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Question A farce uses broad humor often satirical criticism of social values or structures Using Some Like it Hot show two areas of social criticism Marriages for social and economic reasons is being mocked- not who you think you marry Going after moneySome Like it Hot by Billy Wilder is a movie that includes several social criticisms Billy Wilder does a fantastic job of satirizing social conventions and human behavior during the 1920s The movie is sophisticated yet funny and truly transforms the comedy of the movie into something intellectual Of all the things being criticized there are only a few that are consistently shown throughout the whole movie The two that are consistently shown are how everyone is after money and how no one is actually who they are because of social and economic reasons From start to end in this movie everyone is going after one thing money In the first scene of the movie the mafia is going against the law by illegally selling alcohol by sneaking liquor into the funeral The mafia is making a lot of money selling liquor when they are not supposed to be Sugar for another example constantly talks about marrying a millionaire to Daphne and Josephine She wants to marry the money and not the man When Osgood proposes to Daphne Jerry already has a plan to marry and then divorce for the alimony The gangster kills for it Jerry plans to marry and get divorced for it and Sugar constantly talks about it Everyone was greedy for wealth and Wilder makes fun of the lengths people went for money and how desperate people were in 1929 Secondly the film makes fun of conventional marriage where a man marries a woman and the man is the breadwinner Instead Billy Wilder shows a wide variety of romantic liaisons and mocks those who think they know whom they are marrying but actually dont
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