Develop a thesis pertaining to the assigned film text and whether or not it, the film, in your view has the power to transform one’s political sensibilities. Your argument should express your point of view regarding the politics of difference, political sensibilities, and political transformation(s) as related to the film. Remember, you’re writing (developing) an analytical essay. Submit your thesis statement in the box below:
1. John Singleton’s film Boyz’n the Hood has the power to transform ones political sensibilities and exposes the corruption of modern society, the gap between rich and poor and reflects black stereotype.
2. Develop three (3) topic sentences that articulate the major ideas that will comprise the body of your essay. Remember that your topic sentences should clearly state the argument or point to be made in the respective paragraphs. Submit your topic sentences in the box below:
1. John Singleton’s film Boyz’n the Hood reveals the unreasonable aspects in the society through black people’s lives. 2. Boyz’n the Hood suggests the seriousness of the gap between the rich and the poor. It shows black people’s bad housing with poverty and violence. 3. John Singleton’s film Boy’n the Hood perpetuates black stereotypes. It just showed in a biased and prejudiced way by black people’s lives. In the film, they curse each other and made shooting incidents a lot.
1.The Scene at 1:32 minutes, Ricky got shot to death by other blacks, but the news report does not mention about his death at all. Darren said that “They don’t care what’s going on about neighborhood.” In this word, they equal the world and neighborhood means the black people. In addition, at 1:12 minutes, Tre was captured by the police unjustly even if he did not do bad things at all. The police keep using the word “nigger”to Tre. He just bully tre because of the reason tre is a black. That scene exposes irrationalities of the society. 2. At 54:43 seconds, USC admission officer visits Ricky’s house for him to enter a college. There are Darren’s friends in front of the door, so they say that we want to go to college as well and ask to get a scholarships. As what they said to admission officer, the poor is placed in a difficult situation getting an education. 3. At 26 minutes, Tre’s father advice about the military to his son that “black people got no place in the army.” This shows that black people also are discriminated at the military for the simple reason that they are a black.
John Singleton’s film Boyz’n the Hood have the power to transform ones political sensibilities and exposes the corruption of modern society, the gap between rich and poor and reflects black stereotype. With characters such as Tre, Darren and Ricky, this film reveals unreasonable aspects in the society. The background of this film is that black live in segregated neighborhood. They are exposed to the danger. Shootings are frequent in their neighborhood and they are discriminated against just their skin color. John Singleton’s film Boyz’n the Hood arouses people’s attention through showing black people’s life, so it has the power to change ones political sensibilities.