Biocultural Analysis

Analyze the biocultural component(s) of a story of their choosing (suggestions provided below) in a 4-5 page paper (1000-1250 words) comprised of the sections outlined below. You do not need to follow APA structuring rules for a research paper (APA applies only to the References), but you should include an introductory and concluding paragraph, as well as section headers. Please download and use the Biocultural Analysis Template Preview the document in its current format for your paper. This assignment has a grading rubric to help guide you.

Media summary:
Who are the main characters, what is the setting/context, is there an important backstory, and are there any key cultural or technological parameters? What significant events occur in the story?
This section should be limited to half or less of your paper. This assignment is a critical analysis of a biocultural phenomenon(s), not a book/movie report.
Biocultural phenomenon explored in the story:
The story chosen should have an underlying moral or running theme that explores a biocultural phenomenon of humanity. Biological components may be physical or mental, microevolutionary or macroevolutionary. Cultural components may be prehistorically, historical, contemporary, or hypothetical.
Real world implications:
What does the story have to say about the human condition in the present and near future? What lessons or warnings might be gleaned from its content?

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