Writing Assignment Two_Honors 902_Solitude and Community_Spring 2010_Jeffrey Renye

Writing Assignment Two_Honors 902_Solitude and Community_Spring 2010_Jeffrey Renye

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Honors 0902:004 Temple University Solitude and Community Spring Term 2010 Prof. Jeff Renye Anderson 1143 And the Old Story Came back Again: Writing Assignment Two, Part One Due Date: Tuesday 3/2, at the beginning of class Requirements: The paper is to be at least 3 pages in length and no more than 4 (around 1000-1250 words of content). Use double-spaced 12-point font, Times New Roman, with the pages stapled and numbered, and include a Works Cited page that lists your primary and secondary sources. *I encourage you to print out double-sided pages. Use MLA format (under the external links portion of our Blackboard site under Assignments , you’ll find a hyperlink to sites giving full examples of MLA formatting and citing, in addition to a link to our very own Writing Center); no title page. Underline your thesis statement. *Unless otherwise approved, I do not accept papers e-mailed as attachments. The Assignment: This paper consists of a single primary source: Use the movie Pan’s Labyrinth as your primary source. Write a paper in which you formulate an argument regarding an issue that involves the role and relevance of an individual character, relationships between characters, or the depictions of a community, developing one of the topics listed below. While writing, be judicious in your use of summary (see The Art of Summarizing in They Say/I Say and suggestion from Chapter Two of Writing about Film ) and keep your focus on some combination of completing a close analysis of particular scenes from the movie, acknowledging when relevant the movie’s relationship to historical and social concerns. *Please keep in mind that what I and your audience care about most is your critical and analytical response to your central topic. The Structure: The purpose of your writing for this assignment is to develop an argument-driven position regarding a topic relevant to the movie Pan’s Labyrinth . Your writing will communicate to your audience your thoughts by way of a central argument (your thesis) and relevant textual support from the movie, especially citing the script as one of your resources (located under Course Documents). The basic structure for the analysis to be contained in this paper is as follows: a clear and developed introductory paragraph followed by body paragraphs dealing with pertinent sub-topics that relate to specific scenes. In these body paragraphs include any contextual information that you believe is
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Writing Assignment Two_Honors 902_Solitude and Community_Spring 2010_Jeffrey Renye

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