ENG 225 WK5 D1 - The text also says that the exact nature...

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The text also says that the exact nature of this exchange “is up to you to decide.” For this Discussion, please provide detailed examples of at least two films you have seen that you feel have either influenced society, or were directly influenced from an event that we collectively experienced. The Help It basically display just how closely the lives of black people and white people have been associated in the South, possibly no more so than during the discrimination. You begin to see the senselessness in trying to tease out a “black version” and a “white version” of this history, as it is really a common American history, although one with extremely different aspect on power. This film also helps us remember that the Civil Rights movement was made up of thousands of women—and men—who never had a holiday named after them, who through thousands of
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Unformatted text preview: small acts of courage, transformed society. (Parker, J 2011) Mississippi Burning I feel that these films can have a positive influence on our society. While, partial of the films like Mississippi Burning present us with a view of history that many people may not have any past knowledge of. Even though, these films may irritate one’s interest in the topic at hand. This may lead to a liberal realization on the profit of the viewer. With this being said, I think that films will not always have historically perfection, it can still serve as a positive influence with regards to learning about the past. Reference Goodykoontz, B. & Jacobs, C. (2011). Film: From Watching to Seeing . San Diego, CA. Bridgepoint Parker, J. (2011) Retrieved from www .enotes.com/. ../do-films-influence-society-does-society-influ-40126....
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  • Fall '10
  • RichardBair
  • White people, Social movement, Mississippi Burning

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