Discuss the evidence of character development for your favorite character from a prose or dramatic work.

Discuss the evidence of character development for each person’s favorite character from a prose or dramatic work.
Prepare a 1–2 page analysis of 1 character from history, a book, movie, or television series.
Include descriptions and cited examples for each of the following methods for characters development:
the actions taken by characters used to reveal their natures
the author’s descriptions or playwright’s scene to inform the reader about the character
the characters’ dialogue that reveals what they are like
things that others say about a character that reveals character traits
the writer speaking as a storyteller or in an aside in that present intentional judgments about a character
Citations and references should be in APA style.

The Bluest Eye, a Novel

1- How many characters are there in The Bluest Eye ?
2- Which character is the main character?
3- Why is the novel entitled The Bluest Eye and not The Bluest Eyes?
4- Where is the play set?
5- Who is Pecola? How is her relationship with her mother like?
1- What is the main theme of the novel?

1- Pecola goes through many hardships. Which one is the worst?
2- What roles do Claudia and Frieda MacTeer play in the novel?
3- What type of relationship does Cholly have with Pauline and how does that affect Pecola?
4- Does Pecola get the Bluest Eye by the end of the novel?

Edgar Allan Poe’s The Pit and the Pendulum

Write a paragraph commenting on Edgar Allan Poe’s The Pit and the Pendulum. Remember to comment on the plot, the narrator, and the ending of the short story. The summary should be 7 to 12 sentences long, depending on how much you deem necessary to express your ideas.

The Role of PR

Public relations is valued for its strategic contributions, one of which is developing problem-solving strategies for the entire organization. Public relations pays attention to issues as they emerge, monitoring them before they crystallize into public opinion. They advise management how to handle the issues for a positive outcome to the organization and to preserve organizational credibility in a crisis.
For this assignment, you will write a short essay responding to the following questions:
what effect does the type of organization, its corporate culture, and its communication environment have on the role of PR internally in assisting with its organizational structure?
What effect does it have externally?

In the 24 World, Family is the Main Casualty

The thesis of Ginia Bellefante’s “In the 24 World, Family is the Main Casualty” is:
A) The show, 24, displays the power of familial relationships in overcoming difficult times.
B) In addition to 24 being a show about counter-terrorism,it is also a discussion of sacrificing relationships in the line of duty.
C) Adding a father/son relationship to the plot of 24 changed the path of the program.
D) Because 24’s plot line over a season covers only one day, the show’s plot is slow.

Children’s Literature – Book ReviewWilliams-Garcia, R. (2010). One crazy summer. New York: HarperCollins.

Children’s Literature
Final Exam (35 points)


Williams-Garcia, R. (2010). One crazy summer.  New York: HarperCollins.

Grading Criteria:
You will be assessed by the following criteria:

Reading and Note Taking /5
Annotated Bibliography  /10
• Introduction/4
• Analysis/6
• Use of Sources/2
• Conclusions/3                                                                                                                                                                    Grammar/Writing Style/Citation Style /5
Total /35

• Review should be four pages in length not counting the annotated bibliography or the reading notes; Time New Roman 12-point font and double-spaced.
• Please use Canvas “Assignments” tool to submit your paper.


Write a review of the novel chosen for you, using the following criteria (for more details on the review process, you will need to refer to Chapter 8 of FromCover to Cover by K.T. Horning.)

Reading and Note Taking(Adapted from Horning 2010)
Consulting with chapter 7 of Horning (2010), please pay attention to the following, and make sure to take notes on your expectations and realizations: Genre, Plot, Characterization, Point of View, Setting, Style, and Theme. Take notes on what catches your attention and/or what you feel does or doesn’t work, in your opinion.

Consulting Outside Sources
For the review portion of this exam, you will be expected to refer to a number of secondary sources. You must include quotes from at least 3 reviews from recognized sources (i.e. Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, Canadian Review of Materials, Horn Book, etc.), and you are expected to refer to Horning (2010) to support your critical review of the book (minimum of 2 quotes).

Citation Information
Your review must be accompanied by a bibliography in APA style, and should include
• The novel you are reviewing for the exam
• Your 3 review sources
• Salisbury & Styles (2012)
• Horning (2010)
• Any other secondary sources consulted

Writing the Review(adapted from Horning 2010)
• What is the book about?
• What themes are being explored?
• Provide some background information on the author.

• What sort of critical reception has the book received?
• What literary tradition does the author draw on?
• Are characters fully realized or are they based on stereotypes?
• Is the setting a critical part of the story and is it fully constructed?
• What point of view is the story told from? Is this perspective effective?
• Is the plot clear or confusing?

• Are the book’s themes controversial in any way?
• Do you think the subjects and themes affect reception and/or popular appeal?
• Is the book or any of its themes based on historical or current events and/or politics?

What did you learn about fiction novels through your reviewing of the various components of this text?  What is significant about what you have found? 

Grammar/Writing Style
Please make sure to proofread your exam before submitting. This is an upper division course, and as such, you are expected to have a solid grasp of writing, grammar, and the ability to adhere to a specific citation style. You are to use APA style throughout this exam. You will lose marks for grammatical errors, non-adherence to the APA style guide, and for unclear or sloppy writing.


Choose a theme from the novel that emerged during your review. Create an annotated bibliography that ties your theme to other types of texts:
• A fictional picture book
• An informational book
• A transitional text, graphic novel, or app (Choose ONE of these)
• At least ONE Academic Article or Scholarly Book Chapter
• Another novel (Middle Grade or Early Reader: NOT Young Adult)
Each annotation should include the following:
• APA citation. Author, Date, Title, Publication information.
• At least THREE sentences for each entry. ONE sentence briefly describing the text and TWOsentences discussing how the text connects to the novel that you reviewed for the final, and note why you chose this text in particular.

Punishment Or Rehabilitation

Punishment Or Rehabilitation?
Write an argumentative essay about punishment or rehabilitation, and i would like to be on the rehabilitation side and to give reasons and facts to support the side of rehabilitation


“A Good Man is Hard to Find” by Flannery O’Connor

Create a prewrite research essay, research valid and scholarly sources that will defend your thesis.
 This assignment contains two components:
o A fully developed Introduction paragraph with a thesis.
o An outline of the supporting sections and the counterargument paragraph.
 Make sure that the outlined section follows an alpha numeric sequence and is not comprised of bullet
points nor is it written out in paragraph format. You need to use the Library resources or other search engines to collect at least three scholarly sources
that will defend your thesis. One of these sources must defend your counterargument.
 Write your introduction in paragraph form. Refer to Introduction resources
 Write your supporting sections and your counterargument section in alpha-numeric outline form. This
outline should include text support and in text citations as well.The title page and reference page are also required.
 It should also be double spaced, written in Times New Roman, in 12 point font and with 1 inch margins.
Outline should conform to APA formatting and citation style.
 Use the third-person, objective voice, avoiding personal pronouns such as “I,” “you,” “we,” etc.