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Class Assignment on The Movie That Changed My Life Essays

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Richard Devine CCI Ms. Peters 03/25/2008 1. In the process of showing why the movie was significant to her, Terry McMillan reveals a great deal about herself. She discusses her family and how horrid her mother was to her. She discusses how her entire world, or at least what she has seen of the world, is biased and hateful to each other and how parents are harsh and relentless to their children. And at the end she tells us how, after watching the movie multiple times, she finally decided to stand up to her mother by basically demanding for respect. 2. Gender roles play a big part in Louise Eldrich’s response to the movie Z . At first Louise thought the movie would be a gender defining movie that puts the woman in the protagonists’ position but she was mistaken. Every woman who appeared in the movie had inconspicuous roles; women answering telephone calls, a maid, a stewardess and a woman taking part in protest, only to be kicked in the rear by a homosexual male. But the actress she most wanted to see, the one she
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