Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Finding Nemo's Lesson
Another lesson in this movie is about friendship. Along the way, Nemo's father makes a friend along the way. Her name is Dory and though she gets them into some trouble, she is an extremely loyal friend. She helps Nemo's father find him and helps him go all the way to Sydney, Australia to get Nemo from the Dentist's office. This message is relevant to people of all ages. There are people in life that can get on your nerves but they may be really great people on the inside and more importantly a great friend. Dory also has an issue which is short term memory loss. This is problematic because in a way it makes fun of people with disabilities. Because Dory gets them into a lot of trouble, it can mean that her disability slows down Nemo's father in the process of finding his son. There are specific parts where she spells easy words incorrectly in order to poke fun at her. It is general humorous but can come across as offensive if taken the wrong way. Everything's an argument might also go as far as to say this is a feminist ideology because Dory is a female and is bad with directions. Parts of the movie poke fun at stereotypical flaws that women have. I give this movie in the lesson department a 2 because it has a cute and emotional message about a boy fish and his father, but it portrays his father as over protective making parents and kids question the others motives. It also shows Dory as a great friend but can make fun of people with short term memory or other special needs.