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General Vision and Viewpoint
It is a positive,hopeful and uplifting text, as it is a story of love and self discovery
Philadelphia here i come is a story that shows different relationships and the views on them , its a joyful novel
Key point 1 : Eilis leaving Ireland- on deck- mixed outlook- forward looking and hopeful, yet tinged with sadness.
Key point 1: Gar is ecstatic with joy and excitement- he sings and waltzes around the kitchen- he then forces Madge to join him- tomorrow he will be free from the small village of Ballybeg.
there is optimism and hope for Eilis’s new life in America.
Private Gar fantasies about being a pilot, a star footballer and a soldier.
Key point 2: significant event in the opening of ‘Brooklyn’ is when Miss Kelly admonishes a shopper to give preference to the wealthy Mrs Brady. This shows us that in their society wealth is prioritised.
Eilis boards the ship to America and meets Georgina. Georgina is a savvy, witty
This gives us a vision and insight into the non-patriarchal society they are living in. Georgina’s words ‘’To think like an American, you have to act like an American’’ this defines the director’s general vision and viewpoint
When SB appears he gives no indication this is a special day and asks about “coils of barbed wire”, the conversation is strained once again reflecting a dark Vision and Viewpoint
Key point 2: Gar’s Fantasies Continue: he becomes a cowboy, the future president of a chain of hotels, a conductor of an orchestra and a violin soloist.
Gars use of Edmund Burke's quotations reflects an idealised view of the past and Gar’s difficulties in embracing his future. His past
Key point 3: Eilis- near darkness of church- rural Ireland- alongside her mother and sister, yawning through an unintelligible service. Life outside is not much more appealing-
Key point 3:Gar’s Mother Recalled: Gar finds a sheet of faded newspaper in the suitcase- this leads him to consider his deceased mother. It is dated Jan 1st 1937- the date of the establishment of the Irish Constitution. The primacy of the family unit
his mother died 3 days after his birth, she was a peasant girl- wild and young- the antithesis of SB. Gar's memory is created by Madge's stories
The farewell scene is a sad one- the sisters never see each other alive again
Key point 4: Kate Doogan Recalled: Public dances around the bedroom to the music of a ceili band. Public produces a photo of Kate from his wallet and there follows the memory of the night that gar visited her father.
This film’s treatment of love and marriage reveals the director’s romantic, optimistic vision and viewpoin
Key point 5: Madge and Gar: Madge tells Gar about the birth of her grandniece and her
Key point 4: A positive vision and a hopeful one when Eilis arrives in America.Eilis Lacey is pursued by two eligible men; Tony Fiorello and Jim Farrell, both of whom care for her deeply and both of whom offer her a secure future
Eilis is lonely during her first few weeks in NY. As soon as she meets Tony things begin to look up. Love is seen as a positive and affirming aspect of life :Positive V and V
There is some inequality in the relationship as Eilis is better educated
Key point 6: Tea Time at O Donnells: In these scenes Public adopts a passive role. SB treats him like a child. Gar answers his dads questions in monosyllables hoping that he might utter one word of affection which might prevent him going to Philadelphia
Key point 5:The relationship faces a crisis when Rose dies Tony knows Eilis will want to go home.He shows her a plot of land he and his brothers want to develop. And he asks her to think about marrying him and living there.Tony pushes her to marry him before leaving NY
Back home she is courted by Jim Farrell Her friends and family put pressure on her to stay and settle down in Enniscorthy Eilis is faced with a difficult decision
The ending is positve Eilis gets to marry someone she loves 'My names is Eilis fiorello
The ending in Philadelphia Here I Come is that Gar expresses his feelings towards his father and goes to Philadelphia.