Autoethnographic analysis of Godzilla (1954)


Over the last few weeks I have progressively learnt more about Autoethanography and why it is so relevant to a subject like Digital Asia. In my first blog, I focused mostly on terror and how this terror that Godzilla inflicted on a small town on the coast of Japan brought up strange feelings for me. These feeling were feelings of sympathy. But there were also feelings of support for the Japanese people after what they went though in the past. I believe that my reaction would have been different if I watched a movie on country that had not gone though that same sort of hardships like Japan has. Knowing Japans history has certainly altered my feelings.


My personal experiences alter my opinion and reasoning for why I felt that way. This is all Autoethnography is – one’s personal experience of a situation in order to understand the underlying cultural…

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