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Trinity Rhein Essay 1 Modern Times People have been trying to attach social significance to Chaplins work Modern Times Chaplin says that he has no intention to do such things he just wants to entertain The movie Modern Time is about living in the great depression and seems to represent the attitudes of the time It seems the movie shows that Chaplin has some views and feelings on the great depression but overall it seems to entertain more than anything else The film Modern Times is about a man and a woman who are living in the great depression With a setting like that it is hard not to put in views and opinions into a movie Of course Chaplin is going to try and show how he feels and what he has seen in the depression He wants to show the differences between the poor and the rich He wants to show that prison was better to some than living in the real world Im sure Chaplin wanted to show how he felt about the whole situation but it seems that this movie was made to entertain the people living in the great depression If you look at the movie in the present day sure it is going to have some social significance but in the depression it was a way to escape and make light the hard times that fell upon the country On of the most common forms of entertainment in film is comedy This movie is filled with it His comedic scenes take place in places that the original audience would have experience in to relate to the audience The assembly line comedy kind of made fun of the whole industrial process and people who worked in a factory might know what that is like and it seems to make that hard work seem kind of funny Strikes were also a serious thing during the depression but in the movie
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