Merican old film class Gone with the Windand Red River”

This essay is one of the final exam questions for American film class. So please don t use any references. This paper should reflect my own analysis of the films. Again, since this paper is for the final, I should write it in-class, so please don t use any outside sources. Thank you.

(this is a two page paper)

Q: Discuss the role American history plays within Gone with the Windand Red Riverwhat periods of history and what regions are portrayed? How much in each film bears some relation to historical cuuracy and how much is nostalgic and sentimental stereotyping? what artistic strategies are used to depict certain historical realities? How do these strategies compare from film to film? which sterategies do you consider more effective? Why?