For this assignment, you will be responding to a series of short questions perta

For this assignment, you will be responding to a series of short questions pertaining to the politics in The Wire. Each answer should be between 4-6 sentences. The assignment is worth 40 points.
Here are the questions:
“Violence permeates the existence of every major character in the series and it is often the activity that moves the essential storylines forward.” Provide examples from the show to support this point.
“What we see as we follow Omar’s storyline is that it is the intersections of race, sexuality, and masculinity that make Omar unrecognizable (Deylami & Havercroft).” What does this statement mean? Provide examples from the show to support this point.
“The Wire, in its depictions of the loss of love, the pressures of family, and the betrayal of friendships connects every viewer to that experience of vulnerability.” In what way does this vulnerability contradict the representations of hyper-masculinity that we see in The Wire?
Reflection:
In 4 – 6 additional sentences, reflect on your personal observations by responding to the following:
In this chapter, you read about the concepts of information economy and globalization in the context of the economics of mass media. For this reflection, I ask you to reflect upon the most utilized informal economy present in The Wire – drug dealing. What are the challenges that this informal economy poses for the cops/unit in the show? In addition, how does this informal economy help shape the lives of the kids in the show?