Film and Narrative II
English 3573

Required Texts :

Much Ado About Nothing
Cat On a Hot Tin Roof
The Glace Bay Miner's Museum

Methodology: Mostly lecture, question and answer

Evaluation:

Two papers 50%
Class mark 10%
Final exam 40%

Papers:

Your first essay. (Minimum two thousand words, which is approximately eight typed double spaced pages). For this essay compare and contrast either the two plays, Much Ado About Nothing and Cat on Hot Tin Roof, with their films; or the novel, The Glace Bay Miner's Museum, with the film Margaret's Museum.

Your second essay. (Minimum twenty-five hundred words, twelve typed double spaced pages). For this essay you must critique at least six films: four from class and two of your own choosing.

Films will include:

Cinema Paradiso, Chinatown, Antonia's Line, Much Ado About Nothing, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Close to Eden, Margaret's Museum, The Full Monty, Crash, Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid, Once Were Warriors, Strictly Ballroom, Jackie Brown.

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