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The Direction of "North by Northwest"

Christopher D. Morris
Cinema Journal
Vol. 36, No. 4 (Summer, 1997), pp. 43-56
DOI: 10.2307/1225612
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1225612
Page Count: 14
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The Direction of "North by Northwest"
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Abstract

Hermeneutic criticism of "North by Northwest" traces the direction of the change in Thornhill's character, but a deconstructive reading finds the film questioning the concept of direction.

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