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All About Eve Film Summary & Analysis

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Eve's Award

When Eve finally receives the award at the ceremony, it symbolizes everything she has ever wanted. Eve has worked hard to manipulate people and situations so that she could be recognized as one of the greatest actresses in the theater.

Eve began her plan by studying the greatest actress on stage at the time, Margo Channing. By getting to know Margo's friend Karen, Eve makes her way into Margo's life and world. Eve helps Margo and does everything she asks, while at the same time learning Margo's way of doing things and subtly making her life more difficult.

Addison DeWitt eventually proves that the life Eve has presented has all been a fa├žade, and he refuses to let her destroy some things. Now that he 'owns' her, she is, at least, only a threat to herself. Not only does Eve's award symbolize her...

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