Maui Essays

  • Summary Of The Archetype Hero In The Movie Moana

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    make them love him and worship him. In the film, “Moana,” the story teller use the archetype Hero to reveal how we as humans take the risk of saving others because we want to be loved and worship by others. In the film “Moana,” The demigod Maui states that no one loved him and once the gods adopted him and abandon him. He felt lonely and sad so of course he wanted to be worship and loved by people,

  • Maui Legend

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    legend about Maui pulling out New Zealand is very similar to the legend of Maui pulling out the Hawaiian islands. In both myths Maui pulls out a fish that eventually turns to be an island(s). From all the information and different legends or myths the two legends that I'm comparing are totally different and the same at the same time. In the New Zealand legend Maui. was a Demi god, more talented than the others, and better in general than his four brothers Roto, Mua, Pae and Taha. Maui four brothers

  • Femininity In The Little Mermaid

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    The Little Mermaid: Hegemonic Femininity The transition from a girl to a woman is created by the socially constructed ideals of femininity often depicted in commercials, books, and mainly films. One of the famous animated princess Disney films, The Little Mermaid can be easily added to yet another Disney film portraying hegemonic femininity. In the 1989 film The Little Mermaid, (Ron Clements, John Musker) a beautiful, young mermaid is willing to make a risky deal with an evil sea-witch because she

  • Maui Character Analysis

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    character of Maui in the movie Moana? Well, I got to say there was some difficulties voicing Maui but other than that it was pretty good. Why were the difficulties that occurred when voicing Maui? The difficulties were picking the right emotion to what Maui says in the movie. Another was that when different scenes are played I would mess my lines up and we 'd start all over again from the beginning. Also, knowing how to sing the lyrics of a song correctly. Did you like being Maui or was there

  • William Drake Westervelt Character Analysis

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    myth. The central idea is Maui after seeing his mother’s unrecompensed work due to the Sun’s fast journey, realizes how regular humans must be faring and decides to tame the Sun. In this myth, Westervelt mostly uses indirect characterization, which shows things that reveal the personality of a character. In the myth, Maui tames the sun to make days longer to help people get more work done during the day. His personality plays a big part in his taming of the Sun;

  • Snorkeling Research Paper

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    forget. The Best Hawaiian Island For Snorkeling The best snorkeling in Hawaii is at Maui & Big Island. These 2 islands possess much more snorkeling sites, the coral reefs here are healthier and the pelagic life is richer if to compare with Kauai or Oahu. For those who adore floating over vast coral fields the prime place to snorkel in Hawaii is Big Island. Swim with turtles Hawaii dream will come true easily at Maui. Hawaii snorkeling is extremely easy as dozens of wonderful spots may be accessed from

  • Case Study Of Ruth Chang's Ted Talk

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    me 2. Whether to stay on Maui or move to the mainland. Staying on Maui- Pros: -Natural Beauty . -The Ocean. -The Weather. -The People (friends, family, nice strangers.) Cons: -Not necessarily a lot of opportunity. -The college. -The cost of living. When I grow old enough, I want to actively move around and travel. Living on Maui forever just isn’t ideal. That being said, I would love to live on Maui for periods of time. My ultimate goal is to be able to live on maui for some time, salt lake city

  • My Favorite Vacation Essay

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    I am going to be taking you to my favorite vacation spot which happens to be 4,403 miles away from where we live. The only way to get to there is by plane, which is the worst part about going to this destination. The plane ride is around 10 hours from Detroit Metropolitan Airport. This state is made up of eight different islands which are surrounded by the North Pacific Ocean. The place I will be talking about is Hawaii. Hawaii will always have a special place in my heart not only because of the

  • Moana Dualism Analysis

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    The film ‘Moana’ is an animated film that is based in Polynesia. The story revolves around a heroine, Moana who is the chief 's daughter. She sets on a quest to explore the world beyond the island where she lives. In the process, she ends up saving her own people. Her father makes a decision that because of her heroic act, she must remain on the island so that she can later take over as the leader. However, Moana defies her father and sets on a journey full of experiences that ends up fulfilling

  • Star Wars A New Hope Heroes Analysis

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    film Moana, where Moana is determined to find Maui to give him the heart of Te Fiti. When Moana’s grandmother passes away, she tells Moana to find Maui and give him the heart of Te Fiti. Moana loves her grandmother exceptionally and thinks that this is the least she can do for her. Moana has determination when she is trying to persuade Maui to return the heart of Te Fiti and restore the island. Moana expresses, “I am Moana of Motunui. You will board my

  • Hawaiian Day Octopus Essay

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    the air. Temperature is another very important abiotic factor in a marine biome. If the water is too hot or cold it can affect the species living there. Coral is especially sensitive to temperature. On average the water temperature in the winter in Maui, is 75 °F. In summer the average water temperature is 80 °F. Coral is not a rock. It is not a plant. It is made up of thousands of tiny animals. These animals are called polyps, and can live on their own, though tend to group up to form coral. Different

  • Moana Argumentative Essay

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    their life, and the things people discover. The people a person spends the most time around impact their beliefs. In Moana, Maui was changed because he spent time with Moana. At the beginning of the movie, Maui acts selfish and refuses to help Moana return the heart. Moana is eventually able to convince Maui to help her because he will get praise for saving Te Fiti. At the end, Maui apologizes for being selfish. Maui's identity changed

  • Disney's Moana Cultural Analysis

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    Premiering in late 2016, Disney’s Moana has been critically acclaimed for its riveting exploration of the Pacific and indigenous self-identity. Though cast in a classic Disney way, Moana does offer a unique explanation to “the Long Pause”, a period derelict of Oceanic voyaging (Dickson, 2003). However, despite its box office success and idiosyncratic historical interpretation, scholars are outraged by Moana’s cultural appropriation of Oceania. Although Disney has received similar criticism from

  • Heros Journey In Odyssey: The Hero's Journey

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    gets the help from a friend named Maui, a demigod, who had stolen the heart of Te Fiti. In the beginning, Moana’s family, especially her father, are very strict about her going out into the ocean alone. But, her grandmother realizes that she is the one that can help the island from dying. One day, Moana’s grandmother falls ill, she tells her that once the Heart of Te Fiti is removed the world will become a deadly place and that the person who had the heart was Maui. She also gives Moana a necklace

  • Moana Polynesian's Demeter: The Evolution Of Persephone

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    Greeks believed the seasons composed discrete goddess of Demeter and her replication to the forsook and retrieval of Persephone. In Moana Polynesians believed the creation of life and seasons was formed from a woman named Tafiti and demi-god named Maui. Demeter is the Greek goddess who controls the four seasons. Demeter availing farmers in where point to rocket and draw the hand a well-kenned is dealt fertile. Hades glommed Persephone afore Demeter apperceived her daughter absence. the confine of

  • Informative Speech On Ariana Hurle

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    Some facts about Ariana Hurdle are, her birthday is on November 3rd, 2000, she attends Kamehameha Schools Maui, and she loves paddling. Ariana has been paddling since Freshman year and since then she has paddled not only for school, but for Wailea Canoe Club. She is proud to say that she paddles because she feels that it helps her connect with the past and her culture. In Ariana's free time she enjoys, watching movies, hanging out with friends, and catching up on sleep. Ariana is the 4th of 5 children

  • Moina Character Analysis

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    Has the ocean chosen others in the past? It is quite possible that Grandma Tala and Chief Tui were previously chosen by the ocean. All three characters have a few but very important characteristics that they all share. Their love for water, adventure, and to venture out of the norm. Grandma Tala may have been the first to be chosen and presumably had her own reasons for why she could not return the heart. Therefore, very much like she did with Moana, she started planting the seeds in Tui's head

  • Hero In The Maze Runner

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    expresses what a hero is really made out of and that anyone can be a hero. The movie Moana tells a story of a young girl who is destined to save the world by restoring the stolen heart of the monster Te Ka. Along the way, she meets a demigod named Maui, and she works together with him to stop the darkness. The Maze Runner is set in a dystopian future where Thomas, the main character, gets stuck in a maze with lots of other people. The maze is constantly changing and the doors to the maze close at

  • Personal Narrative: My Trip To Hawaii

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    in Hawaii. That trip was so amazing because I got to visit four beautiful Hawaiian islands, and experience many amazing activities. In Oahu I was able to swim with dolphins, visit Pearl Harbor, swim at the beach, and shop. After Oahu we stopped by Maui where I went snorkeling, ate at a traditional luau, and saw the sun rise from the top of an inactive volcano. That was amazing and I thought it surely couldn’t be topped, but it was when I visited the big island and Kauai. I went to a black sand beach

  • Compare And Contrast Flossing Vs Waterpik

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    brushing and flossing are essential for maintaining healthy teeth and gums. An ongoing question in the preventative dentistry world, many wonder if using a waterpik is a substitute to flossing. Below, the friendly dental staff at the Implant Center of Maui explain why flossing is better for you than using a waterpik in terms of preventative dentistry. Flossing vs. Waterpiks How are the Two Different? A waterpik is a useful, convenient tool used to remove debris from between teeth and dental implants