Pocahontas in Malick's "The New World". A Contextual Analysis


Bachelor Thesis, 2016

42 Pages, Grade: 2,0


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Contents

1. Introduction

2. Theory and Method
2.1 Contextual Approach
2.2 Cultural Work (Jane Tompkins)
2.3 Historical Film
2.4 Analytical Categories of Film Analysis
2.4.1 Music and Sound Techniques
2.5 Definitions of Central Terms and Concepts
2.5.1 Sentimentalism and the Cross-Cultural Love Plot
2.5.2 The Cruel Indian and the Noble Savage
2.5.3 Othering and Assimilation
2.5.4 Darwinism and the Doomed Race

3. Representation of Native Americans in American Literature and Art

4. Analysis and Interpretation of The New World
4.1 Native Americans as Noble Savages and Cruel Indians
4.2 Sentimentalism and the Cross-Cultural Love Plot
4.3 Othering and Assimilation
4.4 Social Darwinism and the Doomed Race
4.5 Music as a Means to create Cultural Work

5. Conclusion

6. Sources Cited

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Title
Pocahontas in Malick's "The New World". A Contextual Analysis
College
University of Hannover  (Englisches Seminar)
Grade
2,0
Author
Year
2016
Pages
42
Catalog Number
V469843
ISBN (eBook)
9783668945128
ISBN (Book)
9783668945135
Language
English
Keywords
Pocahontas, The New World, Terrence Malick, Native Americans, Assimilation, Film Analysis, Cultural Work, Darwinism, doomed race, cross-cultural love plot, noble savage, cruel Indian, historical film, Powhatans, John Smith, Generell Historie, settler, Mary Rowlandson, captivity narrative, indigenous people, intercultural exchange, Lydia Maria Child, Sedgwick, sentimental novel, intercultural communication, women's literature, New England, Hobomok, Hope Leslie, Ramona, boarding schools, inferior race, Civil Rights Movement, tricksters, othering, histocial context, music, Jane Tompkins, sound techniques, camera work, cinematography, sentimentalism, multiculturalism, Rousseau, Indian Wars, tradition, natural selection, John Vanderlyn, painting, literature, art, Tompkins Matteson, The Last of the Mohicans, Cooper, Hurons, Uncas, Delaware, vanishing Indian, extinction, Helen Hunt Jackson, dominant race, novel, culture, violence
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Isabel Kern (Author), 2016, Pocahontas in Malick's "The New World". A Contextual Analysis, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/469843

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