Write an analysis of the screenplay for the feature film The Proposal by Pete Chiarelli. Your paper must be 3-5 pages long, double-spaced.
1 – Identify the events that mark the end of the beginning, and the beginning of the end of THE PROPOSAL. Note the page number where these occur in the screenplay. How do these events generate conflict and propel the story forward?
2 – What are Margaret and Richard’s goals at the beginning of the script? What obstacles, internal or external, prevent Margaret and Richard from reaching their goals during the script? How do their goals change as the script progresses?
3 – Choose Margaret or Richard. Give three examples of ACTIONS or DIALOGUE employed by the screenwriter to convey either Margaret or Richard’s personality. Note the page number of the script where these occur.
4 – How are supporting characters used to help us better understand the main characters? Give three specific examples.