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Flashcards in The Godfather Deck (17):
1

As we can see from the opening, the wedding, this film appears to be mostly a story about what?

Family and Business

2

More specifically, it seems to be about what?

Power

3

The professor indicated that the film is also about….

Legacy

4

Frances Ford Coppola said this film is about what?

American Capitalism

5

The professor compared this film to what other academy award-winning film?

Not sure

6

Which character changes the most in the film?

Michael Corleone

7

In the hospital after Vito is shot, Michael whispers what to him?

“Just lie here papa, I’ll take care of you now, I’m with you... I’m with you”

8

What`s the undertaker so upset about, at the beginning of the film?

Because the person who raped his daughter will not be killed

9

Many of these people are murderers, but what does the film engender in us?

Fear in the power that others have

10

Who is an example of this?

Not Sure

11

Who winds up in the film director’s bed?

A horse’s head

12

What did Vito want Michael to be?

A Politian

13

At the christening of Connie’s baby, when Michael is renouncing Satan, what is happening?

Michael’s enemies are being killed

14

What’s apparent in the strategy meeting, near the end, between Vito and Michael?

That Michael, as a character, has changed and has now become the godfather

15

Where does Vito Corleone die?

In the orange garden, playing with his grandson

16

What does this symbolize?

That he died in his home, as oranges symbolize Sicily

17

What does Michael tell Kay at his sister Connie’s wedding?

That he will never be like his father