Hollywood Post-9/11 Alien Films: Recontextualization of George. W. Bush's Discourse
The widely shocking attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11 was interpreted differently by various institutions worldwide, ranging from America's legitimate motive to begin a 'war on terror' to defend her 'very freedom', to a pretext for Bush administration to pursue G. H. W. Bush's temptation for 'a new world order'. Various institutions, therefore, made use of their potentials to support a parallel ideology, including Hollywood as a most powerful center for producing, conveying, and supporting such an ideology worldwide. This study intends to reveal Hollywood film making companies' recontextualization of G. W. Bush's discourse used in his first speech broadcast on CNN after the attacks. A close examination of Bush's speech discloses a narrative sequence of five steps which were accordingly incorporated in alien films produced during the decade following 9111. Recontextualization of Bush's five-section speech could psychologically remind and legitimize the war.
the widely shocking attacks on the world trade center and the pentagon on september 11 was interpreted differently by various institutions worldwide, ranging from america's legitimate motive to begin a 'war on terror' to defend her 'very freedom', to a pretext for bush administration to pursue g. h. w. bush's temptation for 'a new world order'. various institutions, therefore, made use of their...متن کامل
Following the tragic events of 9/11, when al Qaeda terrorists crashed three airplanes into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, Americans turned their frightened eyes toward George W. Bush to see just what kind of president he would be. Most people weren't sure what they would find. The new president was still hard to define. His campaign in 2000 had sent mixed signals on a variety of issue...متن کامل
OBJECTIVES In the days immediately following the terror attacks of 9/11, thousands of Americans chose to drive rather than to fly. We analyzed highway accident data to determine whether or not the number of fatalities and injuries following 9/11 differed from those in the same time period in 2000 and 2002. METHODS Motor crash data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Fata...متن کامل
this country's critical infrastructure, the ability to share information and to do it securely is the key to an effective homeland security regime. This is a staggering undertaking. In the new Department of Homeland Security alone, a complete information-sharing system will have to encompass some 22 current agencies, many of which are not accustomed to working with one another. These agencies m...متن کامل
This paper examines three outcomes characterizing different aspects of post 9/11 veterans' economic reintegration to civilian life: unemployment, earnings and college enrollment, using Current Population Survey data from 2005 to 2011. Analyses include interactions of veteran status with sex, race/ethnicity and educational attainment to evaluate whether diverse veterans experience diverse conseq...متن کامل
Despite the scale of veteran homelessness and government-community initiatives to end homelessness among veterans, few studies have featured individual veteran accounts of experiencing homelessness. Here we track veterans' trajectories from military service to homelessness through qualitative, semistructured interviews with 17 post-9/11-era veterans. Our objective was to examine how veterans be...متن کامل
دوره 5 شماره Special Issue
صفحات 75- 87
تاریخ انتشار 2015-04-01
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