Discussion Questions (4/1)

  1. Why is Clarence (“Daisy”) added to the African-American version of this story?
  2. Is militancy in the Irish context similar to the African-American context? Do these two films present them similarly?
  3. The n-word is used at times in Uptight. Is this part of creating an accurate depiction of African-American life or is it a problematic aspect of this movie?
  4. Why is the main character of this plot line portrayed as both a drunk and a bit of an oaf?