Compare the scores for the films In Cold Blood and The Magnificent Seven. Specifically, consider how these scores represent disparate character groups within each film. Begin by describing these character groups in as much detail as the portions of the films we saw allow. Then illustrate the music for each group and explain how each musical element represents its group. Finally, compare these two scores, explaining how they are similar despite each films’ contrasting storyline and setting.
1-2 pages Submit to the Dropbox under Assessments in D2L.
____ Description of each film’s character groups. 30%
____ Illustration of the music for each group. 30%
____ Comparison of the two scores. 30%
____ Presentation: The paper is logically organized into paragraphs, and follows general procedures for a college paper, including proper grammar, sentence structure, movie titles in quotation marks, underlined or italicized, editing and clarity. 10%
DVDs of both films are available for 2-hour checkout at Mabee Library’s Reference Desk. Both questions are based on the first 30 minutes of each film.
This is an analysis paper, not a research paper. Evidence of research outside of the first 30 minutes of each film could result in a grade of 0%.
Plagiarism in any form may result in a 0% grade for the paper and other penalties as enacted by Washburn University. links of the films
The characterization in “In cold blood” is shown by three groups: the murderers,
the Clutter family and the townspeople who had an emotional attachment to the Clutter’s
murders. The Clutter family is loved by the townspeople and is the definition of a quintessential
American family. The murders of the Clutter’s are not expected at all as...