Analyzing Cinematic Satire Elements



Discuss the following with your classmates.

  • What were some of the details you enjoyed from other trios’ modernized city mouse/country mouse stories?
  • To what degree were the characterizations exaggerated? Was this an effective strategy?
  • Turning to the Hughes article, what is the usual topic for his movies? And what’s his perspective, according to the article?
  • What other Hughes movies have you seen? Any thoughts on his approach to satire?