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Notebook for Topics in Literature: Imaginary Worlds (Spring 2005)
Notebook for Effective Writing I (Spring 2004)
ENG Q20: Basic Writing (Fall 2004)
~~ Independent Project ~~
Final Exam Period
Directions: Select any single literary work (poem, short story, novel, drama, or film) related to our "Imaginary Worlds" course theme (suggested works appear below) on which to base an original literary analysis/synthesis essay.
1. Provide an expressive introduction: what led you to choose the work and how do you believe it relates to our "Imaginary Worlds" course theme? Do not summarize the literary work.
2. Provide a brief summary of critical opinion about the work you chose.
3. Enhance your perspective of the work by extensively comparing/contrasting it with one or more of the works we studied OR by researching information that deepens your understanding of some aspect of the work that you find interesting.
4. Provide an analysis of the text that examines one or more its key features (i.e., its characters, themes, motifs, symbolic or allegorical meanings, etc.)
5. Provide an expressive conclusion: what relevance does this work have for contemporary readers? For you? Why do you think readers might be interested in it?
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