Articles for tag: Arnold, Cruel Intentions, Joyce Carol Oates, Womanhood

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Who is Arnold Friend?

Joyce Carol Oates’ “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” presents the passage of its protagonist, Connie, a fifteen-year old girl, fro childhood to womanhood. At the same time, a story of innocence destroyed by evil emerges. The passage that Connie goes through is made possible through the introduction of Arnold Friend into her ...

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Red Roses

In Anne Sexton’s poem “Red Roses,” the author employs threatening yet hushed tones to describe the abusive plight of a boy. The author’s diction choices carry with them a sense of secrecy yet reveal the mother’s harsh intentions. She forces Tommy to tell the doctors “you fell” after she “throws” her son everywhere, “[squashing]” him ...

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The Ten Most Underrated Soundtracks of the 90s

When discovering an awesome and inspiring soundtrack, it’s unusual to find it if you haven’t seen the movie it came from. This works to the advantage of the box office successes and mainstream hit flicks, while unfortunately films on the opposite end of the spectrum tend to fall in the cracks, along with their music. ...

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Top 20 Movies for Girl’s Night

Girl’s night is one of my favorite nights of the month, once a moth we all get together and watch a movie and gossip like crazy. The movies we watch range in variety, but the significance of each is unique. This night symbolizes your freedom after having children, and what better way than to watch ...

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The Top 10 Movie Soundtracks of the ’90s

The ’90s were a truly beautiful time for motion picture soundtracks. We saw a synergy between recording artists and filmmakers that allowed for a brief period of time when soundtracks were more than just backing music; soundtracks became an audio prop that assisted filmmakers in their storytelling efforts. The diversity you will find in this ...