Quiz 10 - 1 Describe 3"discontents" that pragmatic approaches to film have with"Grand Theory"(interpretation 2 Describe 3

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COMM 250, sec. 1 Penn State Greater Allegheny Dr. Clifford Manlove, Course Instructor Quiz 10 ; Spring, 2008 Directions: You have 30 minutes to handwrite answers to each of the questions below. It will be necessary to use the back of this page, or your own notebook paper, to write complete answers. Each question is worth 10 points, for a total of 50 points (see syllabus for full policies). Answer each question as concisely and thoroughly as possible in no more than 4-6 complete sentences . Use at least 1-2 specific examples from the text in question in each answer. NOTE: You would be well advised to not use the same material for more than one answer.
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Unformatted text preview: 1. Describe 3 "discontents" that pragmatic approaches to film have with "Grand Theory" (interpretation). 2. Describe 3 counter-arguments interpretation would have to these "discontents" among pragmatists. 3. Describe cultural studies; what distinguishes it from other approaches to film? Describe 2 criticisms of it by more interpretive approaches to film. 4. Describe how "Queer" theory redefines "gender"--especially as compared to how "traditional" Freudians might. 5. Describe the difference between modernist and postmodernist views of culture/film....
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