• Emma Goes Hollywood Jane Austen
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    Emma Goes Hollywood Between 1970 and 1986, seven feature-length films or television miniseries, all British, were produced based on Jane Austen novels; in the years 1995 and 1996, however, sex additional adaptations appeared, half of them originating in Hollywood. The concerns at the center of Jane Austen s plots sex, romance, and money play a large part in the adaptability of Jane Austen s work into film. The details of developing love and the constraints of limited finances provide difficultie...
  • Bette Cher Midler One
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    "Kiss my Brass! I'm not retiring and you can't make me." Bette Midler is in the prime of her life, selling out her concerts entertaining millions with her amazing voice and witty sense of humor. For over thirty years, Bette has been in an everlasting competition with the other world wide known sarcastically blunt entertainer, Cher. These two divas have made their way to the top by producing numerous CD's containing hit songs that will forever be remembered, and starred in hit movies earning the ...
  • Napoleon's Role At The Battle Of Waterloo
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    The Battle of Waterloo was the final and decisive action of the Napoleonic Wars, that effectively ended French domination of the European continent and brought about drastic changes in the political boundaries and the power balance of Europe. Fought on June 18, 1815, near Waterloo, in what is now Belgium, the battle ranks as a great turning point in modern history. After raising France to a position of dominance in Europe from 1804 to 1813, Napoleon met defeat in 1814 by a alliance of major powe...
  • Cher Sonny 1998 Show
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    Born Cheri lyn Lapierre Sarkisian on May 20, 1946, in El Centro, California. Cher met Sonny Bono, a recorder producer, in a coffee shop when she was sixteen. The two began performing together as a musical act, at one point billing themselves as Caesar and Cleo. They married when Cher was eighteen and by 1965, Sonny and Cher were a popular act on the West Coast, renowned for their outrageous outfits. Their first big hit was I Got You, Babe, (1965) which sold over four million copies. The couple h...
  • Comparison Of Emma Clueless
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    Emma & Clueless - Comparative Study Welcome ladies and gentlemen. As you all know we have today been able to successfully resurrect the author Jane Austen of the novel Emma. It is her novel that I adapted and we transformed to create Clueless. She has both viewed and critiqued the film and will now speak to us about her views on our representation. Good morning, Amy Heckerling and production team, My deepest gratitude to you for providing me with the opportunity to experience the late twentieth ...
  • Comparative Essay Between Emma And Clueless
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    The film Clueless, written and directed by Amy Hecker ling, is an adaptation of Jane Austen's novel Emma and closely parallels the story in terms of character development and action. Although Emma was written in 1816 and developed ideas and issues of that period in time, 180 years on we can still recognize and identify with the exact same issues. This just proves that despite all the radical social changes that have taken place since Jane Austen's time, people and life haven't really changed all...
  • Emma Clueless Values Heckerling Cher
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    'Transformation is just an excuse for using someone elses ideas. In the case of Emma by Jane Austen having been transformed by Amy Heckerling into the film Clueless, the adaptation to a new setting, changed values and culture, and a modification of techniques to suit a new medium and social context is required. In the process of transformation a new setting must be created so that the responders can relate more to the work. This is shown by Heckerling Clueless, an adaption of Emma, which Austen ...
  • Emma Clueless Transformation Cher Austen Text
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    The external mechanism of literary transformation is a physical modification of form and concept in the mode of the derivation of one text from another. Whilst the new is fundamentally different to the old, recurring thematic similarities afford an appreciation of cultural fluidity and the progress of ideology and representation. The art of transformation engenders critical literary investigation into the relationships between text, context and the reciprocal interrelation of texts. Amy Heckerli...
  • Emma Clueless Comparison Cher Film Character
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    Clueless. Does it embrace unhealthy philosophies? Plugged in Film Reviews, is of the opinion that .".. the creative forces behind Clueless chose to exploit the immorality of a generation." However, upon critical analysis of Heckerling's contemporary film, one appreciates that Clueless does not in fact embrace unhealthy philosophies at all. On the contrary, it exposes and criticises them. By adopting a satirical tone on modern day society, Heckerling successfully transforms to film Jane Austen's ...
  • Jane Austen Emma Values Society
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    Emma by Jane Austen is set in Highbury, a small village in England in 1815 while Clueless by Amy Heckerling sets Cher in multicultural Beverly Hills LA. Both Emma and Cher are the protagonist heroines of Emma and Clueless respectively. They are constrained by the values and restrictions of their nature and background. Emma is constrained by classicism and position within a society while Cher is constrained by the 20 th century society i. e. Wealth and image. Various language techniques have bee...