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Assignment 1 Lisa Marie Migliorisi AMS/CIN 230 2/10/2011
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Based on the week’s readings and the film The Patriot describe what constitutes the ideals of America? Drawing upon Whitman and Wright’s terms, how do we see these ideals in The Patriot? Daniel J. Boorstin also suggests a particular ‘art form’ that represents American democracy. According to him, what is this art form or medium and what dangers has it posed to American democracy? What examples does Boorstin give to describe what he calls “self-liquidating” advertising? From your perspective – and based on Boorstin’s definition of “folk culture” – what does “self liquidating” advertising tell us about American’s culture? As you see it, which version of democracy is portrayed in The Patriot? Why?
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The Patriot , Architect, Architecture, and the Client, Democratic Vistas, and The Rhetoric of Democracy , are sources of information regarding the development of American society, beliefs, and traditions. In Architect, Architecture, and The Client , Frank Lloyd Wright explains his belief that one day the American home will be a product of its times, spiritually and physically. He imagined a time when the American home will really be owned by the man who paid for. By this statement he means that the homes
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