How to Analyze the Films of George Lucas

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This title explores the creative works of famous director George Lucas. Films analyzed include Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, Star Wars: Episode I the Phantom Menace, Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones, and Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith. Clear, comprehensive text gives background biographical information of Lucas. "You Critique It" feature invites readers to analyze other creative works on their own. A table of contents, timeline, list of works, resources, source notes, glossary, and an index are also included. Essential Critiques is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
BISACS JNF039030, JNF017000, JNF034000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject History, Language Arts
Copyright 2012
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2011-08-01
ISBN 9781617830877, 9781617878329
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 791.4302
Dimensions 6.25 x 9.25
Accelerated Reader® Quiz NOT AR
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, and Table of contents
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How to Analyze the Films of Tim Burton, James Cameron, George Lucas (Essential Critiques) – School Library Journal

These titles provide insight into what critical theory is and how popular films can be analyzed through different schools of criticism. There is also some basic biographical information provided about the filmmaker. The authors do not overwhelm readers; instead they approach each critique by explaining the theories and supporting the arguments being presented. They all reinforce the importance of the thesis statement and the idea of supporting their arguments with critical thinking. Colorful photographs and movie stills appear throughout. Great additions for students beginning to study literature or film.

How to Analyze the Music of Bob Dylan, How to Analyze the Films of George Lucas, James Cameron, Tim Burton (Essential Critiques) – Booklist

With these entries in the Essential Critiques series, students can discover a greater depth to their film and music experiences and learn to tackle these art forms in the same manner they approach literature at school.

Author: Valerie Bodden