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Unformatted text preview: SOCL 330.002 – CRIMINOLOGY
WRITING ASSIGNMENT 4 – HOUSE OF SAND AND FOG
DUE DATE: FRIDAY ARPIL 29
*Failure to adhere to the following guidelines will result in deductions to your grade.
- The length of the paper is 3 pages of text (excluding the reference page).
The paper should be double-spaced and written in size 12, times new roman or Arial font.
The paper should contain a reference list conforming to APA style. A reference list must
still be provided even if you only use your textbook.
While you may include your opinion, you should not write in the 1st person and your
opinion should not be the central focus of your argument. The House of Sand and Fog is a depiction of two characters struggling to obtain the American
Dream. With the assistance of an accomplice, one character engages in increasingly selfdestructive, deviant and criminal behavior to obtain her desired goal. Relate the events in the
film to criminological theory, in particular the concept of the American Dream and anomie/strain
theory to explain the actions of each of the central characters – Kathy, Behrani, and Lester? ...
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