Contextual Analysis Of The Film Pulp Fiction

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The Quentin Tarantino film Pulp Fiction was released on October 14, 1994. The major motion picture was not only directed by Tarantino, but the majority of it was also written by him as well. The movie itself is not fit for most audiences, aside from the overall objective that the movie is only to entertain the viewer instead of attempting to persuade or inform them. Its content is quite crass and lude. They are not shy when it comes to cursing, especially when it comes to the infamous “f-bomb.” Along with its colorful language, the movie also throws drug abuse, graphic violence, and non-traditional sexual content in mix. Even though the movie sometimes pushes the limits of what should be allowed on the big screen, the overall goal of the movie is still to merely entertain the viewer.…show more content…
Jackson) and Butch (Bruce Willis). In the beginning of the film, Vincent (John Travolta) has returned from a stay in Amsterdam, and the conversation between Jules and Vincent concerns what Big Macs and Quarter Pounders are called in Europe, the Fonz on Happy Days, Caine from Kung Fu, tv pilots, whether foot massages constitute throwing a man off a four story balcony, and other things. These kinds of silly elements seem to give some kind of comic relief, considering the violence that the viewer is about witness on screen. This is no mere comic relief however. The point is that this is the way these characters make sense out of their lives: pop cultural symbols and icons. In another time and/or another place people would be connected by something they saw as larger than themselves, most particularly religion, which would provide the sense and meaning that their lives had and which would determine the value of

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