Film Analysis: "Shrek" Persuasive Essay by The Research Group

Film Analysis: "Shrek"
A comprehensive description and analysis of the film "Shrek".
# 73389 | 2,250 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in English (Persuasive Writing) , Film (Analysis, Criticism, Etc.) , Film (General)

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This paper provides a comprehensive description of DreamWorks Pictures' animated film "Shrek", looking at animation, editing, sound, acting, storyline, and writing. The paper argues that the film challenges the traditional Disney fairy tale-animation conventions.

From the Paper:

""Shrek", released by DreamWorks Pictures has been characterized by critic Todd McCarthy as an instant animated classic that rudely sends up even the most beloved fairy tale traditions while at the same time effectively embodying them. The film is the story of an ogre's odyssey from oblivion to love, thus suggesting elements of Disney's "Beauty and the Beast". Indeed McCarthy believes that one of the key aspects of the film was that it challenges the traditional Disney mode of presenting animated films..."

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