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student.como.agua.time.bind - to be family • Family in...

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Page 1 of 2 Outline for “Como Agua Para Chocolate” (video) Como Agua Para Chocolate: Endogamy – people attracted to people who are similar to them Exogamy – people attracted to people who are different from you bc u think its interesting Your views: Which (endogamy or exogamy) is the better basis for marriage? Your views: Which (romantic love or by arrangement) is the better basis for marriage? – Functionalist focus on Family – each member of the family has a separate status. Everyone has a unique role but each was complimentary and contributed to the functioning of the family equally. Family in this film: scene(s) illustrating the functionalist perspective – Tita, youngest daughter, forced to continue family tradition, not allowed to marry and take care of parents. Interactionist focus on Family –watch the interact between members then analyze as a unit. Watch the various interaction rituals, community celebrations (marriages, deaths, etc), family events to understand how
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Unformatted text preview: to be family. • Family in this film: scene(s) illustrating the interactionist perspective – • Conflict focus on Family – Conflict theorists – some ”powerful/elite” group controls society. Non-elite struggle. Family a micro-cause of whats going on in society; various members of a family play roles, the inequalities in family represent what goes on in society. • Family in this film: scene(s) illustrating the conflict perspective – birth of the baby, water breaks while momma making dinner, wipe everything off table and she has the baby. • Three stages of love – reasons for failing relationships Lust – Infatuation – intrusive thinking, Attachment – when you have been with a person for a long time, been through difficulties, cant imagine being without the other person Page 2 of 2 • Four horsemen of the apocalypse – Criticism Contempt Defensiveness Withdraw...
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