OBJECTIVE: Compose an essay that successfully integrates your Decoupages soft conclusion into a broader argument.
1. Develop a broad claim about your film.
2. Compose a thesis that argues for your evaluation of the work and that gives specific reasons to support this evaluation.
3. Compose an essay that presents this thesis, presents and explains your criteria, and then supports your thesis with detailed discussions of the evidence you find. Your evidence MUST include your analysis from your Decoupage. Do not simply summarize the story. Examine specific aspects of the film and explain how those specific aspects support your thesis statement.
4. You may wish to consider how the work relates to important social/political/cultural concerns or issues. You may also wish to consider the nature of the adaptation process itself. Feel free to include a comment in the essay about the works relevance to those issues.
Requirements: A 1500-2000 word essay including
A thesis that argues for your claim
Detailed evidence from the work that supports your evaluation
Use of your Decoupage as evidence
Limited to one block quote!
A coherent organizational structure that supports your thesis
Relating the film to cultural/social issues and/or the adaptation process
Proofreading and MLA formatting
Final draft due on iCollege by July 18 @ 7:00 pm