Mythical Opposition in Western Film Term Paper by hicaliber

Mythical Opposition in Western Film
An analysis of John Belton's theories of the western movie genre, focusing on mythical opposition of nature and characters in the movie "Shane".
# 93588 | 1,615 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Mar 22, 2007 in Film (History of) , Film (Analysis, Criticism, Etc.)

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This paper analyzes the western movie genre. The paper specifically examines John Belton's theories in relation to how nature and the main character are engaged in mythological opposition using the 1953 movie "Shane." The paper describes the movie and discusses how the various scenes add to the theme of mythical opposition.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Belton, John. American Cinema/American Culture. New York: McGraw-Hill. 1994.
  • Shane (Stevenson 1953)

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