Men with authority in Snow Falling on Cedars possess great power and can manipulate an outcome based on their own personal bias. Horace Whaley’s racist qualities emerge from their patriotism and experiences in war. Horace Whaley, a coroner, is a Caucasian American who served his country in war. His patriotism and experience in war allows him to become a close-minded and racist individual, “Horace had served as a medical officer for twenty months in the Pacific theater and had suffered in that period
Chapter – Two The Search for the Self in “The Buddha of Suburbia” With great expectations I change all my clothes mustn’t grumble at silver and gold Screaming above Central London Never bored, so I'll never get old So I'll wait until we're sane Wait until we're blessed and all the same Full of blood, loving life and all it's got to give Englishmen going insane -David Bowie (Title song of “The Buddha of Suburbia”
The Studio System Key point about the studio system could be: Despite being one of the biggest industries in the United States, indeed the World, the internal workings of the 'dream factory' that is Hollywood is little understood outside the business. The Hollywood Studio System: A History is the first book to describe and analyse the complete development, classic operation, and reinvention of the global corporate entities which produce and distribute most of the films we watch.