According to a 2011 NY TIMES article, Asghar Farhadi’s film, A Separation “is a rigorously honest movie about the difficulties of being honest, a film that tries to be truthful about the slipperiness of truth. It also sketches a portrait — perhaps an unnervingly familiar picture for American audiences — of a society divided by sex, generation, religion and class.”
Write your observations on the above comment, as a viewer from a different culture (or same, as the case may be). What in your opinion was Farhadi’s take on the situation and how did he convey that through his story and writing choices? Refer to reading and concepts from the unit.
300 – 350 words. Please provide word count.
Please quote any research in the body of your analysis and provide citations. URL is sufficient.
In A Separation and the short Six Shooter – whose perspective is the story narrated from? How does this favor the story?
Does the writer use any figurative language? If so, what and what purpose does it serve?
300 to 350 words
Analysis (demonstrates a clear understanding of concepts, combined with personal observations): 6
References to lecture and reading: 2
Engaging Writing Style (intro, grammar and typo proof read): 4