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to view only the scenes in which your assigned character plays a prominent role and prepare a presentation in which you analyze characterization. Be sure to include the following elements.• Three carefully selected clips that shed light on motivation and personality. You might want to look for one near the beginning, one in the middle, and one near the end. The clips should take no more than 10 minutes of your presentation time.• Analysis of how the characterization evolves and deepens over the course of the film.• You will be looking for two things here. First, how does the character change from the beginning to the end? Second, how does our insight into the character shift along the way?• Identification of dominant character traits, including abilities, motivation, and personality.• Take the time to make careful word choices as you describe who and what the character is, both on the job and at home.• Explanation of the character’s most important relationships. Which individuals connect most intensely with the character? How would the absence of those individuals have altered the character’s choices?• A description of your responses to the character and what prompted those responses.• Responses can come in a myriad of forms: amusement, empathy, admiration, skepticism, criticism, disappointment, etc.• An overall statement (thesis statement) in which you identify the character’s main contributions to the impact and success of the movie as a whole.
J o u r n e y s i n F i l m: H i d d e n F i g u r e sH a n d o u t 4L e s s o n 4 (LANGUAGE ARTS)The Significance of the Title Hidden Figures2. Does the word “hidden”have positive or negative connotations? Explain.3. In what different ways do we use the word “figure”? Provide specific examples.4. What hidden figures did you discover in the movie Hidden Figures?1. Focus on the word “hidden.” Fill in the diagram below with synonyms (words that mean the same), antonyms (words that mean the opposite), and familiar phrases that use the word “hidden” or another form of the verb “to hide.”SynonymsAntonyms Phrases