Pale Rider Essay | Student Essay

This student essay consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis of Pale Rider and Shane.
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Pale Rider and Shane: a Comparative Analysis

Summary: This essay compares Clint Eastwood's Pale Rider and George Stevens' classic western Shane. The plot lines are similar, though the differences are discussed. Themes of right and wrong, good and evil are explored.
Pale Rider is a virtual remake of the classic western Shane. The plot line follows a very similar format. A stranger rides into town and conflict forces him to act. In the movie Shane, the characters are typically good or bad. Shane is a character in control of his demons; he has even created moral lessons from them. He shares these lessons with Joey, "Right and wrong is a brand and a brand sticks." This is simple way of categorizing good and evil. In the film Pale Rider things are not this black and white, a man of faith can be a gunslinger in search of retribution, a very good example of good and evil duality. The difference is telling, the characters of Pale Rider are less innocent, the hero has a dark side and the moral is that it takes more than...

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