A Bug 's Life, Sociology, Race, Social Stratification, Relationships

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This paper explains how the movie A Bug’s Life used sociological concepts to explain the challenges faced in an animated society of ants. They were overwhelmed with fear from the grasshoppers who constantly reminded them of their inferior class. Coming together and building relationships with one another was their only way out of their own demise. Stopping the grasshoppers from continuously using their race as a way to place them all within a low-class category. Despite their manipulative ways and social stratification uses, the ants came out on top while the grasshoppers felt the wrath of ants who had finally come together as a family. Unleashing their power, as one big family, onto the grasshoppers and reclaiming their home island. Keywords: A Bug’s Life, Sociology, race, social stratification, relationships Movie Critique of A Bug’s Life Introduction “It 's a bug-eat-bug world out there, Princess. One of those circle-of-life kind of things. Now, let me tell you how things are supposed to work. The sun grows the food. The ants pick the food. The grasshoppers eat the food. (A Bug’s Life, 1998)” a quote from the ring leader of the grasshoppers, Hopper, in the film A Bug’s Life (November 1998). John Lasseter’s Disney production was released in November of 1998 where it gave an overview of the world of ants and their everyday struggles. When it comes to ants, you think about their teamwork and strategic tasks; never would anyone think that any type of unethical actions were

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