Tag Archives: Politics

Embodiment

Hip-Hop and Pop music carries great influence in popular culture and the entertainment industry. Twerking and showing off your body, especially your buttocks, has become a very popular occurrence within music videos today, but even in the past it was … Continue reading

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Renaissance Comedy and Tragedy

In the Renaissance era, many plays were written for entertainment in theatres, especially comedies or tragic dramas such as Ben Jonson’s Volpone (comedy) and Christopher Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus (tragedy). The two plays just mentioned above are going to be used … Continue reading

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Zombie Films

The aim of this essay is to answer the following questions: Why is the zombie genre so pervasive in American popular culture; Why is the Zombie utilised as a narrative device for exploring decaying social norms; What does this tell … Continue reading

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Gender in The House of the Spirits and Their Eyes Were Watching God

Gender and the division it causes in society is ever present and often a great theme in novels. Structural gendered imbalances will be identified and discussed as they manifest in and shape the experiences of different characters in the two … Continue reading

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