Click here to return to old version

Title: American Beauty and Country Husband

Essay Details

Subject: Music and Movies
Author: Stewart R
Date: June 30, 2012
Level: University
Grade: A
Length: 6 / 1768
No of views: 0
Essay rating: good 0, average 0, bad 0 (total score: 0)

Essay text:

Even if you had never before heard "American Woman" by the Guess Who, after watching Lester Burnham, the protagonist of American Beauty, calmly, cooly, and somewhat arrogantly croon the verse while driving, you'll probably never forget those words, and it's not by accident or simply due of the talent of the Guess Who...

Showed first 250 characters

Do you need an essay?

Here are the options you can choose from:

  • Order plagiarism free custom written essay
  • All essays are written from scratch by professional writers according to your instructions and delivered to your email on time
  • Prices start from $12.99/page

Do you need many essays?

FULL access to essays database

  • This option gives you the immediate access to all 184 988 essays
  • You get access to all the essays and can view as many of them as you like for as little as $28.95/month

It's one of the scenes in American Beauty that, through song, serves as both validation and nostalgia (for Lester) and (for the viewer) as a metaphor or even a vessel to better transmit and actualize Lester from the flat screen we watch him on. In John Cheever's short story "The Country Husband", Frances Weed, Lester's literary doppelganger, does not have the modern advantage of having songs of symbolic power as a backdrop to his own dramatic alienation...

Showed next 250 characters

If you cannot find any suitable paper on our site, which happens very rarely, you can always order custom written paper which will be written from scratch by our professional writers and deliver to you on requested time.
  • Your research paper is written by certified writers
  • Your requirements and targets are always met
  • You are able to control the progress of your writing assignment
  • You get a chance to become an excellent student!

Total price: $10.00

 

Common topics in this essay:

Comments

Similar Essays:

Blowin In The Wind Analysis

3 pages / 833 words

Bob Dylan

3 pages / 670 words

Sex

3 pages / 674 words

The Times They Are A Changin

2 pages / 437 words

Blowin In The Wind Analysis

4 pages / 901 words

War Pigs Versus Blowin' In the Wind

2 pages / 477 words

journal 7

1 pages / 286 words