Sociology Assignment Name: Professor: Course Name: Sociology Assignment The Hunger Games is an entertaining and enjoyable fictional plot released in 2012 (Ross 2012). Gary Ross is the director of the science fiction film. It has various themes that apply to the contemporary world that include the application of districts and their related trades the divide between the rich and the poor and the obsession with celebrities and fame. Katniss Everdeen is the narrator and protagonist of the film. She exhibits a mature and robust actor who presents characters such as responsibility loyalty leadership compassion the traditional expectation of gender roles to create reversed traits in men and women in the society. According to the film I can understand gender as a construct of society in that the community expects traditionally given characters to define men and women. However the film reverses the roles to show how the society adopts to them. Reference Lamanna M. A. Riedmann A. & Stewart S. D. (2016). Marriages families and relationships: Making choices in a diverse society. Cengage Learning. Ross G. (Director). (2012 March 12). Hunger games [Video file]. Retrieved March 25 2018. [...]
Prior to completing this assignment please watch The Hunger Games. Look at the provided list above of character traits and select 5 that you feel apply to each of the main characters, Katniss and Peeta. Write a short paper that addresses the following: What characteristics and actions from the list are generally associated with boys and men in our society? What characteristics and traits are associated with girls and women? Do the character traits you chose for each character fit these expectations? Explain how gender attitudes change and progress as you watch the movie. What characteristics do Katniss or Peeta display before the reaping vs during the tv interviews vs in the games? Why do you think this changes? How do gender structures in major social institutions such as politics, education, and the economy shape the understanding or expectations of gender in this movie? How does this movie contribute to your understanding of gender as a construct as society? Papers should be no longer than 6 pages in length, must conform to APA style formatting. APA Links can be found in the Start Here Section.