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  • Essay - Motorcycle Diaries

    During the course of the film ‘Motorcycle Diaries’‚ the two protagonists Ernesto Guevara and Alberto Granado learn much about the world around them over the course of their travel. Many of the events experienced by the two protagonists have a significant effect on their opinions on the world and their maturity. At the start of the movie‚ you will expect the journey they will undertake is relaxed and puerile‚ but over the course of the film‚ we find out that the journey is all about the interpretation

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  • Motorcycle Diaries

    Sierra Mex. Ame. Film studies 1-10-13 Per.5 Motorcycle Diaries Film Exam The movie Motorcycle Diaries is about to friends Ernesto Guevara who has the nickname “fuser” and Alberto Granado. Ernesto is a doctor in the process; he has taken a break from his studies to go on a trip‚ and Alberto is a biochemist. These two friends set off on a journey that starts off in Buenos Aries to travel across the whole region of South America on a motorcycle. From the beginning these two friends have the

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  • Motorcycles Diaries

    Walter Salles’ film‚ The Motorcycle Diaries‚ concerns the choices of two South American men‚ Ernesto “Che” Guevara and Alberto Granado on a physical and inner journey through South America. They were faced with choosing between helping the people of South America and looking after themselves as they scrape by throughout their perilous expedition‚ for example; when Ernesto and Alberto meet the man near the side of the lake and they inspect the lump on his neck and Ernesto is more concerned of the

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  • The motorcycle Diaries

    "The Motorcycle Dairies" is a biographical film that tells the tale of a formative journey by motorcycle across South America by Ernestro "Fueser" Guevara. The film depicts the gradual development of Fuser’s physical journey which plays a major role in the awakening of his political consciousness and the shaping of his beliefs. As Fueser continues his physical journey‚ issues of oppression and injustice are raised and are used to facilitate the self-realization of the traveller. Director Walter Salles

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  • Motorcycle Diaries

    Rachelle Motter Prof. Dolores Chew HIS-910 09 April 2010 The Motorcycle Diaries The film Motorcycle Diaries is the biography of the early life of the communist‚ revolutionary Ernesto Guevara‚ also known as Che Guevara situated in Buenos Aires in 1952. He was a medical student‚ who left Argentina on a road trip with his friend Alberto Granado‚ a biochemist‚ to get to discover the rest of Latin America on an old motorcycle. The motive of their journey of several months was the desire to

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  • The Motorcycle Diaries

    "The Motorcycle Diaries" After reading this book‚ I learned a lot about who Che Guevara was that I never knew about him before. More than just two men traveling South America‚ their trip inspired Guevara to become a man he didn’t expect to be. No dry history lesson or travelogue‚ this biography is supported with the humor of Guevara’s diaries‚ as the 23-year-old Ernesto - a frail asthmatic who had not yet taken the nickname Che - and the slightly older Alberto set off from Buenos Aires on a beat-up

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  • Motorcycle Diaries

    Dominique Spurlock HIST 4371 February 7‚ 2011 Motorcycle Diaries In the film “Motorcycle Diaries” the filmmaker does an excellent job of portraying Che (Fuser) Guevara’s way of thinking. Che was a very kind hearted man who did not think that he was better than others just because he was a year away from being a doctor. In 1951 Che decided to post-pone his medical degree to travel around South America with his friend Alberto “Mial” Granado. During this trip they made several stops. The first

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  • MotorCycle Diaries Essay 3

    in some way transformative. An individual’s discovery is transformative on their perceptions of the world. This is the case for the book ‘The Motorcycle Diaries’ by Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara and Keats’s sonnet “On first looking into Chapman’s Homer”. In this book‚ we are taken on Che’s journey as he travels Latin America as a young man‚ before the fame. His diary entries lead the reader into his own eyes‚ as a typical young man on an adventure‚ not the revolutionary figure we all associate him with. Through

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  • The Motorcycle Diaries Review

    Life ( A review of the film: “The Motorcycle Diaries”) Life. What is it? What does it mean? Does it define our very existence? Is it the minds most dwelled upon subject? Is it not the question that every human being regardless of race‚ color‚ ethnicity or gender attempts to figure out? It is what Ernesto Guevara (Gael Garcia Bernal) and Alberto Granado (Rodrigo De la Serna) set to find out on their journey of South America in the film “The Motorcycle Diaries”. Ernesto Guevara is a young‚ good

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  • Inner Journey Motorcycle Diaries

    Any Journey includes both realities and possibilities. -to what extent does the texts you have studied‚ support this idea? Related Material ONE: MOTORCYCLE DIARIES- Only 23‚ he begins his journey as a medical student and emerges with a new perspective of South America. This perspective informs his future as a political revolutionary.  The journey‚ which had begun as a quest for excitement‚ cheap alcohol and available women‚ became‚ according to Guevara‚ a formative experience in his life. Following

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