Gotham City Essays

  • Batman As A Hero

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    Batman (a.k.a. Bruce Wayne) is one of the most iconic superheroes in the history of comics and the world. Although some may consider him a vigilante because of the way he takes justice into his own hands, he is an ally to the people of Gotham, bringing peace to the city in its darkest nights. The story of how Batman came to be can be quite complex and is seen in various versions but in most, Bruce is disgraced by the death of his parents: Thomas (owner of a massive Wayne company) and Martha Wayne. Therefore

  • Odysseus Ideal Hero

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    Batman or Bruce Wayne was born in Gotham, a city infested with crime, and was the son of billionaires. However, this dream life didn’t last. Bruce’s parents were killed when he was ten. This contributed in the motivation of Bruce to create Batman. Bruce Wayne swore vengeance on all criminals. He created this bat persona to hunt down all of Gotham’s cruelest criminals. Odysseus isn’t the real hero. Even though everyone believes Odysseus is the ideal hero, but the real optimal hero is Batman

  • Batman Under The Red Hood Analysis

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    lazarus pit (Winick n. p.). These are all points in the story that show that Jason’s body was no longer in the grave. After the lazarus pit Jason begin to remember things that only he could know. Of course this was all before Jason would return to Gotham city and battle with

  • Compare And Contrast Batman And Superman

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    Batman v Superman The rivalry between the Gotham knight and the kryptonian has gone on for decades. Both are popular superheroes who do good for others, and fight for their city. Each have their own way of handling villains and the safety of the world but the argument always goes back to who is the better hero? Batman and Superman have fought alongside each other for years, yet they are always compared to one another. Through differences in abilities, adversity and goals, it is easy to compare and

  • Batman And Psychology A Dark And Stormy Night Psychological Analysis

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    Bob Kane’s fictional vigilante, Batman, is Gotham City’s greatest hero, capable of overcoming difficult challenges and defeating intimidating opponents. However, does the resilient hero have what it takes to face the struggle of love? In “Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Night”, Travis Langley, the author, delves into the mind of Batman to offer readers his professional opinion regarding Batman’s mental health after experiencing the most unfortunate event of his life, the death of his parents

  • The Dark Knight Rises Analysis

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    Batman movies directed by Christopher Nolan. As a student of Legal methods, it is my personal opinion that an appreciation of the movie becomes engaging on deconstructing the motivation and reasons behind the antagonist’s drive in obliterating the city of Gotham. An understanding of the concepts and reasons behind his actions is imperative, to bring out their shortcomings and flaws. And this critical analysis is all the more important as the delegitimization of the antagonist’s notion and its implementation

  • Batman Returns In The Movie Batman

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    doing. It is hardly mentioned that his parents died and we have to come to our own conclusions which are that he is getting revenge on the joker for killing his parents to restore justice to the city of darkness. • He is very arrogant because he believes he can get rid of every single villain in gotham city. • One gets the sense that his riches are spent on unimportant extravagancies like giant statues and big parties. • People didn’t believe that he is real – they thought of him as a myth or as some

  • The Dark Knight Character Analysis Of Batman

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    name of Bruce Wayne witnesses his mother and father robbed and murdered by a thug in an alley way upon leaving a play in his home city of Gotham. Bruce would continue to grow into a man that decides to use fear to combat those criminals who utilize fear to prey on their victims. Bruce would train and become a force to fight crime and uphold the safety of the people of Gotham. In the Dark Knight, the main antagonist or villain of the story goes by the name of “The Joker”. The joker is an odd character

  • Dissimilarity: Similarities Between Batman And Superman

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    core which spawned Kryptonite. Which happens to be his only weakness and extremely toxic to Superman powers. Using his massive astrophysical powers he converts into the defender of mankind. However, Batman who befitted the protector of Gotham a wicked and corrupt city, is a human born on planet earth, dressed analogous to a bat. At the same time he has no superhuman powers, yet he is extremely intelligent and an impressive warrior. As for his resourcefulness and mechanical strategies he has become

  • Batman's Ambiguity In The Dark Knight

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    law. Batman’s alter-ego Bruce Wayne is a billionaire who dedicates himself to protecting Gotham City from its criminal underworld and from his archenemy, The Joker. One of the reasons Batman can be considered ambiguous is because he does immoral things such as hacking peoples cellphones and using the signals as a map of the city, even though he commits this unethical act, it is all done to protect the city from The Joker. The vigilante Batman is always dressed in black and only comes out at night

  • Essay On Grand Theft Auto Vice City

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    Grand Theft Auto Vice City, the sequel to GTA 3, takes us to Vice City. It's a world that was inspired by the Miami of the 1980s, and you can steal cars, rob stores and pull off drive shootings. Like with most of the Grand Theft Auto games, you have a gigantic sandbox world that you can explore, and you have a fully immersive world with radio stations included. This is the type of video game that pulls you in from start to finish and keeps you wanting more. The American Dream: Living it Large

  • The Hero's Journey In Ant-Man

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    In the Marvel blockbuster Ant-Man, Scott Lang, a thief just released from prison,undergoes the hero’s journey into Ant Man, a superhero with a powerful suit. All while undergoing this transformation, Scott Lang attempts to repave his everyday life from crime and recklessness to a responsible adult all while trying to have his daughter be proud of him for who he has become and to care for her while dealing with the temptation of his former life. The most notable stages are the departure stage and

  • German Expressionism: Film Analysis

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    German Expressionism deals with many characteristics ranging from storyline, to bold artistic styles, to dealing with “intellectual” topics, to set design & location, and even character appearance. All of these if not more, The films starts out with a simple yet creative storyline of a real estate agent (Thomas Hutter) who is sent to Transylvania to visit a new client (Count Orlok) to convince him to move to Wisburg. Now this “client”is also rumored of bringing a plague to this quiet town. During

  • The Long Halloween Analysis

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    The Long Halloween takes place during Batman’s early days of detective work and crime fighting. This entire set of comics tells the story of an unidentified killer who goes by the name “Holiday”. “Holiday” preys and murders on people in the two major, rival mobs “The Roman,” and “The Boss”, killing them during holidays. With only being able to trust District Attorney Harvey Dent and Lieutenant James Gordon, Batman races against the calendar as he tries to discover who Holiday is before he claims

  • The Book Thief: Film Analysis

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    The Book Thief, directed by Brian Percival, is a film adaptation of a book by Mark Zusak centred around adolescent girl Liesel Meminger (Sophie Nelisse). Set in Germany during the early-mid 1940’s, leading up to the war, Liesel is sent away from her family to live with foster parents since she is at risk of being killed due as her parents are communists. Percival uses skilfully chosen aural and visual elements as well as cinematic techniques such as lighting and camera angles to communicate and explore

  • Personal Narrative: My Dad In My Life

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    My dad is like Batman. He can be sarcastically bitter, cocky, clever, but yet he is willing to help out and work with someone whenever. He knows me better than I know myself. In tight situations, he always has a solution. I know that I can count on him for anything. My dad is astonishing and is one of the best dads out there. He has a great character, childhood, and even has so much in common with me. Problematic and dull would describe my life if I didn’t have my dad. I can’t even fathom the thought

  • Qualities Of A True Hero

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    Superman… Batman..Yes these are heroes but only in comics. A hero is different for everyone. I think a hero is humble, loyal, and trustworthy. These are all traits that define a hero in my eyes.”A true hero isn't measured by the size of his strength but by the strength of his heart.”-Hercules. Being humble is not braig, Loyal is forgiving someone even if they messed up, And trustworthy is being a smart, kind person who anyone can trust. When I think of a hero I think of the charter trait humble

  • Batman Character Analysis

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    MIXED (BAT) SIGNALS A Play by Demetri Parezo Characters BATMAN, early 30’s. Has a tendency to take things too seriously ROBIN, BATMAN’s sidekick, late teens, troublesome boy hates being called Rubin DR.PHIL, Award winning TV show host with a, excellent mustache Setting The DR.PHIL Show. The present. Lights up to reveal DR.PHIL sitting across from BATMAN. DR.PHIL: Thank you, everybody, for tuning-in to today 's show. We have a good one for you. Today is our “Struggling Celebrity Relationships”

  • Ironman's Uniform Comparison

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    Superheroes expand on the imagination of what humans can be. They have qualities that make the impossible possible. There are two superheros that have qualities that are more realistic. Ironman and Batman have no powers, they are just two men who have the resources to make the world a better place. There are multiple traits to a superhero: the uniform, the secret identity, the hideout, the sidekick, and some other characteristics A uniform is a vital part of a superhero. Batman’s uniform has some

  • Essay About Tourism In Oman

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    Oman is known for its tourist attractions from all around the world. Wadi's deserts, beaches, and mountains are areas which make Oman different to other gulf countries. Mountainous areas such as Jabel Shams are widely common in Oman which makes camping even more interesting. Moreover, there are many deserts and sand plains in Oman. Wadies are also common land features in Oman. In the capital of Oman, Muscat we can find many malls and more civilized areas that will make anybody more interested. During