notes oct 18 - class or culture. A set of doctrines or...

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English 270 – Lecture October 18, 2011 Look, Up in the sky! The amazing story of superman. Two video clips Fingeroth key points (form last class) Superman is appealing because he is an immigrant and an orphan He represents individual “mobility” Clask Kane/Superman exemplifies the process of cultural assimilation He is an American angel – Superman raises the American immigrant experience to the level of religious myth Critical term: Ideology – the body of ideas reflecting the social needs and aspirations of an individual group
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Unformatted text preview: class or culture. A set of doctrines or beliefs that form the basics of a political economic cultural or other system • Ineology of individualism • Democrat vs republican New Terms – • National ideals – treasured, shares beliefs. Related to national image • State fantasy/national fantasy – refers to the role that psychology plays in creating shared understandings of national goals values and image. Often relies on external enemy – was on communism, was on terms....
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This note was uploaded on 12/02/2011 for the course ENG 270 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at UMass (Amherst).

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