Modern Minnie: A Revaluation of My Childhood Hero

Modern Minnie: A Revaluation of My Childhood Hero

This analysis reflects on my own personal media heroine, Minnie Mouse, and all of her characteristics in relation to various media articles and the patriarchal ideology. By examining this particular public figure one can view said subject with a new perspective. Rather than the perspective one might construct as a child of Minnie Mouse, new notions can be formed when applying patriarchal ideology to this subject.

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Nuclear Fallout in The 100

Nuclear Fallout in The 100

This environmental media analysis will critique the television show The 100 and the environmental issues that it brings forward. Said issues are nuclear fallout, pollution, environmental health, and environmental issues resulting from war. Two persuasion theories will be applied to an episode of this series including the theory of fear appeals and framing theory. In addition to the theories, the elaboration likelihood model will also be applied to The 100.

ShondaLand: A Distinctive Ride

ShondaLand: A Distinctive Ride

This research examines Shonda Rhimes as an auteur through the distinct and complex dialogue and characters presented in her filmography. The study carefully examines each of her known works but focuses on three of her most well known television texts. Using episodes from Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice, and Scandal in correlation with interviews with Shonda Rhimes, and articles on auteurs provides for the ability to assume that Shonda Rhimes is a true auteur.

Tweeting The Trends: #PacquiaoMayweather

Tweeting The Trends: #PacquiaoMayweather

Twitter is a social networking site that allows users 140 characters to express whatever they wish to the public. The site live on March 21, 2006 and has grown exponentially over the past 9 years. When I first heard of Twitter in middle school I thought it was stupid and that it would never take [...]