Question 20 on the 2011 pass paper, critical essay. The movie 8mile explores in great detail countless emotions from beginning to end. The movie is based around a young rapper called Jimmy B-Rabbit Smith, who is stuck a rut and is struggling to make a success of his life. He has been brought up with racial abuse and is surrounded my violence and drugs everyday of his life. He lives with his mum and her boyfriend in a trailer park due to his dead end job.
Degradation and humiliation Conclusion/Closing: Craig Price was a young boy who loved to play football, with a baby face and smile living with his parents in a small town in Rhode Island. He had a small history of being in trouble but was always friendly to neighbors and surrounded by friends. At the age of 13 years old, he became the youngest serial killer in natural history. Living his town of Buttonwoods in a state of shock, Price was arrested for the brutal murders of Joan Heaton and her two children. Price recalls the memories of degradation and humiliation that brought the anger and rage to kill.
Living in poverty, in his early childhood he initially joined a local gang; fortunately, a good friend persuaded him to quit the gang. In 1935, he enrolled in HYPERLINK "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Muir_High_School_(Pasadena,_California)" \o "John Muir High School (Pasadena, California)" John Muir High School. Inspired by his older brother to pursue his talent and love for sports, he lettering in HYPERLINK "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_football" \o "American football" football,
Book summary for the outsiders Ponyboy Curtis belongs to a lower-class group of Oklahoma youths who call themselves greasers because of their greasy long hair. Walking home from a movie, Ponyboy is attacked by a group of Socs, the greasers’ rivals, who are upper-class youths from the West Side of town. The Socs, short for Socials, gang up on Ponyboy and threaten to slit his throat. A group of greasers comes and chases the bullies away, saving Ponyboy. Ponyboy’s rescuers include his brother Sodapop, a charming, handsome high-school dropout, and Darry, Ponyboy’s oldest brother (Darry assumed responsibility for his brothers when their parents were killed in a car crash).
Ponyboy is walking home from the movies when a group of Socs gang up on him and threaten to slit his throat. The greasers show up and save Ponyboy. The greasers are: Darry, Sodapop, Johnny, Dally, Two-Bit, and Steve. Darry is raising Sodapop and Ponyboy because their parents died in a car crash. Darry works two jobs and is very strict with Ponyboy.
I chose to analyze this film because it depicts the modern social issues of poverty, racial inequality, and even more perfectly, the sociology of sports. “The Blind Side” is about a young African-American man named Michael Oher, who had no place to live because of his drug-addicted mother and absent father. One evening, the Tuohy family drove by Michael walking along the road. He was only wearing a t-shirt and shorts in 30 degree weather so Mrs. Tuohy told her husband to turn around and the emotional story began to unfold. The Tuohy family took “Big Mike” in and enrolled him in the all-white Wingate Christian School where the two Tuohy children attended.
He blew off his daughter throughout the movie several times because he was doing something with Radio. Another problem faced in this story was when Radio’s mother passed away. His mother was the only thing he had, besides Coach Jones. It had a huge impact on his
He sees his family, friends, his hometown and many others on the other side of the river at first cheering then he imagines them embarrassed for him. He imagines them saying, mean things about him being and coward and a letdown. O’Brien then starts to thing about jumping out the boat but instead stays there and starts to cry. The next day he says bye to the old man and leaves for home and is drafting. Is O’Brien a coward or does he have courage?
However, this is somewhat odd because Leper is a very peaceful naturalist. Months after his enrollment, Gene receives a telegram saying that Leper has escaped from the military. Worrying about Leper, Gene decides to visit him where he realized that Leper has gone insane and also accusing Gene of purposely pushing Finny off the branch. When Gene returns back to Devon, Brinker does not let go of the accusation and decides to have a “trial” for the event with other boys of the school. Realizing what is going on and outraged, Finny decides to leave in tears and when reaches the marble stairs, falls down them breaking his leg again.
For example, Wright is enrolled in school late due to his family’s extreme poverty and that whites try to keep African Americans uneducated as a form of oppression. But that does not stop Wright. His mother helps him to learn to read by reading the newspaper, and the coal deliveryman teaches him to count. Wright has grown to fear the color white. So much so that as a child he runs away from a foster home and encounters a white police officer and does not know if the police officer is going to hurt him or not.