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Unformatted text preview: Avni Dalal English 101 Claire Niedwiedzki 4 December 2011 Cultural Analysis on “ Boyz n the Hood” Imagine yourself immersed in a world where approaching vehicles may mask death, where simple arguments can turn deadly, and where gunfire exists as a daily reality. For many characters in John Singleton’s film, Boyz N the Hood , this exists as a reality. Boyz n the Hood , directed by John Singleton, is a fictional film that displays a realistic situation of some of America’s internal problems – racism, violence, poverty, and drug violence. Released in 1991, the film portrays the constant struggles of living in the Los Angeles ghettos in perspective of teenage black child. The movie itself starts off with two statistical facts stating that "One out of every twenty- one Black American males will be murdered in their lifetime." and "Most will die at the hands of another Black male." These two facts in the film represent the main theme of the movie. The story then opens with the main character, Tre, walking to class with his three other friends and...
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