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Roger and Me

Summary: This essay is a critical analysis of the film "Roger and Me," a documentary of the closing of a General Motors factory in Flint, Michigan. Describes how by using a wide variety of effective techniques, Moore seeks to elicit sympathy among the viewers of the film as he demonstrates the extreme hardships caused on the town's economics and lifestyle due to the factory's closing.
The documentary film Roger and Me, directed by Michael Moore, is an excellent documentary which is meant to portray the closing of a General Motors (GM) factory in Flint, Michigan, and its subsequent effects on the town. Using a wide variety of effective techniques, Moore seeks to elicit sympathy among the viewers of the film as he demonstrates the extreme hardships caused on the town's economics and lifestyle due to the factory's closing.

In the 1980s, American factories were closing at a rapid pace. President Reagan's famous "trickle-down" economics helped large corporations increase profits while at the same time he reduced the power of the union with the firing of over 11,000 Air Traffic Controllers who had gone on strike (Le Blanc 122).

Some of the many factories to be affected by these economic changes were those owned by GM in Flint, Michigan. By first laying off thousands of workers...

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