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Lecture Notes 22/02/2007 17:23:00 Screening: Far From Heaven The Silence Of The Lambs     VISUAL ANALYSIS - Opening Scene o Foreshadowing Foster’s character running the obstacle course literally  and figurately throughout the film. o Women in a men’s world (elevator; men are wearing red sweaters,  while she’s wearing a grey one) o Building feels almost like a maze Navigate the various relationships with the important male characters in the  film (even the secondary characters) o Relationship with Crawford – issues with his power and control over  her o Dr. Lecter – she has to navigate his intellect and class position in order  to find the truth to what she is looking for. o Her father’s memory – throughout the film the death of her father is  evoked (she flashed back to how it was like dealing with her father, 
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Unformatted text preview: who was a cop just like her shes carrying on the tradition of being in the law enforcement branch, but trying to advance in class) Issue of class o Idea what anyone can make it in America if they try hard enough. o Dr. Lecter Cultural capital his memory, the way he speaks Lower class his grotesque methods of killing o with your good bag and your cheap shoes? You look like a rube. A well scrubbed, hustling rube with a little taste you're not more than one generation from poor white trash and that accent you've tried so desperately to shed? Pure West Virginia. o Bufallo Bill Where he lives, how his space is defined, bad light on trans-sexuality 22/02/2007 17:23:00 22/02/2007 17:23:00...
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2008 for the course CTCS 192m taught by Professor Boyd during the Spring '08 term at USC.

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