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In 2005 on August 28th Hurricane Katrina began in the Gulf of Mexico Expected to be a category 3 it strengthened while moving around to become a category 5 storm It was recorded as the most destructive storm Hurricane 1 There was a total of 1833 deaths after this storm along with many injuries and people who after being hit was going to be a he struggle to survive The impact of a storm brought on 12 million people in northern Gulf coast from Louisiana to Alabama were under evacuation order weather channel This does not include those who refused to evacuate The film The Beasts of the Southern Wild also demonstrates the same impacts of a storm as big as Hurricane Katrina especially for those who decided not to evacuate After a devastating event like Hurricane Katrina people struggle emotionally financially and socially In comparison to that of The Beasts of the Southern Wild when a storm hit them the after affects changed the way people socialized Peoples thoughts change and the way they interact with one another changes In a sociologists perspective a social situation likesthis requires three theories that work together First is the functionalist theory this theory says that in order for something to function you must have groups and jobs that work together as one function The second theory is the internationalist theory This explains that in a social situation people have many symbols in the way they interact which could be interpreted different by people Lastly is the conflict theory which talks about how even when people work together there is always conflict and competition in order to get to a higher level and be better than those around you These three theories take place in everyday social events and workplaces however more specifically the event of Hurricane Katrina in comparison to The Beasts of the Southern Wild The real-life event and the film portray the three Sociological
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