Real Steel – Literary Elements


Set in the near future, where robot boxing is a top sport, a struggling promoter feels he’s found a champion in a discarded robot. During his hopeful rise to the top, he discovers he has an 11-year-old son who wants to know his father.

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.

1Hugh Jackman as Charles 'Charlie' Kenton 2Dakota Goyo as Max Kenton

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?

Robot Combat

8) What are the literary conflicts of the movie?

Worksheet at Scribd:

http://www.scribd.com/doc/169973845/Real-Steel-Literary-Elements-Worksheet-docx

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