Unformatted text preview: You can almost compare Pleasantville to Adam and Eve. David, who represents Adam, did not want to do anything bad to upset the TV repair man at first, but only when Jennifer, who represents Eve did something to go against that, is when David starts doing things detrimental to Pleasantville. That is when the black and white world of Pleasantville turns to color, representing when Adam and Eve gain consciousness of not only themselves, but of their surroundings and other people. In conclusion, I think that Pleasantville is trying to show us what being rebellious does, and is trying to suggest to its viewers that the best way to live their lives is through conformity, knowing every aspect of their lives so that nothing is unexpected. To live a dull, boring life....
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- Spring '08
- Thought, Adam and Eve, Book of Genesis, Black-and-white, Pleasantville