You have a best friend who has confessed a terrible secret to you. Today the man is married and has two children. He has a good family, a good life, and is a good citizen. However, 14 years earlier he killed a woman. A homeless person was accused of the crime but died before he could be tried and punished. Nothing good can come of this man’s confession. His family will suffer, and no one is at risk of being mistaken as the murder. What would you advise him to do? (Some may recognize this dilemma as coming from Dostoyevsky’s […]
Watch an episode of Intervention on A&E. and give a brief assessment of the addict depicted. This assessment should include the following information: Name Gender Age Drug(s) of Choice How long they have been using. What other drugs do they use or have they used? How much and how often do they use? What does their family history look like (history of trauma, risk factors for drug use, etc. )? What family roles do you see in this family? What strengths does this person have despite their addiction? What are your predictions for what will happen in this family?
Discuss the film in terms of South African cinemas n general and identify what thematic and formal elements the film presents as specifically “South African.”You may use scholarly articles or outside sources on South African cinema for this. The rest of your review should discuss the polymorphic and polyvalent aspects of the film —i.e. how the film fits into a larger world cinema conversation, making use of the terminology from the course textbook and lectures you do so. For example, you might ask: a. What stylistic elements from Hollywood filmmaking does the film make use of? b.Who are the individuals […]
Medical research has proven that secondhand smoke-that which is inhaled by nonsmokers in the company of smokers-causes lung disease, including cancer. What are the moral implications of this finding for parents? What are they for businesspeople such as restaurant owners?