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  • Charles Foster Kane
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    The United States of America is the most powerful, wealthy, and attractive country in the world. The varieties of class, individuality, religion, and race are a few of the enrichment's within the "melting pot" of our society. The blend of these numerous diversities is the crucial ingredient to our modern nation. Even though America has been formed upon these diversities, its inhabitants- the "average American"- have a single thing in common; a single idea; a single goal; the American Dream. The ...
  • Kane's Best Friend Leland
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    Citizen Kane The way you are raised as a child effects the lifestyle and decisions you make your entire life. Since Charles Foster Kane was taken from his family as a child, he never really knew how to maintain a relationship in his life. In the film "Citizen Kane" directed by Orson Wells, Kane has had many relationships throughout his life that all seem to turn out for the worst at the end. Three of the major relationships in the film are with his best friend Jedediah Leland, his first wife Emi...
  • Kane's Life With Susan
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    There's no doubt that Citizen Kane is a great movie. It is a pioneering film that forever changed film making. Its plot is one of the most creative and original in all of movie history. The cinematography is stunning. Citizen Kane is about those images that we all reflect and project, the sum total of which -the impressions we make on other people- are all we that leave behind us. That central, unsolvable riddle of personality is at the core of what makes Citizen Kane so endlessly watchable. The...
  • Charles Foster Kane
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    Things Fall Apart: Okonkwo Okonkwo, the main character of Things Fall Apart, by China Achebe. And Charles Foster Kane of Orson Welles Citizen Kane, both have value systems that are incongruous with their cultures. Thus allowing them to be defeated by society. These are two men with a great need for recognition. Their need for something that was extinguished long ago. Okonkwo struggle to prove his greatness in the face of those who knew his father. Charles Foster Kane's void that must be filled. ...
  • Following Interpretation Of Citizen Kane
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    Orson Welles' cinematic classic, Citizen Kane, is a film that centers on a group of reporter's investigation into the meaning of Charles Foster Kane's last word, "Rosebud". Through their investigation of his last words, the team of reporters, is presented with an almost, but not quite, complete picture of "Citizen" Kane's life. By assuming that the man's last word was as grandiose as his life, the reporters miss out on the bigger, more holistic picture, which is Charles Foster Kane's life. The r...
  • Charles Foster Kane
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    A success as a publisher, a failure at life. Such is the sad legacy of fictional newspaper mogul Charles Foster Kane. Orson Wells masterpiece allows us a candid overview of the life and conquests of an early twentieth century media giant, a character based substantially on William Randolph Hurst. Kane, the only child of simple Midwestern preseant class couple, finds himself thrust into a new world of fortune and destiny when a family holding turns profitable. Kane is adopted by savvy investor Wa...
  • Orson Welles Citizen Kane
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    Citizen Kane Having success the first time around is very uncommon. Orson Welles's first feature film richly realizes the full potential of excellent craftsmanship. Citizen Kane is almost indisputably the greatest achievement in the history of filming. In 1941, this film was considered by many as the best film ever made. This film is about the enormous conflict between two twentieth-century icons, publisher William Randolph Hearst and the prodigy of his time, Orson Welles. The rather overwhelmin...

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