Lyrics, movies, and even television shows all spring from the written word. Select a song, movie, or television show and discuss how one of the literary elements contributes to the power of the work.
Part I:Â Many of the elements can be found in various other formats. Lyrics, movies, and even television shows all spring from the written word. Select a song, movie, or television show and discuss how one of the literary elements contributes to the power of the work. You will need to be specific, so you are certainly welcome to focus on a specific episode or even a certain line of a song. Please include a link, if possible, so that everyone can get a clear picture of what you’re discussing.
Part II:Â Tell us which novel you have chosen to read for the last half of class. Why did you select it? Based on your initial reading, how does it relate to your life?
Submission Instructions:Â As with every “main” discussion post, please make comments substantive (in at least 300 words). Use quotations to support your points, but make sure to balance them with your own original ideas.
please pick any of these reading for part 2:
The Mysterious Key and What It Opened Louisa May Alcott 1867
A Modern Instance William Dean Howells 1882
Maggie, A Girl of the Streets Stephen Crane 1893
Sister Carrie Theodore Dreiser 1900
The Marvelous Land of Oz L. Frank Baum 1904
The Jungle Upton Sinclair 1906
The Autobiography of an Ex-colored Man James Weldon Johnson 1912
Babbitt Sinclair Lewis 1922
Death Comes for the Archbishop Willa Cather 1927
Sartoris William Faulkner 1929
The Good Earth Pearl Buck 1931
Of Time and the River Thomas Wolfe 1935
Their Eyes Were Watching God Zora Neale Hurston 1937
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter Carson McCullers
( JUst write a brief summary of the book and why you picked to read it and how it relates to you)