Ashford 3: – Week 2 – Assignment

Genres and Genre Film

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After reviewing the discussion of genre in Chapter 4 of Film: From Watching to Seeing, demonstrate your understanding of one selected genre using a feature-length film.

Note: Several films are listed in Chapter 4 as emblematic ofa specific genre. You are allowed to choose a film or genre notmentioned in Chapter 4, but you are strongly encouraged to email yourprofessor to receive approval before doing so.

In 800 to 1200 words

Your paper should be organized around a thesis statementthat focuses on how your chosen feature-length film both aligns with andexpands upon your chosen genre. Review the Week Two 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 (excludingtitle and reference pages), and formatted according to APA style asoutlined 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 Guidein the Ashford University Library for guidance and to locate yoursources. Cite your sources (including the feature-length film) withinthe text of your paper and on the reference page. For informationregarding APA, including samples and tutorials, visit the AshfordWriting 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.

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