Homework: Respond to Mr. LaFont + Book Talk

Hey there,

We have a special opportunity to hear from an author/actor who graduated from AES.

Check this excerpt:

Excerpt from Warrior

For homework, please prepare a 2 minute book talk about the novel you are currently reading.

Consider:

Who is the protagonist?

What is the setting?

Which social issues are highlighted?

Does it make any reference to colonialism?

Like and dislikes about the book.

What you’ve noticed about the author’s craft: techniques, word choices, etc.

Lastly, here are two examples of essays to look at. Neither essay is perfect. But they can help you move in the right direction.

Essay 1

Essay 2

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