The following 8-page document is a study guide movie packet to guide a viewer's analysis of the 1942 film "Casablanca" directed by Michael Curtiz. The study guide can be used for study in an English or film studies class. The first page provides a cast and crew list and a background and introduction to the film. The second page provides a notes page for viewers to write their notes. The third page is a grammar/writing mini-lesson on active vs. passive voice with sentences related to the film. The fourth and fifth pages provide comprehension questions that actively challenge viewers to analyze the work's story and style. The sixth page features screenshots from the film and requires viewers to analyze how the lighting enhances the work. The seventh page is a genre study on melodrama to see what characteristics of melodrama are evident in Casablanca. The eighth page provides discussion questions on the work's characterization, conflict, sociocultural context, and themes.
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