Fast Food Nation – Literary Elements


An ensemble piece examining the health risks involved in the fast food industry and its environmental and social consequences as well.

1) What is the point of view of the movie?

2) What is the plot of the movie?

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3) Describe the following characters using the Fox Character Analysis Pyramid which includes name/title, physical appearance, personality, character’s role, character’s problems/challenges, major accomplishments, cultural context, and world view.

1Greg Kinnear as Don Anderson

Gregg Kinnear as Don Anderson

2Patricia Arquette as Cindy

Patricia Arquette as Cindy

3Bobby Cannavale as Mike
Bobby Cannavale as Mike

4Paul Dano as Brian
Paul Dano as Brian

4) What is the theme of the movie?

5) What is the setting of the movie?  How important is the setting?

6) What is the genre of the movie?

7) Does the movie have any cultural lessons?

8) What are the literary conflicts of the movie?

McDonald’s

Fast Food Nation Public Relations Exercise

Worksheet at Scribd:

http://www.scribd.com/doc/199048946/Fast-Food-Literary-Elements-Worksheet-docx

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