John Sayles Essays
Eight Men Out: The Book Versus the Film
Eight Men Out (Film)
The book and subsequent film Eight Men Out both portray one of the lowest points in professional sports in American history. Popularly known as the Black Sox Scandal, it involved members of the Chicago White Sox baseball team allegedly taking...
Character Analysis of a Community: 'Lone Star' and the Concept of Borders College
The movie Lone Star addresses multiple issues that people from troubled border towns have, including racial tensions, dirty cops, and illegal gambling. "Ours is a story about borders. Towns on either side of a given border generally have more in...
The Shared Qualities of Opposing Sides of a Border: How Cultural Relations can Merge Characteristics between Different Groups College
Cultural and geographical borders within any society are believed to create boundaries that limit similarities between those on opposite sides. Contrary to the belief that the qualities of one side do not merge with those of the other, however, it...