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    Movies have been made over the years that have sparked public outcry for being too racist or portraying a certain ethnicity in a poor light. Some would say that the movies are strictly for entertainment and that racism is truly not felt in the films. Two films that have sparked a great deal of public outcry would be Birth of a Nation, which was filmed in 1915. A more surprising film that has upset some people would be Gone with the Wind, which was filmed in 1939. Many people would not assume Gone with the Wind has a film that has portrayed African Americans in a poor light, but it has. On the other hand, Birth of a Nation was truly a film that stereotyped African Americans. Birth of a Nation when released caused riots in many cities and was…

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    Our world today has become arrogant, sensitive, and critical. Books are being banned in result of the sensitivity of our nation, including the novel Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell. The novel takes place in the south during the Civil War era and follows a young woman’s romantic life and her survival through the war. She pursues the love of her life while in doing so must fight for her survival in the war plagued south. Despite the immense amounts of history in the novel, some believe the…

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    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…

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    Many people argue that love for family, a lover, or a career propels individuals forward in life by giving them a reason to succeed. However, this love may cause some people to become so obsessed that they lose sight of what transpires as truly important to them in life. Different types of love, such as romantic, family, and career, blind people from seeing clearly in life, and being able to obtain their goals and true purpose. Love for significant others acts as one of the most powerful forces…

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    It is extremely rare for someone to just write one book and be famous and important in the literary world. The author Mitchell Margret of Gone with the Wind did it, However. Since 1936, this book had been published, it has been translated into 29 different kinds of languages, and remains the most popular novel until today and has great impact on people. ( http://baike.haosou.com/doc/2611564-7572390.html ) This story contains many aspects of life: about attitudes, choices, relationship between…

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    Gone With The Wind

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    The female lead in Gone with the Wind, Scarlett O’Hara played by Vivien Leigh was a highly emotional and overdramatic character. The actress contributed her strong and vain role through physical action and characterization. Throughout the film, Scarlett cries, yells and overdramatizes a multitude of conditions thrown her way. I believe it is the combination of cinematic techniques such as editing and sound that created an emotional impact among the film. Without the way Vivien’s character’s…

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    Ask most people what movie captures the classic Southern Belle, and most would answer, “Gone with the Wind”. Which is not surprising considering Hollywood’s role in perpetuating an idealized image of Southern white womanhood. However, while Gone with the Wind captures some aspects of the Southern Belle amid romanticized views of the Civil War South, filmgoers have a greater understanding of Southern womanhood when their repertoire is balanced out with the harsher aspects of Southern culture…

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    Scarlett O Hara

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    Scarlett O’Hara Many scholars argue that Scarlett O’Hara, the main character of Margaret Mitchell’s novel, Gone with the Wind, is a true representation of a feminist character. At the beginning of the novel, Scarlett marries a man on a whim to make another man jealous. On their first night together as husband and wife, she refuses to share the same bed as him. J.M. Spanbauer explains that this is a feminist way of thinking. Spanbauer states, “throughout the novel, Scarlett contemptuously…

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    Gone With the Wind Critical Analysis Gone with the Wind directed by Victor Fleming, released in 1939 is a historic film that portrays the life of a young female, Scarlett O’Hara. Taking place before, during and after the Civil War, embraces O’Hara’s experiences, struggles, victories, relationships and failures. Although this film was made decades ago, it created an impact and is still one of the most preeminent movies ever made. The filmmakers used consistent work, by incorporating beautifully…

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    Gone with the Wind is a famous novel which was written by Margaret Mitchell,first published in 1936 and adapted to film having the same name in 1939. Both film and novel received positive appraises from adorer all over the world. It is the story of process of a girl named Scarlett O’Hara from the spoiled daughter of a well-to-do plantation owner to a commercially successful businesswoman who fought for her own and family sake during the Civil War and the days of Reconstruction. The name of the…

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