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  • The Social Imagination Of Forrest Gump
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    The Sociological Imagination of Forrest Gump OR The Sociological Imagination Concept As Illustrated by the Movie, Forrest Gump What is sociological imagination? Our textbook describes sociological imagination as the ability to see our private experiences, personal difficulties, and achievements as, in part, a reflection of the structural arrangements of society and the times in which we live. The movie entitled Forrest Gump is a great example of sociological imagination. In this paper, I will ci...
  • Character Of Forrest Gump
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    "Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you " re gonna get". Forrest Gump is the portrayal of a man that has been alienated from society, not because he is unintelligent or dimwitted, but rather because he is not restricted by the conventional ideals which are embedded within his culture; thus, challenging the and principals that most people are accustomed to. The contrast that Robert Zemeckis, director of the film, is attempting to convey through the character of Forrest Gump is ...
  • Forrest Gump
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    Forrest Gump by Robert Zemeckis 1994, starring Tom Hanks, won six Oscars, including best actor, picture and director. Mixing the elements of Rain Man, The World According to Garp and Woody Allen's Zelig. Forrest Gump covers the 30 years of the recent American history, where Gump neatly resolves recent cultural conflicts, making our country feel good about itself, it is a film where opposition. ns of past 30 years of recent American history are integrated, resolved and compromised Forrest Gump is...
  • Plays Forrest Gump
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    Forrest Gump There is a huge difference between very bad movies and very good ones. Thats because films can be on either side of the quality scale. A good movie has the ability to burrow deep into the subconscious, with unpredictable and occasional remarkable results. A great work of art can cause euphoria, touch a deep emotional chord, or, in rare cases effect fundamental changes in a persons outlook on life. A movie that can do all of the above and more is Forrest Gump. Forrest Gump is a movie...
  • Movie Forrest Gump The Mise En Scene
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    Ideology The themes in the movie Forrest Gump are believed by some to be the search for destiny while understanding that simple is good. The movie features many ideas for someone's destiny. For example, are we all just floating around on a breeze or we all have a destiny in life that we need to figure out. The style of the movie is told by a man telling his life story from his point of view. The culture in this movie is based on life in the United States, a southern boy who was put into school b...
  • Forrest Gump And My Left Foot
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    Although two films share similar issues My Left Foot evokes sympathy in the viewer while Forrest Gump is a more inspirational film. The Dark, gloomy and bare clobbered streets of the depression gives my left foot a cold and negative setting. The sad but true story of Christy shows of his struggle through life in the its atmosphere is so totally different to that of the move Forrest Gump. Although the two films follow the life of a disabled person he way their stories are told is different. My le...
  • Real Life Forrest Gump
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    Forrest Gump might just be the quintessential American movie of the 1990's, summing up, in a technically brilliant package, the American dream (perhaps more accurately referred to as the 'American Myth') of an everyman, and not a particularly bright one at that, achieving greatness. This is a film that reduces people possessing a certain worldview, wishfully optimistic and perhaps more than a little na " ive, to tears with great regularity. This is an American hero? A teacher of mine, who taught...

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