What Are The Stereotypes In Unforgiven

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Unforgiven, a film directed by Clint Eastwood in 1992 utilizing a screenplay written by David Webb Peoples1 tries to deconstruct the typical portrayal of Old Hollywood’s American frontier in regard to romanticizing violence thereby freeing the typical genre from its old, preconceived stereotypes. The main film stars three well-known actors: Clint Eastwood (as William Munny), Morgan Freeman (as Ned Logan), and Gene Hackman (as Little Bill Daggett). Eastwood dedicated this film to three film directors, which included John Ford, Sergio Leone, and Don Siegel. Significantly, the first of these directors, John Ford, is well-known for his visual narrative and characterization of Americana which helped construct a mythological portrayal of the Old
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