Audrey Hepburn’s Holly Golightly: The Power of the Femme Fatale in the Film Breakfast at Tiffany’s

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In seven pages this paper examines actress Audrey Hepburn’s portrayal of Holly Golightly in Blake Edward’s 1961 film adaptation of Truman Capote’s novel, Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Specifically considered are the meaning of the character, how sexuality is used for material gain, and the influence this role had on the culture of the 1960s. Eight sources are listed in the bibliography.