Discuss the following with your classmates.
- What were some of the details you enjoyed from other trios’ modernized city mouse/country mouse stories?
- To what degree were the characterizations exaggerated? Was this an effective strategy?
- Turning to the Hughes article, what is the usual topic for his movies? And what’s his perspective, according to the article?
- What other Hughes movies have you seen? Any thoughts on his approach to satire?