Analysis Of ' Daughter From Danang '

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Through the process of social construction, various social statuses, such as race, class, and gender, are given a deeper meaning than simply a category. In turn, these statuses begin having an effect on the groups they encompass, causing some groups to become dominate over others and shaping the hierarchy of their society. Once established, these statuses begin to intertwine and influence one another, along with space and time, which is called intersections. These intersections work together to further shape our experiences and hierarchies within every society. The intersections between these spheres are further broken down into multiple types, and each type of intersection relates these spheres together in a different way. Intersections can be infrastructures, mystifications, or constructions of hierarchy. All societies around the world are constructed from these effects and intersections from the spheres, and this can be seen easily in the film “Daughter from Danang.” In the film, Heidi Bub, born in Vietnam, was brought to the United States during “Operation Babylift” as an infant at the end of The Vietnam War. The film focuses on the differences between Heidi’s life and the life she would have lived if she was raised in Danang. Growing up in a different place with different people meant Heidi had been exposed to diverse lifestyles and social spheres, which, through intersections, led to a much different construction of what she knows as home and family. To begin with,

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