43.1 There’s No Need to Fear: A Pentadic Analysis of the Underdog Myth in Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk

What:
Student Poster
When:
8:30 AM, Friday 8 Nov 2019 (1 hour 50 minutes)
Where:
Grand Ballroom A/B
Tags:
First-Year Experience/Freshman OrientationArts & Humanities
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This research investigates the impact historical films have on our perceptions of actual events. A rhetorical analysis of Dunkirk using Kenneth Burke’s dramatistic pentad reveals the purpose that highlights our understanding of the film’s portrayal of the Battle of Dunkirk: the underdog myth that ultimately provides a justification for war.

Participant
Lone Star College System