What S Eating Gilbert Grape

Author by : Peter Hedges
Languange : en
Publisher by : Rosetta Books
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Description : “Wonderfully entertaining . . . This distinctive first novel goes down like a chocolate milkshake but boasts the sharpness and finesse of a complex wine” (Publishers Weekly). Gilbert Grape is a twenty-four-year-old grocery store clerk stuck in Endora, Iowa, where the population is 1,091 and shrinking. After the suicide of Gilbert’s father, his family never fully recovered. Once the town beauty queen, Gilbert’s mother is now morbidly obese and planted eternally in front of the TV; his younger sister has recently turned both boy-crazy and God-fearing, while his older sister sacrifices everything for her family. And then there’s Arnie, Gilbert’s younger brother with special needs. With no one else to care for Arnie, Gilbert becomes his brother’s main parent, and all four siblings must tend to the needs of their helpless, grieving mother. So Gilbert is in a rut—until a mysterious new girl named Becky arrives in this small town. As his family gathers for Arnie’s eighteenth birthday, Gilbert finds himself at a crossroads . . . This “completely original” portrait of a family (The New York Times), “charged with sardonic intelligence” (The Washington Post Book World), was the basis for a film starring Johnny Depp and Leonardo DiCaprio, and stands as one of the most memorable novels of recent decades. “Sometimes funny, sometimes sad, and always engaging.” —The Atlantic “By the book’s exhilaratingly luminous ending . . . we have already been mesmerized.” —The Philadelphia Inquirer “A funny, touching, caring first novel whose characters are familiar and moving in spite of (or perhaps because of) their peculiarities.” —Booklist


What S Eating Gilbert Grape

Author by :
Languange : en
Publisher by : Insight Publications
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Description : Insight Text Guide for Peter Hedges' What's Eating Gilbert Grape.


What S Eating Gilbert Grape

Author by : Paramount Pictures
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Description : Gilbert Grape is devoted to taking care of his family, which includes an obese mother and a mentally impaired brother. He feels the hopelessness of his life in a rural community when a young woman breezes into town and changes everything.


What S Eating Gilbert Grape

Author by : Geoff Mayer
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Total Read : 93
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Description : Context and background - Scene analysis - Reading a film text - Characters and relationships - Themes and issues - The film and the novel - Exam strategies.


What S Eating Gilbert Grape

Author by :
Languange : en
Publisher by : GRIN Verlag
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Description : Lesson Plan from the year 2007 in the subject English - Pedagogy, Didactics, Literature Studies, grade: 1,3, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, course: Fachdidaktik, language: English, abstract: Lernziele What’s Eating Gilbert Grape Die Schüler sollen lernen, Filme detailgenau zu analysieren, indem sie auf Doppel- deutigkeiten in Titel und Namen achten, um letztendlich einen gesellschaftskritischen Zusammenhang zur amerikanischen Kultur herstellen zu können. 2. Teillernziele a) Sprachliche Lernziele Die Schüler sollen sich während der Gruppenarbeit, der darauf folgenden Präsentation, sowie der anschließenden Diskussion mündlich ausdrücken lernen. Weiterhin soll die Lesefähigkeit/Reduktion auf das Wesentliche in der Hausaufgabe gestärkt werden.... b) Inhaltliche Lernziele Die Schüler sollen die Funktion von Essen und die damit verbundene Gesellschaftskritik des Filmes erkennen. Weiterhin soll eine Sensibilisierung der Schüler auf mögliche Doppelbedeutungen/Symbolbedeutungen durch das Hinterfragen von Filmtitel und Namen im Vordergrund stehen. Durch die Frage “Can you think of any other titles for this movie?” sollen zudem weitere inhaltlich wichtige Aspekte des Filmes nochmals zusammengefasst werden.... c) Methodische Lernziele Die Schüler sollen in Form von Reduktion ihre Gedanken auf einem Plakat festhalten und das Erlernte graphisch und kreativ umsetzen. Weiterhin sollen sie sich während der Präsentation und der anschließenden Diskussion argumentativ geschickt ausdrücken. Letzendlich soll durch die Frage “Can you think of any other titles for this movie?”.... d) Affektive Lernziele Die Schüler sollen erkennen, dass die amerikanische Esskultur eine andere ist als z.B. in Deutschland oder anderen Ländern. Die Reaktion der amerikanischen Gesellschaft auf den einzig „öffentlichen Gang“ der Mutter kann durch die Behandlung dieses Themas kritisch und gefühlsecht nachvollzogen werden; das Hineinversetzen in die Gefühlslage der Mutter (Outsiderposition) wird möglich....


Wizard Study Guide What S Eating Gilbert Grape

Author by : Marcia Pope
Languange : en
Publisher by : Wizard Books
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Description : Looks at the film What's Eating Gilbert Grape? The guide provides explanations of genre, structure and style; a scene by scene synopsis; an analysis of characters, themes and issues; and examples of essay responses. Written specifically to assist students in the 1998 VCE.


Where The Boys Are

Author by : Murray Pomerance
Languange : en
Publisher by : Wayne State University Press
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Total Read : 55
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Description : A provocative, contemporary anthology examining the construction of boys' identity in modern cinema.


Leonardo Dicaprio Modern Day Romeo

Author by : Grace Catalano
Languange : en
Publisher by : Laurel Leaf
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Total Read : 41
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Description : Describes the life and career of the young actor who has already received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor


The Denver Post Guide To The Best Family Films

Author by : Michael Booth
Languange : en
Publisher by : Big Earth Publishing
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Total Read : 82
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Description : Family guide to films by Denver Post critic Michael Booth


Leonardo Dicaprio

Author by : Caroline Westbrook
Languange : en
Publisher by : Hamlyn (UK)
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Total Read : 87
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Description : Discusses the actor's childhood in California, his career, and his choice of film roles, and includes behind-the-scenes information and pictures.