Nell. Ruby: Introduction, Q&A Enga: Nell’s relation with Nature. Anita: People’s attitudes toward Nature. Mandy: How does this movie see nature. and Conclusion. 5. Salina: Jerry and Pola 6. Sharon:Human (Press) and Nature’s conflict
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5. Salina: Jerry and Pola
6. Sharon:Human (Press) and Nature’s conflict
Definition of civilization and nature:
—civilization nature: Nell
—Are “more nature” more powerless than civilization?
Can Nell represent
From what viewpoint, this movie saw Nature?
*Jerry: Tries to learn Nell’s language => personal contact; with simple equipment. (radio tape)
*Paula: “Analyze” Nell’s language; with all kinds of modern productions. (video tape, convenient boat)
*Jerry: emotional;transference => lonely childhood
*Paula: 1. for job (beginning)
2. emotional (later) => broken family
1. They think they can do the best for Nell. (arguing at the court)
2. Want to protect Nell from being hurt. (educate Nell; when the press comes)
*self consciousness of Jerry and Paula
◆ The loud noise interrupted peace and brought threat.
2. Journalist- explorer V.S Jerry – protector
◆ He took Neil as a material for report to met his need.
~ no empathy
◆ Jerry acted as a protector also out of emotional need
3. Delivery boy- unintentional victimizer
◆ The teasing attitude toward Neil did hurt her without thinking. （like some careless tourists）
4. Outside Intervention （the doctor, law to force Neil’s leaving ）- fake judge
◆ The superior self-esteem over nature disregarded Neil’s own will and thoughts. （hierarchy）
3. Nakedness vs. Nudity
(e.g., swimming in the lake)
-> ‘nude’ -> being observed
Human Interventionin the "Stone Age cave dwellers" of Philippines
Tasaday watch Elizalde's helicopter land on knoll at edge of forest
Tasaday watch themselves in 1988 on video of TV program 20/20 that two years earlier said they didn't exist.
Shocked Tasaday said they would go wherever necessary to tell the truth
Tasaday Lobo said the translator promised "cigarettes, clothing, anything we wanted" if he and Adug would say the Tasaday didn't exist.
Nature & Civilization is problematic