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The Virgin Mary and Baby Jesus in the Media

  Both the Virgin Mary and Baby Jesus are religious figures referenced in Christian literature as well as many other religions. Mary is the mother of Jesus and Jesus is the son of Mary. These two religious figures are commonly referenced in the media. They are often brought up to represent goodness, holiness, and power.…

Sidekick Trope

The trope of “sidekick” is widely known as a character that is secondary to the story. The sidekick is known for comedic relief and usually gets themselves in trouble for the “hero” of the story to save.  In most cases, the sidekick is less than the main character, in intelligence, strength, or purpose. Each sidekick…

The American Flag Stars and Stripes

For this assignment, the trope I have chosen to discuss is the “American flag/ Stars and Stripes” motif. The symbol of the American flag certainly carries a lot of baggage with it, considering both the roles that the nation currently plays and has historically played in global affairs, as well as the near-constant political turmoil…

Victor Moscoso

Victor Moscoso was born in Spain in 1936, in the Northwestern area called the Province of Galicia. His family lived in a farming area, though his father was a painter and his mother a seamstress. Moscoso was born during the second week of the Spanish Civil War, which meant his young life in Spain was…