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Prof. Ostman - ENG 101 - Monsters Assignment, Fall 2018: Home

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What's In This Guide?

Frankenstein
Nicholson, Clare. Photo of Benedict Cumberbatch and Johnny Lee Miller in Frankenstein, National Theatre Company, London, 2011, ntlive.nationaltheatre.org.uk/productions/ntlin4-frankenstein. Accessed 4 Oct. 2018. 
 
This guide will help you find information for your assignments on monsters, including books, ebooks, articles from library databases, videos and websites. Use the Tabs above for the following: 
 

DEADLINES FOR THIS COURSE 

Research Essay #1 - Due Oct 25 Research Essay #2 - Due Nov. 7  Research Essay #2 Due Dec. 18 
  • Find stories, images, or other takes on the monster.
  • Examine people’s responses to those representations in newspaper reviews, journal articles, or blogs, student surveys or interviews. 
  • When you have finished gathering your data, analyze it and develop a thesis about the differences the media make. 
  • Research and write about a fictional monster, exploring how the monster you have chosen demonstrates some human aspects and analyzing what those aspects mean.
  • Some sources for inspiration might come from: 
  • Literature / Cinema Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Anthropology
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Or other scholarly field

Resources can include scholarly journals, books, substantive articles by cultural critics in newspapers. 

  • Research and write about a fictional monster, exploring how the monster you have chosen demonstrates some human aspects and analyzing what those aspects mean.
     
  • Apply research techniques to learn about a topic of individual interest in greater depth.
  • Some sources for inspiration might come from: 
  • Literature / Cinema Studies 
  • Philosophy
  • Anthropology
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Or other scholarly field

Resources can include scholarly journals, books, substantive articles by cultural critics in newspapers.