The Theme of Nostalgia: Film Analysis & Critical Viewing

Unit 16: Literacy: The Theme of Nostalgia in Text and Film
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Objective: SWBAT determine how a common theme (nostalgia) emerges over the course of a film and is shaped by specific details, comparing its development to "The Great Gatsby."

Big Idea: “It's a feeling like nostalgia, keeps me turning back to you, and a feeling like nostalgia for the dreams that we once knew” – “Nostalgia” by MIRROR, featuring Dave Gahan

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