Will develop a thesis statement and then outline an essay focused on an assigned film text. Watch the movie “My Own Private Idaho, 1991; Directed by Gus Van Sant”. Assignment Objectives: Enhance and/or improve critical thinking and media literacy skills by: 1. Developing a clear and concise thesis statement (an argument) in response to the following question: Does the film have the power to transform political sensibilities? 2. Writing an outline for a five-paragraph analytical essay building on a clear and concise thesis statement, including topic sentences and secondary supports. 3. Identifying and explaining three scenes from the film text in support of the thesis statement/argument.