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Throughout the years movies have become massively popular Beginning with films from the early 1900s like Mr Smith Goes to Washington and more recent revolutionary movies like Avatar or Life of Pi that show just how life like special effects can seem A movies rating can go from G with a classic childs animation film to R in attempts to depict a bloody horror story There are comedies love stories documentaries and many more categories Each and every one of us has our own personal preference that can change from night to night depending on our mood While a comedy film is instrumental when one needs a laugh movies such as Glory Pearl Harbor and Lincoln have been able to capture our attention and bring us back to those memorable moments in history Even more recently than those films another movie that is able to do the same for viewers is The Butler Through the duration of this movie important literary elements exist Those elements include historical context anecdote and internal conflictThe first literary element present is historical context The beginning of the film starts off in the main character Cecil Gaines childhood He was raised on a plantation in Southern Georgia under the reigns of a strict owner had to sit back and do nothing while his mother was raped and watched his father be shot right in front of him The difficult experiences we see young Cecil go through are extremely similar to that of slaves situations in the past They feared standing up to their owners just like Cecil and endured more hard trials than anyone Many times throughout the movie we see the struggle African Americans fought so hard to get past More historical contexts of the movie include the presidency terms of Eisenhower and the integration process in Little Rock Kennedy and his assassination Johnson and
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