The Great Dictator

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  • Archetype In The Great Dictator Speech

    speech was delivers on the stage by one of the greatest pioneers of the film industry Mr. Charlie Chaplin. “The Great Dictator’s Speech” was a mythical moment in the history of film for two reasons. The first being, this was the moment the most beloved and famous tramp of all, became a dictator. The second was, the words spoken by this tyrant were to become timeless words of hope and enlightenment. It is the Intention of this paper to identify and discuss the archetype, the power of words. Therefor, a brief introduction explaining Mr. Carl Jung’s concept will precede the discussion. An archetype can be, Carl Jung suggested, some sort…

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  • The Great Dictator Movie Analysis

    political implications from The Great Dictator and Some Like it Hot and really pushed the limits. Movies today go past the boundaries and push past social limitations of what they can and cannot show on the big screen. Many conditions in society help to the extended limits of films today.…

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  • The Great Dictator Essay

    The Great Dictator made in 1940, written, produced, and directed, by Charlie Chaplin: was at the time a controversial film because it exposed Nazism and anti-Semitism with humor. Chaplin began his first full-dialogue film after a decade that the rest of the film industry had accepted talking pictures. Chaplin’s film “The Great Dictator”, was ahead of its time because no one could interpret the horrors happening in Germany throughout WWII. In the film, the main subject being Adolf Hitler and the…

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  • The Great Dictator Analysis

    Charlie Chaplin is most well-known for his character The Tramp, as well as writing, directing, and starring in his own films. Just as Hollywood was moving into “talkies” or films with sound, Chaplin was still going against the grain. He remained one of the last silent film stars until the release of the political satire comedy-drama The Great Dictator in 1940. Besides his singing part in Modern Times, this was the first time audiences heard Chaplin’s true voice. The Great Dictator tells the…

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  • Morality In Voltaire's Candide

    for criticizing humanity for its every flaw, have unsurprisingly leapt at the opportunity to again berate humans for their disregard for doing the right thing. “We must cultivate our garden.” The final crew in Voltaire’s Candide meet up with a wise, normal Muslim man near the end of the book. Pangloss inquires as to the names of the people whom were hung recently, but the Muslim responds that he doesn’t know before inviting them into his house, where he feeds them sherbets and coffee before his…

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  • Film Analysis: Night And Fog

    This was Chaplin’s first talking film. Chaplin poked fun at Hitler, and at the time this was considered to be sensitive to many viewers. Unlike most of his films, this one was an all sound picture, however there were still many acts of physical comedy. Some critics only prefer Chaplin’s physical comedy, however in my opinion every form of comedy from Chaplin is amazing. The beginning of this film shows Chaplin as a barber who is not familiar with the new rules of dictator Hynkel as seen when…

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  • The Great Dictator Speech Analysis

    Unity and Historical Remembrance in The Great Dictator Throughout history, performance has been used as a method to unite people from different regions, social classes, races, and gender and sexual identities. Such an instance can be seen in Charles Chaplin’s film, The Great Dictator. Released in 1940, the film satirizes Adolf Hitler in attempts to counter the increasing popularity of nazism during this time. This film is historically important because it makes the audience acknowledge and…

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  • Examples Of Ethos In The Great Dictator

    In the Charlie Chaplin film, The Great Dictator, the method of persuasion pathos is used multiple times. Pathos is an extremely effective way to control, or persuade someone to do something. Pathos is when you use someone's emotions to bring an event or topic to their attention. A few examples of pathos in the movie are when the storm troopers stormed into Hannah’s home and attempted to capture her and her family, and when Hynkel is not fazed by the many deaths of his people during the testing…

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  • Charlie Chaplin's 'The Great Dictator'

    week's assignment, I decided to choose Charlie Chaplin's The Great Dictator's speech. Even though it is from a movie that Charlie Chaplin wrote, directed, and starred in, I still find it to be one of the best speech's I've ever heard. It was on October 5, 1940, that the world was introduced to this speech. This was in the wake of the Nazis and Hitler. From 1939 to 1945 WWII was happening, and a lot of hatred was spread, accepted and fought against. I don't think that Charlie Chaplin thought that…

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  • The Rhetorical Analysis Of Ain T I A Woman

    She seemed very intelligent because she brought up a great point that Christ was born from a woman and men had nothing to do with him. 5. People may remember it because this set off a domino effect allowing black woman to gain rights. The Great Dictator 1. He is trying to explain that the misery that we face now is just the passing of greed, the bitterness of man who fear the way of human progress. Also, the dictators will eventually die out and the power they took from the people will…

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