Essays on Marilyn Monroe

Impact Of Hollywood Studio System On Marilyn Monroe

As Richard Dyer has observed in Stars, films play a fundamental role in the construction of a star’s image. Such films, fashioned by the studios to associate stars with certain characters or genres, would be identified as ‘star vehicles’ (1998, 61-62). Taking Dyer’s argument as a starting point, discuss the screen persona of one Hollywood...
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Analysis Of The Theories Of Marilyn Monroe's Death

Marilyn Monroe was found dead in her home on the 5th of August 1962. Marilyn was best known as the sex symbol, blonde bombshell of the Hollywood movies, such as “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” and “How to marry a Millionaire”. Plagued by mental health issues and her history of drug abuse, it was easy for investigators...
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Marilyn Monroe: The Way Of Life

“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring” (Monroe) Monroe’s life was anything but absolutely boring. She was beautiful, and she was considered one of the prettiest of her time. Between her hollywood high life, and her movies that grossed over two-hundred million dollars she was certainly...
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