Tag Archive for comparative study of texts and contexts

Amy Heckerling’s Clueless: Context

Written and directed by Amy Heckerling, and released in 1995 USA. Target audience: worldwide appeal, but particularly towards teenage audiences TEEN FLICK GENRE Why do you think Heckerling employs so many pop cultural references in Clueless? What cinematic styles show…

Jane Austen’s Emma: Context

Written by Austen (1775-1817). Published in 1816. REGENCY AGE (1812-1830) Austen’s time was filled with socio-political changes, such as the Industrial Revolution and American Revolution. However, Austen chose to set Emma in a very static, parochial village. Why do you…