The Godfather Part II Summary

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  • 5 Literature Criticisms
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Essays & Analysis (5)

646 words, approx. 3 pages
Critical Essay by Pauline Kael The daring of ["The Godfather, Part II"] is that it enlarges the scope and deepens the meaning of the first film; "The Godfather" was the gre... Read more
330 words, approx. 2 pages
Critical Essay by John Simon [The Godfather, Part II] strikes me as better than its predecessor, though this is lukewarm praise at best…. Better an honest gangster than a crooked politician, [T... Read more
1,104 words, approx. 4 pages
In the following review, Canby complains that "Much of the time it's next to impossible to figure out who's doing what to whom [in The Godfather, Part II, not, I suspect, because ... Read more
2,594 words, approx. 9 pages
In the following review, Quart and Auster assert that despite operating within the commercial form in The Godfather, Part II, Coppola has created "an epic about immigrants which begins to take ... Read more
6,033 words, approx. 21 pages
In the following essay, Ambrogio traces the imperfect repetitions between The Godfather Part I and II and asserts that they demonstrate the breakdown of the Corleone family and its criminal organizati... Read more