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    (Dustin Hoffman), whose life very quickly becomes dominated by his relationship with Mrs. Robinson and her daughter Elaine. In Act one, the key players are introduced, Benjamin, his parents and their friends including, of course, Mrs. Robinson. It feels as though Benjamin is on a different planet to the others, and for that we are sympathetic towards him and want to see how things will play out. As is typical of a three act structure, the film embodies major structural elements. while there are several possible options for these key elements…

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    results in his life becoming dominated by his relationship with Mrs. Robinson and eventually, her daughter Elaine. Act I establishes the key characters; Ben, his parents and their friends, including, Mrs. Robinson. The audience is empathetic towards him and likely wanting to see how things will play out; this act includes the inciting incident and plot point one. Act II, includes the midpoint, where Ben comes to terms with his feelings for Elaine, and plot point two. Act three, resolves the…

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    in his life becoming dominated by his relationship with Mrs. Robinson and eventually, her daughter Elaine. Act I establishes the key characters; Benjamin, his parents and their friends, including, Mrs. Robinson. It feels as though Benjamin is on a different planet to the others, and for that we are sympathetic towards him and want to see how things will play out; this act includes both the inciting incident and plot point one. Act II, includes the midpoint where Benjamin comes to terms with his…

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    Journal Review 1: “The Graduate” “The Graduate” is a film directed by Mike Nichols starring a young Dustin Hoffman. The movie follows Dustin Hoffman’s character Ben Braddock who is a recent college graduate who has yet to find his way in the world after school. After being given different choices and recommendations for his life after college from his parents and friends Ben becomes noticeably stressed. This stress is portrayed throughout the movie using darker lighting in some of the more…

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    all his family friends. One of those friends is Mrs. Robinson, the wife of Ben’s father’s business partner. Mrs. Robinson takes a liking to Ben, and the two begin a secret affair. During their relationship, Ben contemplates his life choices, and in the end, he decides to leave Mrs. Robinson to be in a relationship with her daughter Elaine. This film is an example of Hollywood renaissance films from the 1960’s and 70’s. Like other films from this era, the plot and characters can be analyzed…

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    scene were Benjamin gets caught with Ms. Robinson is one that is visually striking because it shows how the younger generation is trying to figure life out with their overbearing parents and expectations. Mike Nichols uses visual elements to explore how American values were being challenged by the younger…

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    The Graduate The sequence that I have chosen for analysis is the scene after the party and Dustin is moping in his room, until he puts his hand in the fish tank to pull out his keys. The scene begins with Mrs. Robinson bursting in on Benjamin. The sound of the door is quite loud in the small space, making it much more intrusive than it might normally have been and possibly drawing a metaphor about her entry not just into his room but into his private life. Her voice is totally calm…

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    The Graduate is a film centered around Benjamin during his first summer after earning his degree at college. He spends his time lounging in his parents pool, unsure of who he is and what he wants to do, much like Neil in Goodbye, Columbus. Both characters feel isolated, lonely, and trapped, eventually falling for women who feel their lives are dull and boring. Goodbye, Columbus and The Graduate are similar stories with similar themes; the difference is in how they are presented. While the former…

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    he should have been grateful for all the beauty in his life, including his wife and daughter. Resembling American Beauty, The Graduate shows a young man, Benjamin, who is dissatisfied with his life. Ben did everything that he was supposed to, he graduated from college, was a successful member of the track team, and he was lined up to go to graduate school at a respected university. Yet, Ben was unhappy and so he too, like Lester, turned to rebellion to satisfy he need for control over his…

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    Film Analysis Superbad is a film that tells the story of three teenage boys in their last semester of high school desperately trying to gain sexual experience before going into college. Seth and Evan have been best friends ever since they were eight years old; they share a lot of memories together, but unfortunately Seth was not accepted into Dartmouth so they will not be going to the same college. Neither of the two boys is popular in their high school; they are considered to be an outcast.…

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