Public Enemies – Literary Elements


The Feds try to take down notorious American gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd during a booming crime wave in the 1930s.

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

2.0) What is the plot of the movie?

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3.0) 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.

3.1) Johnny Depp as John Dillinger

1 Johnny Depp as John Dillinger

Top 10 Johnny Depp Performances  

3.2) Christian Bale as Melvin Purvis

2 Christian Bale as Melvin Purvis

Top 10 Christian Bale Performances  

3.3) Marion Cotillard as Billie Frechette

Film Title: Public Enemies

3.4) Marion Cotillard as Billie Frechette

4 Channing Tatum as Pretty Boy Floyd

4.0) What is the theme of the movie?

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

6.0) What is the genre of the movie?

7.0) Does the movie have any cultural lessons?

8.0) What are the literary conflicts of the movie?

John Dillinger

Worksheet at Scribd:

http://www.scribd.com/doc/199065399/Public-Enemies-Literary-Elements-Worksheet

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