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Thesis - University Access Only
Master of Science (MS)
Movies assist in the creation, communication and affirmation of social norms, including those social mores that govern romantic relationships. Accordingly, by analyzing cinema texts that display these relationships, one can examine the social messages conveyed in films about romantic love. Specifically, this study identifies a model of how love should be accomplished as displayed in these films. Other facets of cinematically represented love will also be discussed including how men and women should choose their partner and why cinematic love stories continue to be so popular.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Love in motion pictures
Romance films -- Psychological aspects
South Dakota State University
Treviño, Kristi Denise, "Cinematic Love Stories: A Model to Accomplish Love" (2009). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 6040.