“Patriotism is the conviction that one’s country is superior to all other countries because one was born in it. ~ George Bernard Shaw
Locate and analyze a patriotism-building effort in the popular media. You may choose from the following: a television series or plotline (e.g., G.I. Joe, Army Wives, The West Wing), a film (Birth of a Nation, Rambo, James Bond, The Patriot), a comic book (e.g., Captain America, Captain Britain, Captain Canuck, Alpha Flight), or a novel or popular work of non-fiction (The Hunt for Red October, Gone with the Wind, The Real America: Messages from the Heart and Heartland, Pinheads and Patriots). Your choice need not be a work of American, Canadian, Australian, or British patriotism (though you will need to be familiar with the country of origin of the work if you focus on a foreign media product, e.g., The Valley of the Wolves).