"Chocolat" Book Review by supercalifragilistic

A study on chocolate, focusing on the film "Chocolat", directed by Lasse Hallstrom and based on the book by Joanne Harris
# 96452 | 4,424 words | 11 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Jul 09, 2007 in Literature (English) , English (Analysis) , Film (Analysis, Criticism, Etc.) , History (General)

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This paper discusses the history of chocolate and its role in the globalization of food. It provides a brief synopsis of the film "Chocolat", directed by Lasse Hallstrom and based on the book by Joanne Harris. The paper argues that the film uses chocolate as a thematic representation of the human experience of modernization and then describes how it comes to this conclusion.

Table of Contents:
Brief History of Chocolate
Brief Synopsis of the Film Chocolat
How Chocolate is the Thematic Link Between Old and New

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Barrette, Gene. "Spiritual Direction in the Roman Catholic Tradition." Journal of Psychology and Theology 30.4 (2002): 290.
  • "Charlie's Chocolate Fact-Ory; SOME TASTY FACTS ON OUR FAVOURITE SNACK 2ozs Can Kill a Dog Was Once a Medicine 400 Beans Make 1lb It Speeds Heartbeat." The People (London, England) 17 July 2005: 24.
  • Jacobs, Robert N. Chocolat, Movie, 2000.
  • Clarence-Smith, William Gervase. Cocoa and Chocolate, 1765-1914. London: Routledge, 2000.
  • Davies, Peter. The Extreme Right in France, 1789 to the Present: From de Maistre to le Pen. London: Routledge, 2002.

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