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    the question arises “Is Ariel a good role model?”. The answer may surprise you. The answer is no she is not a good role model for young girls. This claim has value due to the fact that the original Little Mermaid cannot compete with the more modern films that young girls can watch. The more modern films have better Disney princesses to look up to. But what events happened in Disney’s The Little Mermaid to not make Ariel a good role model for young women? The reason Ariel is not a good is very apparent

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    plays are two more sharply contrasted characters than Ariel and Caliban. The two are equally preternatural; Ariel the spirit of the air and Caliban the spirit of the earth. Ariel in his nature and being is a lively, melodically and bubbly type of personality. He has just enough of human-heartedness to to know how he would feel if he were a human and has the sense of gratitude a normal human would. Though as long as he remembers his obligations,

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    In Death and the Maiden, Ariel Dorfman captures the brutal nature of torture, demonstrating the complexity and ambiguity of what constitutes human rights. Paulina’s rights are violated and is therefore forced to exist within a sense of moral ambiguity, in which she believes justice is at the cost of Roberto’s human rights. The “grayness” of Paulina’s morality demonstrates that the notion of human rights is both subjective and equivocal. Paulina’s decision to violate the rights of Roberto—specifically

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    Does Gender Really Matter? The articles, “Female Chauvinist Pigs” by Ariel Levy and “Parents Keep Child’s Identity Secret” by Jayme Poisson both discuss living outside the gender norms. Writer, Jayme Poisson, discusses in her article about parents keeping their child’s gender a secret. The parents, Kathy Witterick and David Stocker, allow their children to choose the clothing they would like to dress in, as well as the toys they play with. Witterick and Stocker have three children, Jazz, Kio, and

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    Death and the maiden is a drama that shows a physiological thriller with a moral message, written in 1990 by the Chilean playwright Ariel Dorfman. The author based his work on an episode of Chilean history, Pinochet`s coup d’état, when human rights were violated by the authorities causing suffering in the population. The theme is the right to administer justice on victims. Thus how such justice can be provided without getting more conflict between the victims and the members of present government

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    Additionally, Ariel Levy explains a personal experience that she had with GGW when they were filming on the beach. While the crew is filming, a blonde woman in a bikini wants to take a picture with Girls Gone Wild, but the crew and Mia Leist scream back “we don’t want pictures, we want boobs!” (Levy 15). The crew pressures the girl and her friend to take their clothes off. When people start to circle around the girls on the beach, Levy describes them as “seagulls sensing a family about to abandon

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    Plath in Ariel and Larkin in The Whitsun Weddings both explore ideas about love and relationships. The Whitsun Weddings explores the theme of love and relationships by capturing the journey that takes place prior to marriage; the poem was written about Larkin’s observation of marriage parties on whit Sunday (now known as May Day) which was a public holiday and was traditionally the day on which people would get married. The Whitsun Weddings takes on a somewhat cynical tone which is emblematic of

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    the stepping stools for men making women seems inferior when they are compared to males. This affects women by being unable to reach the higher standards that men possess. In “Female Chauvinist Pigs: Women and the Rise of Raunch Culture” written by Ariel Levy, she speaks of women who have become aware of these higher standards; thus, conform to male stereotypes. This causes them to become female chauvinist pigs. Contrasting Levy would be Jayme Poisson and her article “Parents Keep Child’s Gender Secret”

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    Portrayal of Suffering in Plath's Ariel, Stings, Lady Lazarus, Wintering, and Fever 103° Sylvia Plath's poems evoke the worst of subjective fallacies. Probably some of our charged reactions are symptomatic of the times and the culture; but more of them seem to stem from the always-too-easy identification between troubled poet and what might be the tone of imagery and rhythm of the poem considered. Because Plath worked so intensively in archetypal imagery (water, air, fire as bases for image

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    In the play The Tempest, William Shakespeare portrays Ariel as an influential and humanlike spirit. In the beginning of the play, Prospero, the former Duke of Milan, rescues Ariel from the torturous ruler Sycorax. Sycorax, the mother of Caliban, traps Ariel in a cloven tree after Ariel denies him the use of his magic to complete the evil commands he wished. Eventually Prospero rescues Ariel from the tree, enslaving Ariel as his loyal spirit. Shakespeare displays Ariel’s growth as a spirit through

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    The Tempest seemed to give each character a happy ending. Ariel earned the freedom he expected for years and Caliban brought back his island. But the ending is not so absolute as we assumed. Till the last line of the play, the future of Ariel and Caliban were obscure. The open ending of these two characters creates more space for imagination. Since Prospero had defered Ariel’s freedom for a long time

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    these are all stories of men obsessed with power. The Tempest, by William Shakespeare is another such story that shows just how far a person will go to gain control and power over others. The character relationship between Prospero and his slaves, Ariel and Caliban, provides insight into the overall theme of the story which is the struggle between those who have power and those that are envious of that power and will stop at nothing to take it from themselves. Throughout The Tempest, Caliban is seen

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    recently like? Ariel is the youngest mermaid in her family, her father is King Triton. She has red hair, blue eyes, she likes to go on adventures and discovering thing with her friends, Flounder the fish, Sebastian the crab and some more. Since Ariel is the youngest one she is oppressed and demeaned by her father and society, which is Ursula, to do the things that she doesn't really care and rather go on a adventure. In The Little Mermaid by Disney Princess, the feminist criticism is that Ariel is willing

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    book that is hard to put down due to the action, drama,romance, and suspense. The main characters names are Sera and Ariel, and the book switches which girl is talking every chapter. The girls had been best friends ever since they were little, but that soon came to an end when Sera told a counselor about Ariel’s experience in Mexico, because she was worried about her. While Ariel was in Mexico, about a year before the book took place, she was alone in her hotel room when a group of men broke in

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    The vessel that they travelled in was filled with: some food, some water, and also precious books belonging to Prospero-the supplies had been packed by the king’s counsellor Gonzalo who sympathized with Prospero’s situation. An elegant spirit named Ariel was enslaved and imprisoned by Sycorax an evil witch who previously inhabited the island. Because Prospero studied magic from his books he managed to rescue the spirit who is now compelled to serve Prospero until he is released. Prospero also gains

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    Dream, Shakespeare has covered about every topic and every character available. He sometimes re-uses characters, and just tweaks them a bit, to keep things interesting. Banquo from Macbeth, and Ariel from The Tempest, are an example of this same character, different traits, that Shakespeare uses. Banquo and Ariel are both similar in a way, as they are both extremely loyal to the main character within each of their plays. In Macbeth, when Macbeth learns of the thane of Cawdor’s death sentence, and him

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    where he lived, as well. In the Disney version, Ariel was forbidden from visiting and seeing humans. Ariel’s father believed that humans were dangerous, and he even set someone out to keep an eye on her. Most of the time, Ariel only went and searched for treasures under the water in sunken ships and treasure chests, but one time she did go to the surface. Whenever her father found out, he was angry. Her father didn’t want to see or hear that Ariel had been going to the surface to talk to or see any

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    servants: Ariel and Caliban. Caliban represents Prospero’s unconscious mind and he embodies the unpleasant feelings and thoughts of Prospero that Prospero does not openly acknowledge.

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    The Tempest by Shakespeare

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    behaviors, and actions. By Shakespeare using an utopian setting in The Tempest, he was able to write a play that created a message in regards to colonization of others with comparison of the two enslaved characters of Ariel and Caliban. The Tempest features two characters, Ariel and Caliban, that serve as the enslaved on the island, but an argument can also be made that Miranda is enslaved of the island. Prospero was Duke of M... ... middle of paper ... ...kill Prospero. Calibans act of vengeance

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    more differences than similarities. Where Hans Christian Andersen focused more on the consequences of becoming human, the movie focused on Ariel winning the prince over. While reading this story I took note of the fact that even though The Little Mermaid was a normal human, in the end she still didn 't get what made her happy. The movie on the other hand, gave Ariel everything she wanted along the way for conforming to normalities of the world above the sea. Though the movie is a nice fantasy I feel

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