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ENGL V144-002 Screen Power Harrison Ford, the Making of an American Hero Spring 2006 Instructor: Mary A. McCay Office: Bobet 314 Office Hours: MWF: 10:00-12:00; TR 3:30-4:45 Phone: 865-3389 (office) 891-4107 (home, please do not call after 10:00 P.M.) E-mail:  HYPERLINK "mailto:[email protected]" [email protected] Course Goals and Objectives: This course is intended to help students “read” movies and, in the case of the movies of Harrison Ford, to understand the way that the hero has developed over the past several decades. Students will analyze how film impacts daily life in the late twentieth and early twenty-first century. ∫Learning Outcomes: Students will be able to read a film as visual text. Students will be able to understand and analyze the importance of the hero in American culture. Students will be able to analyze films through movie reviews and comparative analyses. Texts: The Films of Harrison Ford Lee Pfeiffer and Michael Lewis (on reserve in the library). Students should r...