“Buffet of the Universe”: Deeper Themes in Beasts of the Southern Wild
Benh Zeitlin’s 2012 film Beasts of the Southern Wild uses the story of a rural community in Southern Louisiana to evoke themes such as classism and community ties. Zeitlin is successful in reminding us of our connecte
The Awakening and Beasts of the Southern Wild
Beasts of the Southern Wild, directed by Ben Zetlin, is a film that was released in 2012 about life in an imaginary island of the coast of Louisiana referred to as the Bathtub. The locals refer...
The South was known for its stand on the usage of slavery to help run cotton farms or work around a white person’s house. However, only a quarter of white citizens in the South owned slaves in the South. So why did the entire (or at least most of) the South support slavery, even though there were