List 3 or 4 reasons why the " teen genre" of films began to be popular in the mid-1950s and what evidence there is that such movies are still being made today? What do both "Rebel Without a Cause" and " West Side Story" say about misunderstood youth and "teen angst" ? Which is the most believable in speaking to the young people of today and why? Who replace "parents" in each film? Do you think James Dean would have been successful as an adult actor had he lived beyond age 24? Why or why not?