Analysis Of Hugo And The Artist Of The Beautiful Essay

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Overlapping Concept of Life and Death, and Leaving for a purpose in Hugo and the Artist of the Beautiful
Throughout the history human beings loved to be known as artists, makers, or creators, this passion and love inspired them to pursue dreams and innovations beyond imagination. John Logan’s movie Hugo and Nathaniel Hawthorns “the artist of the beautiful” both depicts inventors “clockmakers” who have invented a piece of art, a functioning mechanism that was created only to serve its creators purpose. The automaton is a big mannequin made from metal, while the other is a delicate replica of a butterfly’s autonomy, the creator of the automaton has given up on his artistic attributes, meanwhile the mechanic butterfly maker strives to pursue his creation fate till the end, and automaton gets fixed, and the butterfly meets his end. The automaton and the butterfly are both similar in a sense that they both served their purpose, they are both peace of art, and they are both unique and fragile. All of these points make both of the piece of arts interesting and lovable in the eyes of their creators and viewers, and levitates them to a higher ranking in consideration and prestige as things that inspire and give hope.
In the movie “Hugo,” Hugo a little orphan boy tries to fulfill his late father’s wish by trying to fix the automaton one part and piece a day. The creator of the automaton tries to hinder him by taking away his father’s notebook. We can clearly see a similar skepticism…

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