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  • Essay On The Godfather

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    device because some of the Corleone family

  • The Godfather Death Trilogy : The Tragedy Of The Godfather Trilogy

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    Not often is The Godfather Trilogy thought of as a tragedy; however, Aristotle’s principles from The Poetics support the idea that the film, and the character of Michael Corleone, are indeed tragic. A war veteran, Michael goes to his sister’s wedding with the intention of remaining separated from the family’s illegal business affairs, but the assassination attempt on his father leads him to completely change his values for the good of the family. Ironically, his seemingly positive trait of loyalty

  • Vito Corleone: The Godfather

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    Vito Corleone, the “godfather” of the family is a very diverse character. He is intelligent, clever and an excellent speaker. Like the tagline of the movie, he frequently makes an “offer he can’t refuse”. Another trait is his ability to read people, especially during Bonasera’s plea to the don. He is also a ruthless person, if he cannot deal with words, guns and bullets will. Even with his supposed evil, he is seen as many as a very loving father and many people love him. He was clearly hurt when

  • The Godfather Analysis

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    was Don Vito Corleone, who became closely related with the Italian Mafia. The novel covers the years from 1945 to 1955 and also provides the backstory of another main character Vito Corleone from early childhood to adulthood. This book has significantly introduced Italian (Mafia) criminal terms like consigliere, caporegime, Cosa Nostra, and omertà to an English audience. The Corleone family head leader is Vito Corleone, whose name is (Italian for "Lionheart") recalls the town of Corleone, Sicily. Vito

  • Character Analysis Of The Godfather

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    people and turns them into people that you are rooting for and want them to generally succeed. The way Coppola does this is through the way he develops the characters. The development of these mobsters throughout this movie is fantastic. Michael Corleone (Al Pacino) is the epitome of this concept. At the beginning he is a returning Veteran who wants nothing to do with the family crime business. By the end he has transformed to a ruthless yet caring mob boss. He has a personal conflict that most people

  • The Godfather Sparknotes

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    One day, Carlo Rizzi, brutally beats his wife Connie Corleone. Although her brother Sonny has previously been warned not to interfere between them, when he hears what happened, he drives off toward their apartment in Manhattan in a terrible rage. The Corleone family’s enemies trap Sonny and kill him. After Sonny’s murder, Frederico has been sent to Las Vegas for his health and to learn the casino business. The Don Corleone arranges a meeting with the heads of the other crime families to

  • Movie Analysis : The Godfather Part II

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    movie left off, which is with Michael Corleone as the new don, or head of the family. However, this film is quite different from the first, or any other movie as it shows two different stories at once. One story is of Michael Corleone’s fall and the numerous legal battles he goes through as he tries to legitimize his family business, and the other is the story of Michael’s father, Vito, and his rise to power from young adult to mafia leader. The story of Vito Corleone is shown through flashbacks that

  • The Godfather Analysis Essay

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    in Los Angela’s, California. The scenes in Italy take place primarily in Sicily. Criticism: http://www.electronicbookreview.com/thread/criticalecologies/badabing The Godfather and American Culture: How the Corleones Became "Our Gang The Godfather and American Culture: How the Corleones Became "Our Gang Albany: State University of New York Press, 2002. A blurb by Frank Lentricchia on the back of Chris Messenger's book calls it "a landmark in the study of popular culture." Most readers recognize

  • Movie Review : The Godfather Part II

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    left off, which is with Michael Corleone as the new don, or head of the family. However, this film is quite different from the first, or any other movie as it shows two different stories at once. One story is of Michael Corleone’s fall and the numerous legal battles he goes through as he tries to legitimize his family business, and the other is the story of Michael’s father, Vito, and his rise to power from young adult to mafia leader (Ebert). The story of Vito Corleone is shown through flashbacks that

  • Analysis Of The Godfather Part 2

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    ideas to make a little bit of money. The Corleone’s had businesses in many different areas, most of them being illegitimate in some way or another. The only way for them to stay afloat was to use their wits and have the lead of Vito and then Michael Corleone. For a couple years, I sold fake soccer jerseys and while it was not a super illegal crime, it was not totally legitimate. I cannot help but think of myself in the Corleone’s position as a Don making

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