The Wild Bunch

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  • The Wild Bunch Sociology

    Representing the Western genre, which was once popular, but started to be worn-out by the 50s, The Wild Bunch was a surprising reassessment of the American Old West. Instead of portraying lonely ’knights’ who discover the wild territories while looking for adventures, the film focused on aging outlaws whose possibilities and future prospects became limited and only their honour code is left for them. The gang tries to survive at any costs throughout the story – therefore the movie contains cruel killing scenes. The Wild Bunch, because of its violence, was immediately criticised by many. Peckinpah was already under the influence of Penn’s film. The daring use of shootout sequences and the slow motion camera technique inspired him greatly. Looking back, it is not a surprise at all, that the picture Peckinpah directed was an amalgamation of…

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  • The Great Train Film Analysis

    to interpret this strife out on the camera. Usually this strife was the “destruction of savagery and the regeneration of white America” (Cawelti 144). While America progressed culturally and socially, the Western was a “counter-statement” (Cawelti 149) to this progression. Women and minorities were fighting for equal rights as the Western fought to keep the evolution of American society at bay. Western film was fighting hard against real life and people of all groups wanting civil rights. One…

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  • Bigfoot Film Analysis

    to work for scale because you don't have the budget to pay them what might get in another production. The best people to hire, asking too money to even be considered. Plenty of good films are still made under these circumstances. I'd label it a horror film, but in all actuality, Bigfoot plays more like a comedy. In a starring role, the Brady Bunch's Barry Williams. I have always had the impression that Mr. Williams seriously, could not act his way out of a paper bag. He seems to have only…

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  • Traditional All-American Family

    and behave. The show not only showed America what a traditional family was like, but also perpetuated the idea of what roles men and woman played, at the time. Men were expected to provide for their families, and woman were expected to provide meals, a clean home, as well as emotional, and mental support to her husband and children Yet another example, of this family dynamic was The Brady Bunch, a hit television show that aired from 1969 to 1974. Mike and Carol Brady, struggled to blend their…

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  • The Brady Bunch's Influence On American Pop Culture

    The concept of "The Brady Bunch" started back in 1966 when Sherwood Schwartz (the creator and producer of the show) heard that somewhere between 20-30% of all families had at least one child from a previous marriage. The show was about a mother with three daughters by one marriage, marries a widower with three boys, a maid and a dog. The first season of The Brady Bunch focused on the newly blended family and the conflicts that arose from the merger. The family eventually learned to get a long as…

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  • Chris Mccandless Life Vs Wild Life

    Ever wonder what it would be like to live in the wild just you, nature and no one else around, well Christopher McCandless did he set off to live off into the Alaskan Wilderness following the Stampede trail that led him to an old abandoned bus where he lived for a short period of time but later died in that bus. Along his journey to the Alaskan Wilderness, he has made a few friends along the way. There are a lot of advantages and disadvantages to living on the road, so is life on the road…

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  • Similarities Between Into The Wild And Tuesdays With Morrie

    While reading both, “Into the Wild”, and “Tuesdays with Morrie”, I have realized that both have shared a theme of personal fulfillment shown through the characters. Chris McCandless and Morrie Schwartz show personal fulfillment in unique ways. Personal fulfillment is when you feel like you achieved something great in your life. You can also feel satisfied with yourself or your life and feel happiness. Chris wasn’t very happy growing up because of the way his lifestyle was with his parents. He…

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  • Nonconformity In Into The Wild By Jon Krakauer

    To crave is to feel a powerful desire for something. This is an emotion each and every human has known. Much of the time as individuals mature, they experience a craving for a sense of their own identity. Into the Wild is a non fiction book by Jon Krakauer about Christopher McCandless and his journey as he discovered who he was, independently from his family. For the majority of his youth Chris idolized non-conformist authors such as Henry David Thoreau, Jack London, and Leo Tolstoy who…

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  • Rhetorical Of Logos In Into The Wild, By Jon Krakauer

    Whilst modern day humans go about their everyday life, it is highly likely they crave something more; Something adventurous to modify their suburban lifestyle. However, humans fear the unknown, the risk of losing security and comfort, rarely reaching beyond the bounds of day to day life and experiencing the world around them. Despite this, there are some individuals that are passionate and daring enough to experience what the world has to offer and find pure joy and serenity. In the biographical…

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  • Into The Wild Identity Quotes

    Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer is a biography. A young man named Christopher Johnson McCandless takes a journey to Alaska to get away from the society and people in his life, like his family. Chris goes to Alaska with no money and the bare necessities to survive in the wilderness. Chris dies because he ended up needing the items he did not have, but Chris did and experienced a lot before he died. Chris makes an identity, which is being stubborn, ungrateful, and only depends on himself and that…

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