Essays Tagged: "Carolyn"

True or False? - Looking closer at American Beauty - written by Elmar Pütz

r.Lester is a white, male American in his forties (he is 42 years old), who is living with his wife Carolyn and his daughter Jane in a typical suburban street. Over the years he has accepted the fact ... hter Jane in a typical suburban street. Over the years he has accepted the fact that both, Jane and Carolyn, regard him as a total looser (he even agrees with them in a voiceover in the beginning of t ...

(38 pages) 209 2 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

American Beauty

Another way in which foreshadowing is used is when Lester's voice-over is heard when he talks about Carolyn (his wife). Lester through the help of an establishing shot of his 'perfect' neighbourhood p ... ter's crisis is formed by trying to keep up with society and consumerism under demand from his wife Carolyn, which causes Lester to find himself in a rut with life, where he feels a lack of personal f ...

(3 pages) 85 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Ace of Diamonds, Master of Big Jingles and The Paper Parcel are three New Zealand short stories written by New Zealander Owen Marshall

Another way in which foreshadowing is used is when Lester's voice-over is heard when he talks about Carolyn (his wife). Lester through the help of an establishing shot of his 'perfect' neighbourhood p ... ter's crisis is formed by trying to keep up with society and consumerism under demand from his wife Carolyn, which causes Lester to find himself in a rut with life, where he feels a lack of personal f ...

(6 pages) 33 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"American Beauty"

as stated in Maurice Berger's article. Over the years he has accepted the fact that both, Jane and Carolyn, regard him as a total looser (he even agrees with them in a voiceover in the beginning of t ... ice over informs us that this will probably be the highlight of his day, jerking off in the shower. Carolyn (his wife) simply refuses to have sex with him and Jane is not interested to have any kind o ...

(11 pages) 50 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

American Beauty Notes - script for final production

n a single, dewy AMERICAN BEAUTY ROSE. A gloved hand with CLIPPERS appears and SNIPS the flower off.CAROLYN BURNHAM tends her rose bushes in front of the Burnham house. A very well-put together woman ... her through a WINDOW on the first floor, peeping out through the drapes.LESTER (V.O.)That's my wife Carolyn. See the way the handle on those pruning shears matches her gardening clogs? That's not an a ...

(71 pages) 53 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

PRESUMED INNOCENT

and infidelity. Rusty speaks of his sorrow for a peer who has been raped and murdered. Her name is Carolyn Polhemus. She was a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for Kindle County. She was known to excel in ... er, Lipranzer "Lip", talk over the case and decide that it would be best to start with the men that Carolyn had put behind bars. This inquiry led them to a missing file, dubbed the "B" file, meaning b ...

(6 pages) 564 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

A Closer Look At American Suburbia

images within the narrative is important to how Mendes constructs them through cinematic techniques.Carolyn Burnham, real estate agent, mother and wife have been, from the very beginning, constructed ... ed and at the same time related to her behavior. At the same time we are able to appreciate some of Carolyn's obsessive qualities about the perfect image.As a real estate agent Carolyn is in the busin ...

(5 pages) 14 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

American Beauty

e is too much beauty in the world.It is our normal family with a working husband, Lester, and wife, Carolyn. They have a beautiful teenager by the name of Jane, who is friends with your typical high s ... orkers day by day. Lester wakes up everyday only to show the community that he cares about his wife Carolyn, but when he really knows his relationship has gone bad. He makes the community think that h ...

(4 pages) 385 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

American Beauty

much beauty in the world. It is our normal family with a working husband, Lester, and wife, Carolyn. They have a beautiful teenager by the name of Jane, who is friends with your typical high s ... orkers day by day. Lester wakes up everyday only to show the community that he cares about his wife Carolyn, but when he really knows his relationship has gone bad. He makes the community think that h ...

(4 pages) 327 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American