Complete the following in preparation for your assignment:
- Select a movie or TV show that effectively communicates the culture, values, and norms of a society that is different from your own culture.
- The movie or TV should meet the following requirements:
- Must be a foreign film with subtitles
- Provide you with a glimpse of what life is like in another culture
- The process of watching this movie or TV show should provide you with a unique cultural experience.
- Watch the movie or TV show that you selected, and use your reactions as part of your response to the following topic:
- Define ethnocentrism. Discuss how ethnocentrism affects individuals and societies.
Write a paper of 2–3 pages addressing the following:
- Provide a comprehensive overview of the concept of ethnocentrism.
- Use your cultural experience of watching the selected movie or TV show to discuss the effect of ethnocentrism on individuals and societies.
- Use any personal experiences that you may have had visiting different countries around the world as part of this paper; however, do not let your personal experiences with other cultures be the focal point of this paper.
- The focal point of the paper is your cultural experience watching the selected movie or TV show and your comprehensive overview of the concept of ethnocentrism.
- Please note that this paper is not intended to be a summary of the movie or TV show.
- This paper is not a book review or overview of the movie or TV show you selected.
- Focus on the cultural observations that you are able to make based on this experience and your discussion of the concept of ethnocentrism.
|Due By (Pacific Time)
||10/19/2014 12:00 am