|FIL2400 - History of the American Cinema
Extra Credit Assignment
Can Replace Lowest Grade on Written Assignments
Study Guide - Page 105, Exercise 2
First, study the "elements of the film school generation (parody, pastiche, nostalgia, etc.)." Then watch a movie and find a sequence (scene) using or rejecting at least two of those elements. Finally, analyze the sequence for both style and content.
Next, write an Introduction defining the elements of film school generation you will use (at least two.) Then, write a paragraph or two showing how the sequence conforms or fails to conform to one element. Talk about style and content. Then do it again for the second element. Finally, try to determine the director's purpose in using or not using these elements.
That's six paragraphs, maybe more depending on your depth of detail.
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