Elysium – Literary Elements

In the year 2154, the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth. A man takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized worlds.

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

2) What is the plot of the movie?

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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.

1Matt Damon as Max Da Costa

Matt Damon as Max Da Costa

2Jodie Foster as Defense Secretary Delacourt

Jodie Foster as Defense Secretary Delacourt

3Sharlto Copley as Agent C.M. Kruger

Sharlto Copley as Agent C.M. Kruger

4Alice Braga as Frey Santiago

Alice Braga as Frey Santiago

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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