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Essay Instructions: I need a 5 page analytic essay on the short story Brokeback Mountain. It needs to be typed in Times New Roman 12 point font. The story will be sent via email
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Essay Instructions: Essay 3: Argumentative Essay with Research Element
For this third essay, you will use at least two secondary sources about a film to prove a thesis that you will develop about your “reading” of that film. First, select a film about which you want to write. Then, locate two film reviews (secondary sources): at least one from an online source, and at least one from a periodical source. The online source and periodical sources must be taken from the choices below:
Online Sources for Film Reviews
The A.V. Club: http://www.avclub.com
Rotten Tomatoes: http://www.rottentomatoes.com (make sure to click on the critics’ reviews, NOT users’ reviews)
Roger Ebert.Com Movie Reviews: http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=REVIEWS
Although you may not use this as a secondary source for your film review, the Internet Movie Database (http://www.imdb.com) is a good place to locate information about various films, actors, and directors.
Periodical Sources for Film Reviews
The New York Times
The New Yorker
The Washington Post
Go to the BCC Library page to access the full text of these sources online. See http://www.bergen.edu/pages/2628.asp to access the BCC Library’s Newspaper page.
What is a secondary source?
If you need to review the difference between primary and secondary sources, go ahead and read this online Web page. In addition to the (minimum) 2 film reviews, you are encouraged (but not required) to use one of the readings you did in Week 6 in The World is a Text as a secondary source for this paper.
What is a thesis?
We discussed thesis statements when writing Essays 1 and 2. If you need some help developing a thesis for Essay 3, take a look at the PowerPoint presentation "Moving From Topic to Thesis."
Requirements for Essay 3:
This paper must have a clearly defined thesis (to be approved by Prof. Jonaitis in advance).
This paper must reference at least two secondary sources--one periodical located through the BCC Library page, and one online film review.
This paper must be double spaced and in MLA format.
This paper must have a Works Cited page that contains at least two sources.
This paper must use parenthetical documentation throughout the body of the paper.
This paper must use quotations correctly and effectively. (See "Using Quotations" for more on how to use quotations correctly.)
movie choice: brokeback mountain
**highlight thesis statement**
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Essay Instructions: Each question only requires a 1 page answer and you can add the references right to that page. You don't have to do an additional page. All attachments are provided. Thank you These are all desperate pages not one big assignment.
Paper #1--Explain how you will cope with stress as a counselor. Be clear about what you feel will cause you the most stress as a counselor. Discuss how coping with stress is related to ethics. (Use 2 references only a page long)
Paper #2 Discuss your views on the necessity of getting personal therapy during counseling training and, later on, as a professional counselor. Also, discuss the ethical implications of both transference and countertransference. Discuss how you, as a counselor, will ethically handle a client becoming dependent on you. (2 or 3 references only 1 page long)
Paper #3 Discuss three values that are important to you as a person. As a counselor, how do you plan to remain neutral when these values are challenged? Is it reasonable to expect value neutrality on behalf of the counselor? From your perspective, what makes value neutrality more ethical than value sharing? (2 or 3 references. Only a page long.
Paper #4: Discuss your views on diversity and multiculturalism in reference to Brokeback Mountain. What concerns might you have if Jack and Ennis saw you individually for counseling? Be sure to refer to relevant literature, including the ACA Code of Ethics.
Link for movie: IMDb. (2005). Synopsis for Brokeback Mountain. Retrieved on October 27, 2010 from http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0388795/synopsis ONLY 1 page long
Page #5: Discuss the ethical need for a multicultural approach to counseling. Describe several of the competencies related to multicultural counseling noted in the text. Provide an example of where you have utilized a multicultural perspective with success. What aspects of the multicultural perspective made your example successful? (1 page, 2 references)
You do not need a cover page or a reference page. Just add the references to the end of the page written. This is very informal. Most of these questions are personal opinions of the individual. Please just use your own belief. I don't have a strong view on any of this.
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Essay Instructions: Heteronormativity is the concept that heterosexuality is the norm for society and that products of culture have a stake in upholding and reproducing that notion.
When certain books, films, television series, etc., break from the assumptions of heteronormativity, it jars us and makes us reconsider our definition of what is "normal."
Please refer to one/or a few of the following texts/films.
You don't have to do text and a film. You can do only films.
Films: Sex And The City, Brokeback Mountain, Transamerica, Queer as Folk, Gay Family Cruise, Seinfeld, Pride and Prejudice.
Texts: Norah Vincent's Self-Made Man, The Kid
Please refer to the movies/books that you are most familiar with. It doesn't matter if you refer to one or all of them.
Here are some questions that may help you focus your ideas:
What is considered “normal” in our society?
Has that conception changed over the years?
Is it still in the process of changing? How is normality
understood in other cultures, or by different religions and ideologies?
How is our perception of homosexuality influenced by popular culture, especially television and film?
What is a “family” as defined by American society, circa 2007?
How is that concept changing? Why is it changing?
Gay writer and activist Dan Savage and his boyfriend, Terry Miller, do something that was almost impossible
even ten years ago -- they adopt a child together. Are they a “family”? And if
not, why not?
Is "family" a political thing?
Please communicate what you think. "This is your chance to speak directly to me about your ideas"
Think of it as a conversation with me and, potentially, the rest of the class.
Use first person, so using "I" is okay.
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