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Thematic Guides & Book Selections
Thematic Guides for Dystopian Literature
Classic and current literary criticism of the world's most-studied literature.
Bloom's Major Novelists
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Book Reviews & Discussions
Dystopian Literature-- Using several literary elements from the book, make an argument about the author’s commentary on a social, political or cultural issue and why it is still relevant today by analyzing at least three connections to modern (post 1960) events as they pertain to your novel.
Link to a handout that gives further definition of this topic is here
Criminal Fiction-- Using various resources you will present research on a unsolved mystery. You will present theories, known facts to support those theories, unexplained aspects of the mystery and lastly propose a solution to the mystery by supporting a pre-existing theory or proposing your own interpretation. Link to a handout that gives further definition of this topic is here
- AP Literature 7-8 Pages (exclusive of documentation)
- CP Literature 6-7 Pages (exclusive of documentation)
- MLA formatting *
- 6 reliable and age-appropriate sources including your novel
- These sources should come from a variety of places
- At least one of these sources must be acquired at the Chestnut Hill Library
Dystopian Literature Examples