Premium Content The Struggle for Identity and Commoditization in Society in Taxi Driver
By Anonymous - November 15, 2008
In his analysis of Taxi Driver as a revisionist western, Robert Ray places Taxi Driver's protagonist Travis Bickle squarely in the mould of the solitary heroes of the western genre. He notes the unspecified origins of Travis as well as the character's initial "disinterest" in getting involved with what he considers the venality and decay of New…
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