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ARTS/100 Symbolism in Theatre and Cinema

April 27, 2016

ARTS/100 Week 3 The Performing Arts and Inspiration is available on $10 only!

 

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Complete one of the following options for your Week 4 Assignment:

Option A

Land Shark

When is a shark just a shark? Consider the movie Jaws. What could the shark symbolize in our culture, society, or collective human mythology other than a man-eating fish? Why? Support your answer.

Next, think about a theatrical staging of Jaws. Describe the artistic choices you would make to bring Jaws, the movie, to Broadway. What genre would you choose? Describe at least three other elements of production and how you would approach them in your staging of Jaws as a stage play or musical.

Submit your assignment in one of the following formats using the Assignment Files tab:

  • A 700- to 1,050-word paper
  • Apply appropriate APA formatting.

 

Option B

Film Review

Imagine you are a critic, and write a 700- to 1050-word review of one movie you have recently viewed. Include discussion of the following in your film review:

  • The literal and symbolic elements in the film
  • The choices made by those involved in the film, such as the director, actors, production and costume designers, and how they contributed to the film

Apply appropriate APA formatting.

Submit your assignment using the Assignment Files tab.

 

Assignment will be graded from the following Rubric:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Content (70%)

Percentage Earned: 

•All key elements of the assignment are covered in a substantive way. Major points are stated clearly; are supported by specific details, examples, or analysis.

•The paper/presentation links theory to relevant examples and uses the vocabulary of the theory correctly.

•At least 4 references are used and cited on reference page   

Option A

Land Shark

When is a shark just a shark? Consider the movie Jaws. What could the shark symbolize in our culture, society, or collective human mythology other than a man-eating fish? Why? Support your answer.

Next, think about a theatrical staging of Jaws. Describe the artistic choices you would make to bring Jaws, the movie, to Broadway. What genre would you choose? Describe at least three other elements of production and how you would approach them in your staging of Jaws as a stage play or musical.

Submit your assignment in one of the following formats using the Assignment Files tab:

A 700- to 1,050-word paper

Apply appropriate APA formatting.

 

Option B

Film Review

Imagine you are a critic, and write a 700- to 1050-word review of one movie you have recently viewed. Include discussion of the following in your film review:

The literal and symbolic elements in the film

The choices made by those involved in the film, such as the director, actors, production and costume designers, and how they contributed to the film

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