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Directions: Choose one of the
topics below and follow the directions to complete and submit an essay on Monday, April 13, 2015.
If you wish to quote or paraphrase secondary sources,
you must use MLA format in your essay. I
will show you how it’s done.
The essay must contain at
least six paragraphs and at least 750 words.
Interim assignment, which is
part of the overall grade for the essay:
Bring to class next week,
April 6, a typed or handwritten detailed outline about choice 1 or choice 2
You may use either the
“one-side-at-a-time” patternor the “point-by-point” patternto structure the
essay, as shown in class.
In addition to submitting a
hard copy in class, you must upload a copy to.turnitin.com/”>www.turnitin.com to verify its originality.
Choice 1: Finding Similarities between Cave of Forgotten Dreams and Style Wars
Though the two documentaries
are just one generation apart in terms of years released, the films focus on
“writers” who are eons apart: the cave
painters of the Chauvet-Pont-d’Arc Cave in southern France, and
the graffiti writers of New York City during the initial hip-hop movement.
differences between these two groups of writers or artists are obvious, the
topic of this essay is to discuss at
least two points of similaritybetween the two groups.
It is not enough to say they
both created art or they both drew on walls – those similarities are
obvious. Your goal is to delve into the
subject matter and find more significant
is a powerful force in humans; it may well be one of the characteristics of the
modern human soul. Compare the motives
between the graffiti artists of Style
Wars and the painters who drew on the walls of the Chauvet Cave. Of course, all discussion about the
motivation of pre-historic people is pure speculation, but make your ideas
about pre-historic motivation clear, cogent, and logical.