Gone with the Wind Analysis

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Gone With the Wind “Gone with the wind” is an American romance and historical fiction film that was released on January 17, 1939. It is based on the novel “Gone with the Wind”, written by Margaret Mitchell in 1936. Gone with the Wind was produced by David O. Selznick. The film Gone with the Wind has received many awards and it’s still the The film starts with Scarlett being adored by two young southern boys. Scarlett is a manipulative young lady that was born into wealth. Although all the guys in town want to marry her, she despise her peers and long for only Ashley, another wealthy southern gentleman. When news of Ashley and Melanie marriage spreads, Scarlett experiences troubles and feared that the love of her life would slip off her fingers. Scarlett being selfish and ruthless only wanted Ashley because she didn’t want anybody else to have him. She identifies herself as a goddess and all mighty. Scarlett made it her lifelong mission to steal Ashley away from Melanie. The triad became the focus of the film throughout their love triangle. Scarlett has troubles finding the things that matters in life the most, but that doesn’t stop the people around her to point out her flaws and try to construct a right path for her. Gerald O’Hara, the owner of Tara and father of Scarlett, always tells Scarlett that land is what keeps the family’s name and status, even after the war, and it’s the only thing that lasts. “Do you mean to tell me, Katie Scarlett O’Hara, that Tara, that land, doesn’t mean anything to you? Why, land is the only thing in the world worth workin’ for, worth fightin’ for, worth dyin’ for, because it’s the only thing that lasts.” Scarlett didn’t pay attention to her father at the time until the land was everything she had. Due to Scarlett’s anger and jealousy, she married Charles to get back at Ashley. Unfortunately, Charles died during the war,

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