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Paper List

Choose from the following list for FINAL TERM PAPER

    Your final paper will be a thematic overview of the chosen author's work using the selected work or works as examples of those themes you see. You must employ at least five distinct critical approaches. If you choose a dramatized work you must of course quote from primary text, which means if it was a movie, you need the script. You may not analyze a work you have covered in a previous assignment.

    Lyric/Poetry - choose 5-10 works by theme.

    • Atwood, Margaret
    • Berry, James
    • Bloom, Valerie
    • Breeze, Jean 'Binta'
    • Brown, George Mackay
    • Browning, Robert
    • Dahl, Roald
    • Foster, John
    • Gittins, Chrissie
    • Hardi, Choman
    • Hughes, Langston
    • Hughes, Ted
    • Johnson, Linton Kwesi
    • Kay, Jackie
    • Milligan, Spike
    • Nichols, Grace
    • Nicholson, Norman
    • Page, Geoff
    • Patten, Brian
    • Pollard, Velma
    • Poulson, Joan
    • Roethke, Theodore
    • Rosen, Michael
    • Ryan, Kay
    • Sedgwick, Fred
    • Seuss, Dr. (Theodore Geisel),
    • Silverstein, Shel
    • Smith, Catherine
    • Smith, Vivian
    • Stallworthy, Jon
    • Stevenson, R. L.
    • Sweeney, Matthew
    • Yeats,William Butler
    • Other (must be approved by Instructor)

    • Burton, Tim Various
    • Seuss Dr. (Theodore Geisel), How the Grinch Stole Christmas
    • Other (must be approved by Instructor)

    • Adams, Richard Watership Down
    • Aesop
    • Andersen, Hans Christian
    • Barrie, J. M. Peter Pan
    • Baum, Frank L. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
    • Berenstain, Jan and Stan The Berenstain Bears
    • Bradbury, Ray The Martian Chronicles
    • Carroll, Lewis Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
    • Dahl, Roald Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach
    • Gaiman, Neil Coraline
    • Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm
    • Hinton, S. E. The Outsiders
    • Jacobs, Joseph
    • King, Stephen, The Eyes of the Dragon
    • Lewis, C. S. Chronicles of Narnia
    • London, Jack (any 5 short stories, White Fang or The Call of the Wild)
    • Perrault, Charles
    • Sendak, Maurice Where the Wild Things Are
    • Seuss, Dr. (Theodore Geisel) Various
    • Swift, Jonathon Gulliver's Travels
    • Twain, Mark (Samuel Clemens)
    • Watterson, Bill
    • White, E. B. Charlotte's Web, Stuart Little
    • Wilder, Laura Ingalls Little House on the Prairie
    • Other (must be approved by Instructor)

      © T. T. Eiland, January 1998

      Last modified: February 24, 2013