Watch the video: Anne Frank’s Diary (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9EE0svjh5k)
Based on Anne Frank’s Diary, answer the following questions:
1.) What do you think the universal idea of Anne Frank’s Diary is?
2.) What do you think could be inferred from studying Anne Frank’s Diary in terms of the culture and context in which it was created?
3.) What do you believe was the creator’s intention in creating Anne Frank’s Diary?
Note: Compose two paragraphs answering the 3 above questions.
Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet is one of the most popular dramas in English literature. Note the different ways it has been translated to the screen in these three excerpts. You will see a conventional interpretation of the Shakespeare play, a version set in modern times, and West Side Story, a musical loosely based on the drama featuring rival gangs in New York City.
Watch the following videos:
West Side Story Official Trailer 1961 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-VI9YYruWc)
Romeo and Juliet 1968 Original Trailer (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCncjmVWphU)
Romeo and Juliet 1996 trailer (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhKfKYcszU8)
Respond to the following questions in 2-3 sentences.
1.) How do you think the new and old versions represent different aspects of their societies/times?
2.) What are the similarities and differences?
3.) How does each version reflect the culture and time period in which they exist?
4.) Think about the American flag. Create one question regarding the relationship between human culture and expression in relation to the American flag?
5.) In one sentence, explain one approach you may take to find the response to the question you create in question 4?