Elf – Literary Elements

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After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity.

1) What is the point of view of the movie?

2) What is the plot of the movie?



3) Describe the following characters using the Fox Character Analysis Pyramid which includes name/title, physical appearance, personality, character’s role, character’s problems/challenges, major accomplishments, cultural context, and world view.

1Will Ferrell as Buddy Hobbs

2James Caan as Walter Hobbs

3Zooey Deschanel as Jovie

4Bob Newhart as Papa Elf

4) What is the theme of the movie?

5) What is the setting of the movie?  How important is the setting?

6) What is the genre of the movie?

7) Does the movie have any cultural lessons?

8) What are the literary conflicts of the movie?

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