CLEP Humanities : Analyzing the Content of Film

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for CLEP Humanities

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Analyzing The Content Of Film

Which film has a plot based around the lives of various people in an African city during World War II?

Possible Answers:

Casablanca

Citizen Kane

The Philadelphia Story

Gone With The Wind

The Maltese Falcon

Correct answer:

Casablanca

Explanation:

Casablanca, made in 1942, features a plot based around the intersection of various people who have found themselves in the eponymous Moroccan city thanks to the upheavals of World War II. Primarily focused on a romance between Humphrey Bogart's Rick and Ingrid Bergman's Ilsa, the story includes many other storylines that touch the main plot. Casablanca is often listed as among the greatest films in polls of both critics and audiences.

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