From Fiction to Fact Comparing Legend with Reality
From Fiction to Fact
Comparing Legend with Reality
The purpose of this assignment is to compare the New Orleans portrayed by popular media such as books and movies with the day-to-day reality of the city. During the course, you will read one novel and view one film that will portray New Orleans in a way intended by the writer and producer. Your job is to identify a theme of interest from the book and movie and conduct your own research to either validate or dispute that theme. Through this assignment you will be able to select a topic that appeals to you and then expand your research and knowledge about it. The assignment is worth 100 points and is due on the final day of class.