Movies both reflect and shape American desires. Whether you believe that films distract us from the real world or inspire us to imagine a better one, their central place in contemporary American culture impacts us in such a way that they demand interpretation. Jessica Hagedorn’s “Asian Women in Film: No Joy, No Luck,” Hirsh Sawhney’s “An Idiots Guide to India,” and Matt Zoller Seitz’s “The Offensive Movie Cliché That Won’t Die” all address various myths that influence films. Use a minimum of two of these articles to write an essay of at least four full pages in which you answer one of the following:
You are also required to provide a Works Cited page that is formatted in MLA style.
You must provide a comprehensive response to the prompt above in a thesis statement.
Provide evidence for your thesis in support paragraphs that follow PIE
Remember that you are writing for a naïve audience. When you discuss the texts, provide enough information about them that someone who has not read them can understand what you are saying.
Scope and format:
Your essay should be 4-5 pages total. Use MLA format, Times New Roman, 12pt font, and 1 inch margins with a works cited page for each source used.