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“Individuals with narcissistic personality disorder generally require excessive admiration. Their self esteem is almost invariably very fragile. They may be preoccupied with how well they are doing and how favorably they are regarded by others. Oregon Coast MoviesFree Willy(1993). Shot in Astoria, Oregon, this story about a 12 year old boy who saves a killer whale is an all time favorite! As a result of the movie, donations poured in to find Keiko (its star) a new home in Oregon, that would be better than his amusement park location in Mexico City. The film was followed up with Free Willy 2 in 1995 and Free Willy 3 in 1997.

The racial stereotypes are more subdued, but present nonetheless. Although the film presents people as relatively “Hollywood normal” and beautiful people, we see the depiction of specific racial (or rather nation specific) stereotypes appearing in the characters Lumineer and Cogsworth (French and British, respectively.) Lumineer, complete with a decidedly French accent and pompadour, is presented as a fiery and passionate candle holder with a flair for romance who later states that, once he becomes human again, will once again engage in cooking and courting, all of which is in keeping with a stereotypical view of the French (even if it only highlights the positive stereotypes.) Cogsworth on the other hand, is painted as stuffy and strictly observant of rules and order, aspects stereotypical of his “Britishness”, and he even states that, upon becoming human again, he plans to “sip tea”. While neither of these stereotypes could leave any truly negative impressions with children as to the French or the British in my opinion, they do set up preconceptions about the French being all about love, passion, romance and food while the British are more formal and rigid and not as interesting as the French..

Waiting for something: a test result, a special delivery, an urgent phone call sometimes waiting for news, whether good or bad, can make it hard to focus on creative projects. Even while you’re attempting to write, a part of your mind feels like it’s in limbo, waiting for a knock at the door, a phone call or an e mailAny one of us can be challenged by minor life events that distract us from our work. You may decide to tackle just one project.