Of Mice and Magic: A History of American Animated Cartoons Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

Leonard Maltin
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Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Describe the obstacles to early animation. What struggles did animators like McCay and Cohl overcome in creating animation?

Essay Topic 2

Describe McCay's career and inspiration. How did he become an animator and why did he choose to become one? What successes did he have? What were his downfalls? What contribution did McCay make to the animation industry as a whole?

Essay Topic 3

Describe the challenges that Walt Disney faced when creating his empire. Also describe the successes he had. What did he do right? What did he do wrong?

Essay Topic 4

Asses Disney's enthusiasm for his work. How was this a good thing? How was his enthusiasm negative? Overall, what type of influence did it have and how do you know?

Essay Topic 5

Choose one of Walt Disney's animated features that you are familiar with. Analyze the aspects of animation that you think Walt Disney personally...

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