April 9, 2013
Due: April 18 in her office at 11:30
Must include self addressed envelope that is already stamped if you want feedback on it
Monday and Wednesday are the best days to talk to the prof about the essay
Three short answer questions
o Very similar to the midterm
o Should take about 10 minutes each
Essay question: compare and contrast two films based on one major theme of the course
o Three prompts will be given and we should choose one
o One film must be from the first half of the course (before the midterm) and the
other film must be from the second half of the course
o Must have a thesis and clear arguments
o Essay, in theory, should be about double the short answers
Use SPECIFIC EXAMPLES in both short answer and essay question
Best way to study
Choose an important scene/moment in all the films (one that covers many themes)
1. What themes are present?
2. What other films have these themes?
3. Why are the themes important?
Example done in class:
1. Themes present in this image?
Wilder’s ability to engage multiple registers at once - there is bot