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Essay | Emma and Clueless

This student essay consists of approximately 5 pages of analysis of Emma and Clueless.
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Emma and Clueless

Summary: Provides a comparison of Jane Austin's novel, Emma and Amy Heckerling's film, Clueless, which is based upon the novel. Concludes that when closely examined, one can see how the two main characters in each work are exactly alike except they are matched to their own particular time periods.
It seems to be a reoccurring theme these days for movie writers to recycle old concepts and story lines. This is the exact case in the popular 1995 film Clueless written and directed by Amy Heckerling. This film seems to be all about the trials of the good life in Beverly Hills, but if one looks deeper it is actually a modern take on the classic novel Emma by Jane Austen. When closely examined one can see how the two main characters are exactly alike except they are matched to their own particular time periods. The issues that affected Emma in her day and the same issue that affect Cher in hers. Cher and Emma are both over confident in themselves, they misjudge others, and they experience the same types of problems in their romantic relationships.

At the opening of Emma the narrator begins by explaining all of...

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