Strictly Ballroom Essay | Essay

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of How "Strictly Ballroom" Shows That "A Life Lived in Fear Is a Life Half Lived".
This section contains 838 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Student Essay on How "Strictly Ballroom" Shows That "A Life Lived in Fear Is a Life Half Lived"

How "Strictly Ballroom" Shows That "A Life Lived in Fear Is a Life Half Lived"

Summary: In the film "Strictly Ballroom," the central characters Scott, Shirley, and Doug all live their lives in fear, until Fran teaches them to be courageous and to follow their hearts.
The central characters Scott, Shirley and Doug all live their life's in fear and it is shown throughout the film on many occasions. The all show fear in many diverse ways, a fear of loosing, a fear of breaking rules and a fear of dancing. Although there are reasons behind their fears they are all living half a life by not following their dreams. They are afraid of taking risks and stepping out of their ordinary world. It is through Fran another central character that they learn not to live their lives in fear. She gives them courage and teaches them to follow their heart.

The central character, Scott, begins the film living in fear but eventually overcomes his fears, learning to follow his heart.

Scott begins living in fear of dancing his own steps which represents his fear of being an individual. We see this when he...

(read more)

This section contains 838 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Student Essay on How "Strictly Ballroom" Shows That "A Life Lived in Fear Is a Life Half Lived"
Copyrights
BookRags
How "Strictly Ballroom" Shows That "A Life Lived in Fear Is a Life Half Lived" from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook