This time, rather than focusing on The American Dream, we’re going to look at a cultural issue surrounding Sumo Wrestling and corruption.
First, watch THIS VIDEO (Links to an external site.).
Then respond to the following prompts:
1. Discuss “Corruption” as it’s presented in this short documentary. (1-paragraph summary)
2. Define the terms “Honne” and “Tatamae”.
3. Find and discuss examples of “Honne” and “Tatamae” in American society. What are things we cover up, things we hide from others? (1-2 paragraphs)
4. Connect these ideas to your novel. (1-2 paragraphs)
5. Respond to your classmates’ posts (at least 2) by furthering their discussion on any of the prompted discussion points in this assignment.