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Analytic Essay Assignment

Analytic Essay Assignment - rehash what the three readings...

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Film and Video Reading: Carroll: "Film, Emotion, Genre" Balazs: "Theory of Film" And ONE of the following: Rafferty: "Everybody Gets a Cut" Russell: “The Philosophical Limits of Film" Hunt: “Motion Pictures as a Philosophical Resource”   Both Carroll and Balazs are concerned with providing their readers with an analytical framework for understanding how films can produce such wide spread, effective responses from an audience. Although both authors claim that films can be responsible for the prompting a response from viewers, they differ radically on just what is responsible for sparking that response. Selecting one of the case study readings to use along with Carroll and Balazs, explore the question, “how can we reasonably explain how films affect the viewers watching them?” Remember, you do not simply want to
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Unformatted text preview: rehash what the three readings say, instead, think of your essay as a comprehensive diagnostic, which is concerned with discovering the most viable method of understanding the way films function on a cognitive level. You will want to work on putting your textual sources into a conceptual dialogue with each other, as well as bringing in your own case examples that can add to the theoretical discussion that you have undertaken in your paper. There will be Two Rough Drafts of the Analytical Essay Rough Draft A: This will be peer reviewed by students and then revised and submitted as Rough Draft B. Rough Draft B: This will be commented on (but no grade will be given) by the teacher. Once students have received instructor comments on Rough Draft B, they should then revise and submit their Final Draft....
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