lunes, 2 de octubre de 2017

LAIR 301: Book Videos, Dates & Teams

Make a video about the book you read, following the specifications in the rubric below. The video should be shown in the conference call on the day of your presentation, and its final version should be uploaded to Blackboard that same day.

Rubric – Book presentations
Information about the author, the first edition of the book, and a brief plot summary of the book.
Identify at least 3 themes that are present in the novel with direct quotes. Themes are the answers to the question of what the novel is about. They should be specific social issues, political issues, economic issues, and cultural elements.
Give context about the 3 themes: Where are they present in the novel? What do they tell us about the time when the novel was written/published and the time it’s talking about? Include quotes from the book.
Video uploaded to Youtube with the title of the book and at least two of the themes in the title, available for public viewing.
7-10 minutes

Books for the semester: 301
October 27
“Sab” by Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda
Tetsuji Tamashiro
Santiago Avril
“Festejos de los empeños de una casa” by Juana Inés de la Cruz
Abigail Espinosa
Balam Bohórquez
November 3
“Around the World in 80 Days” by Jules Verne
Omar González
María Fernanda Castro
“Burmese Days” by George Orwell
Gilberto Rosete
Ximena Molinero
“Things Fall Apart” by Chinua Achebe
Hermione Valdovinos
Paola Sollano
Abigail Espinosa
“Samskara: A Rite for a Dead Man” by U. R. Ananthamurthy
Ian Evans
Montserrat Castañares
November 10
“The Travels of Lao Can” by Liu E
Miguel Munguía
Renata González
“A Young Doctor’s Notebook” by Mikhail Bulgakov
Juan Sánchez
Jorge García
Adolfo Jasso

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