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ERIC Number: EJ1179772
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1521-0960
Heartland: Forgiveness in "Columbus," "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri," and "Lady Bird"
Beck, Bernard
Multicultural Perspectives, v20 n2 p92-95 2018
Recent movies have used the familiar conventions of classic revenge movies, but the former have avoided the latter's grim resolutions in favor of a wiser, more forgiving attitude toward those who have offended the wronged. This unconventional change in a familiar story line points to the contrast between the pleasure of vicarious vindictiveness and the more thoughtful approach that we prefer in real life.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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