GSSC1159 GeorgeBrown Lion King Movie Visual Sociology Analysis Report

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THIS IS A SAMPLE REPORT ORIGINALLY WRITTEN BY STUDENTS (Students’ names are not disclosed) Analyzing Mulan Through A Sociological Approach The visual content that is to be analyzed in a sociological perspective is Disney’s 1998 animated film, Mulan. The film revolves around the life of Mulan who is a young woman living in ancient China. The society in which she lives in is influenced by a patriarchy and strict social norms. Mulan decides to break traditional gender roles by disguising as her father and fighting in the war in his place. She defies what it means to be a “woman” and by doing so she single handedly saves all of China from the Hun invasion. The film Mulan was chosen for this project due to the sheer reason of its connection to sociology and the different concepts and theories that had applied for this storyline. Mulan is an excellent choice of visual content as it covers the content discussed in class and in the textbook. The film features a variety of different sociological problems and perspectives making it an easy choice for this assignment. The film Mulan heavily revolves around different sociological themes and contains deep-rooted sociological issues that are still prevalent today. Mulan primarily exhibits cases that contain a functionalist, symbolic interactionism and feminist perspective within the course of the plot. Social systems are a sociological term and are defined as: a set of human relationships that allow for interaction amongst individuals. Both role and status are formed in this way of communication. Mulan provides significant examples of different social systems throughout the film some of which may include family, gender and the military. Family signifies a very sacred and tight knit unit in ancient Chinese culture. It is considered to be one of the most significant aspects within society; family is what allows for the unification amongst family members and the creation of a special bond. Similarly to family the military plays a large role in the making of Mulan. The military portrays teamwork and a close bond between soldiers similar to a brotherhood. Mulan and her fellow fighters work together in order to protect each other and their homeland from the invasion of foreign intruders. The strong connection amongst her and the young men allow for a successful stoppage of Hun invaders. It is the alliance amongst the Chinese soldiers that allow for China and its citizens to be safe amidst the horrific invasion. The first perspective portrayed in the film is functionalism. It is, “The sociological approach that views society as a stable, orderly system” (Kendall, Linden & Murray, 2015). Both men and women have a role to fulfill in ancient China. Men are expected to fulfill the role of protector/provider of the family whereas the women are expected to fulfill the role of caretaker/housewife. The gender roles allow for society to function and move forward in terms of progress and development. In the film Mulan supposedly threatens stability in society by going against gender norms and engaging in “masculine” activities. In ancient Chinese society she is to abide by the gender norms and roles, breaking these traditions will lead to severe consequences for both her family and her reputation. The second perspective portrayed in the film is symbolic interactionism. It is, “The sociological approach that views society as the sum of the interactions of individuals and groups” (Kendall, Linden & Murray, 2015). Mulan contains symbols that have a deeper meaning in the film. The cherry blossom, matchmaker and soldiers display how in ancient Chinese culture traditional gender roles are enforced. The cherry blossom represents womanhood, femininity and beauty in ancient Chinese culture. The matchmaker represents the importance of marriage in a woman’s life and the strict gender roles specifically provided for the youth. The soldiers represent masculinity and what it means to be a “man”. All the different symbols play a significant in which it represents the aspects of sociology within the film. The last perspective portrayed in the film is feminism. It is, “The sociological approach that focuses on the significance of gender in understanding and explaining inequalities that exist between men and women in the household, in the paid labour force, and in the realms of politics, law, and culture (Kendall, Linden & Murray, 2015). Women in the movie and during that time period are expected to be set up with a complete stranger and get married. The Matchmaker teaches the women how they should behave and dress, especially around her in-laws; gender roles are being enforced at a young age. Mulan defies the gender norms and roles and chooses to do what is right rather than following what society had ordered her to do. She puts forward her beliefs and values rather than what is presented to her; saving China and her family is more important to her than maintain the role of housewife and caretaker. Mulan sacrifices her reputation in doing what she believes is right, this is the ultimate definition of feminism. Disney’s Mulan is a perfect example of a visual content that embodies feminism and the struggles that women face at home, amongst communities and society in general. The film provides deep-rooted sociological problems that are still prevalent today. Viewers are able to grasp the different issues that are present in a universal context. Mulan combats the issue of norms and roles and ultimately offers a solution to sociological issues that are deeply embedded in society today. References Kendall, D., Linden, R., & Murray, L, J. (2015). Sociology In Our Times. Toronto: Cengage Learning. GSSC-1159: Strange World of the Familiar-Sociology George Brown College, Fall 2018 Grading Criteria/Rubric: Visual Sociology Presentation The visual sociology analysis report, which is 15% worth of the final grade, will be evaluated based on the following grading criteria and scale. Read the document carefully and ensure that the report includes the grading criteria. Criteria 0-2 Does not meet/satisfy requirement, needs improvements Scale 2-4 Mostly meets requirements, needs several or minor improvement -Introduction introduces the visual content, and provide outline of what is to be analyzed & why; however, there are rooms for improvement. -The introduction meaningfully introduce the visual contents and provide outline of what is to be analyzed and why it is worth to analyze; areas of improvement are none or almost non-existent. 4-5 Meets all the requirements & areas of improvement are very few or none Introduction clearly introduce the visual material/content, why it is chosen & what is to be analyzed -Introduction does not provide a clear outline; require major improvement. Argument/Point refers to the key point or theme or statement to be uncovered & analyzed from the visual contents Explaining the Visuals refers to uncovering the -The thesis or argument is not clear or relevant to the meaning of the visual contents; require major improvement. -The thesis or argument outlines the specific theme or topic relevant to the meaning of the visual contents; however, there are rooms for improvement. -The thesis or argument clearly outlines a specific theme or issue that is relevant to the meaning of the visual contents; areas of improvement are none or almost non-existent. -The report lacks the exploration of the meanings of the - The report describes, identifies, and explains the symbols, messages, stories, - The report clearly explores, identifies, and explains the symbols, messages, stories, GSSC-1159/Rubric_Visual Sociology/Humayun Kabir/GBC 2 meanings of the symbols, stories, narratives, messages, concepts, and ideas promoted in the visual Analysis refers to the evaluation, critiques, and explanation by reasoning of the key theme of the visual contents symbols, messages, stories, narratives, concepts, and ideas; require major improvement. narratives, concepts, and ideas represented and promoted in the visual contents; however, there are rooms for improvement. narratives, concepts, and ideas represented and conveyed in the visual contents; areas of improvement are none or almost non-existent. - Analysis and critiques are limited and not based on evidences, reasoning, and logical relation; require major improvement. - Critical analysis and critiques to and evaluation of the factors associated with the key theme of the visual contents are evident; however, there are rooms for improvement. - The report critically analyses the key theme, symbols, and meaning of the visual contents with reasoning and logical coherence, and with supporting evidences; areas of improvement are none or almost non-existent. Sociological perspective refers to the relevant sociological concepts and theories applied in the analysis of the visual contents -Lack of sociological perspective is evident; application of relevant sociological concepts & theories is minimum or none; require major improvement. -Sociological perspective by applying and relating relevant sociological concepts & theories to the analysis is evident; however, there are rooms for improvement. - Mastery in demonstrating sociological perspective by applying and relating relevant sociological concepts & theories to the analysis; areas of improvement are none or almost non-existent. Total Marks (Total Grade) 25 (15%) Feedback: GSSC-1159/Rubric_Visual Sociology/Humayun Kabir/GBC VISUAL SOCIOLOGY ANALYSIS REPORT (15%) GSSC-1159: Strange World of the Familiar-Sociology George Brown College Professor: Humayun Kabir We all are exposed to various forms and nature of visual contents ranging from billboard ads, magazine and tabloid covers, ads in TV, drama, movies, social media contents etc. The visual contents in our life have also social dimensions, particularly in representing and constructing the reality of social life. Sociologists are interested in exploring the meaning of the visual contents. In this assignment, students require to choose a visual material and analyze the material from a sociological perspective. Demonstration of the mastery of sociological imagination, sociological concepts, and theories in critically analyzing the visual content is the key to the successful completion of the assignment. Submission Date: • March 10, Sunday Midnight (Week-9) Nature of Work • Individual or in pair Length of the Report: • Not exceeding 800 words Where to Submit • On Blackboard’s “Visual Sociology Analysis” under “Assignments & Tests” section. How • • • • to Submit Go to the Blackboard’s course site Click on the “Assignments & Tests” appeared in left side menue Click on “Visual Sociology Analysis” Click on “Browse My Computer” and upload the assignment (doc or pdf file only) • Hit the submit button (make sure that you’re uploading the right file since you have only one attempt to submit) Important Do not prepare the assignment without reading the detail guideline and instruction provided in this document & the rubrics/grading criteria Visual Sociology Analysis GSSC-1159: Strange World of the Familiar-Sociology Humayun Kabir, George Brown College 2 Learning Outcome Assessed in the Assignment: 1. “Describe and apply key characteristics of sociological inquiry as an investigative practice.” 2. “Discuss social issues and everyday social life at both an interactional and institutional level using basic sociological concepts.” Objectives: • • • • Identify a visual content and analyze the contents from a sociological perspective. Explain how visual contents shape our perceptions and behaviours of everyday social life. Apply and relate sociological concepts and theories to the visual representation of social world. Demonstrate the mastery of sociological imagination, sociological concepts, and theories in critically analyzing the visual contents. The Assignment Task: What You Need to Do? For successful completion of the assignment, follow the steps outlined in the followings. STEP-1: Choose a Visual Content In the first step, choose a visual material, object or content that, you think, is worth to analyze from a sociological perspective. Some examples of visual material include TV commercials, cartoons or animated film, drama, photographs or pictorial objects, billboards, magazine covers, contents of social media etc. For finding a visual material, explore the following sources • George Brown Library Video Resources ( • Youtube (ensure the copyright and confirm that the video is posted by the owner) • Social media • Magazine • Other sources such as billboards and promotional videos and images • Photographs/any other visual taken by you Important Ensure that the visual material you choose can be analyzed from a sociological point of view that you learned from the course. STEP-2: Explore the Content After selection, explore the contents of the visual material. Watch repeatedly to identify the stories, narratives, concept, and ideas promoted on the Visual Sociology Analysis GSSC-1159: Strange World of the Familiar-Sociology Humayun Kabir, George Brown College 3 video/visual material. In this stage, discussion with the partner (if you’re working in pair) or your course teacher would help you better understand the material. Try to identify the symbols, metaphors, and language used in the material. Also, explore the role and status of the performers, the context & social setting, and the story or message of the contents. Take notes while exploring or excavating the meaning of the contents from a critical sociological perspective. STEPT-3: Analyze the Content Develop your analysis, critique, and evaluation of the visual materials. Analysis requires identifying the key factors, issues, and themes and the evaluation of their relationships and consequences by reasoning and logical coherence with supporting evidences. At this stage, you need to apply and relate the sociological concepts, theories, and perspectives to the analysis of the visual material. The analysis could be centered on a key point of argument or thesis. Relevant external sources such as research findings, textbook etc. can be used in the analysis, though not mandatory, in order to argue or counter-argue the points. STEP-4: Writing & Organizing the Report Organize and plan the structure of the analytical report. The structure of the report may include the followings. • • • • • • • • A title that reflects the key theme or your argument of the visual material. Brief introduction about the content of the visual material, the reason you choose to analyze it, and your claim or point of argument that you would like to argue. Evidence from the visual material such as scenic description, language & symbols used. An analysis or result and discussion, which may be or may not be followed by different sections or sub-sections, headings or subheadings. Application of key sociological concepts, theories, and factors to your analysis. Conclude by linking it to the introduction. First revisit the introduction briefly i.e. what you plan to analyze and then summarize what you found. STEP-6: Upload the Report Look over and ensure that your report meets the grading criteria (refer to the grading criteria) Upload the report by following the steps described in “How to Submit” (see above) Note: Refer to the sample paper uploaded on Blackboard ...
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The report will analyze the film titled Lion King from a sociological perspective. Lion
King is a 1994 Disney animated film that revolves around a young lion cub, Simba, that is born
in a royal family to a lion king, Mufasa in the African savannah. The king is a charismatic leader
who maintains order in the Pride Lands and is loved by other animals. However, one animal that
is against Mufasa is Scar, who is also Mufasa’s brother. Scar plans to kill his brother and take
control of the Pride Lands as king. In an attempt to kill Mufasa and Simba by setting a wilder
beast stampede, Mufasa sacrifices his life to save Simba (Edwards, 2018). Later, Scar banishes
Simba and rules the Pride Lands in a dictatorial manner. Simba later returns to take over the
kingdom from scar and lives happily as king of the pride lands. The film was chosen due to its
connection to sociology and the different sociological concepts and theories applied in the
storyline. Lion king visual content covers...

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