Sub Question: Which came first, the metaphor or the structure?
Essay written by Gina
In this essay I will discuss about two movies, High Fidelity and The Tao of Steve. The two movies are both comedy films about love. I think that “spring” is an effective metaphor because spring is the season of bloom, rain, mud, melting and refreezing of snow. I believe that “spring” in the movies is an effective metaphor for these comedy movies because the events in the movie resemble the events that happens in spring. In both of the films the refreeze is the conflict and the problems that is happening and the snow melting is the problems and conflicts slowly resolving. The rain are the moments when there is a downfall and the mud is the mess of everything that the character is currently in. The movie then has the rebirth, blooming and end with a flowering this is the resolve and new love or relationship. The small details and obvious details in the films show the metaphor of “spring” in both films. I think that the structure came first and then the metaphor, the reason why I think so is because it first gives an outlines of the plot that is going to happen and then the metaphors were implied to explain further in depth. The movie High Fidelity is a film about the …show more content…
The freeze, melting, and the refreeze of snow were the ups and downs, the conflicts and resolve in the films. The weather was another indication for conflicts and resolve of a problem. The blooming was another metaphor that was effective because there was a new flowering of a new love. The metaphors of “spring” work well in the comedy films because the events that happen in spring happens in the film as well and gives a deeper meaning to what is actually happening in the