“You Are Who You Choose to Be”

“You are who you choose to be” is the simple theme of “The Iron Giant”. Hogarth says this exact line to the Giant when the Giant believes he has to kill people. Hogarth lets the Giant be who he wants to be, and lets him know he has a choice. The Giant compares himself to […]

A Boring Week

After a long week of pretending to take notes, I’ve learned more about characters. Stock characters, stereotypes, and single purpose characters, specifically. These characters can be rather important to the story, serving one deus ex machina like purpose, being your average guide, storekeeper, old wise man, gatekeeper, or just being on obvious trait personified (which […]