Unformatted text preview: turning point because she had begged them before not to do it, but she decides to put herself in harms way for him Why Pocahontas? Feminist and Marxist theory: Patriarchy and the exchange of women (woman are pretty much traded to men for wealth then they come from wealth) Film studies and Psychoanalysis: Scopophilia (the pleasure of looking) Postcolonial theory: Define ourselves in relation to an "other" (anyone who is not in your identity group is considered an "other") Native American studies: United States as "Heirs" of the natives, Pocahontas as Actor Other explanations?...
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- Spring '11
- Native Americans in the United States, John Rolfe, Jamestown Settlement, Pocahontas, Jamestown, Virginia, New World Desires