Overall Assignment: Choose a character from the class’s assigned dramatic readings, choose a level of conflict that character faces (and explain the conflict), and argue how the character’s decisions in facing that conflict reveal the nature of that character. This should be a 2-4 page, double-spaced essay that cites no less than 4 secondary sources for support.
You will prepare to write this essay through reading and pre-writing activities, you will compose drafts, and you will revise based on your peers’ and instructor’s input to turn in a final draft.
Levels of Conflict: MAN VS. MAN, MAN VS. SELF, MAN VS. NATURE (or a force greater than himself)
Characters from A Streetcar Named Desire:
? Blanche DuBois
? Stella Kowalski
? Stanley Kowalski
? Harold “Mitch” Mitchell
Characters from Hamlet:
? Hamlet, prince of Denmark
Pay Close Attention To: Dramatic Progression, Use of repeated images/objects for symbols, Tone