How do people respond to, adjust, and cope with dramatic upheavals in daily life? Many of the films and novels we have covered deal with the aftermath of war, political upheaval, and displacement. Simultaneously, we are experiencing a dramatic upheaval in our daily lives that has quickly upended the familiar and made typical things impossible. How does your experience of the shutdown around the coronavirus pandemic compare to others around the world who have experienced dramatic upheavals, the people in the films and graphic novels we have read? How does it compare to what students in Iraq are experiencing?
Choose at least three examples from our materials (at least one from a graphic novel and one from a film) and incorporate details from your discussion with an Iraqi student. 4-5 pages double spaced.
You have some conclusions about women in the movies, but I wonder if Rasti had insights into this? Do you have any more details from your conversation so you can see his opinion on these issues?