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  • Austen's Emma
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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...
  • Main Themes Of The Novel Emma
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    Essay Topic: That Emma is as relevant today as it was in the C 19th How relevant is the story of 'Emma' including the social and emotional issues that run throughout the story to society today Would young women in the 20th century struggle with these issues or are they unique to the period in which the novel is written 'Emma' is described as a classic and unique novel, from the highly acclaimed novelist Jane Austen. The novel is centered around the main character 'Emma', who is an attractive, ri...
  • Transformation Of My Own Novel Emma
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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 ...
  • Emma's And Cher's Fathers
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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...
  • Elses Ideas Values In Relation To Culture
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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 And Cher
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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...
  • Characters Of Emma And Cher
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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 ...
  • Values And Restrictions Of Their Respective Societies
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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 20th century society i.e. Wealth and image. Various language techniques have been t...

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