Dances with Wolves Essay | Hollywood Portrayal of Native American Indians

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Hollywood Portrayal of Native American Indians

Summary: This essay is a comparative essay between the Kevin Costner's film, "Dances with Wolves" (1990) and Walt Disney Production's animated classic "Pocahontas"(1995). It discusses acurate and inacurate depictions of the Native americans.
The film industry plays an important role in the lives of youngsters all over the world. Children (and adults) are exposed to the normal day-to-day habits, and mannerisms of on-screen actors. While they are being entertained they absorb general knowledge about cultural diversity, languages (foreign, slang, etc.), and historical information. This younger audience, without question, often accepts this carefully orchestrated `view` as being truthful. Sometimes inaccuracies can appear in a film that can distort the truth and so, change the true meanings or purpose of the story, characters, etc. Other times, the film industry can do an excellent job of portraying an accurate image or story.

For example if we look at two popular films in Kevin Costner's film, "Dances with Wolves" (1990) and Walt Disney Production's animated classic "Pocahontas"(1995), we can see examples of accurate and inaccurate depictions of the life and culture of...

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