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  • Pixote And The Other Children
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    AN ANALYSIS OF HECTOR BABENCO S FILM, PIXOTE This film takes place in Brazil during the early eighties. At first appearance, Brazil seems to be a modern day paradise. Large and exotic beaches line the city where tourists flock all year round. Even the people, at first glance appear to be very cultural and rich in heritage. However, this only part of the picture. What you don t immediately see is the overwhelming number of delinquent children who have no home. There are approximately twenty-eight...
  • Typical Stereotypes Of The African American Population
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    Stereotypes in Children's Television: "The Proud Family"The Proud Family" is a children's program that runs daily on The Disney Channel and on Saturday mornings on ABC Kids. It is a TV-G rated program. The show is about an African-American family with the last name Proud. There is a mom, dad, three kids, and a grandmother. The main character of the show is the oldest daughter named Penny Proud who is probably in junior high. Also, some of Penny's friends are in the show. All of the characters in...
  • Television Show
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    Show #2: The Wiggles 1. Give the title or brief description of the television program or scene. The Wiggles are four men who entertain children with song and dance. The characters of the show are Dorothy the Dinosaur, Wags the Dog, Henry the Octopus, Captain Feathersword and the friendly Pirate. In this show they were singing a song encouraging children to be friendly even if they have a bad Day. The song also validated children's emotions, saying it is okay to feel that way. But there is also s...
  • Lighting Fireworks As A Child
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    The Fourth of July As a child I remember fondly the Fourth of July, it was exciting and fun. I remember the anticipation of darkness; it was almost as much fun as the fireworks. Now I am an adult, and I struggle to enjoy the holiday. It seems that the Fourth of July as a child was fun and exciting, but as I grow older the fun and excitement is slipping away. From the moment I woke up in the morning, I could not wait until nightfall. The holiday does not really begin until darkness. Fireworks wer...
  • Show Barney Friends
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    Barney is The Hitler of My Generation 1992 marked a dark year in our nation's television history. That was the year a small production company brought to life an over-sized, giggling buffoon on the Public Broadcasting System (PBS). Barney & Friends was born. Oh, if only we had known better. Barney rode the crest of a dinosaur wave that swept the country in the early 1990's. Since then, researchers have proven Barney to be the spawn of Satan, and even educational leaders ponder the validity of hi...
  • Wrestling Ring
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    WWF: A Review of Professional Wrestling Bang! Fireworks as if it were the fourth of July. Thousands of people in an arena and billions watching around the world anxiously awaiting the arrival of their favorite superstar. Suddenly the crowd erupts as a man comes strutting down to the squared circle. Accompanied by a beautiful busty young woman, the wrestler is cheered by his loyal fans and booed by his enemies. Soon, another man enters the stadium the same way as the first man. The two men stop i...
  • Ellen Show
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    Sex Education Messages In The Media The media should not be blamed for the sexuality of american youth. First concern in sexual activity is too much media. Television is something that kids watch all the time. Television shows that show sexual activity and children pick up on those events quickly. Teenagers dream about marrying someone who is good looking and has money and then starting a family with them. A lot of teens watch soap operas and romantic shows. Teens see kids, their age, having sex...
  • Act Violent Towards Their Friends And Family
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    Violence on Television: How It Affects Today's Youth Part I Introduction My partner and I are both seniors attending High School. This upcoming summer will be my third year life guarding at the Columbian Swim Club, in Union. My partner has worked in the building next door, the Boys & Girls Club, for the past two years. Both of our jobs are centered on children. We work with them on a daily bases and know a lot about their actions. As a result, we chose to do our project on a topic relating to to...
  • T.V. Use Horrific Act Of Violence
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    The sound of shots fired can be heard all over the world, not the sound of war, but the sound coming from most televisions around the world. Most shows on T.V. use horrific act of violence. Advertisements using "sexy" models are on in between each one of the shows that we watch. By examining violence and advertising one can see that media today has a bad influence on children. Violence is a threat of physical force intended to cause physical harm to a person or group of persons. Some television ...
  • Show And Networks Like Mtv
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    During the last 50-60 years many families have chosen to leave America's urban areas in hopes to escape the social and psychological influences endemic of large cities. Seeking low crime rates, strong communities, and relative safety, these families have fled to the suburbs. With the advent of the modern talk show and networks like MTV, however, the reality is that everything they were trying to escape is now being piped directly into their living rooms. Television talk shows such as "Jerry Spri...
  • Pee Wee Herman Show
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    Ethel O' Grady History of Television December 3, 1996 A Zipper for Pee-Wee Herman: Leaders in childrens television are and always have been concerned about what programs actually make it on the air. Most early programming for children of school age in the 1950's was the western program. Another type was the science-fiction thriller which tended to be based on hero's from the radio, comics, and films. However, a favorite of the youngest audience was the children's equivalent of the variety show. ...

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