Paper 2 choices:   I chose the movie 12 years a slave (2013)

  • Examine primary source documents on the topic before watching the movie to understand the breadth and depth of documentation available.
  • Watch the movie. Note the events and associated timestamp of events in the movie where the event is accurate or when it is fictionalized.
  • Write a paper (4-5 pages) that compares and contrasts the events in a movie to the actual event/s.

Include a clear and unambiguous thesis, such as: The Last of the Mohicans may be a classic movie but fails to tell the whole truth.

Introduce, explore and conclude your discussion. 

Articulate your view while acknowledging and articulating alternative views (e.g., settlers and Indians did not see events the same way).

Use at least three (3) secondary sources. 

Format

1000-1500 words (without reference list), double-spaced, 11 pt arial font

A title page is not necessary

Header = “[12 years a slave] by [Sundus Sulub]”

Use page numbers. 

Format = MS Word or PDF (print to a PDF if you are using Google Docs)

Cite references within paper

List References on last page (MLA style or APA — choose one and stick to it)

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