Unformatted text preview: He compares his techniques as similar to those of a thief and a spy. Antonioni’s choice of commentary and settings to film in depicted China as a backwards country stuck in the past. The introduction opens with a valiant depiction of the Chinese Revolution in order to contrast it with the film. The author analyzes the film’s commentary and film techniques. The author uses strong adjectives in order to arouse a more emotional response from the audience. He analyzes many individual scenes of the film and counters them with strong rhetoric and reasons. The examples the author uses consist of quotations and descriptions of the individual scenes. The basic pattern of the article can be described as descriptions of Antonioni’s statements followed by the author’s refutation of them. The author concludes by discussing the broader implications of the film and uses it as a way to bolster Chinese nationalism....
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- Spring '08
- People's Republic of China, Han Chinese, Antonioni, Michelangelo Antonioni