Unformatted text preview: she realize how much her home means to her." Implicit Meaning (themes) – (courage, journey of self-discovery, power of love, importance of family) "An adolescent girl who must soon face the adult world yearns for a return to the simple world of childhood, but she eventually accepts the demands of adulthood" Symptomatic Meaning (ideology) – treats the implicit and explicit meanings of the film as manifestations of a wider set of values characteristic of a whole society. "In a society where human worth is measured in money, home and family may seem to be the last refuge of human values. This belief is especially seen in times of economic crisis, such as that of the depression era of the United States in the 1930s."...
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- Spring '08
- adult world yearns, critically reading film