Heroism and Gender in War Films by Karen A. Ritzenhoff, J. Kazecki

By Karen A. Ritzenhoff, J. Kazecki

Filmic buildings of battle heroism have a profound impression on public perceptions of conflicts. right here, members learn the methods motifs of gender and heroism in warfare motion pictures are used to justify ideological positions, form the certainty of the army conflicts, aid political agendas and associations, and impression collective reminiscence.

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Michael Paris (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1999), 159. 3. Leslie Midkiff DeBauche, Reel Patriotism: The Movies and World War I (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1997), 109. 4. This title refers to the end of Johanna Enlists by William Desmond Taylor (1918), when Mary Pickford appears dressed as a doughboy and gives a limitary salute to the camera. It is also mentioned that she was honorary colonel, an army title no other woman had access to at that time. See DeBauche, Reel Patriotism, 33.

Id=64eef7a8-bee3–413c-bacc -6aba290b7586. 16. id=24. 17. Passchendaele was a signal conflict of WWI, which caused an estimated 16,000 Canadian casualties among the 310,000 Allied casualties. Considered to be an important event of the young Canadian Confederation, it remains a lesser known battle. html. 18. The Battle of Vimy Ridge (April 9–12, 1917) was a defining moment in Canadian history, where Canada began to truly separate from Britain as a nation and displayed impressive military skills, despite suffering great casualties (approximately 10,000).

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