Gravity – Literary Elements


A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space.

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

2) What is the plot of the movie?

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Monomyth?

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.

Sandra Bullock as Dr. Ryan Stone

Sandra Bullock as Dr. Ryan Stone, a medical engineer and mission specialist who is on her first space mission.

George Clooney as Lieutenant Matt Kowalski

George Clooney as Lieutenant Matt Kowalski; the commander of the team. Kowalski is a veteran astronaut planning to retire after the Explorer expedition. He enjoys telling stories about himself and joking with his team, and is determined to protect the lives of his fellow astronauts.

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?

Space Station

Worksheet at Scribd:

http://www.scribd.com/doc/213051234/Gravity-Literary-Elements-Worksheet

Gravity (film) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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