PCN 521-0101 Week 5 Assignment 2 - Protagonist Analysis Paper



View one
of the following movies dealing with family issues (You may choose a different
movie with the instructor's permission):

 

  1. Streisand, B. (Director). (1991).
    Prince of tides. [Motion picture]. United States: Columbia Pictures
    Corporation.


 

  1. Yates, P. (Director). (1979).
    Breaking away. [Motion picture]. United States: Twentieth Century Fox Film
    Corporation.


 

  1. DeVito, D. (Director). (1989).
    War of the roses. [Motion picture]. United States: Gracie Films.


 

  1. Redford, R. (Director). (1980).
    Ordinary people. [Motion picture]. United States: Paramount Pictures.


 

  1. Brooks, J. L. (Director).
    (1983). Terms of endearment. [Motion picture]. United States: Paramount
    Pictures.


 

  1. Savoca, N. (Director). (1993).
    Household saints. [Motion picture]. United States: Jones Entertainment.


 

  1. Foster, J. (Director). (1995).
    Home for the holidays. [Motion picture]. United States: Egg Pictures.


 

  1. Franklin, C. (Director).
    (1998). One true thing. [Motion picture]. United States: Monarch Pictures.


 

  1. Nava, G. (Director). (1995). My
    family. [Motion picture]. United States: American Playhouse


 

Write a
750-1,000 word analysis of the protagonist in the movie and his or her intimate
relationships with family of origin.

 

Address
the following in your analysis:

 

  1. Degree of
    separation-individuation.


 

  1. Healthy attachment.


 

  1. Introjection of pathological
    objects.


 

  1. Self-object needs for
    idealizing and mirroring.


 

  1. Imagine the protagonist and his
    or her family in psychoanalytic couple or family therapy. What would be
    the goals of treatment? What would successful treatment look like? Include
    a brief outline of successful treatment expectations for this couple or
    family.


 

Prepare
this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide,
located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

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