Essays Tagged: "Comedian"

Muriel's wedding critical analysis

In Muriel's wedding, the perception of comedian has soon arrived into a melodramaderived by P.J Hogan, as the film covers the low self-e ...

(3 pages) 106 1 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

A Review of Graham Greene's The Comedians

The ComediansByGraham GreeneComedian: a writer of comedies, an actor who plays comic roles, a comic indi ... omic individual?The irony in naming a book based on the ugliest dictatorship in Haitian history The Comedians is typical of the author. From what I have read about him this irony and his almost prophe ...

(5 pages) 85 1 3.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Supporting Characters Added Story Depth

ntigone is the sentry to whom Sophocles assigns a dual role. The sentry serves two basic functions: comedian and storyteller for the audience, or simply, a messenger. Sophocles uses the sentry's narra ... ired in any literary piece but supporting characters add texture to the story and enliven the plot. Comedians, such as the sentry, are not required but are very much appreciated in any story, especial ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comedy techniques which were explained by Rowan Atkinson and then used in "Dads army".

basis which Dadsarmy revolves around, as well as Physical, verbal comedy and the use of clothes. Thecomedian's acts usually related to the audiences' fantasies.Visual comedy plays a significant part i ... tradiction. The social expectationwas completely, unexpectedly broken, making it more humorous. The comedians'engagement with the audience in terms of desire was very effective, in other words thecome ...

(2 pages) 91 3 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

Bill Cosby.

school for rowdy boys. In his new school his teacher was Mary Forchic. She saw that he was a great comedian and she put that into her lessons to make them more understandable for Bill. She made the l ... and even though his grades were dropping he still kept it together. Bill was starting to look up to comedians on the radio and the TV. They were comedians like Sam Levenson, Sid Caesar, and Carl Reine ...

(5 pages) 46 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

This is a short biographie on cameron diaz.

years in a Hollywood apartment.By the time she landed herself a role in the film The Mask, starring comedian Jim Carrey, she was already an accomplished actress appearing in commercials for Calvin Kle ...

(2 pages) 38 1 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Was told to clearly state differences in an actors abilities from past films to more recent films and explain why certain roles were superior to others. The title is - Acting Taken To Another Level

Acting Taken To Another LevelActor, comedian, producer Robin Williams was born on July 21, 1952 in Chicago Illinois. He started with a g ...

(3 pages) 43 1 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

Comedy and Tragedy in Alan Moore's "Watchmen"

time or perspective, can seem very different.The first thing I thought of when I heard this was The Comedian.In Alan Moore's brilliant graphic novel Watchmen, cited in Wizard: The Comics Magazine as t ... eth Century, the plot begins with the death of a costumed vigilante (read: "super-hero") called The Comedian. Watchmen is to comic books what Citizen Kane is to cinema in more ways than one--besides h ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Ideological Criticism of "The Dave Chappelle Show"

Ideological Criticism of "The Dave Chappelle Show" Why is it so important that the black comedian make fun of the European or white race? It seems like the main or sometimes only focus of b ... s but not me. I feel that the discourse (socially-based belief structures; Butler 7-8) of the black comedian is to make fun of the life style of whites in society. Dave Chappelle is a prime example of ...

(5 pages) 57 1 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

The Allegory of the Cave

lso noticed the similarity between Plato's story and the recent movie, The Truman Show, where actor/comedian Jim Carrey is forced to live a lie. Book VII begins with the Allegory of the Cave. H ... ter example would be that of The Truman Show. In the somewhat recent movie, The Truman Show, comedian Jim Carrey plays a man who's life is a television show. Ever since he was a child his life ...

(5 pages) 125 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

A paper on anne

e joke, normally a dirty one, making everything all right. That is how Anne always was; she was the comedian, with not one of her jokes failing to bring laughs. Not only was it the things she said, bu ...

(4 pages) 23 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Adam sandler.

and and he was, of course, theclass clown. There was something about Adam that made himwant to be a comedian in his life when he was younger. Hewould always watch television and movies. That might hav ... er he wanted to, even when they were down. At 17, hetook his first step towards becoming a stand-up comedianwhen he took the stage at a Boston comedy club. He found hewas a natural born comedian. Adam ...

(7 pages) 32 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors


Too much ado about nothing?I heard Jaspal Bhatti, a well known comedian, say that Diwali is the 'festival of corruption'. The officials are bribed in the garb of D ...

(2 pages) 13 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Outsiders

im are in a gang. It consists of Dallas, who looks death in the face and laughs, Tubit, a wisecrack comedian, Darry and Soda, who are his brothers, and Jonny, who is considered the gang's "pet" ...

(3 pages) 1267 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


"life is but a play", and (at present and probably for the future) I am the entertainer, the comedian, the analyzer.One would consider that perhaps reallocating oneself to another country would ...

(4 pages) 457 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Conflict: The Watchmen

re the only potential threat to his plan of eventual world peace. First Veidt Taking out the Comedian; the first person to realize his goal and also the person most likely to stop him from dest ... o realize his goal and also the person most likely to stop him from destroying his way of life. The Comedian had this sense of truth to him because he didn't care for the conventional "all American"&# ...

(2 pages) 2124 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


deals with everyday. Although society considers these as major social issues, other people such as comedians use social issues as stand up material. One comedian named Chris Rock wrote a book based o ...

(2 pages) 393 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


Harland Day" On November 11,2001 I met my favorite actor, Harland Williams. Since Harland is also a comedian he was performing that night at the Laff Stop Comedy club.Since I wanted to see Harland so ... all for the best though because I was only three feet away from the microphone.There were two other comedians that went on before Harland, I think they did this just to torture me. Then finally after ...

(2 pages) 490 0 0.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays


ealized this guy was digging his own hole. My friend's boyfriend thought he was a pimp and a badass comedian. Also this guy was very homophobic because almost all the jokes he said were about homo's. ...

(2 pages) 447 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


ted or sang, so it was not at all surprising that Chaplin went into the field of acting and being a comedian. From his early films to his later ones and through every film company, Charlie Chaplin was ... on's Lancashire Lads, Charlie Chaplin had an ambition to be a star. "I would have liked to be a boy comedian - but that would have taken nerve to stand on the stage alone," ( Robinson 43 ) said Chapli ...

(11 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare