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Rear Window Essay Test

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1. Toward the end of the movie, L. B. Jefferies wondered whether it was ethical to watch people through binoculars and a long-focus lens. Was it ethical? Explain your answer thoroughly and support it with examples.
 
 
 
2. Detail how the relationship between Jefferies and Lisa Fremont changed from the beginning to the end of the movie. Use specific details from the movie to support your reasoning. Predict how, or if, their relationship will develop in the future.
 
 
 
3. One of the premises the director, Alfred Hitchcock, seems to support in his movie is that neighbors really don't know anything about each other nowadays. Do you agree with that premise? Support your answer with specific examples from real life.
 
 
 
4. If Alfred Hitchcock were still alive and had the opportunity to remake "Rear Window" in the year 2004, what changes, if any, do you think he would make? Explain your answer thoroughly.