These questions are only suggestion to help you focus your 1 to 2 page essay that will be typed and double spaced. You can write about any aspect of the film that stood out to you as it relates to the subject matter.
In terms of shaping gender roles in our culture, do you find any truth to this film? If so, what aspect? Or, if you disagree, explain why.
What is Katz’s definition of “tough guise”? Why do young men take on “tough guise”?
What qualities are defined as manly by the young people interviewed in the program? What terms are used to define the “unmanly” qualities? What do all these terms reveal about the concept of masculinity? How do boys learn such concepts?