Japanese History 10 Final

Japanese History 10 Final - Japanese History Final 10 Ikiru...

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Japanese History Final 10 Ikiru [To Live] 1952, Kurosawa Akira The protagonist does much busy work but does nothing at all in actuality. Shows the layers of Bureaucracy A mockery of democracy- Japan after defeated state in WWII Watanabe- protagonist who has stomach cancer. Although the doctor says tat he has a mild ulcer, Watanabe knows he has stomach cancer. Drinking makes Wabanata forget his cancer and other painful things. Sake- expensive, a way of getting himself back for all the useuless things he did at the time in his life. At Watanabe’s funeral, people mourn his death. A MAan cries saying that Watanabe was the one who made this park. The majority of the breacrats believe that they would have made the park. They all question why someone with his personality would up and deide to make a park. Everyone believes that Watanabe’s stomach cancer was not known his him. The all speak of his extraordinary dedication to build this park. In the beginning, all the breocrats turned Watanabe down and he had to chase them down
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