After finishing “The Book Thief,” I gave a lecture on the influences of character and plot in the novel. I actually prepared three lectures and gave only one of them. While I do not have a video recording of my lecture, here are the notecards that I prepared.
Here’s a revised version of an AP Question that presents a passage from Hamlet for analysis.
After reading “Heart of Darkness,” I explained the impact of Conrad’s style of writing in a brief 10-minute presentation. The video is attached below.
After reading Sonny’s Blues, I wrote my interpretation on a specific aspect of the story.
This was a project where we selected a poet, analysed his or her poetry, and presented our experience and findings to a small group of fellow students. I chose William Carlos Williams, whose infuriatingly simple poems provided a lot of room for interpretation. Below are my supporting documents and the poems I analysed.