The OWI would manipulate the scripts and outcomes of many films for the benefits of the country as a whole. These books were historical contexts on films during the time of war. The books found were historical because they went over the history of World War II during this time, and they were also able to glimpse at the history of film. Both books made it obvious to their readers that the government played a major role in cinema during this time. Pressure from the war was high, and any way for the government to interlude propaganda to the public in order to boost morale was
David Barajas English/poli.sci. Eric martinsen March 26,2014 War Mentality Before watching these movies, a little doubt set in that between these two movies there would be a difficult time finding differences and similarities because of such a huge time gap between them. The thought process when approaching these great war flicks was the major military advancements the us government has made to the armed forces since the late 70s. To a nice surprise, a common foundation for these great stories were starting to become clear. The more the movie went into depth, the more stronger the similarities and differences presented themselves.
“Harvest of Shame” and “Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment” Nick Boni 11/28/11 BCA 528 Corbett Nick Boni 9/28/11 BCA 528 Paper #1 “Harvest of Shame” and “Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment” The Main goal of a Documentarian is to gather research, facts, and details in order to create evidence. They present this information to an audience in order to confidently express their opinion, and goals. As World War II began, the use of non-fiction film became a popular tool in order to inform and educate. This market, however, was successful for films on industrial sales, promotions, and education purposes. The Documentary industry was slowly fading while loosing financial support and it’s audience.
Both movies are catalogued under science fiction, and even though it seems improbable that the USA and the USSR could destroy each other, they were absolutely capable of doing it. Although both of these films focus in the same subject, the way they approach the nuclear bomb problem is completely
Propaganda Under a Dictatorship In this chapter of Brave New World Revisited, Aldous Huxley is providing several reasons as to why Adolph Hitler, the most powerful dictator in history, and his methods were successful in Germany during his “reign”. Huxley clearly took the position that “Hitler was perfectly correct in his estimate of human nature.” Huxley’s points and his stance on the issue are very valid and correct. Huxley does not defend Hitler and his evil doings in the chapter, however, he just claims that Hitler’s methods of complete control of the people was very “smart”. In today’s world, dictatorship is still in Cuba and North Korea. Dictator Puongyang in North Korea used technology and propaganda to “herd-poison” the masses to gain power.
Treleasia Hunter Mr. Agama ENC1101 October 27, 2009 The Media Betrayal on “Fahrenheit 9/11” In the article “Fahrenheit 9/11” Travers, Wilmington, and Lovell talk about in the articles promoting the documentary written, produced, and directed by Michael Moore. Throughout the article it talks about how the documentary is referred to as a comic script; because it depicts and deprive the actions and thoughts of President George W. Bush, his insight on the war in Iraq and the U.S. government Bush was not concern due to his actions taken before, during, and after the events of 9/11. In my opinion, it seems like the government did not have a plan for the attacks
Abstract This paper discusses the similarities and differences between two leaders, Adolf Hitler and Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Through extensive research, examples and major world events this paper will delve into two different worlds that initially had the same purpose. It illustrates how two leaders were solely looking out for the best interests for their countries. This paper will explain the visions each leader had, as well as the tactics they used to accomplish these visions. This paper will also look at two major world events, the Great Depression and the Holocaust, and will show the similarities and differences in each.
George Schuyler and Sherman Alexie have taken strong stances and written novels highlighting issues of race problems in America. Although both novels were written decades apart they definitely mirror each other to a certain extent. Schuyler’s addresses race issues in his novel Black No More through a humorous & satirical fashion yet he is still able to get his philosophy across in a manner that is taken very seriously. Alexie too presents his beliefs in Flight through a similar fashion, utilizing an almost malicious sense of humor but profound references to racism throughout. The element that ties these two novels together is the incorporation of magical realism in both.
A sense of selfhood may indeed be shaped by an individual’s achievements and experiences however successful transition relies on how we react in times of difficulty the majority of the time. Such an author who explored this concept is J.C. Burke through his context inspired novel “The Story of Tom Brennan”. Another representation of this notion is the motion picture “Schindler’s List” (1993) directed by Steven Spielberg. These two texts deliver the common outcome of their transitions while stemmed from different events rich in reflection their respective contexts. In the Story of Tom Brennan by JC Burke, Tom’s story is told where he changes mentally to cope with the tragic accident and consequences of his brother Daniel going to jail.
Introduction: American movies are key cultural artifacts that offer a window into their cultural and social history; they provide an insight into their ideals, fantasies and preoccupations. Movies are approached by cultural historians in many different ways: * sociological documents that record the look and mood of a particular historical setting * ideological constructs that advance particular political or moral values or myths * psychological texts that speak to individual and social anxieties and tensions * cultural documents that present particular images of gender, ethnicity, class romance, and violence * as visual texts that offer complex levels of meaning and seeing. People wrestled with the problem of realistically reproducing moving images for centuries. Throughout the years, many people have tried, but the results were never really satisfactory. They faced, mainly, technical problems that were solved by two French brothers, Auguste and Louis Lumiere in the year 1894 when they introduced the portable motion picture camera and projector.