Analyzing Cinematic Satire Elements

Analyzing Cinematic Satire Elements

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Opening

Discuss the following with your classmates.

  • What were some of the details you enjoyed from other trios’ modernized city mouse/country mouse stories?
  • To what degree were the characterizations exaggerated? Was this an effective strategy?
  • Turning to the Hughes article, what is the usual topic for his movies? And what’s his perspective, according to the article?
  • What other Hughes movies have you seen? Any thoughts on his approach to satire?
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