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Unformatted text preview: Review for Exam II **NOTE: Bring a blue book or blank sheets of paper for your answers ** • In what ways was Georges Méliès a film pioneer? • With which of our films was he associated? • In Xanadu , what type of mythological character is Kira and what tricks does she use to convince Sonny of her identity (see "Kira's Secret," chapter 14 of the DVD)? • What was her mission? • What does "heaven" look like in this film (you'll need to go forward until after Sonny rolls through the wall painting)? • What is a peplum film and what are its basic characteristics? • Which movie is said to have started this genre? • Who is considered the greatest star of this genre? • Define our four approaches to interpreting myth on film (realistic/traditional, transposed, poetic, narrative) and relate the relevant ones to Ulysses , O Brother, Where Art Thou? , Ulysses' Gaze , and Orpheus . Be prepared to justify your choices with specific references to the films. Please remember that our films will be a combination of approaches.Please remember that our films will be a combination of approaches....
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2008 for the course CLST 3050 taught by Professor Alford during the Spring '08 term at LSU.
- Spring '08