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  • 1. Movie Discourseignatius joseph n estroga
  • 2. Let’s talk about • The Characters • The Conflicts • The Symbols • The Themes • The Social Issuesignatius joseph n estroga
  • 3. The Characters ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 4. MalénaRenato ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 5. Other Characters • Renato’s FamilyProfessor Bonsignore Nino Scordia ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 6. The Conflicts 1. Man vs Man 2. Man vs Morality 3. Man vs Himself ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 7. The Symbols ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 8. The Symbols The ant being played by the children. The ant being referred to as Malena and the magnifying glass as the watchful eyes of the townspeople. Death of the ant represents the downfall of Malena ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 9. The Symbols Short pants of Renato. Symbolizes the immaturity and poverty of Renato ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 10. The Symbols Long pants His wearing of long pants showed his maturity ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 11. The Symbols Chair of Renato at the barbershop ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 12. The Symbols Waving of white cloth/ hanky This represents the people liberty and triumph. ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 13. The Symbols House key of Malena and wearing of black clothes ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 14. The Symbols Malena’s cutting of hair ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 15. The Symbols Wive’s cutting of Malena’s hair ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 16. The Symbols Lighting of Malena’s cigar This symbolizes men’s obsession towards her ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 17. The Symbols Malena acting as Mother Mary Adoration of Men towards her ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 18. The Symbols Man’s faith ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 19. The Symbols Ingenious imaginations of Renato ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 20. The Themes ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 21. The Themes NOBILITY and DECENCY Malena’s character such as; nobility, composure and gracefulness made her more beautiful. Malena’s beauty isn’t only beneath her physical but also from within. ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 22. The Themes PROPER UPBRINGING The way Malena was nurtured made her different from the other people who are neither refined nor courteous. This resulted to different opinions about Malena by the townspeople. ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 23. The Themes ACCEPTANCE and UNDERSTANDING Malena’s husband accepted her inspite the events. This indicates a deep mutual understanding, love and faith in each other. ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 24. The Themes DETERMINATION AND COURAGE Malena returned home to the town she was thrown away. ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 25. The Themes FORGIVENESS Malena did not retaliate against those who humiliated her. Her virtue of forgiving ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 26. The Themes LOVE and RESPECT Renato’s watchful eyes and ingenious imagination towards Malena had given him the lesson about life. ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 27. The Social Issues ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 28. The Social Issues1. Coming of Age2. Infidelity3. Covetousness4. Sexual abuse5. The end-product of GOSSIP6. Beauty as crime7. Men seeing women as sex objects.8. Prostitution9. Poverty- “Poverty is enough reason for prostitution.” ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 29. SEMI-FINAL EXAMSTo construct a persuasive essay on one of thesocial issues of the film ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 30. What is Persuasive Essay• This is also known as creative writing of an argument, is a piece of writing in which the writer uses words to convince the reader of his/her view regarding an issue. ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 31. • Persuasive writing sometimes involves convincing the reader to perform an action, or it may simply consist of an argument(s) convincing the reader of the writer’s point of view. ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 32. • A well-written persuasive piece is supported with a series of facts which help the author argue his or her point. Many authors also include counterpoint arguments in their pieces which they can debunk, showing readers that they have considered both sides of the argument at hand, and that any arguments which could be raised against the side of the written piece could be dismissed. In addition to facts, authors may include anecdotes and hypothetical situations to build a stronger case. ignatius joseph n estroga
  • 33. SEMI-FINAL EXAMSTo construct a persuasive essay on the socialissues of the film ignatius joseph n estroga