Part of any good student essay is the quality and quantity of independent research done to support the essay's main points.
Task: visit the following websites regarding themes in WALL*E and the director's commentary. Jot down supporting information for your paper's main point. You may also want to start your focused thinking by reviewing the Wall-E viewing guide
Writing Assignment: Compose a 2-4 page essay that proves that Wall*E is an example of a dystopia despite its presentation as a children's movie.
Musts for the essay:
Evidence supporting the five elements of dystopia literature
Proper /logical organization of the essay’s ideas and points
Proper MLA format (same deductions will apply); 10 points for a missed citation; 2 points for most other MLA errors.
Plethora of examples from the film and independent research to support and sustain your assertions
Hint for your essay: make certain that your essay clearly discusses at least one warning for the future and at least one comment on the present condition.Classwork: in-class sample
Homework: Read the sample essay posted below and edit/revise each in order to bolster its argument. Be ready to discuss/offer your insights for improvement for the next day's in-class writing activity.