The Wire.docx - Surname 1 Name Instructor Course Date Roland Pryzbylewski from the TV show"The Wire The object of study is the magnificent television

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Surname 1 Name: Instructor: Course: Date: Roland Pryzbylewski from the TV show "The Wire" The object of study is the magnificent television series The Wire, broadcast by HBO between 2002 and 2008, which deals with the resounding failure of the American experiment in the marginal city of Baltimore. However, in a series that reflects drug trafficking, politics, education, communication and, finally, Western society with its virtues and defects, and which, therefore, is full of moments of great tension, brilliance and drama, one of the plans most remembered by those who have seen it does not have any of this. The focus will be on the character analysis of Roland Pryzbylewski. Baltimore is the most populous city in the state of Maryland, but by no means the most important. There is also Annapolis, smaller but administrative capital of the state and seat of territorial governments. And there is also Washington DC (although administratively it does not belong to the state because it is a federal district), known by all as the capital of the United States (Peter &John 333). Washington and Annapolis are two of the richest cities in North America: per capita income is very high, and they live in many of the most important political and administrative personalities in the United States and, therefore, the world. Baltimore is the American city with the highest rate of poverty, marginalization, and delinquency. There are more than three hundred murders a year, and its mortality rate for
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Surname 2 homicide is comparable to that of many cities in the third world. The contrast between this battered city and its two rich neighbors is bleeding, and in the series itself Washington is mentioned as a kind of untouchable paradise that seems to belong to another planet, and Annapolis as the city that should care about Baltimore but that, instead, ignores it, keeping its inhabitants abandoned, plunged into misery and oblivion (Peter & John 325). In the state of Maryland, Baltimore is like a deviant older sister who has no job or university degree, while her two little sisters, triumphant and posh, do their best to pretend that they do not know her at all. Moreover, the rest of the country has tried to ignore the existence of Baltimore almost always. From the USA they have always shown us crime and marginalization in Los Angeles or New York, but the former can boast of Hollywood and its rock musicians, and the latter of Wall Street and its incessant cultural life or tourist charm. Baltimore has nothing eye-catching to offer to the world except its decay (Peter & John 333). There is not even an industrial or sports tradition like that of Detroit. You had to put it under the carpet because it shows the worst face of that nation. It is the city where everyone loses, and nobody wins, where there are no movie stars or stockbrokers who make up so much misery. The Wire, throughout its five years, reviews many other aspects of Baltimore society.
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