HIST 1302 Brookhaven College Flags of our fathers Film analysis


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For the PDA #3 Assignment I would like you to view ONE of the following films pertaining to World War Two and submit a MINIMUM length response of One FULL Page that addresses the following:

1. Based upon your knowledge of World War Two, is this film accurate regarding its portrayal of the conflict? Why or why not?

2. Why do you believe we are still so interested in the history and stories of World War Two? How do you believe the time period this film was made influenced changing perceptions of World War Two over time? (For example, what are some of the themes displayed in a 1990s film regarding WWII that perhaps have more to do with what was going on in America in the 1990s than the 1940s?)

Please remember to provide specific details (scenes from the movie) to support your arguments.Please click "PDA #3" above to be taken to the page where you will upload your essay. Here you will also be able to preview the grading rubric upon which your assignment score will be based. Possible Movie Choices:

The Great Escape (1963)

The Dirty Dozen (1967)

Patton (1970)

Saving Private Ryan (1998)

The Thin Red Line (1998)

Flags of Our Fathers (2006)

Letters From Iwo Jima (2006)

Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

Please follow the Formatting and Citation requirements posted in both the Orientation and Writing Assignments pages. Grammar and spelling will also be considered when your essay is graded. The papers are due by the specified deadlines found in both the Syllabus and the Announcements page on this course website. This Primary Document Analysis is worth 50 possible points.Cite any outside sources you use in your paper (ie…book, article, website, etc.) Failure to do so can result in a charge of plagiarism, which has serious consequences. Please ask questions if in doubt.You will be able to write this essay on your word processing program (Word, etc.) and upload it to me through an anti-plagiarism program called SafeAssign by clicking here.

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Writing Instructions and Formatting/Citation Requirements For the Primary Document Analysis (PDA) papers this semester, you will select a single document or specified group of documents from the documents provided within each Unit's PDA Assignment page. After reading your selected document please submit a written essay that: 1. Addresses the stated writing prompt(s) associated with the specific PDA assignment and selected documents. 2. Exceeds the stated MINIMUM length requirement for the associated writing prompt(s). The Writing Assignments for this course should be written and submitted with the following formatting rules: 1. The essays should be Double-Spaced and written in Times New Roman font with a point size of 12. 2. The top, bottom, left, and right margins should all be the standard 1" in size. 3. The single-spaced header on the first page should include your Name and Document # from which your analysis is drawn. There is no need for a header on any subsequent page. There is also no need for a Title. Please be aware that if you should decide to include in your submission a Title that this will not be counted towards your minimum length requirement. 4. You will be penalized for any submission that does not meet the stated minimum length requirement. 5. Because of the short length of these assignments, please avoid directly quoting the document unless it is absolutely essential to your argument. Instead, briefly paraphrase the passage(s) and focus instead upon providing your analysis and supporting your argumentation. 6. There is no need to provide a citation for the single document you are analyzing. However, if you have used outside sources beyond the document provided, please include citations using the MLA Format. This will include in-text citations and a Works Cited Page. The Works Cited Page should be on a separate page at the conclusion of your essay and will not count towards the minimum length requirement. ...
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“The flags of our fathers” movie analysis
The film accurately portrays the conflict of World War II. For instance, the producer and director
of the film, Clint Eastwood uses the movie to refreshen the memories of the scenes that took place during
the war as depicted at the beginning of the movie. The film in one way attempts to show the significance
of war and the people who were involved and the impacts of the war as well. The film director incorporates
most of the works of Bradley’s son who had written a book regarding the war using direct speeches and
experiences from his father who was am...

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