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Volume 3, 2008
Amy Ratelle – Half-breed Dog, Half-breed Film

Amy Ratelle – Half-breed Dog, Half-breed Film: Balto as Animelodrama

Linda Willams (1998) defines melodrama as “a peculiarly democratic and American form that seeks dramatic revelation of moral and emotional truths through a dialectic of pathos and action” (p. 42). This emphasis on moral and emotional truth, as opposed to … Continue reading

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