How to Analyze the Films of James Cameron

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ABDO, Aug 1, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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This title explores the creative works of famous director James Cameron. Films analyzed include The Terminator, Aliens, Titanic, and Avatar. Clear, comprehensive text gives background biographical information of Cameron. "You Critique It" feature invites readers to analyze other creative works on their own. A table of contents, timeline, list of works, resources, source notes, glossary, and an index are also included. Essential Critiques is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
 

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Contents

Introduction to Critiques
A Closer Look at James Cameron
13
An Overview of The Terminator
21
How to Apply Historical Criticism to The Terminator
29
An Overview of Aliens
39
How to Apply Feminist Criticism to Aliens
47
An Overview of Titanic
59
How to Apply Marxist Criticism to Titanic
67
You Critique It
96
Timeline
98
Glossary
100
Bibliography of Works and Criticism
102
Resources
104
Source Notes
106
Index
110
About the Author
112

An Overview of Avatar
79
How to Apply Postcolonial Criticism to Avatar
87

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