The assignment is to write four 3-5 page review essays, one for each film, dueon Sunday night of the week each film is assigned.Your essays should explore themes of power and justice depicted in the film,drawing on the theories and practices explored during the prior weeks.Obviously, you will have more material to draw from as the course proceeds,and you are welcome and encouraged to draw on materials from earlier weeks,if they are helpful to you.There is lots of room for creativity here. The goal is an interpretive essay, thatlinks the film to the materials of our course demonstrating to us that thematerials are tools in your interpretation.In your essay, be specific and give examples / scenes from the film thateffectively illustrate the concepts you discuss in the essay. Your essays canalso include some personal reflection on the larger meaning of the film, in thecontext of current events.Essays should be 12pt font, double-spaced. Citations to course material shouldbe parenthetical for example (Douglass p. 13). You can use brief quotations,but are discouraged from using long block quotations which consume too muchspace. It is your voice we are most interested in hearing! The creative dimensionof the essay is how you connect class materials to the themes and actions ofthe film.
It is supposed to focus on the movie Ma Vie en Rose and how that can illustrate different ideologies from power, authority, social constructs, etc. using the different indivuals we learned about. The paragraph includes some question you could cover, and I’d like to focus on most with a complex mind including 21st century comparisons to the film!
The books we read that should be covered are; Milgram, “Perils of Obedience”, Foucault, “Panopticism”, Plato’s Cave and lastly MILL, ON LIBERTY
I am sure i inserted this: How does Ma Vie en Rose explore ideas of authority in Milgram, discipline in Foucault, opinion and norms in Mill? You don’t have to explore all of these, but perhaps one, or some of them! For example, you could write a paper on how the community response to Ludovig in Ma Vie en Rose illustrates what Mill called the tyranny of opinion. Or, perhaps: how did Ludovigs community, or school, or family, or peers, employ panoptic-like responses, in Foucaults sense, to Ludovics idiosyncracies? Do you think Ma Vie en Rose is a dated depiction of the social response to Ludovics gender identity, or do you think it is still relevant today? Howso?
I would like to see the comparisons between the books provided, the movie and 21st century.