Essays Tagged: "Elia Kazan"

Tennessee Williams.

aring the raw meat home from the kill in the jungle." (From A Streetcar Named Desire, 1951, dir. By Elia Kazan)Williams received a Pulitzer Prize for "Cat on a hot tin Roof" (1955), about the moral de ... s were transferred to the screen. His most important screenplay was "Baby Doll" (1956), directed by Elia Kazan."Nothings more determined than a cat on a hot tin roof - is there? Is there, Baby? (From ...

(4 pages) 150 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"Black like me" and the movie "Gentleman's Agreement".

book Black Like Me, written by John Griffin, and in the movie "Gentleman's Agreement", directed by Elia Kazan, against blacks and Jews respectively, seems similar in nature, it is important to note t ...

(5 pages) 53 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"A streetcar named desire" by Tenesse Williams.

the play, readers may have there own image of the main characters but because of the brilliance of Elia Kazan, the director of the movie A Streetcar Named Desire, in the choosing of the cast of the t ... r Named Desire would not have had the success that it did, if it had not been for the brilliance of Elia Kazan in casting the major characters. Marlon Brando and Vivien Leigh, such radiant actors, mak ...

(2 pages) 82 3 3.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

REVIEW OF "A Street Car Named Desire" By: Tennessee Williams

ually something that is enjoyed or pleasurable. This story, "A Streetcar Named Desire," directed by Elia Kazan is a wonderful movie. It signifies how in real life people like to tell stories as Blanch ...

(4 pages) 63 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

1952 Film East of Eden as Midrash. What "problem points" in the Bible does East of Eden address? How are these areas resolved? Is it a modern midrash on the Cain and Abel story?

In the 1952 film East of Eden, director and darshan Elia Kazan attempts to resolve the moral tension in the Cain and Abel story by depicting Cal as a sy ...

(3 pages) 28 0 4.0 Apr/2004

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

Splendor In The Grass

in the Grass is a remarkable film written by playwright, William Ingle and directed by the infamous Elia Kazan (Dirks 5). The film embraces daring controversial topics of the time - sexual repression ...

(4 pages) 32 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Elia Kazan, the American immigrant and director

Elia Kazan, the American immigrant and directorElia Kazan, his Turkish name "Kazanjoglous," was born ... nts. At the age of four he moved with his family to the United States and settled in New York City. Elia Kazan attended formal education at Williams College in Massachusetts; he later studied at prest ... in the film industry again. The committee called people to "rat out" others, many refused, however; Elia Kazan gave the committee the names of eight communists of the same party he was, and his reason ...

(3 pages) 44 2 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

Explain why Willy Loman is or is not a tragic hero

y evokes pity and fear from the audience, and suffers due to his own fatal flaw, or hamartia, which Elia Kazan, the first director of 'Death of a Salesman', believed to be "neuroses and anxiety."Liter ... ety."Literary critic, Professor Harold Bloom claims that Willy Loman is not a tragic hero by Aristotelian standards because he "does not fall from a great height, nor does he come to any realization o ...

(4 pages) 52 0 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This is the biography of the greatest actor of all time, Marlon Brando.

ncaster was next approached, but he couldn't get out of a prior film commitment. And thus, director Elia Kazan suggested Brando, whom he had directed to great effect in Maxwell Anderson's play "Truckl ... ent. Most observers of Brando in the 60s believed that he needed to be reunited with his old mentor Elia Kazan, a relationship that had soured due to Kazan's friendly testimony naming names before the ...

(46 pages) 155 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

"On The Waterfront"

"On The Waterfront" was clearly produced in an effort to justify director Elia Kazan's actions infront of the House Of Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Behind the thi ...

(2 pages) 31 0 2.0 May/2006

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

How does Arthur Miller create tension in the "Trial Scene" of "The Crucible"?

tutions and spying by Soviet agents. Miller was also involved in the McCarthy Trials, he broke with Elia Kazan over his decision to give names of former members of the American Communist Party to the ...

(5 pages) 3365 0 3.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers