The movie Gone With the Wind, a 1930's film about a woman and her hardships during the civil war. And Cold Mountain, a 2003 film about a man on his journey back to his love, and a woman on a mental journey to find herself, through working a farm, during the Civil war. These two movies are very similar in some ways but then very different in others. Both of the movies for example have gender stereotypes that have been placed, but the journey that the two female protagonists, Scarlet O'Hara and Ada Monroe go through are very different from one another.
Gone with the Wind follows Scarlet O'Hara and her love for Rhett Butler. But their love is not as simple as that. Throughout the movie Scarlet claims that she truly loves Ashley, the man that her cousin marries. Scarlet proclaims her love to Ashley multiple times and gets rejected. Scarlet then precedes her advancements with... [continues]
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