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    Feminism In Rear Window

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    Within the action and suspense of Rear Window, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, the theme of feminism is uncovered. Throughout Rear Window, Lisa Fremont, the female protagonist, is a symbol of feminism due to her character transformation. In the beginning of Rear Window, Lisa Fremont is introduced during a conversation between L.B. “Jeff” Jefferies and his nurse Stella. Throughout this conversation, Jefferies describes his girlfriend Lisa as being “too perfect, she’s too talented, she’s too beautiful

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    Rear Window Analysis

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    Summary: Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock starts out with the introduction of everyone who lives in an apartment complex in New York. Looking out of the main character Jeff’s window we see a newly married couple, a ballerina, a musician, a salesman with a bedridden wife, and a woman they call Ms. Lonely Hearts, pretending to be on a date. As Jeff battles with relationship problems with his girlfriend Lisa and being confined to a wheelchair he begins to observe out his window and watch the people

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    Power In Rear Window

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    The film Rear Window, released in 1954, and directed by Alfred Hitchcock, portrays the shift of power in the relationship between the central characters of Lisa Freemont and L.B. "Jeff" Jeffries throughout the film. As the characters are introduced in the beginning of the film, Jeffries is shown to have control of the relationship between himself and Miss Freemont, the power later shifts to Lisa as the film progresses and she takes an interest in the suspected murder. However, the film ends with

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    Dichotomy In Rear Window

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    Alfred Hitchcock once defined his film Rear Window (Hitchcock, 1954), as the story of a man who cannot move and looks through a window, about what he sees and how he reacts to it (Truffaut, 1986). In addition, Hitchcock constructs the character of the protagonist of the film, Jeff (James Steward), not only by using cinematographic devices to show how Jeff interprets what he sees and his own life, but also stabilising a dichotomy between what he looks at and what he lives. At the beginning of the

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    I chose to critique a movie called Rear Window, a realist film by Alfred Hitchcock produced in 1954. Starring James Stewart, Grace Kelly and, Wendell Corey. The genre is thriller and the sub genre suspense infused with mystery. Therefore, Rear Window one of Alfred Hitchcock’s highly inspired audience participation films. When a person watches it, he feels, tantalized, shocked, and exhilarated. Further in this essay, I will summarize the plots, discuss the styles used, and deconstruct parts of the

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    VOYEURISM IN "REAR WINDOW" In this essay, I shall try to illustrate whether analysing the movie Rear Window as a classical example of the Freudian concept of voyeurism, is appropriate. Voyeurism is defined in The Penguin dictionary of psychology as: "Voyeurism: characterized by a pattern of sexual behaviour in which one's preferred means of sexual arousal is the clandestine observing of others when they are disrobing, nude or actually engaged in sexual activity. Arousal is dependent upon the

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    Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 movie Rear Window captivates the audience by presenting a thrilling murder mystery, where Jeff Jefferies, the masculine hero, is confined to a wheel chair in his apartment, which leads to the spying on his neighbors. In the movie, Hitchcock beautifully captures the turn of events from Jeff’s wrongful surveillance of his neighbors, to catching the killer. His examination of the idea of surveillance and privacy, plays into the current American debate of the rise of the surveillance

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    Rear Window directed by Alfred Hitchcock is revered as one of the greatest movies in American Cinema; every shot and plot point in the story considered a work of art from the creative mind of the ambitious director. Due to this, it has been referenced many times in pop culture, TV shows, amongst other forms of media. One of these TV shows is the long-running titan of cartoons, The Simpsons. The episode “Bart of Darkness” is a parody of the whole movie, using the camera angles and plot points from

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    Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 ‘Rear Window’ is full of characterization, narratives and symbolism. The film focuses around the main character of the story, Jefferies, who is a photographer but unfortunately recently has to use a wheelchair and stay in an apartment because he broke his leg. Jeff has to spend time alone, so he spends his time watching his neighbors through his camera. Due to the warmth of summer most people had to open their window so now Jefferies can see what is happening in their life

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    In Alfred Hitchcock’s film Rear Window, the main character Jeff practice voyeurism. Voyeurism is the practice of spying on other sexual activities for your own pleasure. Jeff was hurt in an accident while being a photographer. Now he sits in his room all day and night in a cast. He sits in his wheelchair and spies on all of his neighbors in the complex. He sees multiple activities going on and some are even suspicious. In Alfred Hitchcock’s film Rear Window, Jeff’s injury turns him into a voyeurist

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