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    of their race/gender/social class. The chosen movies by which to identify these themes were created over the previous twenty plus years are, Legally Blonde identifying gender and social class, Trading Places presenting social class and race, and Get Hard pushing the bar with race and social class stereotypes. Commonalities and Chosen Issues In Legally Blonde, a 2001 comedy directed by Robert Luketic, the main

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    Legally Blonde Symbolism

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    Witherspoon starred in box-office success Legally Blonde, a movie about a superficial sorority girl’s ascent to become valedictorian of Harvard Law School. Many regard this movie as a fun and light “feel-good” watch. While there is no disagreement that this movie is an easy watch, it holds much more meaning than appears on the surface. Elle is a kind, hard-working, and multi-faceted character, and serves as an inspiration to audiences. Further still, Legally Blonde, features metaphysical themes like fate

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    the law” puts a perspective on how Americans have an opinion about lawyers. Through our culture’s portrayals of law through movies, media, TV, etc., we have this idea that lawyers happen to be either good or bad when in fact they are heroes. “Legally Blonde” and “Liar Liar” both display the heroic lawyer and provide us with how their demeanor affects the way Americans interpret beliefs of the law. From the past to present, it is difficult for Americans to consider lawyers as heroes when our culture

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    about a specific topic; it can open our minds to new subjects and opinions. How each gender is represented in films is displayed differently throughout the films: A Streetcar Named Desire (Kazan, 1951), Inglourious Basterds (Tarantino, 2009), and Legally Blonde (Luketic, 2001). Women are sexualized and treated as a minority throughout these films, but the men are forced to be masculine and prove their worth. In A Streetcar Named Desire, the women of the time were just getting rights and a voice

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    Self Reflective Analysis

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    Throughout the course of my time in high school, there were times when I did not give a class or an assignment my best effort, or others when I would absorb information only to regurgitate it when test time came around. I was always able to determine when I sold myself short because of a nagging feeling of guilt that would sweep over me once I had made the decision to not go all out. This feeling of guilt was my conscience attempting to warn me about my future endeavors, where I would be required

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    Romeo Juliet Advantages

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    In spite of the fact that reading a Shakespeare play may not speak to most students, there are actually numerous advantages of reading Romeo and Juliet. Teaching Romeo and Juliet in schools will most certainly be helpful to students. The key advantages associated with the study of Romeo and Juliet consist of; students getting to learn about the way people spoke during Shakespeare’s time, the theme of the play being the ones that students can relate to, and the useful life lessons that can be learned

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    Daisy Trejo CMTM 160-3 December 3, 2015 Gender Stereotypes in “Legally Blonde” “Legally blonde” is a comedy drama, based on the book written by Amanda Brown, about a tall, blonde, blue-eyed sorority girl, Elle Woods played by Reese Whiterspoon. Elle is a college senior excited to take the next step in life, marriage. Excitedly expecting her college boyfriend to ask her to marry him, but he breaks up with her instead, saying that he has to be with someone more "serious" if he plans on a career in

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    the movie Legally Blonde fits under the category of stereotypes exceptionally well, since it shows many stereotypes of women in the society. For instance, there is one scene in the movie, where Warner, the handsome boy is playing football with his friends, and Elle, the dumb blonde sits on the sidelines to study and distract the guys playing as she wears nothing but a sparkly bikini top under a furry shawl on her upper half. This example evidently portrays the serotype of being a blonde dumb. Throughout

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    The movie Legally blonde features Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon) a kind hearted, blonde girly-girl who somehow manages to keep up a 4.0, while also being the president of her sorority; Elle is adored by her sorority sisters, so when she believed her boyfriend Warner (Matthew Davis) was going to propose that night her sisters jumped at the chance to help her prepare for the date. Unfortunately, the work they put in to make Elle look beautiful on her special night was for not because instead of proposing

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    The author focuses on the black and feminine experience of the black women in the white society. Her feminine identity as well as her radical identity has molded her vision of the city. More important was Brook’s objective treatment of issues such as identity Crisis and racism. In the collection of A Street in Bronzeville, the characters range from the death-in-life figure of a woman in Obituary for a living lady. The unnamed woman in the poem, a person Brooks knew well. As a child she was decently

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    Legally Blonde had countless conflicts that the main, and even other characters had to overcome. Mentioned before was about a break up, that was a major conflict, along with her getting accepted into Harvard but the school felt that her over glowing looks and

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    carried a javelin, a spear, and a sword was going to win David. A lesson that was learned from the author is that you should never underestimate someone who you think looks weak. Comparing the story to one of my favorite movies Legally Blonde, Elle Woods is known as the blonde white girl from Los Angeles. When Elle decides to attend Harvard University people thought of her as a joke. Her roommates and parents didn’t see Elle taking the path to one of the most prestiges law school in the world. The

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    “I know we have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling, but someday someone will and hopefully sooner than we might think right now.” This was one of the most memorable lines from Hillary Clinton’s concession speech to Donald Trump. The quote highlights the state of women in society today, as they are somehow still viewed as incapable of handling such a high position of leadership. But this problem goes beyond simply politics; it boils down to everyday circumstances of gender

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    block, waving at those they pass. The new neighborhood was buzzing with excitement. A little blond girl with the ugliest haircut was jumping on her best friend’s trampoline. Their delightment growing with each bounce. It was a few weeks until the blonde girl would start kindergarten.

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    Purple House Short Story

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    One frozen morning snow covered the small houses to the narrow streets in Chatman town. Chatman town is a very poor community, so therefore there is a population of 50 people. One of the 50 people lives in the small purple house that is on the only hill in the town. That hill towered over the other houses, like a great dane surrounded by yorkies. The purple house was a very erstwhile house, but on the inside has the looks of a little girl’s room. The walls were painted pink and all the furniture

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    Gone With The Wind

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    Gone with the Wind won the majority of the Oscars in 1939. The year 1939 was the greatest year of Hollywood films. Ten great films were nominated for best picture, including most of the classics, and with the most famous actors and actresses. These include Dark Victory, Goodbye Mr. Chips, Love Affair, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Ninotchka, Of Mice and Men, Stagecoach, The Wizard of Oz, and Wuthering Heights. Gone with the Wind won ten awards out of thirteen nominations. Simply being one of the

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    22 Jump Street Analysis

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    differences, which overall creates a different storyline. Both 22 Jump Street and Legally Blonde share a common theme. Both movies are set in a college scene, and both themes include overcoming a hardship to achieve a goal and growing a closer relationship with the people around them. In 22 Jump Street, the main characters, Schmidt and Jenko, attend college to solve a mysterious death of a student (Goldberg 2013), as in Legally Blonde, Elle Woods attends college to become a lawyer to prove herself to her ex-boyfriend

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    being advertised in many films. The movie, Legally Blonde (Luketic, 2001), reinforces gender-based assumptions and stereotypes in different ways. I will argue that the illustration of women in this film represent inaccurate gender stereotypes that work to point to the character that is the perfect women. I will do this by investigating three female characters and analyzing how these stereotypes show women that they should be the “perfect” women. Legally Blonde is a movie about a woman named Elle Woods

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    Trifles Film Analysis

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    Commentary writing in contrasting “Trifles” by Susan Glaspell with “Legally Blonde” film by Robert Lucketic This is brief commentary writing in contrasting “Trifles” drama by Susan Glaspell with film, Legally Blonde, by Robert Lucketic. In this commentary writing, the focus is to find out the answer from the understanding the drama and film and it is gathered on the question, 1) what are trifles to which the title refers? 2) What are connotations of the word trifles? 3) What are some of symbols

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    I have not yet met a single person oblivious to the phrases, "Blonde moment," or the annoying, "She won't understand because she is blonde." Being blonde myself, I've personally heard these I would say oh-- maybe a million times, give or take a few. I have grown to turn a deaf ear to someone whenever they say such things because I know that they are either ignorant to the fact that hair color does not in fact play a role in someone’s intelligence whatsoever, (which is scientifically proven by the

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