SNIPPET GUIDE TO:
A MAN CALLED HORSE
Subject: Literature/Literary Devices: -- Expository Phase and Adaptation of a Short Story to Film:
Grades: 9 and up.
Description: This snippet is the expository phase of the film. It shows a young British aristocrat who is traveling in the wilds of the United States in 1845 seeking to "find his equals&uqot;. His traveling companions are a bunch of uncouth rustics. They are captured by a Native American raiding party. The snippet sets up the main character, the setting, the time and the conflict.
Length and Location: Beginning of the film through the 15th minute; until the Indians have captured the Horse, brought him to their village and tied him to a stake.
Benefits: This snippet shows a distinct expository phase. etc.
Possible Problems with this Snippet: None