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Grease starts out with Danny and Sandy on the beach, where they have fallen in But when the summer ends, the two think they'll never see each other again. Danny and Sandy met during summer, had a fling and thought they would never see each other again. What both of them did not know was that they are now. "When can I see you" and "Can I call you? Back in the day, it was totally legit to break up with someone through the post. A classier synonym for "fling. magic , or gravity of, say, when Danny gave Sandy his ring in Grease.
Hire Writer They also compared the values with their own and discerned the impact it had on their selves and on others. Furthermore, the audience also studied if the values embedded in the story were transcendent.
Fisher, For this study, the researcher used content textual analysis of a film text called, Grease. To further validate the coherence of the movie, the researcher looked into the consistency of the plot, the characters and their behavior, the completeness of details and the flow of events.
Grease is the word Grease was originally a musical in Broadway back in and was adapted into a film in During its time, it was one of the most popular movies and had the most popular icons such as Danny Zuko played by John Travolta and Sandy Olivia Newton-John. Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, writers of Grease, were inspired by the late ss youth, music and ideologies.
They wanted to veer away from the typical musical Broadway shows of their time and succeeded. Many people saw Grease as countercultural, since it was inspired by the late s and s where countercultural movement started.
Moreover, Grease presented the youth with values and lifestyles that opposed to the established culture. The storyline revolved around a group of teenagers back in that lived in California, with Danny and Sandy as the main characters. Danny and Sandy met during summer, had a fling and thought they would never see each other again.
What both of them did not know was that they are now studying at the same school. Sandy, on the other hand, was a newcomer from Australia. However, as the film comes to an end, Danny changes back into the loving and sweet Danny that Sandy met during the summer. Also, all throughout the film there would be song and dance numbers that greatly represented the late s and its youth.
Basically, Grease was the inspiration of movies such as High School Musical, because it captured different cliques or stereotypes that are still applicable today. Grease was a musical written and adapted into a film in the s.
However, what the film wanted to represent was the fabulous late s. Grease was presented as a fun, energetic, liberated, coming of age movie. The movie, in general, was colorful. It was colorful because of the costumes, songs and the play of words. On the other hand, the youth of the s was expressed as wild and sexually liberated.
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Sexual innuendos were evident in the way the characters talked and acted around each other and even in the songs they sang. Like the genre of the music the youth was listening to, the teenagers were often seen as odd, wild and notorious.
As for the narrative coherence of Grease, the whole storyline had flow. Flow in a sense that it did not have contradictions. The movie started out with the scene wherein the two main characters, Danny and Sally, were hanging out and running around the beach. Frenchy announces to Jan Jamie Donnelly and Marty Dinah Manoff that she is dropping out of Rydell and going to beauty school, which she calls a very strategic career move.
Rizzo leaves the sleepover and she and Kenickie Jeff Conaway flirt, then Kenickie invites her into the car, and dumps the other T-Birds. Danny leaves of his own accord while Rizzo and Kenickie drive off together and the other T-Birds go for pizza.
Marty, the flirtatious member of The Pink Ladies, decides to write to one of her numerous pen pals, while Sandy goes outside, and decides that in spite of everything, she still loves Danny, singing "Hopelessly Devoted to You", a poignant love song that was added for the movie and was a big hit as a single.
The scene shifts to Rizzo and Kenickie making out passionately in the back seat of his new car. They plan to take things a step further, but Kenickie's condom breaks. Rizzo, however, is unable to resist Kenickie, and they decide to have sex anyway. While at work repairing the car, the T-Birds fantasize about what it will look like when it has had a paint job, singing "Greased Lightning".
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Soon Danny gets the other T-Birds convinced that the rickety old car could actually be a "major piece of machinery". Later, Danny meets Sandy at the Frosty Palace, and tries to apologize for his actions. He sees that Sandy is sharing a soda with Tom Chisum Lorenzo Lamasa jock, and decides that if that's the sort of man she likes, he's going to join the jocks to impress her.
We next see Danny's disastrous performances in basketball, wrestling, and baseball, where he keeps losing his temper. He finally finds his ideal sport in running, until the sight of Sandy distracts him, and he falls.
Sandy leaves Tom Chisum to see if Danny is alright, and they are seemingly reconciled. Danny attempts to go to the Frosty Palace with Sandy so that they can be alone and not worry about ruining his image in front of his friends. They end up discovering the T-Birds and Pink Ladies are already there and Danny finds it hard to charm Sandy without looking weak in front of his friends.Grease Danny apologizes to Sandy
After everyone leaves the malt shop, Frenchy, who has been hiding her pink hair under a scarf, imagines a guardian angel to tell her what to do with her life, who turns out to be Frankie Avalon singing "Beauty School Dropout". Rizzo, now angry with Kenickie, takes the rival gang's leader, Leo, to the dance, thus enticing Kenickie to take the rival gang leader's girlfriend, Cha Cha DiGregorio Annette Charles who is also Danny's ex-girlfriend.
The dance features several well-known songs from the '50s covered by Sha Na Na. During the dance-off, Rizzo leaves in a huff, seeing Kenickie dancing with Cha Cha, and Danny and Sandy are one of the few couples still in the dance-off. Sandy realizes that Cha Cha was one of Danny's past girlfriends and a much better dancer.
Sandy leaves the gym upset, and Danny and Cha Cha end up winning the contest. When they share their spotlight dance, three of the T-Birds run in front of the camera and moon the crowd. Later, Danny takes Sandy to a drive-in movie. Danny tries to remove the class ring he is wearing to give it to her, but in doing so he accidentally elbows Sandy in the chest. Danny gives Sandy the ring and she kisses him on the cheek, saying she realizes now he respects her.
The scene cuts to Marty and Rizzo in the drive-in's restroom. Rizzo's unprotected sex with Kenickie has come back to haunt her--she tells Marty she missed a period. One of the T-Birds, Sonny Michael Tuccioverhears Marty accidentally proclaiming to couples making out outside the restroom to make way for the "lady with a baby", and asks Marty what she meant so she tells him the story and the rumor spreads quickly.