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Godbey Eng 101 March 31 2013 Avatar             I want to describe the scenes in Avatar to show my readers that Avatar shows greed through the use of technology. James Cameron created this movie to provoke the society and show them many aspects that we ignore. James Cameron also created Avatar to also raise awareness and to criticize the U.S desire to expand by the use of greed. The film Avatar is a movie with vivid colors and images. The director and writer of Avatar is James Cameron won Best director...

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Maddie Corwin Film Analysis Paper 12/6/12 Lou Gaul Avatar To some people Avatar may seem like just another science fiction action-adventure flick designed to show off some new special effects while raking in the money for Hollywood and giving audiences some feel-good messages in the process. Overall that is the goal in the making of this movie however there are deeper messages to be found in Avatar. There was a highly detailed process behind the film’s production history and it took a while...

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Avatar Due to the recent rapid urbanization, and the rapid increase of consumerism that we face in our world today, this has led to a steep decline of epic myths been shared in the same way as they have been in the past years. Families and societies hardly have time to dedicate themselves to retain and pass on important myths that have been around for a long time. These myths were seen to teach us things on four levels; which is to feed us spiritually, to help explain the physical world to us...

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Avatar Essay In the movie Avatar the military was sent to an unknown planet that is known to be “sitting on a pile of gold”. The military troops were trying to drive out a group of foreign beings, and their only connection to their ancestors, by any means. Money is to blame for a lot of suffering in this world. wealth causes a standard to be set such as rich, middle class, and poor. Money causes people to do almost anything because if you don't have it you cannot live or survive. Money sometimes...

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The film Avatar directed by James Cameron conveys his main themes to the audience using several different techniques throughout the movie. These themes are all different but powerful and are explored in Avatar and are all relevant to today’s society. The primary themes of the film are: environmental protection, racism and the journey of self-discovery of Jake. These themes are explored throughout the film and are shown by though the use of various film techniques, symbolism, plot, camera techniques...

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Avatar & Capitalism

Avatar and Capitalism: The Conflict of ‘By Any Means Necessary’ Civilization was born from the human need to evolve from savages. Throughout history humans have deemed our great civilizations as what separated us from savages, but as Mark Twain’s once said, “The only very marked difference between the average civilized man, and the average savage is that one is gilded and the other is painted” (Vowell, 2005). A relation can be drawn between Twain’s remarks and Director James Cameron’s film Avatar...

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Ethnocentrism in Avatar

Ethnocentrism in Anthropological perspective - Avatar Using highly advanced technology to replicate and to creating false bodies which humans use to walk amongst the natives known as the Na’vi living in the planet Pandora hence the name ‘Avatar’. The story focuses on an ex U.S. soldier name Jake Sully who is wheel-chair bound, was called upon as a last resort to replace his late brother whom had trained for 3 years in a project which was invested with so much money that the researchers could not...

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TASK: Analysis of Avatar QUESTION: How is ethnocentrism depicted in the film Avatar? Discuss with reference to the notions of exoticism, primitivism and romanticism. TITLE: Ethnocentrism in “Avatar” WORD COUNT: 589 words Tutorial Class: Thursday 1000-1150 J James Cameron’s Avatar This essay aims to identify scenes where ethnocentrism and three related concepts exoticism, primitivism and romanticism. The film Avatar depicts the life...

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Avatar and Adam and Eve

and with pain in childbirth, and banished them from his garden. God set an angel at the gate who led their way to the Tree of Life. The 2009 motion picture Avatar was set in the planet Pandora in the year 2154. It is about a marine, Jake Sully, and how he interacts with the natives of Pandora, the Na’vi, through his avatar body. Avatar uses the symbols and ideas of the story of Adam and Eve. The Home Tree is the home for the entire Na’vi clan. The home tree is symbolic of the Tree of Life from...

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James Cameron’s film, Avatar, is a very moving story about freedom and choices. Jake Sully, an ex-marine, travels to Pandora to fulfil his brother’s dream of being in an avatar body and researching the environment on Pandora. Jake goes through a lot of hard times and ends up having to choose between being human and destroying Pandora, or being one of the Na’vi and saving the girl he loves and her people. James Cameron has highlighted choices that we have to make in our world by presenting them in...

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