Analysis Worksheet / Close Reading Assignment
Due: Wednesday, January 20, by 6:00pm in the Carmen Dropbox
Over the next several class sessions, we will be exploring the ways that focused analysis
helps us to understand how complex messages are conveyed in
For my research paper, I plan on analyzing a documentary about Fidel Castro. My
primary text for my topic is a documentary film called Comandante, by American director Oliver
Stone. For my secondary sources, I am using an interview BBC h
In Comandante, Oliver Stone had a thirty hour conversation with Cuban minister Fidel
Castro and condensed his interview down to a ninety-nine minute documentary. Moreover, it
may be a concern for some individuals, acknowledging the fact that a clear major
Analytical Paper: In Cold Blood
Hard copy due at the beginning of class Monday, February 8.
This assignment is worth 20% of your final course grade.
As a documentary novel, it is not altogether surprising that Truman
Capotes In Cold Blood contains excerpt
Five Types of Weak Thesis Statements
(and how to revise them)
Weak Thesis Type 1: The thesis makes no claim.
In this paper, I will examine how documentaries affect their viewers.
Advice for revision: Convert broad categories and generic (fits anything) cl
Just Getting By
There are two types of people. People that live to work, and people that work to live.
With this very phrase, one can envision its meaning. Certainly, nearly all societies throughout
Reality of Makeovers
Rosenberg, Buck C. "Property and home-makeover." Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural
Studies 22.4 (2008): 505-13. Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text. Web. 19