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4.41 1984 Discussion

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  • 4.41 1984 Discussion <p style="margin: 1em 0px 0.0001pt; padding: 0px; outline: 0px; line-height: normal;"><span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 16px;"><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; outline: 0px;"><span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; outline: 0px; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Respond to at least ONE of these prompts this week:</span></strong></span></p> <ul style="outline: 0px;"> <li style="margin: 0px; outline: 0px; line-height: normal;"><span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 16px;">Think back to what you identified as the theme of this novel. <span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; outline: 0px;"></span>How effective do you think your author was in conveying that point? <span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; outline: 0px;"></span>Did he or she make the point clearly and effectively? <span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; outline: 0px;"></span>Why or why not?</span></li> <li style="margin: 0px; outline: 0px;"><span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 16px;"><span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; outline: 0px; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Ten years from now, when someone asks you if you've read this book, what will you remember? </span><span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; outline: 0px; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; line-height: normal;"></span><span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; outline: 0px; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Which scenes, ideas, or characters will stick with you? </span><span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; outline: 0px; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; line-height: normal;"></span><span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; outline: 0px; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Why?</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0px; outline: 0px; line-height: normal;"><span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 16px;">Look at this novel through the lens of a<a class="sExtlink-processed" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; outline-width: 0px;" href="http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/722/05/" target="_blank">social class theorist</a>. What relationships and power struggles are most interesting and reveal the most about how social class, power, and money impact our relationships? What do you think the author wanted to say about social class through this text?</span></li> <li style="margin: 0px; outline: 0px; line-height: normal;"><span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 16px;">Look at this novel through the lens of a<a class="sExtlink-processed" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; outline-width: 0px;" href="http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/722/11/" target="_blank">gender theorist</a>. How are the relationships between men and women portrayed in this text? What stereotypes, if any, are used in the author's portrayal of men and women?</span></li> <li style="margin: 0px; outline: 0px; line-height: normal;"><span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 16px;"><span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; outline: 0px;">Lots of current science fiction novels and movies draw from these classic sci-fi novels. What echoes of your novel do you see in current movies, television or novels?</span></span></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; outline: 0px;"><span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 16px;">You should also respond to at least two other students.</span></p>