Brokeback mountain定稿

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Brokeback mountain定稿

  1. 1. 点击此处添加副标题 BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN
  2. 2. OUTLINE The author Synopsis of the story Characters Symbolism 05/11/11
  3. 3. The author <ul><li>Born august, 22 , 1935 in Norwich, Conneticut </li></ul><ul><li>cum laude and Phi Beta Bachelor in Arts 1969 </li></ul><ul><li>Master of Arts,Montreal </li></ul><ul><li>Published stories in magazines </li></ul><ul><li>Highly decorated for her works ( Pulitzer Prize) </li></ul><ul><li>Brokeback Mountain released as major motion picture in 2005 </li></ul>
  4. 4. PLOT <ul><li>1963,Wyoming </li></ul><ul><li>sex at brokeback mountain </li></ul><ul><li>Ennis Del Mar--Alma Beers </li></ul><ul><li>Jack Twist-- Lureen Newsome </li></ul><ul><li>postcard--the death of Jack </li></ul><ul><li>Jack's home and the bloodstained shirt </li></ul>
  5. 5. CHARACTERS <ul><li>Ennis Del Mar: </li></ul><ul><li>A rough-mannered, paycheck-to-paycheck ranch worker </li></ul><ul><li>raised by his older brother and sister </li></ul><ul><li>conservative cultura </li></ul><ul><li>a prisoner of the life he has been born into </li></ul>
  6. 6. Jack Twist <ul><li>passionate, emotional ranch worker </li></ul><ul><li>travels to Mexico to have sex with male prostitutes </li></ul><ul><li>projects his desire for Ennis onto other men and women </li></ul><ul><li>never seems to get what he wants </li></ul>
  7. 7. COMPLEMENTARY <ul><li>Ennis the taciturn loner, Jack the performer who needs an audience </li></ul><ul><li>Ennis the hand-to-mouth earner, Jack the man who has married into money </li></ul><ul><li>Ennis the stoic who grits his teeth and bears his life, Jack the proponent of change </li></ul>
  8. 8. Symbolism <ul><li>Two faced landscape – physical & emotional level THE PLAINS THE MOUNTAIN </li></ul><ul><li>Story hints earliy at disparity </li></ul><ul><li>Unfulfilled love “buried on the grieving plain“ </li></ul><ul><li>Blood-soaked shirt, union, price exacted of them </li></ul><ul><li>Short story collection “ Close range “ </li></ul>
  9. 9. Symbolism II <ul><li>Joe Aguirre, peering through binoculars – passing judgment </li></ul><ul><li>“ The wind strikes the trailer like a load of dirt coming off a dump truck, eases, dies, leaves a temporary silence“ -> world dumps on his dream </li></ul>

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