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    A Tale of Two Weddings Weddings are a celebration of love, family, and culture. Monsoon Wedding and My Big Fat Greek Wedding combine these aspects of weddings to tell us two different stories that revolve around very similar themes. Both movies portray the importance of family and acceptance through events and conflicts that surround a wedding. However, the different types of romances, marriages, and cultural issues depicted in these movies create two distinct images that can be seen as polar opposites

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    Fools Rush In and My Big Fat Greek Wedding Every movie that is written has a certain attitude to it. Some of these are intended to be laughed at and others are meant to be heartfelt. Though each movie is written with its own voice, so to speak, many have similar plots or themes. The two movies Fools Rush In and My Big Fat Greek Wedding are two of these movies that have similarities in the themes, but not necessarily in the plots. Both of these romantic comedies have strong religious backgrounds

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    My knowledge of these concepts was challenged when asked to relate these notions to a movie. During the time that I was watching the movie, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, I realized myself grasping onto what was going on and being able to relate certain scenes and situations to topics I had previously learned about. Interactions in My Big Fat Greek Wedding display concepts of conflict and politeness theory, which can be pointed out in a few specific scenes. During the movie, I found that these concepts

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    The movie of My Big Fat Greek Wedding is a story of a traditional Greek Family and their thirty year old daughter Toula who had pass the age of getting married and starts a family of her own . Toula’s and her family lived in a normal middle class neighbourhood in a traditional Greek home with Greek statues on their front lawn, and owned a nice Greek restaurant name the Dancing Zorbas where she work as a seating hostess (My) Although, traditional roles may be a thing of the pass . Most traditional

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    Big Fat Greek Wedding is a film made in 2004 directed by Joel Zwick that evidently portrays several sociological concepts throughout the film. This film highly demonstrates the sociological topics of gender and culture all through the movie. The roles of gender, gender stratification as well as gender stereotyping are exemplified during the film. As for culture, the film displays subculture, counterculture, ethnocentrism, cultural relativism and cultural diffusion. My Big Fat Greek Wedding focuses

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    The film that I chose was My Big Fat Greek Wedding. The movie is a romantic comedy about a 30-year-old single woman Toula living in Chicago with her family. As a Greek girl, being raised by a very traditional Greek family she always wanted to be like the other girls instead of going to Greek School she wanted to attend traditional public school and eat American. She was looked down upon by her family because she was supposed to be married to a Greek man, have Greek children, and feed people, which she

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    seen in the movies Fools Rush In and My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Families are often the deciding factor when it comes to a marriage. They view and critique every possible match, deciding if it will work. The question is how... ... middle of paper ... ...an work, and society is accepting them more and more. Like Toula’s father said, “So, okay…we have apples and oranges. We are all different but in the end, we’re all just fruit!” (My Big Fat Greek Wedding). Self-Evaluation This paper was harden

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    to face encounters between to individuals and their ability to be aware of one another. This family view best applies to the father-daughter relationship between Gus and Toula Portokalos from My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Gus, the dominant rule setting father, has made it his goal to embrace their Greek Heritage to its fullest extent all while maintaining certain roles for each member of his immediate family. While Gus strives to protect the family’s roles and community

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    The movie, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, is a movie about a very large Greek family living in Chicago that has many anthropological themes to language and symbols, cultural art, and religious beliefs. In the movie, both Toula and Ian come from different cultures, where as Toula is from a Greek culture and Ian is from an America culture. The cultural values are different because Toula was brought up in a very loud and large Greek family, while Ian was brought up American in a very calm family. Both Ian’s

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    A clear example is during the wedding, they were not ashamed of their way to celebrate it. Even though the husband’s family were north Americans, they were polite and the Greek family had great empathy toward them. Moreover, it is important to emphasize the courage that the husband had to embrace the Greek traditions especially religion. I can only say that love can do everything even when it comes to adapt our lives

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