Proposal for Creative Project

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Drew Langton Proposal for Creative Project I plan to explore the question of how violence is witnessed in contemporary society compared to how it is witnessed now. I plan to use evidence from novels like I, Rigoberta Menchu, and Maus, to show how violence was viewed, recorded, and dealt with in earlier times, compared to how violence is viewed, recorded, and dealt with in more recent times using novels like Kindred, and The Things They Carried. I plan to use a brochure to explore this question in a creative manner. I want to do a comparison of all the evidence I find on this subject, and I think the best way to handle it will be to do close reading on how the slave children in Kindred are accustomed to violence compared to how Curt Lemon died in The Things They Carried
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Unformatted text preview: . As well as a comparison of how Rigoberta Menchu witnesses violence in I, Rigoberta Menchu with how Arty views the violence of the holocaust in Maus. I believe there is a lot to observe on this subject, more specifically how the authors write this information (which I will examine through close reading), and how the violence of these novels is portrayed based on the years they were written. I also want to look at how the oppressed group or person deals with this said violence and how the violence effects them as a character, or effects the story as a whole. By answering all these questions, I feel like a brochure would be full of new and improved information, and it will be a new way to look at this type of analysis with some pictures and captions....
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2011 for the course IAH 207 taught by Professor Johns during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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