Rhetoric Arguments Between The Print And Film Version Of The Same Story

864 Words Nov 16th, 2016 4 Pages
For my preliminary proposal I wanted to look at the rhetoric arguments between the print and film version of the same story. I then Identified three books, which had been turned into films that I wanted to analyze: The Boy in The Striped Pajamas, The Pianist, and Defiance. But as you pointed out, doing all three films in depth would be extremely difficult for one project.
From this I have refined my research intention quite a bit, I still want to look at the difference in rhetoric between film and print, but I want to refine it to just The Pianist. I chose the Pianist because it looks specifically at the life in the jewish ghettos and how destructive they were. Ghetto’s, generally, were destructive in a multitude of ways; in particular the way it made people of the jewish community turn on other people of the jewish community, because in the ghetto is was survival of the fittest. When you have a community turn on its own fellow people it only weakens that community even more. Which is exactly what the Nazi’s did to the jews.
Displaying how the Nazi’s were able to surpress the jewish community is what interests me; in particular how the director, and the author, are able to convey their ideas on how, and why, it worked so effectively. Rhetoric is the composition or orientation of how an argument is conveyed to its audience in order to prove, or attempt to prove, a point. But in how to make a well rounded rhetorical argument greatly differs in which art form you are…

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