Three Men and a Baby – movie analysis

Three Men and a Baby movie analysis

A major paper worth 100 points will be due on April 12th.  You will watch a film that is related to the issues of development and developmental psychology. The film should focus on a particular period of development.  You can pick any movie that you would like that is appropriate for this class. Possible examples are: Look Who’s Talking or Three Men and a Baby movie (infancy). The Breakfast Club or Juno (adolescence), Failure to Launch (emerging adulthood. Grumpy Old Men or Tuesdays with Morrie (Late Adulthood). This paper should be no less than 3 pages and no longer than 5 pages in length, not including title and reference page. The paper will  breakn into three parts. Devote the majority of your paper to the second part. Applying the course material to the film.

Part 1: Firstly provide a brief synopsis of the movie in your own words (less than 1 page). Secondly part 2: Apply the concepts and theories covered in this class to the film. You will address the following: Thirdly explain what developmental theories that one can apply to this movie and the main character. Further explain what other influences such as peers or family members in the film have on the main character. Explain how context (e.g., culture, SES, neighborhood) influences the main character. Part 3: Provide a brief concluding paragraph summarizing your thoughts on the film and how it relates to class (less than a page).  I require you  to adhere to APA formatting including an appropriate title page.

Further Description

An abstract is not neccesary. You will need a reference page, which includes citations for the movie, your textbook, and any additional sources that you use.Correct grammar and punctuation are expected. Please refrain from using abbreviations, conjunctions or slang terms.  General Paper Guidelines & Requirements. The application paper should be written in APA format. Times New Roman; font size: 12; double-spaced; 1-inch margins) with appropriate in-text citations and complete references and title pages.

An abstract for the movie is not required. Students will be expected to submit a soft copy version of their application paper through the Turnitin link provided through the course Canvas by Monday, April 12 th at 11:59pm. If students do not submit their paper through Turnitin by the deadline, their paper will not be graded, and they will receive a “0.” Please plan accordingly. Plagiarism will not be tolerated and will result in a zero for your paper and possibly a zero for the course

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