Movie Review : Gone With The Wind Essay

2229 Words Dec 3rd, 2016 9 Pages
1. Summary: The film Gone with the Wind starts before the outbreak of the American Civil War, Scarlett lives at Tara with her parents and two sisters. She finds out Ashley, the man she loves, is engaged to Melanie. She decides to reveal her feeling to him in private, but he rejects her by pointing out their incompatibility. To her surprise, there is a third person present, Rhett Butler, who have heard all the conversation between them and her confession to him. Scarlett is irritated and starts to despise him from their first meeting. The war soon starts, Scarlett agrees to the proposal of another man who she doesn 't love in order to make Ashley jealous and marries him before he leaves to fight. Tragically, that man dies while serving in the army and Scarlett becomes a widow soon. Scarlett 's mother sends her to the Hamilton home in Atlanta to make her sorrow go away. Then the war spreads to the farms of Pennsylvania, many soldiers from Scarlett 's home town are killed, but Scarlett and Melanie are grateful since Ashley is still alive. On Christmas furlough, Ashley comes back and Scarlett makes another unsuccessful confession to Ashley. Several months later, the city was under siege by the Union Army. Although Scarlet is scared to death and have decided to leave, she still cannot leave pregnant Melanie behind due to her commitment of taking care of Melanie to Ashley. On account of a shortage of doctors, she had to deliver the baby herself with little help from her servant.…

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