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How many movies can you recall where Mafia characters are played for laughs? Why do you think these characters have been so popular? How does this humorous portrayal affect your view of organized crime?
When you see stereotypical characters in a movie, try reversing the roles—in this case, a wealthy African-American family that has a poor Italian boy wanting to marry their daughter. Is this difficult to imagine? Why?