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Unformatted text preview: gentleman, trying to be something hes not) humor doesnt dominate, instead we emotionally identify with him and feel bad for him (specifically when he is left alone at the end) - true comedy, contains many close ups that get us emotionally involved, Pathos- what we understand and relate to, not detachment Gold Rush = true comedy, character based, more developmental comedy Sennetts= farce, more formless comedy Tone- how the creators feel about character cool were better than character / warm- we identify with the character (uses close ups) Modern Times film clip- makes comment on the world around him, high social commentary, his first film with partial sound, boss character is the only one with the power to speak, technology dehumanizes Chaplins character, freedom v. control, anti-big business, more about message than the jokes...
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course INART 010 taught by Professor Trimble,patricka during the Fall '07 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.
- Fall '07