20-21 Bacone College Academic Catalog

24. 2020-2021 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

24.46. THE - THEATRE

THE 2333

Hero's, Villains, and Violence in American Movies

3 Hour

This class looks at how classic American movies depict the Hero, based upon the work of Joseph Campbell; at the nature of the Villain and the conflict between them; and at the nature of violence as expressed through classic American movies. For purposes of this class, "classic American movie" relies on the American Film Institute’s definition.