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Learning Goal: I’m working on a writing report and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.
Essay Directions (Read all directions carefully before you start.)
Your essay should follow the guidelines stated under the Written Assignments section of your syllabus. Your paper must be typed in a 10 – 12-point font, double-spaced with margins that are no more than 1 inch
Don’t forget to title your document.
Please upload your paper to the Museum Paper dropbox by clicking on the Visitation link in the side menu of Blackboard.
Please make sure to turn in your own work. Use your own words, not summaries or descriptions written by someone else about a film, song, or video. See the syllabus link – Academic Honesty for more information on paraphrasing, using quotes, and summarizing. Make sure to cite your sources where necessary.
Any papers that are plagiarized will be turned back to the student and not graded. A grade of zero will be assigned.
Step One: Please start by watching BOTH videos: Tragedy Lessons from Aristotle and A Character Has 4 Pivotal Moments To Change In A Movie
Step Two: Then, please write a four-paragraph essay about one movie–preferably your favorite–that you watched and learned from the transformation of the main character (whether the hero or villain). Please do not use a Disney movie for this essay. Please make sure your essay is at least 700 words:
In the first paragraph:Provide the title, date, and director of the film, as well as a brief summary of the film in your own words.
In the second paragraph:
Choose one character. Describe the character before his/her/their transformation.
In the third paragraph:Describe the exact scene or scenes when the character transforms him, her, themselves.
Describe the obstacles he/she/they overcome.
Is there a recognition or reversal as described by Aristotle? If so, describe.
What were the lessons learned by the character?
5. In the fourth paragraph:
Does the observer experience a catharsis, as described by Aristotle when watching this film?
What can an observer learn about the character and the transformation? Provide examplesusing scenes in the film.
Did the character’s transformation relate to your own life? If so, how?
Can you apply any of the lessons learned to your own life? If so, how?