Movie Analysis: Families In Change Assignment II

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Families in Change Assignment II – Movie Analysis The family unit is regarded as one of the most fundamental groups in virtually any society. Families are well known to perpetuate the existence of a community in a social way through the process of social interaction and biologically through pro-creation. There are important factors that act as the bedrock of a family and they are overly crucial in the upbringing of a progeny. The family unit acts as a point of orientation that acts as a compass to children on the behaviours to emulate and which ones to avoid. There are different ways in which parents and tutors use to instill the right values and character traits in their children so that they can grow up to become responsible adults in society. …show more content…
Tre’s family is somewhat complete since both parents are present in bringing up the child, as his father is a Banker and mother in school doing her Masters. The mother is mostly seen as the source of warmth and comfort to the family in the sense that they ensure that the children have a peaceful environment to grow up from on a constant basis (Nadell, 1995). What this mean is that mother’s always look out for their children to make sure they are healthy in terms of the environment, school, friends, and theirs behaviours. Tre’s family is a good example of a healthy family structure in the movie. For instance, Tre’s mother and father still communicate and support Tre to make him a better person. His father teaches him how to be a responsible man. An example in the movie was when Tre went fishing with his father. At the ocean, Furious asked his son if he 's a leader or a follower. Tre enthusiastically said he 's a leader. Furious also asked Tre what he knew about sex. Tre gave a crude explanation and Furious told him that anyone can have a baby, but it takes a "real man to be a father." Not only his father advising him, but also his mother showing full support. Her mother told Tre’s father at the restaurant how she wants to be in her sons life, because she bought him a pair of shoe and Tre’s father told her how she did not have to buy him shoe because he has a job. These examples showed …show more content…
Another research indicated, every family responds to crises in unique ways. Some families have evolved excellent problem-solving skills and strategies and well-developed support systems (Collins at el, 2010). What this mean is that every family responds to a crisis in its own unique ways. One of the external factors that contributed to the functioning of both families is the systemic issue of classism and racism. Tre’s family is known to have evolved into a problem-solving skill that is excellent and strategic. For example, after Ricky got killed in the movie, Doughboy and Tre were upset about it. After they took Ricky dead body home, Doughboy mother did not know how to deal with the situation that allowed Doughboy killed every member of the gang who was involved in Ricky’s death. Unlike the way Tre’s father defused the anger Tre had on when he went home looking for a gun to retaliate, or say avenge the death of Ricky. Another example from the movie is when Tre’s father lectured Tre, Ricky and others about how the system is set up. He explained to them how the government puts liquor stores across the neighbourhood. Also, advised them not to kill each other instead be a bother’s keeper. He explained how they couldn’t see a liquor store in Richmond Hill, but has it at every corner of the hood. Ricky was

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