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The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968)

The first part of the opening title sequence serves to help the audience understand the historical background of the movie. The visual style of the opening title sequence of “The Charge of the Light Brigade” parodies English political cartoons from the Victorian-era (etchings).  In this animated cartoon, the sleeping lion symbolizes the British Empire. Rays…

Hunt Library: A state-of-the-art library

  James B. Hunt Library is a state-of-the-art library located in North Carolina State University’s Centennial Campus. The design of the library was done in collaboration by Clark Nexen and Snohetta, a Norwegian design firm. Hunt library is one of the few (if not only) NCSU building that does not use the iconic and ubiquitous…

Owl Trope in Media

What are some symbols that pop up when we think of knowledge and school? Perhaps the apple, a book, or a graduation cap. One big symbol that may come to mind is the owl. The owl trope is often used in media and marketing as a symbol of knowledge, learning, and prosperity. The symbolism between…