on this paper, you will write a rhetorical analysis of Billy Wilderâ€™s Double Indemnity (1944), one of the defining film noirs. it does have all of the elements of the prototypical film noir.
examining the film for structure, audience, argument, tone, appeals, and logic. You can also look at how the film reveals its social values, its attitudes about gender, class, and race, and also itâ€™s larger worldview. However, usually you are asked to analyze the rhetoric of an essay. This is different. You will have to contextualize the film in its era, consider its historic audience, and examine how the director hoped to convey his ideas to that audience. 600-800 words. MLA style