AP English Language and Composition Themes for the Graduate - Themes\/Topics for the Graduate Gender Roles Social Classes Role of Older Women Isolation

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Themes/Topics for the Graduate : Gender Roles Social Classes Role of Older Women Isolation in the Modern Age Sense of Lost- Directionless Watch the way the American dream is portrayed Cinematography Animal prints Alcohol Age-youth—what makes you young Irony with the husband Isolationism- imprisonment Drowning- water scene Purposelessness Sense of obligation Old people Judgment- with teller Irony Mix up- husband son and names Sense of timelessness and distorted images Power ---who has the power? Paranoia He addresses her as Mrs. Robinson and never by her first name Simon and Garfunkle- Rosemary and Thyme- repeated song; sound of silence-repeated song Mrs. Robinson only plays once Speechless Decisions American flag- he’s smaller than it in the scene. He’s so insignificant in the expanse of the campus Just hoping to run into her Destiny? Runs away from his decision Waiting while everyone else is moving Running with the bus- can’t decide what he wants ZOO
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