A Tale Of A Woman Driven To Madness And Murder?
In the film, the press shows off its prowess by publicly demoralizing individuals within the society. The press publishes articles with false stories that tarnish out the image and dignity. The press misrepresents the truth by showing the public that Katharina engages casually in sexual activities and that she is of an improper behavior when in fact she is quite the opposite. In the film, the actual Katharina is nicknamed by her friends us "the nun", an indication of her being the opposite (Zipes, 1977). The press also distributes false and misleading information on communism in other western countries, which spreads fear to those against the accepted social system, hence persuading the majority to oppress potential threat to their power and supporting the existing