Monday, March 6, 2017

Beginning our Comparative Analysis Writing

Goal: Getting started on our comparative analysis paper.

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Comparative Analysis Assignment
Modeled Writing: Mood Paragraph

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Comparative Analysis Assignment:
  1. I have sent you a new Google Doc called "Comparative Analysis Essay"
  2. Find it in your "Shared with me" section in Google Drive. 
  3. Read the prompt carefully to yourself and then we will write one of the paragraphs together. 
  4. Mood Paragraph tutorial video. 
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 comparative analysis essay about these two works. Consider how each uses irony, mood, and other literary and cinematic techniques to reveal the theme. 
Collected Evidence: The examples you submitted.
Examples of Theme Mood and Irony in Night of the Hunter

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