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Ethical Engagement with Movies

Response to Carl Plantinga's Screen Stories

Cynthia Freeland

so as to prompt ethical reflection. Plantinga provides examples of two versions of a very common narrative scenario, the revenge plot. Typically, the revenge narrative scenario traces the protagonist's search for vengeance in response to some injury

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Laurie Johnson

between the heart motif, Leartes, and the parallel revenge plots that will come to a fatal head in the final scene to follow. Why this connection and, more to the point, why not this connection in the Q2/F but only in Q1? The answer may be hiding in

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“Loving and Cruel, All at the Same Time”

Girlhood Identity in The Craft

Emily Chandler

with the Plastics because she genuinely likes them. Indeed, the possibility of there being anything to like about the Plastics is not explored; Cady has infiltrated their group both as part of a secret revenge plot and for the social benefits it affords

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Jesús Tronch

himself and raises dilemmas, sometimes of no consequence, on the basis of niggling scruples. One major discrepancy is the absence of any clear-cut revenge plot. Hamlet García is overwhelmed not by the task of avenging a fratricide against his father, but