Essays Tagged: "Corleone"

What pleasures does the gangster genre offer its audience? eg: godfather

st-selling novel by Mario Puzo it's a tale of Mafia life in America during the 1940s and '50s. Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando) is the family patriarch balancing a love of his family with an ambitious cr ... ly business, sons Michael and Sonny (James Caan), with the help Tom Hagen (Robert Duvall), lead the Corleones into a vendetta-filled war with the other mob families. Violent revenge ensues as the fami ...

(3 pages) 90 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

A day that changed my life

h I didn't care. I needed to make friends and he looked like he needed one too. I thought I was Don Corleone walking up to the kid, in fact, I felt and acted like Don Corleone everywhere I went even t ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bloody Battles

"I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse." -Vito Corleone. This is one of the most recognizable lines in the most fascinating movie of all time calle ... New York City crime family.The first movie in The Godfather Trilogy begins with the wedding of Vito Corleone's daughter Connie to Carlo. The excitement begins to unravel when the legendary singer John ... Because of this incident, Michael is now is banished from America and sent overseas to the city of Corleone until everything settles. Here, he lays his eyes upon the beautiful Apollonia, and soon the ...

(4 pages) 35 1 3.0 Jul/2004

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

Conflicts in the Godfather

bligation, corruption, justice and crime in America. Part I of The Godfather Trilogy centers on the Corleone crime "family" in the boroughs of New York City in the mid 1940s, dominated at first by the ... s of New York City in the mid 1940s, dominated at first by the aging godfather/patriarch "Don" Vito Corleone. As a turn-of-the-century Silician immigrant, he is the head of one of the five Italian-Ame ...

(2 pages) 103 2 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Godfather: A Study of Vito Corleone and the Importance of Public Speaking

In Francis Ford Coppola's, "The Godfather", the epic tale revolves around the main character, Vito Corleone. Throughout the movie, the viewer recognizes Vito's great ability of speech and how he mast ... lowing paper I intend to examine Vito's speech style. First, I will discuss a brief history of Vito Corleone's life to put his speaking into perspective. I then will discuss his speaking style in diff ...

(5 pages) 90 1 4.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Connie And Michael

The Corleone family's patriarch was Antonio Andolini. He was killed in Sicily because he didn't follow t ... to kill and Vito was forced to flee to America where the Immigration officials changed his name to Corleone. Yet he did not forget to avenge his father's death by returning to Sicily to kill Don Cicc ... cily to kill Don Ciccio.As the Vicario twins protected their sister Angela in Chronicle, so did the Corleone brothers. Don Vito Corleone had three sons- Fredo, Michael, and Santino; and one daughter, ...

(1 pages) 436 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Who Really is "The Godfather"? Analysis of the role of Don Vito and Michael Corleone in The Godfather I and II.

When Francis Ford Coppola's adaptation of Mario Puzo's "The Godfather" begins, we see Vito Corleone as the head of his Mafia Family, the Corleones. He is addressed by numerous characters as " ... y that Michael is truly "The" Godfather is the story line of Godfather I. As the movie begins, Vito Corleone sits at his desk, and it is clear he is the head of his Mafia Family. However, our knowledg ...

(5 pages) 20 0 0.0 Oct/2007

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

The godfather

reat vehicle to motivate a plot in both literature and life. In Mario Puzo's The Godfather, Michael Corleone's wedding is one of the most influential scenes of the entire book. This wedding carries th ... book. This wedding carries this influence because of three things, first, the reader meets Michael Corleone for the first time, second, the reader experiences a dramatic Italian Mafia wedding in all ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Godfather

t: Movie Paper THE GODFATHER In The Godfather, Francis Ford Coppola builds the complex and dramatic Corleone family, which is built on pride, love, and crime. Murder and intrigue for business advantag ... ichael and the development of his character is so important.As the protagonist of the story Michael Corleone is the modern successor to the prewar ways of his father. With both war experience and a co ...

(2 pages) 453 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Corruption of Power in texts The Godfather, The Crucible, Akira, Animal Farm

more amoral, firstly killing Sollozzo, a gangster who attempted to take Michael’s father, Vito Corleone’s, life. At this sudden and dramatic change in character Michael justifies his revenge ... 47;The Godfather” 1972, corruption is portrayed as one and the same thing as materialism. Vito Corleone, who is the original head of the family, may be a mob boss, but he is viewed as a moral upr ...

(9 pages) 10 0 0.0 Jun/2009

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

Deviance and the Sociological Analysis of The Godfather Part I

nce and the Sociological Analysis of The Godfather Part I In Mario Puzo's The Godfather Part I, the Corleone family demonstrates deviance when one compares it to the society that contains no organized ... characters introduced throughout the course of the movie. By watching the portrayal of the overall Corleone family one can see how structure is formed from home life to crime life, and one can also s ...

(10 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology