The Piano Essay | The Piano: An Examination of Ada

This student essay consists of approximately 6 pages of analysis of The Piano.
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The Piano: An Examination of Ada

Summary: Reviews the film, The Piano, directed by Jane Champion. Analyzes the character of Ada. Discusses if she is essentially a self-serving character. Provides examples of her controlling nature.
Throughout the course of the film Ada is presented as an entirely self-character, although through the way she is portrayed the audience is invited to empathize with her. The character of Ada is shown, through her actions and thoughts, to be self-serving in that everything she does is aimed at achieving her own ends. She is only slightly concerned for those around her and gives little thought for the repercussions of her selfish actions. In considering the full extent of Ada's self-serving nature it is important to explore her way of regaining her piano, her exploratory sex scenes with Stewart, her abandonment of Flora, and her deliberation and choice of life at the conclusion of the film.

In exploring the extent of Ada's self-servitude it is important to investigate the acts she commits as a way of regaining her piano. The majority of Ada's...

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