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paraphrase - Patrick Williams WRD 104: Professor Puccinelli

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Patrick Williams WRD 104: Professor Puccinelli Paraphrase/Summaries Dazed and Confused Ebert Concerning the film, Dazed and Confused, Ebert feels that the film shows a jaded yet realistic view of the lifestyle of 1970s teenagers. He feels the story lacks a deep overall plot and the sole purpose of the film is to shed light on how life really was in the 70s. The majority of films show teenagers engaged in a deep, perplexing drama-filled scenario which Ebert feels is not an accurate representation of the life of a high-schooler. Rather than creating a meaning for the characters of film, the director depicts the characters trying to create a meaning for their lives in general. As anticlimactic or depressing as it may be, Ebert thinks this is a more truthful exemplification of teenage life. Klosterman Klosterman idealized the 1970s as period of time greater than any other. He believed the music was better than anything he’d ever heard and the time was impossible to replicate. Living in rural North Dakota, he was unable to see the film until a year after its release. During this waiting period he fantasized about how amazing the movie was going to be and all that it would embody. Upon seeing the actual film, he was immensely disappointed believing that it wasn’t
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