Philosophies of Power in Film and Television

Analyze with examples how various philosophies and ideas about power undergird character and plot development in film and television. For example, in Game of Thrones Tyrion Lannister and Lord Varys view (and yield) power as information and knowledge, whereas Cersei Lannister and Daenarys Targeryan view (and yield) power, following Joseph Nye, as "hard" power–the use or threat of violence to obtain influence, authority and obedience.

  • I think you should focus on one area only, either film or television. Doing both may be so much, that you may pass on some important aspects. You should also narrow down which "philosophies" you mean exactly, to analyse thoroughly in your article. – Yvonne T. 3 years ago

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