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    Trumper takes a very unusual approach to many of his problems, but then again he leads a very unusual life. Much like Fred "Bogus" Trumper's crooked urinary tract, his troubled life is in dire need of being straightened out as seen in The Water Method Man by John Irving. `From the very start of the novel, Fred Trumper's crooked urinary tract is mentioned. It is no coincidence that Fred's life is as mixed up as his urinary tract. His urinary problem, much like his lifestyle, only leads to more problems

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    Water as the Source of Pain, Relief, and Satisfaction in John Irving's The Water Method Man People often find that they feel confined within a certain situation and lack control over their life. One result of such behavior may cause a person to get stuck in a stalemate trying to escape their daily routine without the social skills to do so. Fred Trumper in John Irving's The Water Method Man experiences different situations on a day to day basis. He is unable to understand why his life has taken

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    Rocky Horror Picture Show (Directed by Jim Sharman) who also directed the film such films as Shock Treatment (1981.) The second film i shall be analysing is, Pink Flamingos (Directed by John Waters) who is also responsible for films such as female troubles (1974) and Cry-baby (1990.) It is easy to see why John Waters ‘Pink Flamingos’ would be considered oppositional and in bad taste. With its crude and sickening sex scenes, full frontal nudity, obsession with bodily fluids and scenes depicting bestiality

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    Hairspray

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    The musical Hairspray started off as movie in 1988 written by John Waters and in 2003 was turned into Broadway show and then was re created into a movie again in 2007. Hairspray Is set in the 1960’s in Baltimore and is about a girl called Tracey Turnblad who doesn’t fit into the society social norm. Tracey is an overweight teenager trying to get her dream role to dance on the corny Collins show and the hope to meet her crush who is the popular and lead dancer Link. Tracey has to overcome being rejected

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    There are different ideas and themes covered in musical performances in this modern society, for example war and love in Miss Saigon, feminism in Mamma Mia! and racial issues in Porgy and Bess. In the musical film Hairspray, there are more interesting ideas in the plot so I would like to discuss the musical further in this piece of work. Hairspray was an American musical film in 2007, it was a adaptation from a musical and comedy in 2002 and 1988 respectively. There were several changes in the 2007

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    Hairspray: Taking Camp to the Next Level

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    add campy to its genre list. This movie address several different social issues while making the audience laugh and sing along with it. The main social issue at hand in this movie is that one of racism. This movie also touches on gender roles with John Travolta playing a woman, as well as being judged by personal appearances. The main character, Tracy Turnblad is at the center of all these issues. It’s 1962 and an overweight teenager, Tracy Turnblad and her best friend, Penny Pingleton are obsessed

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    When my mom asked if I wanted to see this year’s Lakeside musical, I honestly was a bit unwilling. It’s not that I didn’t want to support my two or three friends up on stage and in the crew; I just don’t have a very good track record with high school performances. I’m a critic: I have always been very critical of myself, and very critical of others. I unwittingly judge the actors onstage, and end up feeling guilty because I probably could have done no better. On top of this warped superiority/inferiority

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    Welcome to the 60’s, a time of sky-high hairdos, colorful clothing and jivin’ music. But beyond all the glitz and glamour of the era, segregation and discrimination is ever present in the city of Baltimore, until one big girl with even bigger ideas challenges the norm. In an infectious production of “Hairspray,” Thomas S. Wootton High School had the audience tapping their toes and moving to the beat all evening. Based on the 1988 non-musical film of the same name, Hairspray was written by Marc Shaiman

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    The Japanese change

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    The novel “When the Emperor was Divine” is about a Japanese family who was sent to the internment camp based on propagandized information. Otsuka portrayed what happened to those who were Japanese during WWII and how it affected many Japanese-Americans. In “When the Emperor was Divine” the characters , the woman,the boy, and the girl used to all have a positive character. The woman was a strong mom who dealt things on her own. The girl and the boy were Japanese-American and does things normal Americans

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    Coming into this course I had no idea what I was getting myself into. It was simply the description of Dr. Bernard’s syllabus that held me interested and wanting to learn more. I was never a big movie follower, so I thought it would be interesting to see some of the films that do hold enormous fan based festivals and conventions. Throughout the past several weeks I have not only experience many films that I have not seen before, but I also gained the knowledge of the meaning behind what a cult film

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