Friday, October 26, 2012

Burros? Icky? Apes? Maple Street? Monsters?

How do the thematic elements(i.e.- humans' destruction, reversal of the expected, inferiority, etc...) presented in The Planet Of The Apes movie make us contemplate and wrestle with the concept of xenophobia? Does it pertain to any of the Science Fiction we have read? Use quotations from the movie and texts to support your claims.  Respond to this blog by 2:30p.m. on Mon., Oct. 29th.

Monday, October 8, 2012

Alien Song Lyrics And Xenophobia? Extrapolation?

Do the songs and song lyrics connect with the concept of xenophobia? If so, how? Also, feel free to comment regarding other connections with science fiction. Please include some references to songs and song lyrics in your response. Please finish this blog response during class today.