Starship Troopers

Write an essay that examines how Starship Troopers presents citizenship, comparing it with modem American practice. Before writing your essay, do the following: 1. Read the excerpt on Starship Troopers and democracy posted on Blackboard. This piece provides a quick overview of the film and its political topics, including a quick review of various models of citizenship. You should use this piece as a reference frame when viewing the film and writing your essay. 2. View the film. Starship Troopers

Remember that your reader may not be familiar with the film (or book), so provide enough detail demonstrating that you viewed (read) it. This section should be no more than a page long. 3. What is American citizenship to you? What does it mean to be an American citizen? How does one become a citizen? How are citizens’ interests represented in government? Do citizens have rights? Obligations and duties? Explain. You may elect to use the various models you read about before to structure your answer. Page I 1 4. What is citizenship in the Terran Federation? How does one become a citizen? How are citizens’ interests represented in government? Do citizens have rights? Obligations and duties? What about civilians? Explain. 5. Civic Virtue. Compare and contrast American citizenship with the model espoused by the Terran Federation. How is modern United States citizenship similar and different? Provide examples. Additionally, consider the following in your analysis:

During the classroom scene (at the start of the film), Mr. Rasczak asks the class what is the moral difference, if any, between the citizen and the civilian?’ Recall Johnny Rico’s response: “The diffe90s, aerosol civic virtue. A citizen accepts personal responsibility for the safety of the body politic? A member, “defending it, I no need be, with his life. The civilian does not.” What is your interpretation of this statement? In United States? How so?

 

 

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