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    Berger tries to explode certain Western myths in Little Big Man. The heroes of legend are not all that heroic. Kit Carson denies hard-luck Jack a handout, Wyatt Earp knocks him out for belching, and Wild Bill Hickok is a tired, sad, paranoid man. Berger makes fun of naïve acceptance of the clichés of Hollywood's version of the West. Mrs. Winifred Burr, nurse to the hypochondriac Ralph Fielding Snell, does not believe Jack's claim about surviving Little Bighorn because she has seen a film in which all

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    The Little Big Man in Great Expectations Many people grow small trying to grow big. This idea appears prominently throughout the novel Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. This critical lens means that as a person tries to better them self, that have to be careful to be true to their values or they will become what they despise. This is a story about a boy who falls in love with a girl from a higher class. It seems as if these two could never really be together. Yet by some turn of events

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    selfish like that. Classic literature, such as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, has proved that. Readers relate to Huckleberry Finn because he is not perfect, rather he is flawed and he is human. The same goes for Jack Crabb in his story of Little Big Man. Though these are tales of fiction, they depict Huckleberry and Jack as ordinary people finding themselves in wild experiences. They survive the situations thrown at them with their roguish characteristics in a way the common person can relate

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    As Little Big Man, directed by Arthur Penn opens up and introduces the Main character Jack Crabb, the sole survivor of General Custer’s last stand, tells the modern day historian about his multiple experiences in life. I felt as if the plot of the movie was a bit intricate , Jack Crabb (Dustin Hoffman)multiple professions or hobbies are a bit too outlandish for one individual. But these different hobbies added some humor to the plot which balanced out the complexity of the plot. It was amusing that

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    The Misrepresentation of Native Americans in Video Games It has been a while since a movie depicting wrongful images of Native American has been developed. This would continuously happen about 70 years ago in cookie cutter Western films in which Indians would often be represented as barbaric, savage, and non-human. With time, these films became bland and repetitive; as a result of this, less and less money was profited with every passing Western film made. Propitiously enough we have abandoned

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    Jim Jarmusch’s Film Deadman, as a Manipulated Western Director Jim Jarmusch’s film Deadman displays many of the accepted conventions for Western genre films, but manipulated in such a way as to create a revisionist, rather than a classical, western. The most obvious example of this manipulation are the characterizations of the hero, William Blake, and his Native American partner, Nobody. Blake is an awkward easterner who travels westward unaware of the different rules governing western life

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    The stories of “Little Big Man” and “Huckleberry Finn” are both picaresque novels due to their realistic characters and episodic adventures that the main characters go through throughout the stories. Picaresque stories also bring in satiric humor to criticize practices of society. The bulk of the entire story is told through these episodic adventures instead of focusing on a set goal. In “Huckleberry Finn”, Huck Finn finds many adventures with his runaway slave friend Jim while traveling on their

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    topping the cliff. The giant man laughs, mace-like hands on hips. “I’ll give you credit for bravery, boy.” He offers his hand to young Martun. The boy’s hands disappear into the fingers of the man as he hoists Martun like a piece of leather. He worries the blade of his shoulder is going to snap as the man swats it and continues, “Not many men will stand their ground when I let my hammer-hands fly. I like you, boy. Have you considered the life of a fightin’ man?” Fighting? This rabble? Thieves

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    with a row boat” or “oh I’m not gay but I would consider it a honor to be raped by that man” I continued to pass the defeated crew members shaming their game to no end as I did. Until I reached the captains quarters door, I placed my hand on the knob and was about to turn it. Suddenly I stop. “what the fuck am I doing” I exclaimed. “I don’t open doors of defeated ships” I snap my fingers and a small little man who’s name I can never remember, but does all the door opening. Came running over and opened

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    that he is well liked, that he is a 'big man';, but in reality he is not. He says that he went to Providence, met the Mayor, had coffee with him. Willy says: 'And they know me, boys, they know me up and down New England'; (Death of a Salesman 30). This comment illustrates how Willy shows off in front of his sons. He says he can park his car in any street in New England, and the cops will protect it like their own. Willy believes that he is a 'number one'; man but at the same time he knows and says

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