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  • Grease Movie Analysis

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    I chose to write this project on the movie Grease. Growing up, this was my favorite movie. I chose to write about this movie because I haven't watched it since I was a child, and wanted to look back and reflect if there was anything I hadn’t picked up when I was younger watching this movie. The movie was made in 1978 by director Randal Kleiser, and was based on high school teens in the 50’s. Since it was based in the 50’s and most of us grew up watching this famous movie, I thought that there had

  • Grease Character Analysis

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    In the movie “Grease,” John Travolta portrays the character, Danny. Danny especially struggles throughout the movie trying to figure out exactly who he is. It remains very common for teenagers to struggle with identity while going through different stages of their lives. Identity is a self-definition or sense of who one is, where one is going, and how one fits into society. As much as Danny does not want to see it when he is around certain individuals he acts much different than what he does around

  • Grease Movie Analysis

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    I watched the film Grease which was directed by Randal Kleiser. This film took place at Rydell High which was full of fun, crazy students. In the beginning, Sandy Dumbrowski who was the new girl in school arrives at school. She explains how over the summer she and a boy named Danny Zuko had a brief love affair. However, it turns out he is a leader of a greaser gang, the T-Birds. Sandy tells her new classmates about how sweet Danny was and how he was different from other boys, but she doesn’t know

  • Grease Analysis

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    The year is 1959 and America is going through one of the most pivotal moments of its cultural history: when rock gave birth to the Sexual Revolution. Grease, considered by some to be “A fantasy of the 50’s” (Canby) and “50s nostalgia fun” (Boyle), is in fact a direct parallel and excellent representation of America’s turbulent graduation from the 50s to the 60s, from repression to freedom, from calmed to riotous. This hour-and-fifty-minute roller coaster of a movie inspired by a rowdy, concupiscent

  • Essay on An Evaluation of Grease

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    An Evaluation of Grease My film that I choose was Grease because it contains music, dancing and humor. It is a cross between comedy and teen movies. It is a tribute to the Broadway show of the 1950's. It was directed by Randal Klieser and was released on July 7th 1978. The music and dance scenes are what attracted me to Grease. My favorite characters are John Travolta and Jeff Conaway who play Danny and Kenickie. I like these two because they are your typical high school

  • The Icon Of Grease Will Never Lose Devotion

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    The Icon of Grease Will Never Lose Devotion For a movie released in 1978 it still holds true to the drama of high school and the cliche of summer love. Grease became a classic for the same reasons as American Graffiti, it explored the life of teens and culture during the fifties. The film director Randal Kleiser cast a previous academy award nominee, John Travolta and rising Australian star Olivia Newton-John and it now is the epitome of their careers. The musical is a romantic comedy that takes

  • Grease Essay

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    "Grease" is the word when it comes to my favorite musical past-time. But the question is, what was it about the rock and roll era in the 50s that influenced the writers of this stage musical turned movie? Also, how did this type of film affect the popular culture of the past and of today? That is the basis of this paper…. Grease began as a five-hour long amateur show presented in a Chicago trolley barn in the summer of 1971 and eventually made Broadway. The film version of "Grease" began almost

  • Grease Comparison

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    In the movie Grease, Sandy Olsson is a young girl who is known for her purity and wholesomeness. Throughout the story, Olsson is seen as an almost angelic type of figure who does not smoke, drink, or partake in any of the rebellious activities that her new friends do. Sandy Olsson never seems to fit in with the rest of her friends, being that she didn’t wear skin tight clothes, have her ears pierced, or do her hair up with enormous amounts of product. However, in the last few moments of the movie

  • The Cyclical Teen Musical Film

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    The Cyclical Teen Musical Film Considered by Jane Feuer to be “the only form of musical that retains widespread popularity” (123), the teen musical film is a cyclical sub-genre of the musical film that keeps coming back again and again since the 1960s, proving that it is a sub-genre here to stay. And since this is a cyclical sub-genre, its historical development is also cyclical in matter: it develops slightly throughout the cycle, as per many other film genres, but always seems to return back to

  • The Role Of Group Dynamic : Group Formation And Structure, Conflict And Leadership

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    This analysis paper will examine and investigate the three vital precinct of group dynamic: group formation and structure, conflict and leadership. The point of the exercise is for student to work in small groups amid class session, to comprehend and apprehend the idea of group dynamic and demonstrate the interpretation of it. The reason for this paper is to analytically assess the members of group 13 (The Pink ladies) in terms of deportment by reviewing their individual encounter and associating