The Spongebob Themes

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Across different genres, we are met with a variety of colors, images, symbols, messages, etc. that bring out certain emotions in the audience and bring forth a proposal. The proposal of each genre is a worldly approval or disapproval of life’s entirety. Stephen Hillenburg’s The Spongebob Movie and Robert Frost’s Fragmentary Blue highlight the themes of unity, loyalty, masculinity, and trust through archetypal images of the hero, suggesting a life-affirming vitality for the world. When analyzing the color blue, it is best defined as a symbol of unity, loyalty, masculinity, and trust. These symbols can be referenced as common themes across genres that escape the conformities of the nihilistic perspective, especially like that that of The Spongebob…show more content…
In terms of the archetypical themes stated above, masculinity represents all of them. To be masculine is being able to unite, be united with, to trust, be trusted, be loyal, and be loyal to. Masculinity can be attributed to three thematic gender roles, “strength: emotional toughness, courage, self-reliance, and rationality. Honor: duty, loyalty, responsibility, integrity, selflessness, and compassion. Action: competitiveness, ambition, and risk-taking” (“psychology of men”). All of three thematic gender roles can even be associated with the archetypical…show more content…
Frost speaks about uniting and admiring the blue heaven as one admires the broken up blues on earth. He asks, “Why make so much of a fragmentary blue,” (Frost, “Miscellaneous Poems to 1920”) when the heavens represent it all. He signifies earthly images such as nature and archetypical images such as heaven. It’s almost as if he’s preaching to admire the blue heavens when you look up as you would admire the extraordinary blue in nature. Unification presents the trust Frost has in the faith of the beauties of earth to form the
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