British films Essays

  • British Villain In Disney Films, The Accent Of Evil

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    ever noticed how in Hollywood films, the villains have a British accent. Is it just a coincidence or is British really the accent of evil? A couple of posts ago I talked about how language affects our children, and today I thought I’d continue down that road. The other day I was watching The Lion King with my kids and suddenly realized that the villain, Scar has a British accent. When I started thinking more about this I realized that many Hollywood films and Disney films portrays the villain with a

  • Focalization In Shooting An Elephant

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    Shooting an elephant, by George Orwell (1936) The internal struggle of George Orwell in regard to his conscience in terms of his stance towards the British Empire and the native Burmese is one of the main characterstics of Shooting an elephant. Orwell himself opposes the British empire, but due to the role he is required to play, as a police officer, his physical appearance indicates that he opposes the native Burmans. His role as a police officer disables him to interact with the Burmans on an

  • Macbeth Character Development

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    Shakespeare, the well known playwright, is believed to have created the well know play known as “Macbeth” in 1606. Shakespeare has been previously renowned for diverse character development, and the play “Macbeth” is no exception. Personal being, having a sense of belonging, straying from materialism, and overall morality and decency towards others are four main characteristics of a well developed humane character. Throughout the progression of the play Macbeth’s character development is well portrayed

  • Consequences Of Imperialism In Shooting An Elephant By George Orwell

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    As a common trend for many regimes, every government produces conflicts between the ruling and the ruled. The impact of the British Empire’s corruption during the age of colonialism is an example of these consequences. The British government shows contempt towards its foreign vassals, and the colonists in return feel aversion towards their European rulers. The renowned writer, George Orwell is influenced by imperialism’s ethnical conflicts. Despite being a colonial policeman, he is compelled into

  • The Perception Of Power In George Orwell's Shooting An Elephant

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    In “Shooting an Elephant” by George Orwell, the author writes about his experience with dealing a rampant elephant in British Colonial Burma. Privilege is usually viewed as a positive attribute, however Orwell explores all of the negatives that privileges can bring, which can be applied to modern day social expectations and politics. In order to highlight its effects on a personal and a widespread level, he uses the rhetorical device of figurative language. The figurative language__________ Throughout

  • The Little Foxes Character Analysis

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    Often, allegorical references mark a work of literary fiction, or in this instance play, as truly well written, because it symbolizes the knowledge of the author. Even though Lillian Hellman, the play rite of this particular drama, meant it to be realistic in nature, she could not say away from Biblical references, including naming the title after a verse in the Song of Solomon. Stereotypes in the Bible commonly match the character traits of almost any literary character, however, the characters

  • The Film Trobriand Cricket

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    that was the gift exchange system of the Kula and their sexual behavior. The exchange system with the shells called Kula created ways to bring together the communities within the islands. The British missionaries had their own values and beliefs, which they influenced onto the people on the island. British missionaries introduced the Trobrianders to different challenges and the game of cricket.

  • Disadvantages Of Imperialism And Colonialism

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    Many have argued that imperialism and colonialization is the same thing since they involve a practice of an invasion of a region by a more dominant and superior country, but that is not the case. Colonization is a process by which a central system of power dominates the surrounding land and its components. It is an idea, custom or practice peculiar to a colony. Imperialism on the other hand is the forceful extension of a nation’s authority by territorial gain or by the establishment of the economy

  • Who Is Parti Patriote In Canada?

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    As the war of 1812 came to an end a completely different Canada began to take shape. A British controlled monarch with Canada held political and military power over the regions of Canada. By the 1830 's Canada was a prime destination for main setters that seeks refuge from the economic stagnation of Europe. Some thirty thousand settlers from Europe, varying in class and wealth, land on the shores of Canada, mainly in Montréal, in hopes to find a prosperous and successful life on the vast fields of

  • Nollywood Analysis

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    Nollywood The Nigerian audience’s first experience in film screening was in 1903 at the Galover memorial Hall Farinde (2008) cited (Uchegbu 1992). Even though film was introduced by a European merchant, it took the combined efforts of the colonial administration and the church to sustain the industry Farinde (2008) cited (Ekwuazi 1987). The content of such films can be ascertained easily that the British colonialists were using those films for their colonialization strategies. Over the years the

  • Pashtun Peace Movement

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    They have prevented the British from taking over

  • John Adams Character Analysis

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    The John Adams movie is an HBO miniseries released in 2008 and directed by Tom Hopper. This film reflects on the real world by reenacting the event of the Boston Massacre that occurred in 1777. It reflects on our history and the events leading up to the United States becoming independent and free from the British. It is a timeline of life in the colonial days being ruled and taxed by the British. John Adams movie has a handful of main characters that we see. John Adams (Paul Giamatti) , one of the

  • Princess Diana In The 20th Century

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    The British monarchy is considered the oldest institution in Europe and also the most powerful one. Recently, Great Britain has experienced important changes in the British crown throughout the 20th century which consequently have had an impact in the country’s society. The media has played an important role in these changes in which the Princess Diana has been an essential ingredient to the whole new image of the country. The aim of this essay is to analyse the British monarchy as a media phenomenon

  • Film Review Of The Film 'The Opium War'

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    Film Review: “The Opium War” The movie “The Opium War” was filmed in memory of the return of HongKong in 1997. It’s an attempt to rebuild historical cognition. It is about what happened between two empires (the Great Qing dynasty and the Great Britain) in the time that full of opportunities and chaos from 1838 to 1840. The emperor Daoguang decided to forbid opium, bringing back wealth and order to his land. The emperor appointed Lin Zexu as his imperial commissioner, ordering him to go to Guangzhou

  • Boston, Bloody Boston: The Boston Revolution

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    I actually didn’t know that Paul Revere was only one of many messengers who alerted the minutemen that the British troops were coming in, I only remember the story of Paul Revere himself warning them, but it again created a good story and would be inspiring. I also wasn’t aware that the Boston Massacre was really an unfortunate mishap, or that Reveres rendition of it that spread in print throughout the colonies, was false and misleading (“Boston, Bloody Boston: The Revolution”). Presenting a martyr

  • Ancient Indonesia Research Paper

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    Aceh regions. Western culture has significantly affected Indonesia in technology, science, and modernized entertainment such as television shows, music and movies, as well as political system and issuance. India has particularly influenced Indonesian films and songs. A common type of music is the Indian-rhythmical dangdut, which is mixed with Malay and Arab folk music. Even with the influences of foreign culture, a few remote Indonesian regions still keep particular indigenous culture. Indigenous ethnic

  • Multicultural Communities In Britain

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    built upon and expanded largely due to international migration after the Second World War. (Panayi 92) The city that epitomises the clear and remarkable influence of immigration - and is therefore exemplary for a multicultural community - is the British capital London, which is not only the most ethnically diverse city in the country, but additionally also one of the most multicultural metropolises worldwide. (3; 10) In 2011, 36.7 per cent of its population, more than one in three London residents

  • Ap World History Dbq

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    Kacie Lee 2/15/18 Tomasetti AP World P.6 ID #20 1. Dominion of Canada (522) Once Britain gave Canada independence, the British North America Act of 1867 was established. This act brought Quebec, Ontario, and many more provinces together – they were called the Dominion of Canada. Each region had their own ruler, governor, and legislature, who each served as part of the British crown. A federal government with a governor was created, which was the main rep for Britain. The Dominion of Canada gained

  • Northern Colonies Vs American Colonies

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    Colonies are considered important in earlier times due to many reasons. Colonies are vital in obtaining control both for economic expansion and for wealth. In the film “Economies of Early British Colonies”, the expatriate period had begun because of the need of these influential European power to increase territorial properties and at the same time permit access of assets unavailable or limited in the home country. This essay intends to present comparison and contrast of the two distinguishable

  • A Hanging George Orwell Analysis

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    in India and was raised in Britain (99), wrote a powerful tale, “A Hanging,” which condemns capital punishment and its barbaric and heartless implementation. The story is based on the real life incident that he encountered while he was serving the British Imperial Police in Colonial Burma (Orwell 99). He witnessed a heartless action where an unnamed prisoner paid with his life for an unmentioned crime. The theme of the story is the wrongfulness of all the execution, and Orwell tries in “A Hanging”