This assignment consists of several parts as described below:
Introduction to the assignment and visit to the school library.
Reading novels, book talks and watching movies based on the novels. (See assignment called "Book talks" for further instructions.)
Formal writing revisited to prepare for up-coming essay.
Comparing novels and movies.
The following talking points will be the base for our discussions as we compare the novel to the movie:
Did the movie meet your expectations after reading the novel? Why/ why not?
compare the following aspects; characters, setting, tone, development of the story,
what are the main differences between the novel and the movie?
which did you prefer; the novel or the movie? Why?
Make a first draft for your academic papers, decide what perspective you will focus on. (See seperate assignment for further intsructions)
Writing an academic paper based on the novel you have read.