James Mcteigue

- V for Vendetta directed by James McTeigue is a dramatic, mildly horror filled film. This text exists to remind people about control. This film is made for us as viewers to see the conflicts between the government and it’s people. The intended audience are those linking back to historical references. There are several key morals within the background of the film including is it justifiable that some become collateral damage the pursuit of progress, scientific and medical advancement, the greater good....   [tags: V for Vendetta, James McTeigue, Guy Fawkes]

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The Importance Of Inappropriately Female By Daphne Scholinski 's The Last Time I Wore A Dress

- What does it mean to be “inappropriately female” and what are the consequences for Daphne. To understand how being “inappropriately female” was coded in Daphne Scholinski’s The Last Time I Wore A Dress we have to understand when this was happening. In the early 80’s when Scholinski was growing up acts of sexual and gender nonconformity were not seen as acceptable ways of identifying. Laws surrounding criminalization of gender identification and sexual orientation were just beginning to be changed and public opinion on the matter was still catching up....   [tags: Transgender, Gender, Drug addiction, Addiction]

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Finding Your Roots : A Deeper Understanding Of Life

- Your Past Can Shape Your Future When watching the movie “Finding Your Roots” you get a deeper understanding of what life was like during slavery years and how people lived their lives. But not only do you get a deeper feel for what it was like for the people, you also think about how your own family lives were at the time on slavery. We think we have an idea of what the slavery days was like for our ancestors and have a general thought process about timeline of events. Many of our ancestors have made the way for us to live our lives with freedom and to be treated as human....   [tags: Black people, Slavery, Race, White people]

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Borderline Personality Disorder In The Movie Girl, Interrupted

- The movie Girl, Interrupted was released in 1999 and focuses on the story of an 18 year old girl named Susanna Kaysen (Winona Ryder), who was diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. The story is based around Susanna’s personal struggles with herself, family, friends, and the other women at the mental hospital. Throughout the movie she explains the reasons that made her take the decision to check herself into a mental institution, what it was like living there, and thoughts she had towards the world....   [tags: Borderline personality disorder, Mental disorder]

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Hollowicked and Arcane Battle Against One Another

- In the following, I will analyse the film Arcane in order to clarify whether it constitutes a fantasy genre. To do so I will concentrate on the characteristics of a fantasy genre. How it can be recognised. Fantasies are what depart from our understanding of reality. To answer the initial question, a closer analysis of the structural elements (cinematography), the narrative approach and the theme of Arcane will disclose if it departs significantly from our understanding of reality. Only if I can discover the answer to this question to be proven, it is possible to proceed with the following question....   [tags: Fantasy Genre, Film Analysis]

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Octavia E. Butler's Short Story Speech Sounds

- In an Amazon.co.uk interview titled “Magic, Mystery and Mayhem: An Interview with J.K. Rowling,” when asked about the way she came up with the names of characters in her books, she replied, “I invented some of the names in the Harry books, but I also collect strange names. I've gotten them from medieval saints, maps, dictionaries, plants, war memorials, and people I've met!” J.K. Rowling chose these names for a reason based on the deeper meanings behind every character's name and the way they relate to their roles and personalities....   [tags: character and name analysis]

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Zora Neale Hurston: The Woman and the Writer

- Zora Neale Hurston: The Woman and the Writer To most people, the name Zora Neale Hurston is associated solely with Their Eyes Were Watching God, her most famous work. In some cases her name is synonymous with the Harlem Renaissance. However, very few people are informed about the aspects of Zora's life that influenced her writing of Their Eyes , nor do they know about how she arrived in New York to become one of the most famous Black female writers of her time. Robert Hemenway's Zora Neale Hurston: A Literary Biography and Valerie Boyd's Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston both seek to educate people about the life of this writer and to give the reader information...   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Mary Reilly : Critical Reception

- Mary Reilly: Critical Reception According to Addie Lee, She gives credit to Valerie Martin for the creation of the characters and the details give the novel a historical likelihood. Mary Reilly is a trustworthy servant that writes in her diary which leads to a tragic tale about Dr. Jekyll. Mary symbolizes goodness and honesty where Jekyll double, Mr. Hyde, represents the opposite, which he has two sides of his personality which is very complex (256). For example, Mr. Hyde has a sexual drive towards Mary when he bites her on the neck and then parts her lips with his bleeding fingers....   [tags: Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde]

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