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Unformatted text preview: battleship. The officers had allegedly been being inappropriately cruel to the poor proletariat sailors. The sailors mutinied and brought the ship into the port at the city of Odessa. The people of the city welcomed them, but then the czarist forces came in and massacred them. o Eisenstein had a theory of “typage” – that you could recognize a person’s type, personality, etc by looking at his/her outward appearance. ° This has racist overtones. ° However, he’s setting up a kind of montage of the whole population of the city. ° In some ways this might be a little heavy-handed. However, we shouldn’t underestimate the horrors of the czarist regime....
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course ENG ENG2101 taught by Professor Daveshaaw during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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