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    The subject of anthropomorphism by definition is to assign human like characteristics such as behaviours, motivation, thought and feeling to an animal, inanimate object or a natural phenomenon. The question this essay will be approaching towards this is ‘how to turn an object into an anthropomorphic character?’ what would you have to do to an object to turn it into a character that can be likened to that of a human being? The world of animation of all varieties features characters that can be recognized

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    Anthropomorphism

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    For ten years’ psychologists have tried to prove the theory that anthropomorphism was a cause of Gender Identity Disorder, a disorder in which a human may not identify as just 100% human and believe they are entirely or partly something else. People who suffer from this do not include transgender or genderqueer, for they know what gender they are and know why they identify as so. But wait, what is anthropomorphism? Anthropomorphism is the adding of human characteristics and attributes to non-human

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    religion is faulty by practice, and filial piety—through the third-person omniscient narration of “Un Señor Muy Viejo con Alas Enormes.” In addition to García Márquez’s narrative style, the author employs the use of literary devices such as irony, anthropomorphism, and a melancholic tone to condense his narrative into a common plane. García Márquez’s narrative style and techniques combine to create a linear plot that connects holy with homely. In 1949, Dana Gioia reflected on the significance of Gabriel

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    Furry Fandom

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    Have you ever been to a sporting event where the teams have a mascot that stands on the sidelines, entertains the crowd, and acts like a fool for our amusement? Well, chances are, the person behind the mask is a furry, or someone who is a member of the furry fandom. What is a furry? Furry is one of those words with no one definition. If you ask ten people you will get twelve different answers. Levi Wolfstrom, cohost of the webcast Wagztail, defines it as someone who likes stories, artwork, or other

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    another level is anthropomorphism. We see this phenomenon primarily in the depth of meaning within the character Richard Parker. Within the novel, Richard Parker represents Pi and his dynamicity throughout the different stages of his journey. In addition, Yann Martel has crafted Richard Parker to represent a wilder part of ourselves, the readers. However relevant and insightful these elements of symbolism may be, they would attract little attention and interest without anthropomorphism. By strengthening

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    Robotic Pets and Animals

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    will argue robotic pets will be able to, and should be anthropomorphized like animals and will be able to take the place of pets in the lives of those unable to have pets. Anthropomorphism is the interpretation of something that is not human, as having human characteristics. This can also be called personification. Anthropomorphism was originally used to make the gods of religions more human like, but has since spread to anything non-human, such as animals, weather, or landforms. David Hume had a theory

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    Humans have long attempted to portray the natural world as reflections of ourselves, whether that’s giving names to natural disasters or dressing animals in human-like clothing. Anthropomorphism, the attribution of human characteristics, traits, and personalities to animals and inanimate objects, has been a consistent and enduring feature in our society, and it is evident in children’s and adult media. We tell stories for many reasons, and anthropomorphizing allows the audience to identify with the

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    Furry Fandom

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    “Consisting of or resembling fur (wikifur.org, “Furry”).” These objects are the well-known focus of a caste of the geek sub-culture known as the furry fandom. The furry fandom’s members will typically call themselves “furries”. There are variations on this idea; the two primary variations are “scalies” and “avians” interested in scaled and feathered creatures respectively. “[The] furry fandom is a fandom for fictional anthropomorphic animal characters with human personalities and characteristics

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    The Character of Meursault in Camus' The Stranger (The Outsider) Raymond typifies the beast-character in Camus' The Stranger (The Outsider). He is like Stanley from A Streetcar Named Desire (T. Williams), emotional and manly. Physical solutions come naturally to him, as we see when he mistreats his ex-girlfriend. Ideally, society is exactly the opposite; law and order attempt to solve things fairly and justly. I propose that Meursault is somewhere between these two extremes and that this is the

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    What Makes Us Human? Have you ever wondered what it is exactly that makes us human? Is it the mistakes we make, or maybe our opposable thumbs? I believe there are many things that make us human, one of which includes our biological programming to die at some point in time. Death is something every human is aware of and every human embraces eventually. Philip K. Dick’s dystopian texts “The Electric Ant” and “A Little Something for Us Tempunauts” both use death as a means to illuminate that we are

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