Part I 1) Discuss the reasons that lead to the color changes and shifts in the perspectives of at least three of the main characters in the film Pleasantville. Released in 1993 by Gary Ross, Pleasantville presents David and Jennifer, a brother and sister that share the same high school, but completely different lives and networks. To escape from his life and the reality, David is addicted to the “Pleasantville” TV show. “Pleasantville” is the representation of the perfect city where the Parker family embodies the perfect family. After a fight Jennifer and David broke the TV remote; suddenly a mysterious repair main shows up and sends them into the Pleasantville show.
After the date, they went to Dairy Queen to have ice cream and said goodnight to each other. The next day, Linda was wearing the red cap to school and a boy named Nick Veenhof was teasing her and took the cap off of her head. Her bald head was shown with stitching and some bandages. This let the whole class knows she had cancer. O’Brien was called Timmy at that time, and he uses stories of Linda’s life to feel like she is still alive.
At first, it was just one letter (immediatly confiscated by Uncle Vernon). But more and more and more packages came for Harry, where ever he was moved: the cupboard underneath the stairs, a new bedroom, a distant motel, even an abandoned shack in the the middle of a watery, stormy nowhere. The last letter itslef was hand-delivered by the large and ominece figure that was Hagrid. Blasting the door off its hinges, Hagrid sauntered through, just as midnight struck. After thoroughly amusing himself by terrifying the Dursley's, he explained Harry's parentage to him, and therefore his true calling.
I had to watch the Kinsey movie more than once to understand it and I still do not quite understand the total movie. I understood that Kinsey was a biologist/scientist, but why was Kinsey collecting gall wasp? I was totally knocked off my feet when Kinsey had the homosexual relationship with Martin his assistant, and then revealed to his wife during the Christmas Holidays. Kinsey showed no remorse for sleeping with Martin, he expected Mac (his wife) to accept what he had told like it was the norm. Also, Kenneth Braughn was disgusting when he proceeded to masturbate in the presence of Kinsey and his assistant.
Still somewhat confused, Ray seeks guidance from his father, Frank. Frank offers his solicited advice when he is told that Ray is considering giving in to Debra by simply accepting her abrupt outbursts. His advice begins with morally stand up for yourself as a man and “Before you know it, what used to be a bad mood becomes her only mood. And then you become like me, where not a day goes by that I don’t wish a comet was screamin’ towards earth to bring me sweet relief.” Ray eventually goes to the pharmacy store and brings home seemingly every type of PMS symptoms relief, only to walk into a fiery
Neelum Shah Ms. Bailey English 9 Period 2 9 November, 2016 Brother: The New Windex Most times removing a stain from a glass window seems as simple as squirting some Windex and wiping it off. However, in the short story “The Scarlet Ibis,” by James Hurst, Brother, the protagonist, needs a lot more than a five dollar cleaner from the local Wal-Mart, for Doodle’s, his younger brother, disability, an unwanted blemish Brother desperately wants to erase. Instead of using the Windex to wipe the stain off, he decides simply to break the window. Feeling embarrassed, Brother dedicates his free time in training Doodle to walk. Brother introduces him to Old Woman Swamp, where the children share many joyful memories and learn a lot about each other,
She gets in her van to go to see if they are still at school, but along the way, she sees her daughter eating an ice cream cone in front of a barber shop. As she proceeds to investigate, she encounters her son Ray Jr. in the barber chair receiving a haircut as her ex- husband, demonstrates his misguided attempts at fatherhood by giving his young son a bald head haircut that mirrors those of the wards who are imprisoned. After questioning and challenging Ray with one line in a loud whisper, "How could you," Clarette can only leave the the babershop with her head pounding after he explains, "I thought I was helping out." Straight proceeds to develop the story towards its conclusion. The prison system which gives Clarette the ability to provide for her family also extracts a price that costs Clarette her femininity, her health, and in some ways places Clarette in an invisible
The finally her mom tells her that her dad got arrested because he lost all of her inheritance on a one bet at the racetracks and that was for her to go to cooking school. Groovy is very sad that her dad would do this. She needs to raise money to go to cooking school so she starts selling chocolate covered strawberries at the swallow story where her friend Frankie works. Groovy’s dad calls from jail and tells her she is sorry about losing the money and he will have it back to her before she goes to school. Groovy decides to forgive her dad for losing the money.
Iago and Rodrigo are asking Brabantio if his family is within the house and if the doors are locked. Iago states that Brabantios heart is bursted and he lost half of his soul because "an old black ram is tupping your white ewe." (pg.5 #87) At this point he finds out that Desdamona is sleeping with Othello and he is upset because he did not find out through her, but through Iago and Rodrigo. Brabanzio seems Desdamona as daddies little girl. It seems as though he wants to shelter her and Brabanzio is very busy being a senator but wants so spend time with her and coddle her.
Hulga over hears much of this conversation and tells her mother to “get rid of the salt of the earth.” (p.465) Hulga is suspicious of Manly, yet Mrs. Hopewell can only think about possibility of the yong man being a positive influence on her daughter. After ignoring him a dinner, Hulga waits for manly to walk him down the path. This seems totally out of character for Hulga. As Hulga lays in bed she fantasizes about seducing manly and enlightening of her view of reality. It is obvious that Hulga sees Manly as naïve to the the ways of the world.