First: Read this entire prompt so you understand what is asked of you. To complete this exam, you must watch the film Her. As you watch, please have a pencil and paper so you can take notes/note the...

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First: Read this entire prompt so you understand what is asked of you.

To complete this exam, you must watch the filmHer.As you watch, please have a pencil and paper so you can take notes/note the time and place of moments you want to quote/cite.

Most of the things we have studied this semester have been different ideas or aspects of what it means to be human. This final project asks you to consider contemporary and even futuristic representations of humanity.

The filmHerreally challenges us to think about what makes us human and how we choose to interact with the world.Remember that it isnota movie review - we are not looking for your likes/dislikes about the movie.There are specific questions to try and answer.

HerLMS Link(Links to an external site.)

or

Direct Link(Links to an external site.)

If you still have difficulty accessing the film, please visit theHCC Library and locate the Swank Database(Links to an external site.)- you will need to log in with your HCC credentials.

Note:the film is also currently available onNetflixif you prefer to view it there.

You must be logged into Canvas to view the film. The film is approximately 2 hours long. Once you have viewed the film, you will be prepared to compose a written response (see below).

Requirements:

  • Length: Minimum of 3 but no more than 5 pages, MLA format for short papers(double space, 12 pt font either Times New Roman or Calibri, 1 inch margins)
  • This must be submitted either as a Word document or PDF
  • Refer directly to specific moments in the film in your answer to illustrate your thinking
  • Question and challenge social, cultural, and aesthetic issues in the film
  • Reflect on the role of creative expression in communicating what it means to be human
  • Please remember that this assignment will be submitted to Unicheckit is important that you submit your own, honest work

Prompt:

In a well-organized essay,compare the idea of what it means to be human using the film,Her, and comparing that idea against another example from another work of art (painting, photography, poem, literature, film, etc.) with the goal of creating your own definition of contemporary human experience. Make sure to address the diverse nature of the human experience (given factors such as time, culture, setting, or medium). Explain how your ideas connect to themes from throughout the semester.

In thebodyof your essay:

  • Consider the connections between the themes in this film and what you have observed about film in general throughout this semester.
  • Reflect upon how this contemporary/futuristic search for meaning relates to works of art from other time periods.
  • Identify what three challenging and thoughtful questions you would ask Spike Jonze or the protagonist, Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix), if you could. Why do you think these questions matter?

In yourconclusion, reflect upon how your understanding of the human experience has been challenged, deepened, or changed.

You should make sure that you:

  • Answer the questions in the prompt
  • Provide a thesis in your introduction
  • Proofread your essay to eliminate errors
  • Cite direct places in the film to explain your thinking
  • Connect to themes from throughout the semester

First: Read this entire prompt so you understand what is asked of you.

To complete this exam, you must watch the filmHer.As you watch, please have a pencil and paper so you can take notes/note the time and place of moments you want to quote/cite.

Most of the things we have studied this semester have been different ideas or aspects of what it means to be human. This final project asks you to consider contemporary and even futuristic representations of humanity.

The filmHerreally challenges us to think about what makes us human and how we choose to interact with the world.Remember that it isnota movie review - we are not looking for your likes/dislikes about the movie.There are specific questions to try and answer.

HerLMS Link(Links to an external site.)

or

Direct Link(Links to an external site.)

If you still have difficulty accessing the film, please visit theHCC Library and locate the Swank Database(Links to an external site.)- you will need to log in with your HCC credentials.

Note:the film is also currently available onNetflixif you prefer to view it there.

You must be logged into Canvas to view the film. The film is approximately 2 hours long. Once you have viewed the film, you will be prepared to compose a written response (see below).

Requirements:

  • Length: Minimum of 3 but no more than 5 pages, MLA format for short papers(double space, 12 pt font either Times New Roman or Calibri, 1 inch margins)
  • This must be submitted either as a Word document or PDF
  • Refer directly to specific moments in the film in your answer to illustrate your thinking
  • Question and challenge social, cultural, and aesthetic issues in the film
  • Reflect on the role of creative expression in communicating what it means to be human
  • Please remember that this assignment will be submitted to Unicheckit is important that you submit your own, honest work

Prompt:

In a well-organized essay,compare the idea of what it means to be human using the film,Her, and comparing that idea against another example from another work of art (painting, photography, poem, literature, film, etc.) with the goal of creating your own definition of contemporary human experience. Make sure to address the diverse nature of the human experience (given factors such as time, culture, setting, or medium). Explain how your ideas connect to themes from throughout the semester.

In thebodyof your essay:

  • Consider the connections between the themes in this film and what you have observed about film in general throughout this semester.
  • Reflect upon how this contemporary/futuristic search for meaning relates to works of art from other time periods.
  • Identify what three challenging and thoughtful questions you would ask Spike Jonze or the protagonist, Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix), if you could. Why do you think these questions matter?

In yourconclusion, reflect upon how your understanding of the human experience has been challenged, deepened, or changed.

You should make sure that you:

  • Answer the questions in the prompt
  • Provide a thesis in your introduction
  • Proofread your essay to eliminate errors
  • Cite direct places in the film to explain your thinking
  • Connect to themes from throughout the semester

Rubric

Final Exam Rubric - FILM171 CCTFinal Exam Rubric - FILM171 CCT
CriteriaRatingsPts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeLearning Objective 1Identifying and organizing information and ideas
5to >4.4ptsOutstandingIdentifies and organizes information and humanistic ideas related to various genres of the arts with a high degree of accuracy and appropriateness.4.4to >3.8ptsGood, ProficientIdentifies and organizes information and humanistic ideas related to various genres of the arts with reasonable degrees of accuracy and appropriateness.3.8to >2.8ptsIncomplete, Approaching CompetencyIdentifies and organizes information and humanistic ideas related to various genres of the arts with insufficient or incomplete degrees of accuracy and appropriateness.2.8to >0ptsInsufficientUnable to identify and organize information and humanistic ideas related to various genres of the arts with accuracy and appropriateness.
5pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeLearning Objective 2Generating ideas, exploring possibilities, and considering alternatives
5to >4.4ptsOutstandingGenerates and addresses ideas about the diverse human experience through time as expressed in the arts, and considers a wide range and number of ideas, possibilities, and alternatives.4.4to >3.8ptsGood, ProficientGenerates and addresses ideas about the diverse human experience through time as expressed in the arts, and considers a reasonably wide range and number of ideas, possibilities, and alternatives.3.8to >2.8ptsIncomplete, Approaching CompetencyGenerates and addresses ideas about the diverse human experience through time as expressed in the arts, and considers a range and number of ideas, possibilities, and alternatives.2.8to >0ptsInsufficientUnable to generate and address ideas about the diverse human experience through time as expressed in the arts, or consider a range and number of ideas, possibilities, and alternatives.
5pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeLearning Objective 3Analyzing and evaluating ideas or outcomes
5to >4.4ptsOutstandingCritically analyzes and considers connections among works of visual art, performance art, and/or literature, and makes distinguished judgments4.4to >3.8ptsGood, ProficientCritically analyzes and considers connections among works of visual art, performance art, and/or literature, and makes reasonable judgments3.8to >2.8ptsIncomplete, Approaching CompetencyCritically analyzes and considers connections among works of visual art, performance art, and/or literature, with insufficient depth, or makes barely reasonable judgments2.8to >0ptsInsufficientUnable to critically analyze or consider connections among works of visual art, performance art, and/or literature with any depth, or makes unreasonable judgments
5pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeLearning Objective 4Applying information and ideas to other contexts
5to >4.4ptsOutstandingDemonstrates considerable intellectual agility in creating and reflecting upon expressions of contemporary human experience and the search for meaning in relation to other time periods and constructs4.4to >3.8ptsGood, ProficientDemonstrates some intellectual agility in creating and reflecting upon expressions of contemporary human experience and the search for meaning in relation to other time periods and constructs3.8to >2.8ptsIncomplete, Approaching CompetencyDemonstrates minimal intellectual agility in creating and reflecting upon expressions of contemporary human experience and the search for meaning in relation to other time periods and constructs2.8to >0ptsInsufficientUnable to demonstrate any intellectual agility in creating and reflecting upon expressions of contemporary human experience and the search for meaning in relation to other time periods and constructs
5pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeFilm Themes AddressedFilm themes repeated throughout the semester.
20ptsFull Marks0ptsNo Marks
20pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeComparison w/ Other Art FormsThis film compared with another art form.
20ptsFull Marks0ptsNo Marks
20pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeThree QuestionsThree questions posed and reflected upon.
20ptsFull Marks0ptsNo Marks
20pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeHuman ExperienceHow human experience has been challenged, deepened, or changed.
20ptsFull Marks0ptsNo Marks
20pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeGE.CCT.1Identifying and organizing information and ideasthreshold:3.0pts
4ptsExceeds Objective | Identifies and organizes information and ideas with a high degree of accuracy and appropriateness.3ptsMeets Objective | Identifies and organizes information and ideas with reasonable degrees of accuracy and appropriateness.2ptsDoes Not Fully Meet Objective | Identifies and organizes information and ideas with insufficient or incomplete degrees of accuracy and appropriateness.1ptsDoes Not Meet Objective | Unable to identify and organize information and ideas with accuracy and appropriateness.
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This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeGE.CCT.2Generating ideas, exploring possibilities, and considering alternativesthreshold:3.0pts
4ptsExceeds Objective | Demonstrates ability to generate, explore, and consider a wide range and number of ideas, possibilities, and alternatives.3ptsMeets Objective | Demonstrates ability to generate, explore, and consider a reasonably wide range and number of ideas, possibilities, and alternatives.2ptsDoes Not Fully Meet Objective | Demonstrates minimal ability to generate, explore, and consider a range and number of ideas, possibilities, and alternatives.1ptsDoes Not Meet Objective | Unable to demonstrate the ability to generate, explore, and consider a range and number of ideas, possibilities, and alternatives.
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This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeGE.CCT.3Analyzing and evaluating ideas or outcomesthreshold:3.0pts
4ptsExceeds Objective | Examines ideas or outcomes in significant depth and makes distinguished judgments3ptsMeets Objective | Examines ideas or outcomes in some depth and makes reasonable judgments2ptsDoes Not Fully Meet Objective | Examines ideas or outcomes with insufficient depth, or makes barely reasonable judgments1ptsDoes Not Meet Objective | Unable to examine ideas or outcomes with any depth, or makes unreasonable judgments
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This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeGE.CCT.4Applying information and ideas to other contextsthreshold:3.0pts
4ptsExceeds Objective | Demonstrates considerable intellectual agility in transferring knowledge or connecting disparate ideas3ptsMeets Objective | Demonstrates some intellectual agility in transferring knowledge or connecting disparate ideas2ptsDoes Not Fully Meet Objective | Demonstrates minimal intellectual agility in transferring knowledge or connecting disparate ideas1ptsDoes Not Meet Objective | Unable to demonstrate any intellectual agility in transferring knowledge or connecting disparate ideas
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Total Points:100
Answered 2 days AfterMay 11, 2021

Solution

Shreyashi answered on May 14 2021
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