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beyond rangoon - Grace A LeLeux Sociology 100-002 April...

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Grace A. LeLeux Sociology 100-002 April 25 th , 2008 Beyond Rangoon and Symbolic Interactionism In the 1995 film, Beyond Rangoon, a young widow and grieving mother’s life is dramatically changed. After the horrific murder of both her husband and son, Laura Bowman must find a way to deal with her emotions and depression. Laura decides to take a trip to Burma with her sister, Andy. As the trip progresses Laura sees the political conflict taking place throughout the country. When she sneaks out one not to witness a political protest, her passport is stolen. Laura is unable to leave the country with her sister and the rest of the group who are fleeing from the radical military turmoil in the country. Although Laura is able to get a temporary passport, she does not leave the country immediately. She decides to take a last minute road trip to see more of the country. During this trip her guide is a former professor, Aung Ko, who to her surprise is also a pro-democracy leader. Aung Ko knows much of the history of the nation and shows Laura the amazing countryside. Its only when accident occurs that
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