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Zelda 2022-04-19 09:01:53

As children, we were as fearless and joyous as the protagonists of the first story, feeling like we were different, until we hit a big snag and we were knocked out.

When we enter adolescence, we learn to be rebellious like the protagonists in the second story. We think we have time and we still have opportunities, and then unknowingly, we will find that we have no chance. big adult.

Then we started to enrich ourselves and learn to keep a low profile. Like the protagonist in the third story, we obeyed the boss. No matter how much you had contributed to the company before, once you found that you were useless, you were immediately kicked out.

Finally, we came to our senses and felt that relying on our own hands to live a happy life is like the old man in the fourth story, conscientious and conscientious year after year. But at this time, you must always be on the lookout for the cold shot behind the villain, because there are always people who want to climb on you.

Finally, these people were sent away, and it came to the fifth story. You thought everything was fine and you could spend your old age in peace, but you began to see relatives disappear one by one, and you became timid and fearful of death.

In your later years, you became the kind of bitter old man you once hated the most, and then returned to the original, unknowingly reciting the memories of your life to others, and the dust returned to a pinch of loess. A life, just like the rule set by the coachman, the carriage leads to death, never stops, absolutely fair.

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  • Theresa 2021-12-02 08:01:26

    The six western stories with very different styles, either light-hearted, or absurd, or desperate, or weird, seem to have nothing to do with each other, but in fact they are all about "death." Buster Scruse in "Baster’s Ballad" has many classic Western heroes on his body. The Coen brothers also injected some cartoons into this character, allowing him to break the fourth wall to talk to the audience from time to time. The story is light and ironic. "Near Algodonez" is short and squishy, ​​full of absurdity, and it is obvious that the god of death will not be deceived by him every time. "Rice Ticket" is one of my favorite stories. Does that chicken really count? I hope not. "Golden Valley" is a bit like the western version of "The Old Man and the Sea", but it is not nature that fights against the old man, but his eyes of greed and desire. "The Frightened Woman" has a tragic ending, as irresistible as fate, and teasing the world like a god. "The Remains" is a summary of the first five death stories. It is in harmony with the temperament of "The Ghost Carriage". The whole story is a huge collection of metaphors. The non-stop carriage is used to predict the process of death, and there is nowhere to escape. .

  • Johanna 2021-12-02 08:01:26

    The taste is the same as the Coen brothers, and the formula is the same. The picture is beautifully toned and intoxicating. The ending of the story is heartbroken and sad to the bone. In those barbaric times, life seemed to have no burden, it was theirs. The faith is so pure and broken, and I firmly believe in the next life.

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs quotes

  • Buster Scruggs (segment "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs"): Misanthrope? I don't hate my fellow man, even when he's tiresome and surly and tries to cheat at poker. I figure that's just a human material, and him that finds in it cause for anger and dismay is just a fool for expecting better.

  • Alice Longabaugh (segment "The Gal Who Got Rattled): Gilbert had a saying for any situation. A ready bit of wisdom. He was very certain.

    Billy Knapp (segment "The Gal Who Got Rattled"): He was a doughface?

    Alice Longabaugh (segment "The Gal Who Got Rattled): ...He had fixed political beliefs. All of his beliefs were quite fixed. He would upbraid me for being wishy-washy. I never had his certainties. I suppose it is a defect.

    Billy Knapp (segment "The Gal Who Got Rattled"): I don't think it's a defect at all. Oh no. Uncertainty. That is appropriate for matters of this world. Only regarding the next are vouchsafed certainty.

    Alice Longabaugh (segment "The Gal Who Got Rattled): Yes.

    Billy Knapp (segment "The Gal Who Got Rattled"): I believe certainty regarding that which we can see and touch, it is seldom justified, if ever. Down the ages, from our remote past, what certainties survive? And yet we hurry to fashion new ones. Wanting their comfort. Certainty... is the easy path. Just as you said.