City Lights Film Summary & Analysis

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Stereotypes

In City Lights, there are definite divisions in social class. There are seemingly two types of social classes: the rich millionaires and the very poor. There are no middle class characters present in the film. These divisions in social class allow for the stereotypes obvious in the film. The mayor, his attending public officials, and those present for the unveiling of the statute at the beginning of the film are part of the upper, more elite class. The millionaire and all the people at the club they visit on their night on the town, except for the Tramp, are also part of the elite. The millionaire is obviously part of the elite social class.

The blind girl and her grandmother are definitely part of the lower, working class. The Tramp would typically fall into this lower class structure and does, for the most part. The Tramp is unemployed...

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