Changes and developments in the context can be recognized and analyzed when looking at an example from the 20th century and one from the 21st century. Looking the 20st Century film The Searchers, the plot is bout Ethan Edwards, an ex- soldier from the Indian Wars, finds that his family has been massacred and his niece captured by the Indians and vows to bring her back and kill every one of the Indians who did this. He travels for five years in order to find her and when he does realizes she has become one of them.
The second film to look is 21st century The Book of Eli, a violent post-apocalyptic society, Eli, has been roaming North America for the last thirty years. He finds solace in a book, which he guards closely, he survives by hunting small animals and searching destroyed houses and vehicles for goods to trade into villages for water and necessity’s. He reaches a village ruled by Carnegie, a powerful mobster, where Eli’s fighting skill re recognized and he is offered to join the gang.
Carnegie presses his blind lover Claudia to send her daughter, Solara, to at least convince Eli to spend the night by sleeping with him. But Eli being the better man declines the offer. The book is seen by the girl, she is then beat until she tells Carnegie what she saw. His gang is then sent into the wasteland to take the book from Eli, but Eli makes it clear to the gang that if they