A Structural Analysis of Frank Capra's It's a Wonderful Life
GRIN Verlag, 2012 - 56 pages
Essay from the year 2011 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Other, grade: 1,3, University of Constance, course: "Reading" Baz Luhrmann, language: English, abstract: This essay performs multiple tasks. On the one hand the narrative structure of Frank Capra's "It's a wonderful life," directed in 1947 shall be worked out. It's intended to show how meaning is created in this movie through an understanding of its specific narrative structure. On the other hand, this essay will include several central ideas from contemporary texts in narrative theory, like William Simon for example.
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