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Shane WHO IS THE HERO Movies have evolved a great deal since the days when a couple fighting scenes and a small love story satisfied audiences Today movie plots are much more complicated and have much more action thanks to modern day technologies Although these new technologies seem to make movies increasingly complicated some crucial roles in movies will never change One thing that has remained constant in the film industry is the role of the hero No matter what the genera of the film and or when the film was made the heros always share similar characteristics and are put through similar series of tests to prove their heroism When these tests are completed it seems to pull everything together in their films Although the hero Shane in the movie Shane and the hero Ripley in the movie Aliens are from two separate generas and are also from separate time periods the heros in each movie share characteristics and are put through similar tests that make them in theory one in the same Heroic characteristics start to become evident right from the start of each of the movies At the beginning of the movie Shane we see the hero Shane on his horse coming from the mountains and we are not really given much backround as to where he came from Similarly at the beginning of the movie Aliens we see Ripley the hero in some sort of bed and when she is introduced we are not given much backround as to where she is from In both movies the heros were introduced without giving much information on there past This is a characteristic of movie heros because at the start of movies directors dont want the audience know much about the heros They do this so the audience has the task of slowly looking for characteristics throughout the movie that makes the hero actually fit his or her title These so called
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