Write ONE paragraph for each book detailing:
1) Whether or not you plan to satisfy your heart or your head, or both... and make a prediction HOW this book could help you. BE sure to describe one "thing" about this book you think you will like, and one "thing" you might not like.
2) What method of response do you think this book will lend itself to. Why do you think this?
Due April 12 with your final decision.
Journey of the Individual
The following selections are thematically related to one another in that they ask the question “how should a life be lived?” Each novel asks the question and answers it in its own unique way.
Siddhartha Hermann Hesse
Grendel John Gardner
The Catcher in the Rye JD Salinger
The Inferno Dante Alighieri
Dystopia / Satire
The following selections are thematically related to one another because they all acknowledge the concept that “life is a constant struggle between being an individual and being a member of a larger society.”
1984 George Orwell
A Clockwork Orange A. Burgess
Feed MT Anderson
Ready Player One Ernest Cline
You must turn in this form and your research by April 12, 2013.
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You will be asked to complete a long-term research-based writing project with your selection. You will be asked to choose any of the following options as a method of writing about your book.