Critical Review The movie 10 Things I hate About You, directed by Gil Junger adheres to the play The Taming of The Shrew, written by Shakespeare by its key themes and values. Both are considered to be a romantic comedy genre, dealing with relationships and the value of individualism. However, some of the themes had to be altered through the language and form of the play; so the audience would relate to the film. The movie, 10 Things I Hate About You is set in a 1990's American High School (Padua High School). The movie is about a father terrified of his daughters sexuality and certain that they would be unable to take care of themselves. His eldest, Kat, is loud-mouthed and his youngest, Bianca, is pretty and popular. Bianca has admirers, but she is unable to date because of her father’s rules about dating. Bianca can’t go out unless Kat does, and Kat refuses to. In order to free Bianca from her father’s rule, her admirers set Kat up with the intimidating, dangerous-looking Patrick by paying him to go out with her. Cameron, Bianca’s boyfriend-to-be, teaches himself some rudimentary French in order to be her tutor, and win over her affections, as Lucentio does in the play. The play, The Taming of the Shrew is set in Padua, Italy (created in the 1500’s). It’s a play about a controlling father to two girls. His eldest, Katherine, is despised and rebel; while his younger daughter, Bianca, is adored and admired because of her good looks and modesty. Bianca has a crowd of admirers who are competing for her hand in marriage, which includes the three gentlemen Hortensio, Lucentio, and Gremio. In order to make her available and free from her father’s constraints; Hortensio convinces Petruchio, a rowdy gentlemen from Verona, newly wealthy from the money he inherited from his recently deceased father, to ask Baptista for Katherina’s hand in marriage. To win Bianca over, Hortensio and Lucentio disguise themselves as teachers without the other’s knowledge, and they each convince Baptista to hire them as instructors for his daughters. Dating is an inevitable element of teenage life; often something teenagers feel pressured into doing. The 90’s teenage Americans had an obsession with their relationships back then. Around 1500's marriage was a union of a relationship that society was obsessed in that time. For example, in 10 Things I Hate About You; dating has become a form of relationship that everyone obsesses over, especially in high school. Dating is shown as a result of peer pressure, Bianca constantly states, “I’m the only girl in school that doesn’t date.” She feels pressured by her friends, and boys that are constantly asking her on dates, to “fit in” to teenage culture. In The Taming of the Shrew, it was the father's right to marry his daughters off to the man who…
Critical Review of Two Academic Papers Relating to Disabilities of tourism and accommodation
This paper aims to critically review two academic papers about disability, tourism and accommodation and explore the issue of the vulnerable groups. There is no doubt that the market of the handicapped traveling has the great potential, and now it still has large developing space. At the time of the flourish in travel industry, it is of great significance to develop the handicapped in journey that can help…
Assignment 2 – Critical Review
100098232 – Zachary Borrelli
The Social Llama
Our application, The Social Llama, is a Facebook style social system that uses several components linked together to create a distributed system. We have utilised several cloud technologies to provide a consistent web based system that can be centralised around a single point.
We started our system using the recommended components to store data and run the processing behind the scenes. After attempting this for a while…
Writing a Critical Review
What criteria can be used for evaluating an article?
The following criteria are useful:
• the timeliness of the article
• the degree to which the article makes an original contribution
• the logic of the view put forward
• the validity of the evidence put forward
• the theoretical framework used
Is the framework valid?
Has the framework been applied appropriately?
• the methodology used
Is the methodology appropriate?
Is the methodological approach explained…
studies employing the multiple object-tracking task will
be influenced by which theory best explains limits on this
task. Beyond object tracking, describing the visual
system’s mechanisms for maintaining attention on moving
objects is critical to understanding broader phenomena,
such as spatial vision and imagery (Pylyshyn, 1989;
Pylyshyn, 1998), our stable percept of the visual world
across eye and body movements (Pylyshyn, 1989), the
development of object knowledge in infants (e.g.,…
A critical review on “Employee’s perceptions of the impact of work on health behaviours”
Nicola Payne et al. conducted interviews among twenty four employees to study the impact of work on health behaviours. This article aims to critically review Nicola Payne et al.’s published paper “Employee’s perceptions of the impact of work on health behaviours”, especially analysing the strengths and limitations of the research method they used and make some recommendation for improvement…
The Demographic Transition: a model fit for the 21 century
A critical review of Chris, 2011, Understanding global demographic convergence since 1950, Population and Development Review, vol.37, no.2, pp375-388 and David S. Reher, 2004, The demographic transition revisited as a global process, Population, Space and Place, vol.10, pp19-41.
The demographic transition model (MTD), proposed by American demographer Warren Thompson in 1929 has profoundly contributed to forecasting the…
J. (n.d). ViewPoint General Personality Survey. Main Point Support Barrick, M. R., Mount, M. K., Li, N. (2013). The theory of purposeful work behavior The role of personality, higher-order goals, and job characteristics. The Academy Of Management Review, 38(1), Bipp, T. (2010). What do people want from their jobs The big five, core self-evaluations and work motivation. International Journal Of Selection And Assessment, 18(1), 28-39. doi10.1111/j.1468-2389.2010.00486.x. Main Point Support Consiglio…
A Critical Review of Flyvbjerg and Budzier, Why Your IT Project May Be Riskier Than You Think, Harvard Business Review, September 2011 and Upton and Staats, Radically Simple IT, Harvard Business Review, March 2008.
Flyvbjerg and Budzier (2011) present the notion of the IT project ‘black swan’, that is, “high-impact events that are rare and unpredictable but in retrospect seem not so improbable”. The research undertaken in this article goes to expose the amount of ‘black swans’…
Write a critical review of the book "It's not Luck" by EM Goldratt from an operations
strategy perspective. The emphasis of your review should be on principles of good
operations strategy and should NOT just be a summary of the book.
Table of Contents
1. Preface 3
2. Introduction to Business Strategy and its Operations Strategy 3
3. Levels of Strategy 4
4. Executive Summary of It's Not Luck 6
5. Principles of Operations Strategy 7
6. Conclusion 9
7. References 10
Critical Book Review
Healing the Wounds of Sexual Addiction
Dr. Mark Lasser’s book “Healing the Wounds of Sexual Addiction” gives insight to those who suffer from sexual addiction and to the families, friends and other people in their lives. Dr. Mark Lasser has chosen to write this book, to share with others his personal struggle and victory with sexual addiction. Dr. Lasser has written this book from a Christian view, to…