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Project on Representations of Latin American Religions THIS PROJECT IS DUE TO YOUR TA’s Monday April 28th, 2008 **Page margins should be 1” , the font should be 12pt - Times New Roman! Double Spaced. ( TAs and the professor are black belts in font stretching, so don’t think you can sneak one past us!) 1. Literary and Cinematic Representations of Religion and Violence in Latin America Consider the representation of religious responses to violence and social crisis depicted in “the Mission” and “Romero.” Compose a six page paper that engages all of the following issues: a.) How do Rodrigo Mendoza (deNiro) and Bishop Romero both perceive the world in religious terms, albeit in very different terms. What sort of spiritual issues are these main characters grappling with? How about supporting the characters? b.) What is the relationship between religion and the presence of terrible violence in both of these narratives? How is this relationship represented? c.) What seems uniquely Latin American about both stories (apart from location
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