In today’s pop society, we shift from the gay sidekick to the gay best friend – where TV and films give the homosexual a storyline. The gay best friend is a popular image among young adults films and shows. Take the popularized teen comedy film G.B.F (2013). Tanner (Michael J. Willet) is a closeted homosexual attending a high school that is divided into three cliques : WASP, Theatre and Religion. Each clique believes that having a gay best friend will ultimately boost their reputation around the
angst, vampire mythology, horror and “Girl Power” culminated in a pop culture icon: the vampire slayer. But not just any slayer: Buffy the Vampire Slayer. In 1997, Buffy Summers kickboxed her way into the hearts and minds of young adults everywhere through a television show named Buffy the Vampire Slayer (herein referred to as BtVS). Audiences everywhere took stock: a blonde, teenage, ex-cheerleader that could kickbox just about any monster antagonist was contradictory from the typical heroes of vampire
medieval superstition, the gothic genre has influenced countless things in pop culture today from film to adored literature. Gothic stories are tales of death, suspense, and supernatural elements, which rely greatly upon setting the right scene to give the sensation of horror. Often creatures of beyond natural origin or abilities battle tragic heroes, or characters struggle with their own sense of despair and reality.
ENC 1101 2nd period October 2nd, 2015 A quote by John Irving states that “Your memory is a monster; you forget- it doesn’t. It simply flies things away. It keeps things for you, or hides things from you- and summons them to your recall with a will of its own. You think you have a memory; but it has you.” This quote is so true; your memory of the past can take charge of your
because of the social, economic, cultural and governmental set-ups of the area. Many American Muslim women are discriminated against because they cover their heads; Pakistani women have political rights but are often exploited; Saudi Women have no public role, yet they are the most secure and protected. The negative stereotypes of Muslim women probably arise from this varying treatment of women. This comes handy for the Western media, whose favorite pastime is to latch on to a few examples of illogical