Disney Princess Time Periods Next to Portraits Through History

A few years ago while searching for fan art of Princess Aurora, I stumbled upon Claire Hummel's (shoomlah) digital art of Historical Princesses, in which she made the Disney heroines' signature dresses more historically accurate. As a way to calm myself down during my college application season (fall of 2015), I put her digital art…

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Women, the Guardians: Self-Discovery

      Introduction For Hum. Core we watched the films Women Without MenĀ (2009) and Persepolis (2007), both based on books that I haven't read, yet. The films describe the 1953 Iranian coup d'etat and the 1979 Iranian Revolution, respectively, through female perspectives. Both are really good films, and I now have interesting memories with…

The Revenant: One with Nature

Introduction The reason we watched The Revenant for my humanities course at school was because it falls under the time period of Manifest Destiny in the United States. Manifest Destiny was the belief that the US had a God-given right to expand as far west, north, and south as they wanted. The Caucasian characters in…