Melissa Mazmanian email: melmazzz hotmail. She is an alumna of Colorado College. She follows these rules - which are totally from some book, but which are absurd. While she may have never picked up Emma , Silverstone illustrates in this comment why she and so many others are drawn to the text today: both Emma and Cher, the protagonist of Clueless , subscribe to social "rules" while subverting the expectations of their world through the assertion of free will.
A Comparison Between Film Versions of Emma and Clueless
Clueless is one of the most iconic teen films of all time, but it is also a notable adaptation of a classic work of British literature, Jane Austen's Emma. Emma tells the story of a beautiful, wealthy woman, who takes matchmaking and social machinations to mildly hubristic ends, and finds herself entangled in romance despite her best wishes. Like Cher Horowitz, Emma Woodhouse, Austen's protagonist, has a deep compassion for the poorer classes, but a sometimes "clueless" investment in her own class position and a daft perception of her own privilege.
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