Quiz 6 - 1 Describe the 2 theoretical approaches Erb uses...

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COMM 250, sec. 1 Penn State Greater Allegheny Dr. Clifford Manlove, Course Instructor Quiz 6 ; Spring, 2008 Directions: You have 30 minutes to handwrite answers to each of the questions below. It will be necessary to use the back of this page, or your own notebook paper, to write complete answers. Each question is worth 10 points, for a total of 50 points (see syllabus for full policies). Answer each question as concisely and thoroughly as possible in no more than 4-6 complete sentences . Use at least 1-2 specific examples from the text in question in each answer. NOTE: You would be well advised to not use the same material for more than one answer.
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Unformatted text preview: 1. Describe the 2 theoretical approaches Erb uses for King Kong ; why are they usually incompatible; how does Erb reconcile them (and why)? 2. What 2 tropes does Erb analyze in the 33 version of King Kong--how are they portrayed in the 76 version? 3. Describe 3 telling facts about the reception of the 33 version of King Kong . How does this affect your view of the film? 4. What is unique about King Kong with respect to genre, according to Erb. How is her focus on genre distinctive from other approaches to the issue of genre in film? 5. Describe 4 genre tradition that King Kong uses—what is the effect of the mixture?...
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