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Green Grass, Running Water Character Analysis

George Morningstar. Like the man who he alludes to, General Custer, George Morningstar posses an American patriotism that borderlines insanity. His zeal for American superiority blinds him to different perspectives on anything pertaining to challenging America’s supremacy. His brutal abuse of Latisha and undermining of Native traditions could be an analog to General Custer’s motives…

Literary Devices and Social Injustice in Atonement the Movie

Literary Devices Parallelism– In the movie we are presented with injustice within an injustice. Robbie is accused and convicted of a sexual assault he did not commit.  He is imprisoned and then sent to fight in World War II, which compromises his intentions of attending medical school and slandering his reputation. During his time serving…

Allergic Reactions & Allergies: Causes & Treatment

Allergy is a disorder of the immune system often also referred to as atopy. Allergic reactions occur to normally harmless environmental substances known as allergens; these reactions are acquired, predictable and rapid. Mind allergies can range from hay fever which causes runny nose and itchy eyes, to life-threatening anaphylactic reactions and potentially death. Allergies are…

Rain Man (1988): Movie Summary & Analysis

What conditions does Raymond suffer from? According to the movie, Raymond is an autistic savant. Though somewhat mild, his autism has led to impaired social interaction and communication, and restrictive and repetitive behavior. Also, his echolalia causes him to repeat vocalizations made by other people even if he doesn’t understand them. Furthermore, his savantism gives…

Jane Goodall & the Chimpanzees of Gombe

1) The primary method that Jane Goodall, was she watched the chimpanzees from a distance for months; such methods were ground breaking. Ultimately, the chimpanzees accepted her presence among them and allowed her to move closer. She named the individual chimpanzees she had come to observe, a gesture that went against the long-standing scientific tradition…