Framing Mass Shootings: Fictional Depictions of Real-life Gun Massacres in American Cinema

Master thesis English OPEN
Tryggeseid, Ane Johannessen;
(2017)
  • Publisher: The University of Bergen
  • Subject: American politics | Lynne Ramsay | våpenpolitikk | We Need to Talk About Kevin | film analysis | film | medieestetikk | Tim Sutton | Mastergrad | mass shootings | Gus Van Sant | Dark Night | filmanalyse | Elephant | media aesthetics | gun politics | filmstudier | amerikansk politikk | masseskyting | American studies | 735116

This thesis examines the concept of real-life mass shootings and its depiction in American fictional cinema. The issue of mass shootings is a highly controversial subject of discussion, both within the public and political sphere, as it necessarily touches upon rigid pe... View more
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