[The Analysis and History development of Anthropomorphism in Films]
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In this study we try to explore the concept of anthropomorphism in a holistic context. The main focus of the research is on anthropomorphism and its relation with films. The research also analyzes many aspects of anthropomorphism and tries to gauge its effect on cinema. Finally the research describes various factors which are responsible for anthropomorphism and tries to describe the overall effect of anthropomorphism on entertainment industry.
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION1
Outline of the Study1
Introduction to the Research1
Research Aims and Objectives2
CHAPTER 2: LITERATURE REVIEW4
A Rhetorical History4
Determinants of Anthropomorphism5
A Journey from Aesop to Disney6
Theory, Critical and Literary History8
CHAPTER 3: METHODOLOGY13
CHAPTER 4: DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS16
Anthropomorphism in Films17
CHAPTER 5: CONCLUSION21
Chapter 1: Introduction
Outline of the Study
This research focuses on the various aspects of anthropomorphism and its impact on entertainment industry and comprises of the following chapters:
Introduction to the Research
Anthropomorphism is the idea or assumption of human characteristics and behaviour in nature. For the ancient Greeks, it was particularly the transmission of human traits to the gods and goddess. Anthropomorphism is the transfer of inalienable human properties and features of the external forces of nature and the attribution of fictitious mythical beings (gods, spirits, etc). It is the attribution of human form or qualities to that which is not human. In the history of religion, anthropomorphism refers to the representation of God in a human image, the shape of the human body and emotions such as jealousy, anger or love. Considering that mythology is only interested in anthropomorphic gods, other religious thought holds that it is inappropriate to consider an omnipotent God as a man. To speak of God, however, metaphorical language must be used.
Concept of anthropomorphism is old and controversial but it seems to grow in a positive manner in recent years through entertainment industry.
Research Aims and Objectives
The aims and objectives of this research are
To find out the history and origin of the concept of anthropomorphism
To find out determinants of anthropomorphism
How this concept has reached to the cinema
To find out theories related to anthropomorphism
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