How does the film Oh Brother Where Art Thou? portray southern politicians, women, blacks, white racists, family life, the criminal justice system, and country music?
The film Oh Brother Where Art Thou? presents various aspects of southern, depression era life in a farcical way.
Southern politicians are portrayed as conniving, scheming crooks. In contrast, the criminals stand out as being simple, good hearted, and virtuous.
The women in the film are either impossible to please with a practicality bordering on frigidity, or ensnaring dangerous creatures that will charm men right out of their cloths and into making bad decisions and abandoning their friends.
Country music is shown as an art form that takes no thought at...
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