Author Archives: Delaney Manning

Warm Bodies – Novel Vs. Film

Warm Bodies the movie does not follow the exact path as within the novel. This is something we see regularly with novels being made into movies. The most important piece of reasoning is time restraint. With limitations on time usage … Continue reading

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Mental Illness Unit ( Marbles & American Splendor)

Metal Illness was the topic of the unit for this section of the semester. This topic played a huge influence within the characters lives in the pieces we read and or watched. Ellen Forney, narrator of Marbles, expressed her daily … Continue reading

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Research Proposal

For my research proposal I would like to combine the performances of W;t, Angels in America, and The Cancer Journals. Through these three pieces I would like to connect on their similarities of Loneliness, Rejection, and their differences in Society … Continue reading

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Warm Bodies

Zombie– a human body in decay, a body that thirst for its own kinds blood. In retrospect can we honestly label them human? They hunt our kind and take our lives to fulfill their needs of brains and pulsing blood. … Continue reading

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American Splendor

The film, American Splendor, took on a twist with introverting graphic images within the narrative. The film dealt with more than just the involvement of characters playing roles that were made from a comic book, which was the doing of … Continue reading

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Apocalyptic vs. Millennial

In an apocalyptical viewing society the positive figures are looked at to be wishing for the millennium. A millennium is a span of thousands of years, can be related to a new start, whereas an apocalyptical time can be related … Continue reading

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Death Before Dying

“Denial, Silence, Fear, and Fatalism have stemmed from the construction of persons living with Aids as being “Dead Before Dying””(Niehaus, 845). This incurable disease attacks the immune system, and continues to rip your body to threads. Your body continues to … Continue reading

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Cancer Unit Reflection

Two of the performance pieces discussed in depth throughout this unit were the play W;t by Margaret Edson and the movie The Fault In Our Stars. These two pieces shared a strong disconnect, one being associated with punishment and the … Continue reading

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Ebola & Aids Share The Same Shame

Ebola, extremely similar to Aids, opened up the first scene in the film, And The Band Played On. Ebola is a disease that many people in my generation can understand first hand considering the outbreak the past year in the … Continue reading

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The Positivity Behind Stage IV Breast Cancer

Lisa Bonchek Adams, a mother first and a cancer patient second. Stage 1, stage 2, stage 3, stage 4…is where the line is drawn. Stage 4 breast cancer is where Lisa is now in her life, another chapter added on. … Continue reading

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