Most have seen the 2010 film, The King’s Speech, known for it’s numerous incidents preceding King George VI’s first wartime broadcast. Many knew of his anxiety and shame surrounding his speech impediment and usurping of the throne; however, this representation of historical rhetoric goes beyond another Colin Firth film. On September 3, 1939, King George VI of the United Kingdom gave an address to the nation and its citizen’s, describing the unfortunate involvement of it’s people in another war and why the nation was in such a state. Through the use of logical reasoning, identifying his position among his people, and handling his speech deficiency efficiently, King George VI appeals to the ethos, pathos, and logos of his subjects, successfully
With four Academy Award wins to its name, and roughly one hundred other triumphs, The King’s Speech (2010) by T. Hooper did not go unnoticed by both critics, and the public (The King's Speech: Awards, sd). The film was bound to gain prize and acclaim with its star-studded cast, crowd-pleasing genre, and the heartwarming tale of a king with a stammer who had to learn how to overcome his speech impediment in an era where public speaking had become more important than ever before. The film made an impact; it amused, it touched, and most importantly: It inspired. Due to the way in which the film portrays the main character and the obstacles he faces, The King’s Speech can be considered part of a civil rights movement that sought to legitimise the struggles of people
Through the use of humor, King is able to portray his message about people of First Nations in an appealing form. If the short story were to be written in a solemn style readers would be less attentive. Therefore, by using comic relief, satire, and situational humor King is able to more readily captivate his audience.
Next, he begins feeding her the lies about herself. He tells her she is forgetful and is always losing things. This is where he plants the seed, which he later reinforces through many situations by convincing her things have gone missing and she is at fault. Gregory’s character is effective because he gives rotating positive reinforcement as well as negative. For instance, he tells her he’s taking her to the theatre, then points out the picture is missing.
Tom Benecke is a tall, lean, dark-haired young man who looks like he could have played basketball in college. Tom is the protagonist and antagonist of the story. Tom’s is his own enemy in the story, as his inner emotions play against him during his journey to retrieve the paper. Tom is a major character in the story, as he dominates the narrative of the story. Tom’s character is dynamic because Tom’s emotions and train of thought change based on the actions he performs throughout the story.
The aboriginal defender Thomas King is a critical writer worried about autochthonous citizens ' rights and their culture within both the United States and Canadian countries. Thomas King’s short story “Borders” relates the different problems which concern a Blackfoot mother and her son when crossing the American border in order to visit her daughter. Knowing that King is a strong advocate of First Nations, the reader will be able to perceive his social criticism within this story. Despite the fact that Americans and Canadians are conscious of these critics, Thomas King takes a step forward and introduces these social issues in one of his more important works, “Borders”, which includes current themes such as pride and self-identity. In fact, these themes are represented mainly with the steadfast character of the Mother.
Tootsie, a critically acclaimed comedy has been a gut-splitting, yet touching film for decades. This work simultaneously delves into the critical idea of gender roles within media while maintaining the lighthearted feel of a love story. Viewers and critics around the globe even go as far as stating that such a piece is well on its way to becoming a cultural artifact. Dustin Dustin Hoffman stars in Tootsie as Michael Dorsey, an unapologetic actor in New York who is unemployable in the industry due to his temperamental past. Due to this, Michael makes the transition into a liberated and eccentric woman by the name of Dorothy in order to fill the role in a daytime Soap Opera.
In Their Eyes Were Watching God, Hurston uses multiple voices throughout the story to show all the parts that come together to fully understand Janie’s story. It seems important to acknowledge that there are two narrators: Janie and the anonymous speaker that helps Janie tell her story. Although Janie is the main narrator, the anonymous narrator speaks every now and then about Janie. The main example is at the very beginning of the story when the anonymous narrator is telling of Janie walking back into Eatonville and describing the scene. The anonymous narrator passes the torch to Janie for most of the story so that she can tell Pheoby what happened in her own words.
But the audience comes to fully realize the extent of Scottie’s deteriorating psychological state in the scene where he and Judy climb the bell tower and he reveals to her that he knows her true identity. This scene, made disturbing by James Stewart’s acting, finally shows the dramatic effect that Scottie’s realization has had on him. For the entire movie, Hitchcock has placed the audience in Scottie’s position and made them sympathize with the character. This no longer applies for the last few scenes because, for the first time in the film, the audience knows more than Scottie. Since viewers’ minds are not occupied with working out the details of the complicated plot, which they already know, they must consider what their own reaction would be in a similar situation.
The general vision and viewpoint of “The King’s Speech” (TKS), a film directed by Tom Hooper, is essentially positive and optimistic. TKS shows how, with courageous and dedicated leadership, a society can act together in the fight for freedom and democracy. However, unlike TKS, “The Plough and The Stars” (TPTS) by Seán O’Casey depicts the power of politics to divide a society and bring about destruction and desolation is negative. In contrast Claire Keegan’s novella, “Foster”, is not quite as defined in its GVV as TKS and TPTS, which presents multiple viewpoints. The ultimately negative viewpoint of “Foster” is that of a young child thrown into an unusual fostering situation in circumstances in which she does not