Capitalism: A Love Story  A Michael Moore film about the  financial situation in the US             S. Kelly, Clark Univer...
Discussion Questions   Do you think Michael Moore is a    conservative, liberal, or moderate?    Explain your thinking. ...
Capitalism: A Love Story   In the beginning Moore shows images    of old movies about Ancient Rome    with images of 1950...
Capitalism: A Love Story   Do you think a more serious movie    would be more effective?   What did Wallace Shawn say ab...
   What kind of people do you think like    this movie?   What kind of people do you think    don’t like it? Do you thin...
   What kind of people do you think like    this movie?   What kind of people do you think    don’t like it? Do you thin...
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Discussion questions used in an intermediate EFL class at an university in China for Michael Moore's documentary film, "Capitialism: A Love Story." For the first 40 minutes of the film

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Discussion Questions for "Capitalism: A Love Story"

  1. 1. Capitalism: A Love Story A Michael Moore film about the financial situation in the US S. Kelly, Clark University
  2. 2. Discussion Questions Do you think Michael Moore is a conservative, liberal, or moderate? Explain your thinking. How does Michael Moore use humor to be ironic? How does Moore use his life and family in the movie? S. Kelly, Clark University
  3. 3. Capitalism: A Love Story In the beginning Moore shows images of old movies about Ancient Rome with images of 1950s America. Why? What is the effect? The film shows many people losing their homes. What do you know about that? S. Kelly, Clark University
  4. 4. Capitalism: A Love Story Do you think a more serious movie would be more effective? What did Wallace Shawn say about the ice cream shops? How would you respond to the comment, “Michael Moore’s movies are strange”? S. Kelly, Clark University
  5. 5.  What kind of people do you think like this movie? What kind of people do you think don’t like it? Do you think Barack Obama would like it? Do you think George Bush would? S. Kelly, Clark University
  6. 6.  What kind of people do you think like this movie? What kind of people do you think don’t like it? Do you think Barack Obama would like it? Do you think George Bush would? S. Kelly, Clark University

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