How to Analyze the Films of Tim Burton

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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 Tim Burton. Films analyzed include Batman, Edward Scissorhands, Sweeney Todd, and Alice in Wonderland. Clear, comprehensive text gives background biographical information of Burton. "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

CHAPTER 1 Introduction to Critiques
CHAPTER 2 A Closer Look at Tim Burton
13
CHAPTER 3 An Overview of Batman
19
CHAPTER 4 How to Apply Cultural Criticism to Batman
27
CHAPTER 5 An Overview of Edward Scissorhands
39
CHAPTER 6 How to Apply Biographical Criticism to Edward Scissorhands
47
CHAPTER 7 An Overview of Sweeney Todd
59
CHAPTER 8 How to Apply Marxist Criticism to Sweeney Todd
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

CHAPTER 9 An Overview of Alice in Wonderland
77
CHAPTER 10 How to Apply Feminist Criticism to Alice in Wonderland
85

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