alycat411: “Part of the popularity of the film is no doubt…

alycat411:

“Part of the popularity of the film is no doubt related to the fact that viewers are encouraged to see Jack as an autonomous individual who occupies a social space not defined by rigid class labels- a living symbol of the American Dream.

Jack inspires Rose to see herself in the masculine spirit of the American Dream, but his character is what captures her heart.”


 – Laurie Ouellette, Titanic: Anatomy of a Blockbuster