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Unformatted text preview: Alex Ryng Psyc. 216 Professor Langrock 10/15/07 Cut: Teens and Self Injury Resisting sensationalism and graphic images, as the introductory paragraph touts, was the biggest downfall of the documentary in my opinion. The film was filled with a plethora of hazy transitions, odd poems and rambling speech. Perhaps the same things that kept me from staying awake are what others found powerful, inspirational and moving. The lack of imagery made it hard for me to make the issue of cutting a real thing. Not that I need to see something to believe it, but a film highlighting the issue of cutting lacks meaning if the issue at hand is never truly understood. I have great knowledge of the term cutting and the many issues that surround it, but I do not feel as if I understand the gravity of the situation. Pictures, re-enactments and video strike me as a powerful the gravity of the situation....
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course PSYC 216 taught by Professor Langrock during the Spring '08 term at Middlebury.
- Spring '08