Johanna Barker Essays

  • Hybridity In Madam Madame Koto's The Famished Road

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    Hybridity: Hybridity usually defined as “the creation of new trans-cultural forms within the contact zone produced by colonisation” (Ashcroft, Griffiths and Tiffin, 2003). It takes many forms comprising cultural, political and linguistic. Ben Okri records a modification and addresses hybrid cultural models in The Famished Road. He connects the hybridity with structure that shapes the narrative. He states that “One of the strongest impulses which made me write The Famished Road is that I got tired

  • Hitchcock Panic Room Analysis

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    ON CONTEMPORARY DIRECTORS AND THEIR INFLUENCE Modern directors take a leaf out of the books of early directors all the time; be it in a form of a shot, character traits, or just generic similarities, it has all been done. These contemporary directors tread the thin line between plagiarism and influence with great competence, and produce work which is bound to go down in the vaults, like the ones they took inspiration from. Owing to his unconventional shooting methods, Hitchcock has a whole

  • Artemis Fowl Character Analysis

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    It seems strange that all the regular novels featuring Artemis Fowl disguise his actual looks from us, and yet here is the character's creator collaborating on the graphic novel of the first book in the series. With the great intelligence of Fowl at large it is understandable that no-one knows what he looks like, with his technological nous and Butler's bulk to protect him from hidden CCTV and whatnot. And now we do know what he looks like, what is the result? Well, a bit of an unattractive sight

  • Civil Disobedience In Antigone

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    Laws have maintained the order and stability of society from old days of ancient civilization to today’s contemporary society. As law-abiding citizens, we allow the laws to be enforced through punishments and consequences; however, when these laws threaten ethical values and justice, they are challenged in a non-violent method known as “civil disobedience.” In Sophocles’ Antigone, Antigone challenged the political authority of Creon in a defiant act that related the struggles between her duty as

  • Summary Of Internal Events In The Tragedy Of Hamlet

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    In The Tragedy of Hamlet , by William Shakespeare, some of the most significant events are mental or psychological events that make the audience feel and have an emotional connection with the characters. Moreover, these significant events are categorized as new awakenings, discoveries, and changes in consciousness that set off a mental or psychological effect to the readers. The author, Shakespeare, gives these internal events to characters such as Ophelia, Gertrude, and Hamlet throughout the play

  • Personal Identity In Alice Walker's The Color Purple

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    Alice Walker is one of the best known of African-American writers. In 1982, Walker published her most famous novel, The Color Purple. The novel is written in an epistolary form. Ita has also been made into a movie by Steven Spielberg and into a musical. The novel primarily focuses on the problems that the African-American women faced in the 20th century in the south of the United States depicted on the example of Celie, who came through a number of events and finally managed to self-actualize herself

  • Begum Rokeya Analysis

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    Begum Rokeya Sakhwat Hossain Begum Rokeya Sakhwat Hossain, who is popularly known as Begum Rokeya (9 December 1880-9 December 1932) was a leading feminist writer and a social worker in undivided Bengal during the 20th century. Every year 9th December is observed as “Rokeya Day”. She is most famous for her efforts on behalf of gender equality and other social issues. She established the first school aimed primarily at Muslim girls which still exists today. She was a notable muslim feminist

  • Stephen Sondheim: Musical Analysis

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    Stephen Sondheim is a well known composer in the Broadway community. His rare talent of writing both music and lyrics has earned him a “cult following.” His followers adore him due to his sophisticated music, topics, and approaches; however, four musicals made a particular impact toward Sondheim’s life, and affected his songwriting career. These four musicals are West Side Story, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and Sunday in the