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    Peter Jacoy TH208 November 17th, 2014 Full Metal Jacket Movie Analysis Before watching the movie Full Metal Jacket, I thought it would be more of a comedic type of war movie. This movie portrayed the sad part of war, where you lose your closes friends, and shows how gruesome and cold war could be. In today’s society, video games only portray the positive stigma of war instead of showing the negatives and dark part of it. My favorite scene of the movie was from the opening of the film to the first

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    that I have chosen that represents a part of the 1960’s is Full Metal Jacket produced by Stanley Kubrick. The movie is centered around one individual, Joker, who starts off in marine corps boot camp and then eventually is sent to Vietnam. Full Metal Jacket showcases a seemingly accurate view of how soldiers viewed the war, and what they go through. The movie is separated into two parts, boot camp and then working in Vietnam. Full Metal Jacket is based on an adaption of the book The Short Timers by Gustav

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    the reader to understand or get from his or her work. As for the movie Full Metal Jacket, the director, Stanley Kubrick, wanted to have a combination of comedy as well as a sense of realization when it comes to a soldier becoming a marine and what it takes to be one. The characters throughout the movie each show a different way of understanding and dealing with the problems that they had to quickly overcome. Full Metal Jacket is a movie that shows the different roles and stages of the marines that

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    Being in the Military can be extremely hard on our military men and women, both mentally and physical. I decided to write my paper based off Stanley Kubrick’s film Full Metal Jacket starring Matthew Modine, Adam Baldwin, Vincent D’Onofrio, Lee Ermey, Dorian Harewood, Arliss Howard, Kevyn Howard, and Ed O’Ross. Full Metal Jacket is a film that follows different recruits from basic school at Marine Cops Recruit Depot Parris Island to the battle fields of Vietnam. The film starts off in the barber

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    Full Metal Jacket explores the psychological effects the army has on its soldiers during the Vietnam War. The film is divided into two halves to discusses different aspects of the central topic. The first half of the film takes place during basic training and highlights the use of negative reinforcement used by the military. This part of the film is more overtly comedic due to the dialog and mannerisms of the drill sergeant. The film also continues Kubrick's use of dark comedy and irony. One line

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    Kubrick’s Message Stanley Kubrick the director of Full Metal Jacket, left many classmates speechless, including me. Throughout the movie Full Metal Jacket gives us a meaningful experience of the Vietnam war. By using our critical thinking and media skills we can often evaluate what the director is demonstrating and what message he’s trying to project. The way the scenes and scripts are structured can often give us a grip of what Kubrick wants us to perceive. By analyzing this production it is obvious

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    Film Analysis Within every man resides good and evil; which quality manifests itself is determined by how one is raised and views the world. Stanley Kubrick's film Full Metal Jacket takes the concept of good or evil in man and shows how war, the marines, and government blur soldiers' ideas of right or wrong. By injection of propaganda from these sources a misidentity is created within the solider. Once this misidentity has taken place it is the soldiers' job to figure out what he is: a killing machine

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    The Sorrow of War and Full Metal Jacket both have one main element in common – the Vietnam War. Other than the similar time period, these two representations of the Vietnam War differ drastically. The Sorrow of War, a novel written by Bao Ninh, follows a North Vietnamese solider named Kien during his years fighting for the communist regime and documenting his hardships before, during, and after the war. Full Metal Jacket is a movie that depicts the American side of the war in Vietnam, focusing on

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    Leonard Lawrence, who is a major character in the movie ‘Full Metal Jacket’ also known as Private Gomer Pyle, is an overweight, slow-minded recruit who becomes the focus of Gunnery Sergeant Hartman’s attention. In the course of the movie, Leonard undergoes a development and a significant mental change. The character was discriminated and humiliated by Sergeant Hartman because of his enervate personality at the boot camp. Leonard’s portrayal changes when his fellow recruits mistreat him, which made

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    Between Slaughterhouse-Five, a novel written by Kurt Vonnegut, and Full Metal Jacket, a film directed by Stanley Kubrick, we can see many significant similarities in ideas and themes. Both of them have major ideas regarding brainwashing of war as well as acceptance which, in a sense, go hand in hand. However, since Full Metal Jacket follows Joker, the main character, he displays more ideas of compassion and humanity while Slaughterhouse-Five follows Billy Pilgrim, the main character, he shows more

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