Nina Jacobson Essays

  • The Hunger Games Book Report

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    Mengs Gebremedhin karriersenteret Opus Hadeland The Hunger Games The Hunger Games is one of the three book series written by Suzan Collins. Its first publication was made in 2008. It was followed by Catching Fire (2009), and Mockingjay (2010). The first part of the book, The Hunger Games (2011 edition), has about 458 pages which took me almost two weeks to finish it. The book is a scientific fiction and adventure in its writing style. Suzan Collins has clearly conveyed the message

  • The Catching Fire: Movie Analysis

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    Telling a story in a futuristic world gives you this freedom to explore things that bother you in contemporary times. So, in the case of the Hunger Games, issues like the vast discrepancy of wealth, the power of television and how it's used to influence our lives, the possibility that the government could use hunger as a weapon, and then first and foremost to me, the issue of war. – Suzanne Collins (Hudson, n.d.) ‘The Hunger Games’ series, one of the best selling sci-fi book series, is now an award-winning

  • Jhumpa Lahiri's Namesake

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    Namesake: By Jhumpa Lahiri(A comparative analysis of film and novel) From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of another fabulous novel written “Interpreter of Maladies”, Jhumpa Laheri’s critically appraised first novel is a finely wrote, deeply moving Moving family drama that highlights the significant themes: the immigrant experience, the Clash of cultures, the forced and conflicted tie between generations. The storyline of namesake takes the Ganguli family from their tradition- bounded life in

  • Society Essay: The Hunger Games And Women In Society

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    The Hunger Games and women in society: Suzanne Collins author of “The Hunger Games” designed Katniss Everdeen as the idealistic image of women in society. Her strength, skills, and self-control make her a figure of a woman perfect to match how our society wants women to be like and Suzanne wants that to stand out and make us think about it. Suzanne Collins wants to express how she thinks female should be like in everyday life and express that Katniss is much more than just a character, she is a message

  • Oppression In Morrison's Beloved

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    These lines from Morrison’s novel Beloved depict many dimensions of intersecting oppression of race, class and gender and the way the ‘matrix of oppression’ cripples black women’s ability to love. Morrison’s black female characters learn to craft significant identities by challenging all racial stereotypes. Collins in Black Feminist Thought discusses black feminist consciousness, she believes that “a distinctive, collective, black women’s consciousness exists.” Black women have always resisted every

  • Informative Speech: Animal Cruelty To Animals

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    “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated”. Do you know who says this quote? It came from a famous person from India, Mahatma Gandhi. Nowadays, many animals are abused and injured. The worst thing is when they become experimental material for chemical products experiments.For example, there is a video that went viral about a monkey with horrific face and one of its hands cannot be moved due to an effect of the chemical testing. Really

  • The Use Of Power In George Orwell's Animal Farm

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    “Animal Farm” Essay Whether it may be in the past or the present, power can change a person, making one do horrible things. To some, they will use any means of tactics to obtain power. In “Animal Farm” by George Orwell, he uses the story to portray the Russian Revolution in which it shows how power changes one. An event that happened in “Animal Farm” was when Napoleon starved the hens to death when they weren’t willing to lay eggs. A historical event that could relate to this is when Stalin starved

  • What Happened Miss Simone Analysis

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    Miss Simone?” is a documentary on the life of Nina Simone. Nina Simone was an American pianist, singer, and civil rights activist. She performed many different ranges and types of music. She was best known for her take on classical, gospel, jazz, blues, folk, soul, and pop music. This film can be found on Netflix. It first debuted at the Sundance Film Festival as an independent film in 2015. The film’s director, Liz Garbus, had the respect of Nina Simone’s estate and family to portray Nina’s

  • Power Corruption In George Orwell's Animal Farm

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    Georg Orwell released the satirical novel Animal Farm in 1945. This story follows the animals on Manor Farm as they overthrow the abusive human farmers and take control of the farm. Then the intelligent pigs gain power and under the leadership of Napoleon they become gradually more corrupt until they are indistinguishable from the humans they had once despised. This story acted as an allegory for the Russian Revolution in which the Bolsheviks revolted against the tsarist government and instituted

  • Allegory Animal Farm Analysis

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    The novel Animal Farm is an allegory of the Russian Revolution due to the parallelism between characters and historical events. Orwell’s goal in writing Animal farm was to illustrate a ruthless, totalitarian government during the Russian Revolution of 1917. In the novel “Animal Farm”, Manor farm represents the setting of the revolution in Russia. The main characters from the novel were leaders such as Napoleon, Snowball, Mr. Jones and Old Major, which represents the authoritative figures during the

  • Animal Farm Reflection

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    Animal farm was first published in England in 1945 the book reflects events leading up to the Russian Revolution of 1917. indirectly through the story. Animals in the story rebelled against humans, and a hero comes out from animals and set rules of the society, then a pig didn’t like the hero and this pig had some dogs that he trained since they were little. When those dogs grew up they helped him kill the hero and showed him as a bad person. So that he won’t be recognized as a hero. The evil pig

  • Kangaroo Lab Report

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    It was just a regular day at the science lab in Australia. I was working on a pill that will stop bad gas, Caiden (another scientist) was trying to figure out why animals have so much hair, and Caleb was taking a nap. Caiden was examining the hair of a kangaroo and a giraffe. I just finished creating my mixture to make the pill and that 's when it happened; Caleb farted so loud it made the lab shake. My mixture was shaking back and forth, and “CRASH” my mixture fell on the two animals and a huge

  • Informative Speech Of Animal Cruelty: Effects Of Animals

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    “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated”. Do you know who says this quote? It came from a famous person from India, Mahatma Gandhi. Nowadays, many animals are abused and injured. The worst thing is when they become experimental material for chemical products experiments.For example, there is a video that went viral about a monkey with horrific face and one of its hands cannot be moved due to an effect of the chemical testing. Really inhumane

  • Demi Lovato's Confident: Song Analysis

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    Despite having a downfall in 2010 when she went to rehab to deal with an eating disorder, addictions and mental illnesses, Demi Lovato rose up from the ashes and has now become a powerhouse in the music industry, joining fellow ex-Disney stars, Miley Cyrus and Selena Gomez. Demi is not afraid to speak out about her struggles, with becoming a strong advocate of shedding off the stigmatizations of mental illnesses and spokesperson towards promoting self-love and confidence, so much so that she also

  • The Golden Retriever Analysis

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    Why this dog has a bed full of toys? - 15 Pictures Some dogs like to nibble slippers, others to bury the food, the third to sleep all day... However, there are some who have special wishes and desires. Such is the dog who wants only a room full of toys. But why? The Family Meet the family Downie. This young couple has a dog and a cat, two beautiful pets who are rarely separated. Golden Retriever is a peaceful female named Mojito Rose Soldan, while black cat is a male and his name is Vader. Back

  • Pros And Cons Of Zoochosis

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    A zoo is collection of living animals usually for public display, in which, sometimes, employees don’t take care of the animals the way they should. Animals kept there are often sad and depressed, either because the area they are given is too limited for the space that animal needs, or because they were kidnapped from their natural habitats and family only to be inprisioned for the rest of their lives. Sometimes, those animals develop Zoochosis, an abnormal animal behavior caused by time in captivity

  • The Hunger Games Literary Analysis Essay

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    This essay will critically examine on how the female figure is represented throughout a very “selective” media outlet (the film industry), and how society is depicted in the film medium. The chosen media text for analysis is The Hunger Games, a theatrical adaptation of the novel written by Suzanne Collins and directed by Gary Ross. The film is centred on Katniss Everdeen - a teenage girl who volunteers on behalf of her sister, to fight in the annual Hunger Games- and the male District 12 tribute