soc105_r5_film and television worksheet

What is the primary emphasis of the film or show? Examples: artistic expression, technological achievement, informative.  Explain your answer.

 

 

The primary emphasis of the show is working interactions at the Dunder Mifflin Paper Company in Scranton, Pennsylvania. It’s about 14 individuals, and the show films their day-to-day interactions.  The branch manager is led by Michael Scott, which he never has a dull moment.  Each character has an interesting or funny mannerism.

 

 

 

 

 

 
What cultural values is the film or show attempting to promote? Do you agree or disagree with those values? Explain your answer.

 

 

The cultural values are like American work ethic.  They show how many companies are facing financial problems, and shows how characters are constantly worried about the economy.  In some episodes the Dunder Mifflin Paper Company facing closure when the company decides to downsize it’s branches.  And Michael Scott the manager resolves the conflict in a funny politically incorrect way.
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