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Courtney Morris October 2009 Belgrad AMS 2030 Discussion Questions for Quiz Show (1) How did the quiz show scandal intersect with the highbrow/middlebrow debate? Do you think the outcome of the scandal was more favorable to the highbrow or to the middlebrow position? The quiz show scandal intersects with the highbrow/middlebrow debate. There is an indirect connection between the “wasp” culture and highbrow. I do believe that one side was favored more in the movie Quiz Show. It seemed to me that the highbrow society was favored more. This is due to the fact that they asked a man of the middlebrow society if he would lose on purpose so that another man of the highbrow society could win the game and win popularity with viewers. (2) How did the quiz show scandal intersect with the ethnic rivalries of the “triple melting pot”? The “triple melting pot” consists of many different types of people coming to America and identifying themselves as white. Some of these groups included the Irish,
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2011 for the course AMS 3030 taught by Professor Danielbelgrad during the Fall '09 term at University of South Florida.

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