Essays Tagged: "Clueless"

Canterbury Tales

king the Aristocracy of his time period the subject of his mockery by making the reader realize how clueless the Aristocracy can be to the way things are in the real World. Chaucer describes Ch ...

(3 pages) 69 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucher

The Minister's Black Veil

nce they treated him differently with the veil compared to without it. Most of the parishioners are clueless to why he wears it and some try to imagine why he would ever want to wear it, but there are ...

(2 pages) 89 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Senior Citizen Driving

e you ever been driving down the road and had to veer out of the way or slam on the brakes due to a clueless driver? Of course, everyone has at some time or other. How many times has that dense driver ...

(2 pages) 139 3 2.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

A Transformation from Jane Austens "Emma" to Amy Heckerling's "Clueless"

The 1993 film hit Clueless, written and directed by Amy Heckerling, exemplifies how popular culture reappropriates Aus ... leman's daughter, is a member of the upper echelons of the gentry, who can afford to marry for love.Clueless is set in the late twentieth century, multicultural Beverly Hills, USA. Wealth, appearance ... arity rises beyond Cher's). This makes marriage a far less important aspect of living, reflected in Clueless. Marriage is no longer taken as seriously(as shown by the numerous marriages of Mel). While ...

(4 pages) 132 0 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Ozone Layer Depletion.

d gases, which we release into the atmosphere, which depletes this protective layer. However, I was clueless and wanted to gain more knowledge about the formation of the ozone layer, what is does to p ...

(7 pages) 115 0 3.4 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Edvard Munch

On December 12, 1863 in Loten, Norway, a child was born. A child clueless to the world around him, that would create a major wave in the art world as we know it. Thi ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Comparing Emma and Clueless (Transformation)

The amalgamation of Emma, written by Jane Austin in the context of England in 1815, with the movie Clueless, directed by Amy Heckerling and set in the Beverly Hills context of 1995, results in transf ... such as social setting and entertainment must be acknowledged. The contexts of Emma still exist in Clueless but in a different form. It was transformed from Emma into Clueless through characters and ...

(5 pages) 120 3 3.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

" Should Sex Education be offered in Public Schools? "

ears passed. There must be a way to reach the children before they are in such need of help and are clueless about the devastating problems around them. Sex education is one step in the right directio ...

(9 pages) 145 1 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Emma and Clueless Comparison. Based on Journey's.

the center of attention and feel they are important, they often succumb to vanity. In both Emma and Clueless this is certainly the case. Emma?s indulgent father, her status in society, and her own sel ... nd Mrs. Elton is sure her status as a married woman makes her a superior human being.In the case of Clueless, Cher feels that her beauty and wealth makes her a special person and her indulgent father? ...

(4 pages) 54 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

?Recreations of an existing text provide not only a new text, but a new reading of prior text.? Emma and Clueless comparison

an existing text provide not only a new text, but a new reading of prior text.? Amy Heckerling?s ?Clueless? is an appropriated text of Jane Austen?s ?Emma?. Amy Heckerling has transformed Emma, by t ... ng has not only provided a new text, but she has also provided a new reading of the original text. Clueless classifies as a modern day ?teen pic?. Heckerling, the composer of Clueless has adopted the ...

(2 pages) 58 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

In what ways does this dialogue in act three four develop your response to Othello and Desdemona in the play?

Desdemona going from a confident rich upper class representative of a Venetian women to a naive and clueless some may see ignorant little girl. The development of the Characters Desdemona and Othello ...

(6 pages) 56 2 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Media Literacy Analysis of Amy Heckerling's "Clueless"

and use that as a basis of how we are "being affected by the media." I recently watched the movie "Clueless," and I am going to be discussing the "degree of identification" of which relates to me, th ...

(4 pages) 59 1 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

This is a creative writing piece about my friend almost drowning. It has four parts to it, each tells the same story from a different perspective.

d see; nothing could tear him away. Engulfed in sounds of race cars and yelling fans, he sat there, clueless. No noise penetrated his ears. Fingers ran across controls at light speed, his mind focused ...

(5 pages) 51 0 3.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

The Graduate

t the cutting edge of the sexual and political revolutions. Benjamin Braddock (Dustin Hoffman), the clueless hero of ``The Graduate,'' was swept in on that wave of feeling, even though it is clear tod ...

(3 pages) 79 2 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Emma by Jane Austen and Clueless by Amy Heckerling, An Analysis

Both Emma and Clueless offers a stratified and microcosmic society of the early 18th and late 20th century. The sm ... ity beyond the borders, thus the male characters Mr Knightley and Josh engage in charity duties. In Clueless the males are still portrayed as the ones who provide financial stability. Mr Woodhouse and ... and, marriage was seen as a way to climb social ladder and guarantee financial security. However in Clueless marriage is no longer taken as a serious issue, as shown in the visual joke of the marriage ...

(3 pages) 89 2 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

The differences and similarities between the movies "emma" and "clueless"

Emma vs. CluelessEmma and Clueless, are two movies that illustrate Jane Austen's novel entitled "Emma". The s ... and emotionally mature women, given their similar situations.The major difference between Emma and Clueless is the way situations in the plot of the story are illustrated, and the different time fram ... ferent time frames used in the context. The setting of Emma is in nineteenth century England, while Clueless sets in Beverly Hills, U.S.A. in the 1990s.Both Emma and Cher are young ladies of the rich, ...

(3 pages) 38 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Essay on Edgar Allen Poe and Harriet Beecher Stowe

s in mind.Edgar Allen Poe's work gives off a sense of gloom and confusion. Not confusion in a total clueless way, but confusion in uncertainty and morbid suspense. Poe's style does not surprise me aft ...

(2 pages) 23 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Amy Heckerling - the depiction of female characters in 'Fast Times at Ridgemont High' and 'Clueless'

s female characters through low comedy in two films she directed - Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Clueless.Heckerling's directorial debut was the film Fast Times at Ridgemont High, this film can be ... html). Thirteen years down the track Amy Heckerling once again delves into the teen film genre with Clueless. This time around Heckerling explores the absurd world of the ultra popular Cher and her be ...

(8 pages) 43 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

A film comparison between emma and clueless

o well-known films from the mid-nineties. These are of course Emma, directed by Douglas McGrath and Clueless, written and directed by Amy Heckerling. While Emma is a direct adaptation of the novel, Cl ... entertain a female, adult audience whilst introducing Jane Austen to a new generation. Conversely, Clueless aims to transport the themes and morals presented within the novel into a modern context th ...

(6 pages) 45 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Effects of Media on Teenage Girls

dia does not show what famous people go through to become the envy of all people. Teenage girls are clueless to the fact that famous people go through many measures to look the way they do. Plastic su ...

(2 pages) 35 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers