I’m trying to study for my Film course and I need some help to understand this question.
You must answer numbers 1 OR 2. Then select and respond to one of the other questions (# 3 OR 4). In all, you will have two questions answered in complete, well-developed ESSAYS, carefully proofread.
Do NOT conduct ANY research for this exam. Your insights are to be YOURS. However, when referring to specific works, follow the conventions of citing the source in the text. For example, In the story “Mourning Glory,” the hero’s journey of Warrenfeltz is clearly shown when his team finally wins the championship. This is when he returns with the elixir. According to Brandon’s father, “There was something greater going on” (Ballard). This elixir, the victory, which was brought to the town by Warrenfeltz, the hero, has a tremendous impact in the entire grieving town.
If you are referring to a film, mention the title, correctly punctuated in the text, itself. There is no need for a Works Cited page for this essay since you will ONLY be referring to works from the class.
All responses should in essay format (Intro paragraph, Body Paragraphs, Concluding paragraph) with complete sentences and paragraphs that have been well developed and carefully proofread). Be sure to provide evidence and examples to support your assertions. There is no specific page requirement; write as fully and completely as possible and until you have nothing more to say for each question. When appropriate, use as many references to course ideas and course material (i.e., film, documentaries, short stories, reading excerpts, class discussion/lecture and examples from the world of sports). ALSO, DO NOT DOUBLE UP ON THE USE OF STORIES. You want to demonstrate a good awareness of multiple readings/films.
You must answer # 1 OR 2
1. Thinking about Curt Schilling in “End Game,” argue, in a well-developed essay, that he is a tragic hero according to Aristotle’s characteristics of a tragic hero as presented in our class notes. Which of Aristotle’s characteristics of a tragic hero are reflected in Schilling? Use specific references to the story to show how the characteristics are displayed by Schilling. Which traits are not reflected? Be sure to demonstrate a clear understanding of Aristotle’s theory by including all the characteristics and using direct references to the work to support all of your points.
2. In a well-developed essay, consider ”At the Corner of Love and Basketball” as a tragedy as defined by Aristotle. In your essay, include all the characteristics of tragedy as defined by Aristotle in our class notes (there are seven). Explain which of the characteristics are reflected in the story and connect each reflected characteristic to specific references from the story. Be sure to also name which characteristics are missing (if any) and explain your reasons for that position.
You must also answer ONE of the following questions, either question 3 or 4.
3. Write a well-developed essay that answers the following questions. Define
hubris as used in this class. Explain the hubris of Kip Litton and at last three effects that his hubris has on specific people in “Marathon Man.” To develop your point, make direct references to and analyze at least three specific actions or words of Litton.
4. Many of the works we have analyzed this term have dealt with young athletes. In the poem “To An Athlete Dying Young” by A.E. Housman, the poet seems to insist that to die young means that an athlete who dies young is lucky because that person will not have to endure the difficulties, tragedies, decline, and heartbreak that life and aging will bring. However, not all the works we have analyzed seem to share this view. Select either “The Legacy of Wes Leonard” OR “A Football Son Calls His Mother” and, in a well-developed essay, explain how that story contradicts Housman’s message about the benefits of dying young. Be sure to support your points with specific references to the other work you select.
I will post any notes helpful once the 2 questions are chosen.
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