Thursday, March 10, 2016

Making Progress on our Essay

Goal: The essay continues. Your goal today is progress.

Make progress on your essay.

Collected Evidence: The examples you submitted.

Absent yesterday? 
  1. Look for the assignment sheet shared with you in Google Drive. 
  2. Review the writing task below. 
  3. Watch the Mood Paragraph tutorial videoAnd use it to help you write your mood paragraph. 
Writing Task:Consider the short story “The Cask of Amontillado” by Edgar Allan Poe and the movie The Night of The Hunter (1955) directed by Charles Laughton. What techniques do the author and director use to create the theme and mood?
Write a comparison/contrast essay discussing the similarities and differences between these two works. Keep in mind how the author and filmmaker use various literary and cinematic techniques to create mood, theme, and irony.
Keep writing. Draft of your complete essay is due Monday 3/14. 
Keep reading. Book reviews happen on Wednesday 3/16. 

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