Gary Soto, an American-Mexican Poet born in 1952, published an array of pieces that recount the realities of his upbringing. Growing up in San Joaquin Valley, ensured his involvement in the fields. Living in a drought prone region, droughts were inevitable, and the community remained vulnerable to hardships that came along with the drought. These hardships experienced were transformed into a visible theme found throughout this poem. Weather conditions can make people vulnerable to the effects experienced
involved and our society in general. Our nation honors the sacrifices of the fallen as well as the survivors of past conflicts through museums, monuments, and memorials. Given the origin of these commemorations, they can carry a far greater significant meaning than anyone could ever possibly understand. Through the use of imagery, Komunyakaa illustrates the notion that the Vietnam Memorial is a connection between the fallen and the living that are in its presence. Komunyakaa initiates the use of imagery
Imperfect America experiences constant reminders that, “Heaven has not and will not arrive on Earth” (The Loss of Innocence). This concept carries over to the tragedy that war has become. In Fallen Angels, Meyers uses a specific prayer to connect the audience to the great sorrow brought by, “warrior soldiers” (Myers 44). Through the words of Lieutenant Carroll and Monaco, the audience realizes that the soldiers mourn the loss of their peer; however they lament the loss of their childlike innocence
thing, Dark of the Moon is a significant improvement over its disastrous predecessor Revenge of the Fallen. The franchise exists to show giant talking robots bashing into each other causing colossal destruction. This doesn’t mean that is bad at all. We want to see those things rather than paying attention to the humans. The title is called Transformers, and we pay our money to the theaters to see actual Transformers clamoring war with giant explosions no matter what. Weirdly, the movie delivers the
that we see as in the background or the supporting roles are more men than women. Evidence: In an article USC Anne berg associates professor Stacy L. Smith asserts that: “in a survey of the top 100-grossing movies of 2009 –including “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.” “Harry potter and the Half Blood Prince” and “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” – researchers found that 32.8% of the 43,342 speaking character were female and 67.2% were male, percentage identical to that of top-grossing movies of 2008”
build a healthy curiosity or appreciation of contrasts and similarities they share between each other, Hollywood has tried to create a chasm that only leads to further racial segregation and insecurities. For instance, in Michael Bay’s Transformer: Revenge of the Fallen, two characters Skids and Mudflap are caricatures of black people. In the movie, the two characters speak and act in a manner that how some people historically think black people behave.