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Sounds like scoundrel a man who behaves very badly towards other people, especially by being dishonest


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It's a rhetorical question, he's not really looking for her to answer, he's making a point. What he is saying is that despite her English upbringing Rita is still someone who is as star-struck as any American fangirl. All it takes is the slightest opportunity and the very proper English woman still wants to know about the lifestyles of the rich and famous. ...


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Tony shoots from the hip, he's a straight shooter, even when he's not. I have this characteristic to some degree or another and it comes from a strange sense of honor. A close example of this can be seen in most children who haven't yet learned how to lie. They throw a rock through a window and show immediate guilt and then their parents ask them "Jimmy,...


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This does seem to be a reference to the home remedy of Molasses and Sulfur Sulphur and blackstrap molasses is a centuries-old homemade remedy. The mixture of one teaspoon of sulphur and two teaspoons of molasses was believed to prevent health problems and to serve as a universal remedy. It is best known as the "spring tonic," which was taken to ...


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Would anyone actually discuss this? No, most likely not. It's more like an inner dialogue, like handing another person a pair of scissors you always point the blade towards yourself.


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Any performance of Shakespeare Shakespeare (and his contempories) used monologues extensively to show the audience the inner dialogue of his characters. Any broadcast of a performance of Shakespeare therefore qualifies. Virtually all silent movies In the absence of sound, silent movies naturally adopted the conventions of mime. Mime has very standard ways ...


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Wikipedia calls it Stream of Consciousness and it's a literary device dating back to the 19th century. More recently it's been referred to as Inner Monologue The oldest movie might be Alfred Hitchcock's Murder! (1930), which has this section on TVTropes Menier starts thinking about the case while he's shaving. In 1930, early sound recording technology did ...


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"am I just making more out of it than there is to it?" Yes. You are reading modern identity politics into a movie that came along well before that. I think Max just uses "white" as shorthand for "WASP." His victims are upper class, respectable people, who happen to also be Caucasian. If there's anything racial about it, it's ...


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