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Symbolism in Disney's "Cinderella."

smash. Not to mention the scene where the step sisters obliterate Cinderella's dress to shreds in an atrocious display to wickedness. These two scenes especially contribute to the director being able to grip the audience, making them feel as if they are a part of the film. The audience had a responsive chord sharply struck during the scene in which, the evil step sisters tore Cinderella's dress to pieces. By using a darker quality of light in the sisters faces as well as a "low level" shot, the audience...

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comparing and contrast cinderella

Oochigeaskw whose older wicked sister “would burn her hands and feet with hot cinders, [covering her] with scars from this treatment”(193), making the people of Oochigeaskw village view her as undesirable or a “shame”. Also, other than physical appearances, both to be princesses share similar torments at home. Oochigeaskw lives with her widower father, and two older sisters; the oldest being cruelest who causes the most torment to Oochigeaskw, the second oldest sister is occasionally nice to Oochigeaskw...

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Summer Reading

them in the themes of their novels. Elmer Gantry, An American Tragedy, and Sister Carrie all portray a common theme that states in general; desire has the most significant influence on human actions. Throughout Sister Carrie, the main character, Carrie, struggles greatly in the city of Chicago and New York desperately trying to find herself. Although unable to hold a job for more than a week while living with her sister, she discovers early a love for acting. This one desire of working on the stage...

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The Coldest Winter Ever

1999 novel written by rapper and activist Sister Souljah. Set in the projects of Brooklyn, New York, The Coldest Winter Ever is the story of Winter (aptly named because she was born during one of New York's worst snowstorms) Santiaga, the rebellious, pampered teenage daughter of a notorious drug dealer. Winter's father, Ricky Santiaga, has attained substantial wealth through his drug empire and lavishes his wife, Winter, and Winter's three younger sisters, Porsche, Lexus, and Mercedes, with the...

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Cinderella Marxist Essay

by forcing Cinderella to cook and clean, and do every household chore. She is only given rags to wear and is forced to sleep in a straw bed while her stepsisters sleep in big rooms, “She slept in a sorry garret, on a wretched straw bed, while her sisters slept in fine rooms” (Perrault, Cinderella). All of this shows the struggles that come with having more power in a society than someone else. Despite all of the harsh treatment that Cinderella is given, she is still considered to be far more beautiful...

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dove that grants all of her wishes and her first wish was to be sent to the prince’s ball. To fulfill her wishes, “The magical white dove drops down a golden dress and delicate little slippers.” When Cinderella goes to the ball her stepmother and sisters don’t even recognize her beauty. She ends up dancing and spending the night with the prince but before it gets too late realizes that she needs to get home. On the third day of interacting with the prince he decides that he needs to find out who his...

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even took the time to ask her why she was not dressed. The sisters didn’t mean to take up all of Cinderella’s time; they just wanted to look perfect for the prince. They weren’t exactly very considerate of Cinderella because they did say mean things to her, but they are teenagers and after all teenage girls are some of the feistiest people. Parents tell kids not to be like the step sister but we teach them to be like Cinderella. The step sisters are even a better role model than Cinderella is. They didn’t...

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Rose Dancing at Lughnasa

ever again…? (Pause)). Discuss the presentation and role of Rose in this extract and elsewhere in the play. Although mentally handicapped, Rose Mundy is perhaps the most fearless of all her sisters. Her role in ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’ is key in highlighting the morally and religiously restricting traits in her sister Kate as well as outlining the confining constraints of living in very rural Ireland. As the plot unravels, the audience become increasingly aware of Rose’s dispersing innocence when symbolic...

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Differences in the Mistreatment of Cinderella

the death of her mother. The two most famous Cinderella tales are A Cinderella Story Glass tales. Slipper by Charles Perrault in 1697 and the movie A Cinderella Story made in 2004. In the two versions Cinderella gets mistreated by her peers, step-sister, and step-mother. Sam (Cinderella) was mistreated by her peers at school. They would go to her job and call her “diner-girl” and laughed at her every time they saw her. When she would look for a parking space in the parking lot at school every morning...

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Home Reading

Ella (but her sisters call her cinders) - A nobleman's daughter, she is forced to work as the servant of her house because of her controlling stepmother. Lady Tramaine - Her dads second wife, she is controlling and jealous, she gives her the nickname "Cinderella" because she usually has cinders on her face from cleaning the chimney. Anastasia and Drizella - Her mean step sisters, close to her age. ...

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