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    The film, Dances with Wolves, staring Kevin Costner gives a historically accurate presentation of the Sioux Indians and their way of life. In this production, Lieutenant John Dunbar, played by Costner, is rewarded for his heroic actions in the Civil War by being offered an opportunity to see the American frontier before it is gone. Dunbar is assigned to an abandoned fort where his only friends are a lone wolf and his beloved horse, Cisco. After several weeks of waiting for more American troops, a

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    “Dances with Wolves and Avatar: Similar but Different” Dances with Wolves and Avatar are thought to be very different, but they are actually more similar than viewers may realize. First off, these are two must see films! The viewer walks away with much more than just having seen a movie. Both of these movies encourage cultural understanding, motivate, and teach individuality. Dances with Wolves and Avatar are alike in plot and cultural significance. These two films are alike in plot because in both

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    Dances With Wolves No matter how you choose to categorize human beings, whether by race or religion, nationality or gender, the resultant categories will display at least one immutable constant. Each group, no matter how diverse their beliefs or how dissimilar their behaviors, will contain men of honest and peaceful natures as well as men of divisive and violent natures. In the film Dances With Wolves, we are exposed to two distinct categories of people inhabiting post civil war America, the

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    abandoned post near an Indian reservation with the help of Timmons, who spewed his thoughts of the Native Americans to his passenger. Timmons argued the Native Americans were nothing more than savage thieves and beggars. In Kevin Costner’s film, Dances with Wolves, we see the representation of Native Americans through the use various framing of scenes and costuming as well as the producer’s thoughts on the treatment and representation of Indians. Costner uses Lieutenant John Dunbar to display the representation

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    Spoken by Joseph Campbell, myths “support a certain social order and define humanity under any circumstance.” The film Dances With Wolves tells a fictional story that expresses those two mythological functions through the journey of John Dunbar beginning as a United States soldier and becoming a part of a Native American tribe, the Sioux. Through this transformation, the mythological functions help define what it means to be a true human being. A true human being is someone who has become so aware

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    I thought the movie Dances with Wolves was a good film. I think that this was a good film since it had a good storyline. In addition, I had thought the movies was also very interesting. I thought it was interesting as it showed me the communication barrier between Dunbar and the Indians, the Indians lack of knowledge on weaponry, and the perception of Indians. I also thought it was a good film, since I had also learned a few things from it. One of those things being the perception of Indians. The

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    The portrayal of Indigenous people in the film Dance with Wolves written by Michael B., produced by Jim Wilson and Kevin Costner illustrate a new perspective of the life of the Indian. The main character, Lieutenant Dunbar, encounters an indigenous man known as Kicking Bird that later on, the movie will create a relationship with Dunbar. Through this interaction, Dunbar will be accepted into the tribe and in his journey with the Sioux people, he finds a new way of life. This move is based on the

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    Dances with Wolves was directed and produced by Kevin Costner in 1990. The film was about a man named John Dunbar who moved out into a fort in the middle of nowhere and he had to get it ready for the rest of the whites to come and prepare for war. Then John made friends with a wolf who warned him of things. He also had a very loyal horse who did everything and anything to find his was back to John. When the Indians tried multiple times to steal his horse, John decided he was over them and went to

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    Dances With Wolves Analysis The movie "Dances With Wolves" was produced in 1990 and directed by Kevin Costner who starred as the main character. "Dances with Wolves" tells us the story of a white man who gets acquainted with the Sioux, who learns to love and respect them as valuable people with a culture and who discovers how wrong white people's preconceived ideas about Native Americans are. A sense of adventure and drama is the feeling "Dances with Wolves" gives us. With this movie

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    There are many christ figures found in literature and in movies today, a christ figure that stood out to me is Lieutenant Dunbar in Dances with Wolves. Dunbar is a soldier in the U.S Army during the civil war, he shows many of the key features that a christ figure needs to have. In the beginning of the movie his foot was injured and needed to be amputated so he resorted to trying to commit suicide by riding a horse across a battlefield. While riding across, he rides with his arms outstretched looking

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