Things to Come Movie Worksheet

Things to Come Movie Worksheet - Ryan OHearn Things to Come...

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Ryan O’Hearn January 7, 2008 Things to Come (1936) Questions for Wed (Also sent electronically) Also, on Wed bring Freud’s Civilization and its Discontents to class As we have discussed, the movie was made in period of world wide anxiety, as fascism, communism and democratic capitalism competed for dominance. The world was in the midst of a Great Depression. Memories of the previous war lingered as another one appeared to be inevitable. Also, as the world became increasingly more urbanized and technologized, thinkers like Wells discussed how “mass society” could be effectively managed. 1. Why is it significant/ironic that the war begins on Christmas? Christmas is when Jesus was born, which can represent rebirth or a new generation is about to come. The war also represents this because after the war technology and civilization went back in technology, communication, and government. 2. What does John Cabal represent/stand for? Give specific examples.
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course COLA Arts of Ex taught by Professor Davidkramer during the Winter '07 term at RIT.

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