Month: November 2016

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Reverend Adam Smallbone, a jaded, borderline alcoholic priest is at the end of his rope.  He has just been moved from his country parish to an inner-city London church that has seen its better days.  In this scene, hipster-church pastor, Darren, has his eyes set on overtaking Adam’s church for his own, cool, hip, congregation.

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Discovering Worlds Past and Present In the Beginning Plato and Aristotle did not see eye to eye about much of anything.  Read the this article on Formalist Criticism and, in the space below do two things: Write a brief, comparative paragraph differentiating between their two views (give two differences in their perspective) In a second …

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Isolate a Moral Dilemma A dilemma is a problem that arises out of two conflicting needs.  In Quiz Show, there are several characters who are torn in two directions.  Pick a character and explain their dilemma from all the different angles (family, social, ethical), and tell whether the character made the right decision or the wrong …

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Discovering Worlds Past and Present When Will My Reflection Show . . . Nothing stirs more emotion than the topic of Feminism.  For those not raised around it, the concept feels unfamiliar and more than a little pushy.  But, just because it makes us feel uncomfortable, does not mean it has nothing to say.  To …

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Discovering Worlds Past and Present Note: You will need headphones for this exercise!      For a 10-15 year period after the Vietnam War, filmmakers could not get enough of the story.  So much happened during that period (war, cultural changes, musical innovation, political crisis) that it captured the hearts and minds of all those …

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