Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Post One-Hundred and Fourty-Six.

Literature in Action
Final Paper − Book of Choice

Your final paper will be worth 150 points. It should be typed, double-spaced, and free of grammatical and mechanical errors. The due date is May 27th. Senoirs' due date is May 20.

  1. Give the title, author, and genre of your novel.

  2. Describe the setting. How does the setting contribute to the overall story? (20 pts)

  3. Who are the main characters? Give two examples from your book which reveal their personalities. What is the narrative point of view? (20 pts)

  4. What is the main conflict of the novel, and how is it resolved? (30 pts)

  5. What is the theme of your book? Support your answer by describing two incidents that reveal the theme. (30 pts)

  6. Why did you choose this book? Describe two events from your book which you can relate to. Add anything else that is significant about your book! (20 pts)

  7. Choose three quotes from your novel that had a significant impact on the reading, or made you stop and think. Include the page number where the quote is found. Explain why the quote is important to the reading, or to you. (30 pts)

I don't remember when she handed this out. Guess what I get to do tonight? Book has been chosen. Ready, set, go.

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson.

Just so you know, I watched the Lifetime movie before I read the book. I never knew the title of the movie. Then, I read the book and noticed all the similarities. Interesting. Interesting indeed.