n. (名詞 noun)[C]
The cross is an emblem of Christianity.
The eagle is the national emblem of the United States.
vt. (及物動詞 transitive verb)
The Coens mean this aspect of the film, I think, to be read as an emblem of the rise of Nazism. They paint Fink as an ineffectual and impotent left-wing intellectual, who sells out while telling himself he is doing the right thing, who thinks he understands the "common man" but does not understand that, for many common men, fascism had a seductive appeal.
The first significant splash made by the Australian New Wave on world cinema, Picnic at Hanging Rock is director Peter Weir's haunting, delicate, and [exquisitely] photographed tale of three young girls who disappear during a school outing in the year 1900.
It [hints] [at] what is to come in films like Weir's truly shattering The Last Wave and in coming-of-age films such as Gillian Armstrong's My Brilliant Career - a new look at an exotic country's early days and unique history.
Weir was a foremost force in the rebirth of Australian cinema, using period pieces such as this one, combined with [heavy] atmospherics and a fresh take on colonialism, to promote a kind of mystical super-realism that is evident in most of his films and those of Australian directors who followed him.
Weir's refusal to provide a satisfying end to his puzzle of a story is also emblematic [of] a fresh approach that strays [from] a rationalized Western viewpoint into more supernatural [realms] that are linked to the aboriginal culture of the continent.
emblem The Coens mean this aspect of the film, I think, to be read as an [emblem] of the rise of [Nazism].
embalm his deeds [embalmed] in the [hearts] of his disciples.
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