How to Analyze the Films of the Coen Brothers

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How to Analyze the Films of The Coen Brothers

Have you ever watched a film and wondered about its deeper meaning? Ethan and Joel Coen's films have been viewed by audiences worldwide. By using critical theory, you might find new ideas in the Coen brothers' unique plots and memorable characters. Critical theory allows viewers to examine the influences behind, a creation as well as the impacts of that creation. Consider how others have critiqued ...

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How to Analyze the Films of The Coen Brothers

Have you ever watched a film and wondered about its deeper meaning? Ethan and Joel Coen's films have been viewed by audiences worldwide. By using critical theory, you might find new ideas in the Coen brothers' unique plots and memorable characters. Critical theory allows viewers to examine the influences behind, a creation as well as the impacts of that creation. Consider how others have critiqued Ethan and Joel Coen's work. You may discover an entirely fresh view of the film-your own.

Essential Critiques

Essential Critiques introduces readers to critical theory and its application. By discussing and analyzing the art of pop culture icons in theater, literature, film, art, and music, this unique series guide's students through the process of thinking critically, creating a thesis, and supporting their arguments. A brief biography of each artist pairs with summaries of his or her works, allowing readers to examine and apply New Criticism, feminist theory, reader response, and more.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617834547
  • Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 8/1/2012
  • Series: Essential Critiques Set 3 Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 112
  • Age range: 14 - 17 Years
  • Lexile: 1120L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Critiques 6

Chapter 2 A Closer Look at the Coen Brothers 12

Chapter 3 An Overview of 0 Brother, Where Art Thou? 20

Chapter 4 How to Apply New Criticism to 0 Brother, Where Art Thou? 30

Chapter 5 An Overview of Fargo 40

Chapter 6 How to Apply Gender Criticism to Fargo 48

Chapter 7 An Overview of The Big Lebowski 58

Chapter 8 How to Apply Archetypal Criticism to The Big Lebowski 66

Chapter 9 An Overview of True Grit 78

Chapter 10 How to Apply Feminist Criticism to True Grit 86

You Critique It 96

Timeline 98

Glossary 100

Bibliography of Works and Criticism 102

Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 109

About the Author 112

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