Select one of the plays that you read and write an essay based on the provided writing assignment. The essay must be NO FEWER than 1000 words. Essays containing fewer than the minimum word count will NOT be graded. You should not have more than 20% from outside sources (in this case the textbook). That is no more than 200 words. NO outside sources other than the textbooks should be used (no internet!).
Imagine you are a lawyer hired to defend Minnie Wright. Present your closing argument to the jury. Make sure you include references to situations that occurred in the play and cite them according to MLA formatting.
“The Glass Menagerie”
Imagine you are an agent trying to sell this play to a major motion picture company. (NOTE: I am aware this already exists in a movie version) What is your main argument to convince the company to produce this play? Share what you think the the play could really say to audiences today? If necessary, how might the movie director adapt this play to be more in line with our lives today? Use examples and situations from the play as you create your pitch for the company. Don’t forget to cite them according to MLA formatting.
• The essay should be no fewer than 1000 words.
• The essay should include citations from the text.
• The essay should NOT include outside sources. You should include both inner citations and a works cited page in MLA format from any information you used in the textbook.
• Students should make sure that they answer the entire question and support their answers.