Final creative essay is a paper on you and your relationship with any of the books, (The Odyssey, transl. by Emily Wilson, Homer, Oedipus the King, trans. Bernard Knox, Author: Sophocles, Simon and Schuster. The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes, Translated by W S Mewin. Tartuffe by Molière, translation by Richard Wilbur). characters and themes studied this semester in class. A minimum of six pages long (and no more than eight), double-spaced.
2. If you are citing any sources, use the MLA Style.
Compose a creative essay about a past event in your life and how you can reflect on it at present using some of the motives, characters or themes studied in the books read this semester.
Describing your relationship with two book characters from the ones studies that have had a significant influence on your life.
What if you were chosen to go on an expedition to inhabit the world and time period of any of the books studied in class?
You are a detective who is trying to solve a “hidden” crime in any of the books studied in class. Determine what that “crime” is and how to solve its mystery, and why we had not seen foul play until now.
You woke up to find yourself in a world where the characters of the books studied in class all meet, mingle and interact. What will happen and what will they say to each other and why?
A “comparative analysis on any of the books studies and their translation into any other language, or their adaptation to film, theater etc.
Express your thoughts about a topic that hurts you in relation to the predicament of one or more of the characters in the books studied.
These are only some ideas and examples of potential topics, but you can certainly propose others and email me for feedback on your topic ideas.