Movie: Alexander(2004), 300(2007).
1. Describe how the East is portrayed in Alexander and 300. To what extent do you think these portrayals are “orientalist”? Discuss at least two specific examples (specific scenes).
2. How is male same-sex eroticism portrayed in 300, Troy, and Alexander? To what extent do these portrayals correspond to the realities of the ancient world? Discuss at least one specific example from each film.