viewing of the pilot episode of the television show Freaks and Geeks. It is available with a Hulu account and utilizes closed captioning.
It is expected that this assignment is completed in APA format, with 12 point Times New Roman font, 1 margins, a title and a reference page.
Each question must be answered thoroughly and demonstrate an integration and understanding of course content in the analysis. Use class discussion, your text book and other course materials when developing your answers.
. The following are the character list and questions:
Character List: Lindsay, Daniel, Alan, Mr. Rosso, Sam, Nick, Millie, Neal, Ken, Cindy, Bill, Kim, Eli
- Find and discuss examples of identity development. There is A LOT of material here!
Compare and contrast the relationship between the cheerleader and football player at the beginning of the show, with Sam and Cindy. Discuss Sams feelings about Cindy and relate these with norms.
Discuss how top-dog phenomena is demonstrated in the show, particularly in the gym scene.
Compare and contrast Alans style of bullying with Kims. Discuss how Sam deals with the bullying, and what inferences you might make about Alan.
- Discuss the involvement, conflict, and conversations between Sam and Lindsay and their parents.
Give examples of outcomes from the amplified limbic system, and/or delayed prefrontal cortex experienced by any of these adolescents.
What do you think about how Lindsay handled the scene on the football bleachers with the boys and Eli? Consider moral development in your response.
- Do you think Lindsay is at-risk? Why or why not? Use examples from the show to support your answer.
Discuss anything else you noticed or think is important to mention!