What Is The Theme Of Class Divisiveness In Casablanca

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After reading the article, “The Culmination of Classic Hollywood: Casablanca” written by Robert Ray, it examines the film Casablanca and the way it demonstrates how Americans felt during World War II. The main issues that both the article and the film address are the issues of lifestyles, ambitions, and class divisiveness. In the film, Casablanca you begin to understand why Americans were nervous about being part of World War II. Robert Ray argued “[…] the overcoming of its audience’s latent anxiety about American intervention in World War II” (pg. 202) demonstrating how this film depicts the audience or Americans during this period. In addition, this film demonstrated how the American lifestyle or ambitions shifted into more personal rather
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