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  • Juno Movie Analysis

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    Imagine being pregnant at a young age or knowing someone that is. Many thoughts that are positive and negative come to your mind. In 2007, a low budget film directed by Jason Reitman and written by Diablo Cody titled Juno is about a normal teenage girl played by (Ellen Page) who becomes pregnant after having intercourse with her best friend Bleeker played by Michael (Cera) and she makes up her mind to have the baby and to give up the baby for adoption. This film started off as an independent film

  • Unemotional Teenage Pregnancy in "Juno"

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    actresses. Is this right? However, 2007s Juno was a different story. Quirky, witty, Juno (Ellen Page) was a not so stereotypical American, 16 year old girl. Brunette ratty hair, grey eyes and poor, scruffy dress sense pretty much sums her up. She isn’t popular. She isn’t promiscuous. She isn’t your average girl. She is not a stereotype. This doesn’t sound like your average film. You’re probably wondering where the story is! Well, it started with a chair. Juno was ‘bored’ and so, instead of taking

  • The Juno Awards

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    Over the past 40 years or so, the Juno Award statuette has been through many changes and adaptations. Here’s the journey of the metronome-shaped RPM Gold Leaf awards into the Juno Award of the present-day. 1970-74 The Juno Awards (originally called the RPM Gold Leaf award) was designed by the co-founder of the Juno Awards, Stan Klees. It was an 18 inch award, made of walnut, designed to bear a resemblance to a metronome. 1975 The award was re-created into a larger (23 inch), more acrylic version

  • Juno - A Positive or Negative Affect on Teenagers?

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    In 2007, Fox searchlight released Juno in Canada and United States of America as a comedy-drama directed by Jason Reitman. The film became hugely successful earning Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and Oscar nominations: Best Picture and Best Actress for Ellen Page (Juno-film: www.wikipedia.org). The film written by Diablo Cody depicts a story of female character name Juno MacGuff, with an unexpected pregnancy leading her into an adoption rather than an abortion. The decision leads remarkable

  • Comparing Power and Control in A Raisin In The Sun and Juno and the Paycock

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    Power and Control in A Raisin In The Sun and Juno and the Paycock In the two plays, A Raisin In The Sun by Lorraine Hansberry and Juno and the Paycock by Sean O'Casey, the reader is presented with a definite struggle for power among its main characters and society's ideals. These plays also serve as functions of drama, where the reader or viewer can also perceive much more in the way they are portrayed by the actors and the director as well, as the overall thematic plot and significance.

  • Juno and the Paycock

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    Juno and the Paycock “O’Casey’s women in Juno and the Paycock are strong and admirable characters”. Juno and Mary Boyle’s lives aren’t very pleasant in this 1920’s play which is separated into three acts which contain a mixture of both tragic and humorous elements. Juno, the wife of Captain Boyle, is the mother of two children who are in constant need of attention from her. Furthermore, as the play continues this need of attention grows with the facts of financial difficulties, the pregnancy

  • Fate in "The Aeneid"

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    interference in Aeneas's life by the lesser gods (mainly Juno) who strive to advance their personal interests becomes the conflict within the story for Aeneas. The story opens with a defeated Aeneas on his way home from the Trojan battlefields of the Trojan War. Juno, a goddess, has held a grudge against Aeneas for a long time, and is particularly vindictive in recent times, because of prophecies that her beloved Carthage will be destroyed. The goddess Juno demands that Aeolus, god of wind, conjure a great

  • D-Day and War

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    secured the beaches. Some of the most important beaches in this battle are Omaha, Utah, and Juno beaches. The battle started when the British sixth air born division went in at ten minutes after midnight. They were the first troops to go into action. The second attack was by the eighty second in the one hundred and first division of air born attacks. They were less successful than the first division. On Juno beach, the Canadian forces landed first. Their first wave suffered a loss of fifty percent

  • Compare and Contrast the Divine Machinery of Odyssey and Aeneid

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    84). It is the gods that uphold the distinction and are very active in passing judgement. No god supports the suitors or the Ithacan crew. Odysseus, the righteous man receives divine support since he is a man worthy of it. Not so in the Aeneid, where Juno supports the enemies of the Trojans, with such men as the dastardly Mezentius. In the Odyssey, destiny is one's own responsibility; instead of leaving all things up to fate, the characters have a significant influence upon his or her own existence

  • Be Warned and Study Justice:The Shifting Definition of Justice in Virgil’s Aeneid

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    Be Warned and Study Justice:The Shifting Definition of Justice in Virgil’s Aeneid A twenty-first century reading of the Iliad and the Odyssey will highlight a seeming lack of justice: hundreds of men die because of an adulteress, the most honorable characters are killed, the cowards survive, and everyone eventually goes to hell. Due to the difference in the time period, culture, prominent religions and values, the modern idea of justice is much different than that of Greece around 750 B.C. The

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