Analysis Of The Movie ' Beasts Of The Southern Wild '

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Beasts of the Southern Wild. Dir. Ben Zeitlan. Perf. Quvenzhane’ Wallis, Dwight Henry, Levy Easterly, Lowell Landes, and Pamela Harper. Cinereach, 2012. DVD. In the movie, Beasts of the Southern Wild, the setting and story line portray life in the Bathtub as a struggle; however, residence of the Bathtub sees it as a way of life. A poverty stricken group of citizens making the best of what they have, and when they face hardships, the community comes together to support each other. The movie emphasizes the struggles of poverty, which include lack of healthcare, lack of education, and lack of resources. The struggle that poverty imposes on the community of the Bathtub remains a recurring issue throughout the movie, and is easily relatable to the struggles many Americans face daily. This source will be a great reference to show the affects of poverty on a community. The movie also shows the audience that poverty is not a choice for people with little to no resources.

Kirby, James B. "Poor People, Poor Places And Access To Health Care In The United States." Social Forces 87.1 (2008): 325-355. Business Source Premier. Web. 8 Mar. 2016. Access to healthcare and living in poverty are two points that researchers focused on in the article, Poor People, Poor Places And Access To Health Care In The United States. They used community and social networks to help understand past research, and researchers also focused the different levels of poverty including…

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