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Faculty Mentor

Louise Woodstock


Media has the ability to create facades and other images for their audiences that can construct society’s perceptions as well as society itself. This overwhelming potential for manipulation brings to question what exactly the media are teaching their audiences. With this in mind, I chose to delve into a particular piece of media that provides a large representation of American society in a very direct way. I will be doing an interpretive analysis of the Netflix movie Circle and understanding how this film constructs society’s perception of identity, stereotypes and American values.


Presented as part of the Ursinus College Celebration of Student Achievement (CoSA) held April 22, 2021.

The downloadable file is a poster slide presentation with audio commentary.


Available to Ursinus community only.