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    Unforgiven Analysis

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    Clint Eastwood’s Unforgiven falls into the western genre because of its untamed frontier setting, hero and villain characters, and iconic climatic ending. Unforgiven tells the story of William Munny, a retired Old West outlaw who, with the help of an old friend and a young gunslinger, returns to his old ways with one last job. The movie starts with a group of prostitutes in Big Whiskey, Wyoming offering a reward for someone to kill two cowboys who assaulted one of their own when local authorities

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    Unforgiven Film Analysis

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    Unforgiven also loves to use symbols to discreetly give its audience insight into its characters and their motives. In particular, Unforgiven uses homes/home building skills as a symbol for the main men’s true character. Clint Eastwood’s film Unforgiven is often called a “new” or “revisionist” Western because it is part of a group of films that revitalized the Western genre in the early nineties and because it provides a narrative about the Western within its storyline. Previou s Western films focused

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    concern the core of human nature. This can be shown and evidenced through Shakespeare's "Othello" and the similar views in Clint Eastwood's "Unforgiven". Both texts echo the same views and themes through timeless society, these being Gender, and Honour. In “Othello” there are many negative views on the treatment of women and equality which are shared with “Unforgiven” though at a much more violent level and both exerting male dominance. Iago see’s all women the same, addressing his statement with the

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    The 1992 winner of the best movie of the year, Unforgiven, is viewed by many to clash with the society of 1992 involving certain aspects of feminism and racism just to name two. This movie won four academy awards including best picture, best supporting actor, best director, and best editing but it was actually nominated for nine which is pretty phenomenal considering the amount of money it cost to make the film. In this movie, morality is in question throughout the whole film, as well as the power

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    Unforgiven (Eastwood 1992), is a western unlike any westerns that we have watched for class. This meaning, I really enjoyed the interpretation of a western that Unforgiven portrays . Clint Eastwood, the director of Unforgiven and the actor of the protagonist William (Bill) Munny, is no stranger to the western genre. In many of his westerns, Eastwood stands by the ideas of “purgative violence as a central path to cultural and personal restoration” (Plantinga 1998), but in Unforgiven, has a very

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    The 1992 film Unforgiven, directed by and starring Clint Eastwood, has a central theme that is one of good versus evil in which good overcomes evil by bringing justice to those who are evil. Munny has changed from the vicious murderer he was in the past and now wishes to bring justice to evil men who harmed the innocent prostitute Delilah and his friend Ned. The film is not quite the traditional Western film by any means as Eastwood’s character Will Munny has not always been a moral man. Nevertheless

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    UNFORGIVEN

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    Clint Eastwood’s Unforgiven As human beings we constantly struggle with ourselves on whether our actions are virtuous or vice. Some of us choose to act in an ethical way when presented with a certain situation, while others choose to act on their desires and therefore act unjustly. This was the struggle that the character, William Munny, faced in the movie “Unforgiven.” He was unable to control his desires, which resulted in his unethical actions. His actions support Socrates and Plato’s theory that

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    a name for himself in Sergio Leone’s Spaghetti Westerns in the 1960’s. Eastwood iconic Man with No Name in the “Dollar Trilogies” made him an international star, and it is only fitting that he would resurrect his career in a film of this genre. “Unforgiven” was directed, produced, and stared in by Clint Eastwood and received an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor, Best Director, Best Film Editing, and Best Picture in 1993. It is often credited as the best western made in the last twenty years, and for

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    "The American Dream” can be considered to mean the American way of life but it isn’t easy to obtain. The American Dream always has something to do with a person’s individualism, which is the habit of being independent and self-reliant. To obtain the “American Dream" all Americans have to work hard and together. "The American Dream" is supposed to be for Americans, regardless of social groups. So many people have stopped putting their trust into “the American Dream” because they work so hard and did

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    that I will discuss while writing this paper. These four elements will describe the hero’s plot. The two movies that I will apply these elements to are Unforgiven and Being There. The first element that I will discuss is origin. Origin is the starting point of the movie. It is who the character is at the time you meet him. In the movie Unforgiven, the main character is a man named William Munny. When we first see William Munny, he is on a small farm with his two children. He is not very wealthy and

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