The Embodiment of a Divided Culture Through The Characterization of Jack Benny, James T. Kirk, and Hawkeye Pierce
Savannah, Georgia: Savannah College of Art and Design
Thesis (M.F.A.) -- Dramatic Writing
Savannah College of Art and Design -- Department of Dramatic Writing
Bibliography: pages 116-121
"This thesis will analyze how Jack Benny, James T. Kirk and Hawkeye Pierce embodied the divided culture of the United States during the 1950’s, 1960’s and 1970’s. Across America, audiences helped cement the iconic status of these beloved television characters. What made these characters so great? It was how they embodied the changing times of the American culture."
Includes author's feature length screenplay, "Forgotten".
Keywords: Jack Benny, Hawkeye Pierce, James T. Kirk, The Jack Benny Show, M*A*S*H, Star Trek, classic television
CHAIR: Storck, Averie
PDF : 121 pages
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