Thursday, August 30, 2012

Free Media #22: Teaching Clips from "Brave" Movie

If you had the chance to change your fate… would you?

Set in Scotland in a rugged and mythical time, “Brave” features Princess Merida, an aspiring archer and impetuous daughter of royalty. Merida defies an honored tradition, bringing chaos into her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse.

 #1 "The Suitors"
The eldest sons from nearby tribes present themselves before Princess Merida for her hand in marriage. 

(Themes: Dating, Machismo, Chivalry, Boasting, Tradition, Culture, Marriage, Pride, Rite of Passage)
 # 2. "The Kilt"
A farcical advertisement for how a real man wears a kilt. 
(Themes: Machismo, Appearances, Identity, Image )
 #3. "Summer Games
A series of games set in the film Brave mimic that of the modern Olympic games. 
(Themes: Competition, Spectacle, Challenges)
#4. My Own Hand
During a competition to determine Princess Merida’s husband, Merida lashes out and shoots her arrows with better precision than her would-be suitors.
 (Themes: Machismo, Tradition, Culture, Chivalry, Defiance, Marriage, Challenging Authority, Disobedience, Spectacle) 
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