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Trading Places Movie
1. Many social issues were introduced during the movie. List 10 of them.
a) Social inequality
b) Environmental racism
d) Work and occupations
e) Public health
f) Economic issues
j) Gender Equality
2. The sapir-whorf Hypothesis asserts that the language creates ways of thinking and
perceiving about others. Explain how this impacts our perceptions of the main
a) Billy Ray Valentine
Valentine dresses like a beggar and goes to the street to beg. From the way he talks, he
sounds cunning. He is very convincing, nonetheless, but one can clearly perceive his
b) Louis Winthrop
Winthrop is soft spoken all through. One can perceive him as obedient and as a good
worker too. The perception that one gets is that he is a good employee but he is framed
and it does not change the perception.
c) Duke Brothers.
The Duke Brothers are the owners of Duke and Duke Firm. They talk and argue like
knowledgeable people. Most of the time...
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