Compare and contrast the play Fences with the movie Fences. Make an argument about the similarities/differences between the play and movie. Why does it matter? Be sure to make it matter and show why we should look into comparing and contrasting the two versions/interpretations of the play.

OPTION 3:

Compare and contrast the play Fences with the movie Fences. Make an argument about the similarities/differences between the play and movie. Why does it matter? Be sure to make it matter and show why we should look into comparing and contrasting the two versions/interpretations of the play.

~~~~Essay Grading Requirements ~~~

Content

A solid thesis that your support and develop throughout the essay OR a clear point to your play revision re-write changes.
Three quotes from the play for analysis in your essay (cited in MLA format properly) Or citing the play in your 1-page changes justification.
A quote from your chosen outside source in MLA
Transitions within and between paragraphs
Tie into concepts from class (Like word choice, imagery, rhythm, etc.)–use compare/contrast language if you choose that option.
Form/Structure

5-paragraph essay format (it can be more that 5 paragraphs but must have a clear beginning, middle, and ending).
4-6 FULL pages (not including the works cited page) for the play re-write.
3-5 pages for the critical analysis response/compare & contrast
Proper MLA formatting
A works cited page for any essay option you pick (if you do the critical analysis essay, weave in an additional academic outside source from database