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I chose 300 by Frank Miller and Lynn Varley as my novel. I really like the 300 movies and since it was on the same time that the sequel was coming out in theaters it was my main choice. In this graphic novel there are many sociology terms that we have discussed in the class but the main concepts that I will focus on are socialization, Status, role, stigma, vertical social mobility, and The first term I will cover is Socialization which is defined in Chapter 4 Page 98 of The Real World: An Introduction to Sociology (Third Edition) as the process by which a society, culture, or group teaches individuals to become functioning members, and the process by which individuals learn and internalize the values and norms of the group. This concept start applying to the story in the first chapter “Honor” where Dilios start telling the story “the one about the boy” where he tells the initiation process for Spartans; their time in the wild where young boys wondered far from their home with no food or clothing in order to become warriors accomplishing the first main goal of socialization to teach members the skills necessary to satisfy basic human needs and to defend themselves against danger, therefore ensuring that society itself will continue to exist. As Delios approaches the end of the story he states “and, so the boy, give up for dead – returned a kind” representing the start of the second main goal of socialization that teaches individuals the norms, values, and beliefs associated with their culture and provides ways to ensure that members adhere to their shared way of life. Continuing in chapter one “Honor” we can find two other concepts that tied together. The first term is Status defined in chapter 4 pages 114 of the text book as a... ... middle of paper ... ... the Spartans given the King Xerxes the way to access the route that leads to back of the Spartans. The 300 graphic novels was also use to produce the film 300. Even though, I did found a lot of comments complaining about the author twist to the story the graphic novel stays very consistent to the truth of the story. The art was performed in very detail representing vividly the characters emotions as well as the content. Works Cited Kerry Ferris and Jill Stein - The Real World: An Introduction to Sociology (Third Edition) W. W. Norton & Company December 15, 2011 Frank Miller and Lynn Varley – 300 Dark Horse; Gph edition (December 15, 1999) Works Cited Kerry Ferris and Jill Stein - The Real World: An Introduction to Sociology (Third Edition) W. W. Norton & Company December 15, 2011 Frank Miller and Lynn Varley – 300 Dark Horse; Gph edition (December 15, 1999)
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