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Miller's Crossing Film Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 21 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Miller's Crossing.
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Essay Questions

How does Caspar's first speech about "Friendship. Character. Ethics." relate to the rest of the film?

What is Caspar's solution to his problem with the fights that he has fixed?

What does Tom's hat represent in his dreams and real life?

What is Verna's relationship to Tom, Leo, and Bernie?

Why do Caspar and Leo go to war?

Is Tom playing both sides during the film or does he have another plan?

How are Bluepoint, Mink, and Bernie all connected? What repercussions does this have for each of the men?

How does Bernie avoid death the first time?

Why do Caspar and Bluepoint go after Verna?

Why does Tom say "goodbye" to Leo at the end of the film? Why wouldn't he go back to working for Leo?

Bibliography

http://imdb.com/title/tt0100150

http://www.wehateyouandyourhorrendoustasteineverything.com/cinema/reviews/millerscrossing.php

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