how to establish a theme?

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Please read attachements as they will show what is needed for this paper please. Here is a link to the movie choices

I would like to use Caddyshack (it is located unders sports)

Week 3 - Assignment Establishing Theme  0:00 / 2:41 If this video is not loading properly, you can access the video by clicking here ( . Please click here to view the Week Three Assignment Video transcript. Select a movie from AFI’s 10 Top 10 ( lists and explain how three cinematic techniques and/or design elements have helped establish a major theme in that film. Note: While you are allowed to choose a film that does not come from the AFI lists, you are strongly encouraged to email your professor to receive approval before doing so. In 800 to 1200 words • Describe a major theme of the movie you have selected using evidence from the movie itself as well as course resources and other scholarly sources to support your position. • Identify at least three techniques (cinematography, lighting, acting style, or direction) and/or design elements (set design, costuming, or hair and makeup), and explain how these techniques and/or design elements contribute to the establishment of the theme. Reference particular scenes or sequences in your explanations. • State your opinion regarding the mise en scène, including • How the elements work together. • How congruent the design elements are with the theme of the movie. • Whether or not other techniques would be as effective (Explain your reasoning). Note: Remember that a theme is an overarching idea that recurs throughout the plot of a film. It is the distilled essence of what the film is about, the main design which the specific scenes and actions lead a viewer to understand. Your paper should be organized around a thesis statement that focuses on how the elements of your chosen featurelength film both establish and maintain one of its major themes. Review the Week Three sample paper, which provides an example of a well-developed analysis as well as insight on composition. The paper must be 800 to 1200 words in length and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center ( . You must use at least two scholarly sources other than the textbook to support your claims. Refer to the ENG225 Research Guide in the Ashford University Library for guidance and to locate your sources. Cite your sources (including the feature-length film) within the text of your paper and on the reference page. For information regarding APA, including samples and tutorials, visit the Ashford Writing Center. Please note that if you opt to write about the same film in your Final Film Critique, applicable pieces of this assignment can be used to write that assignment. Please also note that you should reflect on and revise this assignment based on the instructor’s feedback before you incorporate it into the Final Film Critique. Writing specialists are here 24/7, every day of the year, ready to support you! • Click HERE ( display=borderless) to instantly chat with an online tutor. • Click HERE ( display=borderless) to submit your paper for a review. Papers are returned within 24 hours with a revision plan. • Click HERE ( to email us any writing questions. • For additional writing resources like Grammarly ( , click on the Writing Center tab in the left navigation pane. Please view the video Submitting an Assignment Through Waypoint ( for a step-by-step guide on uploading your assignment. Please view the video Accessing Feedback in the Gradebook ( for guidance on how to review your instructor’s feedback when the post is graded. Carefully review the Grading Rubric ( for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment. Waypoint Assignment Submission The assignments in this course will be submitted to Waypoint. Please refer to the instructions below to submit your assignment. 1. Click on the Assignment Submission button below. The Waypoint "Student Dashboard" will open in a new browser window. 2. Browse for your assignment. 3. Click Upload. 4. Confirm that your assignment was successfully submitted by viewing the appropriate week's assignment tab in Waypoint. For more detailed instructions, refer to the Waypoint Tutorial ( ( 41a6-a000-ff53b3cc3794/1/Waypoint%20Tutorial.pdf) . This tool needs to be loaded in a new browser window The session for this tool has expired. Please reload the page to access the tool again

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School: University of Maryland


Running Head: CADDYSHACK





The dominant theme in the movie Caddyshack (1980) is the power struggle. The power
struggle can be seen to occur between the traditional version of the golfers and the modern
version of the golfers. The primary focus of the movie is on Danny, who plays the role of a
caddy for Ty Webb and Judge Elihu Smails. Danny works this job to ad with financing for
college. At the same time, he focuses on caddying the judge to help with landing a scholarship
through the caddy scholarship program. The power struggle can mainly be seen between Judge
Smails and Czervik, with focus on the judge as part of the old regime and Czervik as part of the
modern group of golfers engaging in golf in this part of town. This can especially be seen where
the judge and Czervik play golf against each other based on a wager which leads the judge to try
to manipulate Danny to be on his side or miss out on landing a caddy scholarship. This movie
Caddyshack does the theme on power struggle justice through manipulation and use of each
other, which has then been made more apparent through the practical use of cinematography,
direction, and lighting (IMDb. 2018).
The movie has three techniques identified, that is, cinematography, lighting, and direction.
With regard to cinematography, the focus is given to Danny, Carl, the judge, and Czervik. In the
case o...

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