These topics include, but are not limited to:
- utopian and dystopian societies
- advertising and persuasion in cultures
- obesity and eating disorders
- presentation of different genders in the media
- local versus global food products and "getting back to the land"
- WALL-E and the Anxiety of the Leisure Class
- WALL•E: A Butch/Femme Love Story... or Silly Rabbit! Robots Have No Gender
- Consumer Apocalypse: WALL-E
Some of the theory and ideas presented in the above blog posts are a bit advanced for Grade 10, but take each set of ideas as a general guideline for how your personal thoughts on the film MIGHT be explored. Pay attention to the use of persuasion and rhetorical devices in each piece. What is it about the WAY the authors are writing that draws you in as a reader? That is the effect you should be trying to achieve with your paper on Thursday.