FiLM ch 10 - ideology & left-center-right model

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  1. ideology
    a body of ideas reflecting the social needs and aspirations of an individual, group, class, or culture
  2. Ideology is generally associated with (1)_______ and (2)_____ platforms, but it can also mean a given set of (3)______ that are implicit in any human enterprise - including filmmaking.
    • 1. politics
    • 2. party
    • 3. values
  3. didactic
    teaching function of art
  4. What are the three broad categories of ideological explicitness?
    • Neutral
    • Implicit
    • Explicit
  5. ideological explicitiness
    neutral
    • emphasis is on action, pleasure, and entertainment values
    • issues of right/wrong are treated superficially with little or no analysis
  6. ideological explicitness
    implicit
    • protagonist and antagonist represents conflicting value systems; although, they are not dwelled on
    • materials are slanted in a particular direction
  7. ideological explicitness
    explicit
    • thematically oriented movies aim to teach/persuade as much as entertain
    • patriotic films, documentaries, political films, and movies with a sociological emphasis
  8. The overwhelming majority of fiction films falls into what ideological explicitness category?
    implicit
  9. Filmmakers create sympathetic characters by dramatizing such traits as (1)________, (2)_______, (3)__________, (4)____ play, (5)________, and (6)_______.
    • 1. idealism
    • 2. courage
    • 3. generosity
    • 4. fair
    • 5. kindness
    • 6. loyalty
  10. Leftist tend to emphasize the (1)____________ among people. They believe that a society's resources should be distributed in roughly (2)_____ portions.
    • 1. similarities
    • 2. equal
  11. The leftist emphasis is on the (1)_________, the (2)________.
    • 1. collective
    • 2. communal
  12. Rightists emphasize the (1)___________ among people. They insist that people that are the best and the brightest are entitled to a larger share of (2)_____ and the economic pie than less productive workers.
    • 1. differences
    • 2. power
  13. Leftists believe that human behavior is (1)_______ and can be changed by proper environmental incentives. Antisocial behavior is largely the result of (2)_______, (3)__________, lack of (4)_________, and low (5)______ status rather than (6)_____ nature or lack of (7)_________.
    • 1. learned
    • 2. poverty
    • 3. prejudice
    • 4. education
    • 5. social
    • 6. human
    • 7. character
  14. Rightists believe that character is largely (1)______ and (2)___________ inherited.
    • 1. inborn
    • 2. genetically
  15. People on the left believe we should be (1)_______ in our judgement, capable of (2)_________ to the specifics of each case.
    • 1. flexible
    • 2. adjusting
  16. Rightists are more (1)________ in judging human behavior. Children are expected to be (2)___________, (3)__________, and (4)________ to their elders.
    • 1. absolute
    • 2. disciplined
    • 3. respectful
    • 4. obedient
  17. Leftist believe that religion, like sex, is a (1)_______ matter and should not be the concern of (2)___________.
    • 1. private
    • 2. governments
  18. Rightists accord religion a (1)__________ status. Piety is regarded as a sign of (2)________ virtue and spirituality.
    • 1. privileged
    • 2. superior
  19. In general leftist view the past with (1)_______ because it was dominated by (2)_________, class (3)________, and (4)___________ of the weak.
    • 1. disdain
    • 2. ignorance
    • 3. conflict
    • 4. exploitation
  20. People on the right have a deep (1)__________ for the past, for ancient (2)_______, and especially for (3)_________.
    • 1. veneration
    • 2. rituals
    • 3. tradition
  21. Rightist view the future with (1)__________, for it holds more (2)_____ - and change is what trashed the glories of the (3)____.
    • 1. skepticism
    • 2. change
    • 3. past
  22. People on the left believe that (1)______ progress is best achieved by a (2)___________ effort on the part of all citizens toward a common goal.
    • 1. social
    • 2. cooperative
  23. Rightists emphasize (1)____ ______ principles and the need for (2)___________ to bring out the best in everyone.
    • 1. open market
    • 2. competition
  24. The leftists believe that the role of government is to guarantee the basic needs of life - (1)____, (2)______, (3)_________, and so forth - and this can be most efficiently accomplished if everyone feels he or she is contributing to the common good.
    • 1. work
    • 2. health
    • 3. education
  25. The rightists believe the role of the government is to protect (1)_______ property, provide (2)________ through a strong (3)________, and guarantee maximum (4)_______ in the (5)________ realm.
    • 1. private
    • 2. security
    • 3. military
    • 4. freedom
    • 5. economic
  26. Leftists identify with (1)____, the (2)_______________ and they often romanticize rebels and (3)_________.
    • 1. poor
    • 2. disenfrancished
    • 3. outsiders
  27. Leftists are (1)___________ in the sense that they respect and value (2)_____ diversity and are sensitive to the needs of (3)_____ and (4)__________.
    • 1. pluralistic
    • 2. ethnic
    • 3. women
    • 4. minorities
  28. Rightists tend to identify with the (1)_____________ - the people in power, the people who run things. They emphasize the importance of (2)__________ in determining the main course of history.
    • 1. Establishment
    • 2. leadership
  29. Leftists are (1)______ in their perspective, emphasizing the (2)____________ of human needs irrespective of (3)_______, (4)____, or (5)_______.
    • 1. global
    • 2. universality
    • 3. country
    • 4. race
    • 5. culture
  30. Right-wingers tend to be strongly (1)_________, often regarding people from other countries as vaguely (2)________.
    • 1. patriotic
    • 2. inferior
  31. Unlike leftists who believe that criticism makes a country (1)________ and more (2)_________, right-wingers believe that criticism (3)_______ a nation, making it more (4)__________ to outside attack.
    • 1. stronger
    • 2. flexible
    • 3. weakens
    • 4. vulnerable
  32. Leftists believe that who you have sex with is (1)_____ else's business. They often accept (2)_____________ as a valid lifestyle, and they reject attempts to regulate (3)______ behavior among consenting adults.
    • 1. nobody
    • 2. homosexuality
    • 3. sexual
  33. Rightest regard the family as a (1)__________ institution, and anything that threatens the family is viewed with (2)_________.
    • 1. sanctified
    • 2. hostility

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