ARLT 101 - LA Lecture 3

ARLT 101 - LA Lecture 3 - 1992) Quotes for the day:...

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Paragraph Responses: One word description of Los Angeles/Maps of Los Angeles word vs. image verbal vs. visual book vs. movie Question: ---What is the fate of the word in Los Angeles? ---Will Los Angeles be the place where the word succumbs to the image, the verbal to the visual? ----Are we moving in our culture from a reliance upon the word to a dependence on the image, and is LA the place where this is happening first and foremost? LA is reknowned or famous as the place of the look, the image, the eye, the film. But in this course I want to highlight the word in Los Angeles, the creativity and significance of its writers. Let me pose issue of verbal vs. visual in terms of paragraph responses: What proves to be the most valuable way for understanding LA…through your one word descriptions or through your maps….of if I had asked each of you to submit a photo of LA for our facebook profile of this city. I. From “I have a dream” (1963) to What Happens to a Dream Deferred: It Explodes (LA,
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Unformatted text preview: 1992) Quotes for the day: Langston Hughes, What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun.or does it explode? MLK Jr.: a riot is the voice of the unheard. Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 What happens to a dream deferred? It explodes. Police brutality & King and Watts Riot and LA Riot, 1992 Smith, Talk to Me (words as doorways to soul of culture, empathy, listening, looking for the unmerged, get out of safe houses of identity into the crossroads) a. Tone? Cover? Genre? (Tragedy) b. Time Line- Prologue --Search for character--call to community--more complex language--measure shades of lost--moving beyond safe houses of identity d. Significance of 1st voice [Rudy Salas]? My enemy/us vs. them e. Significance of 2nd voice? [Stanley Scheinbaum] My enemy/us vs. them f. Significance of Tom Choi...
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