to Write Papers for this Course
by Monday, March 8, 2010, by class,
4-5 pages word processed, double-spaced, reasonable
NO ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS!
Take the time to organize
and develop your discussion.
Your introduction needs
to state a thesis beyond saying what the assigned readings are.
Also be sure to explain
the text you are using. If you express your opinion it must be in relation
to your discussion of the text.
Please revise at least
once before turning in your final version.
are 3 options:
your topic with me by Wed., March 3, 2010 at class AT THE LATEST.
except #1, require you to either view a film or read one additional item
cleared with me.[The additional item
can be from our book.]
Over the course of the
term we have read a number of selections that address issues raised by
the events of the Holocaust. Write a comparison using TWO of the previous
selections [Colson, Styron, Hallie] and the Frankl
reading, 3 readings in total. What can we learn from the texts you select
about how human beings respond to the kinds of challenges the Holocaust
gave to them? Be sure to form a thesis.
Select a scene from a
movie and explain it in terms of one of the philosophical readings.
Do not spend a lot of time on plot summary. Just say in one or two
sentences “The movie is about ….”, then “The scene I will analyze is…”
You can lead in more gracefully of course. You will also need to explain
the philosophical concept or idea that you are using to help us understand
the scene. The emphasis is on our course material.
Day; The Green Mile; Sliding Doors; The Shawshank Redemption; The Matrix
Writing on an author &/or
theme from the course that you choose, in consultation with me.