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Essay on Novels/Films

Choose an essay topic from the list below.   1. Discuss the function and significance of food in three works.   2. Discuss the nature and importance of survival in at least three works   3. The journey is a significant motif in many of the works displayed below. How is the motif of the journey bound up with the development of the main character or characters?   4. Good and evil are often represented in books and films. How do good and evil become polarized, and where is the main character or hero situated between these two poles.   5. Landscape is a significant feature of both books and films. Discuss how the landscape can become an obstacle to the main character.   6. The process of adapting a text into film often involves alterations to that text. How do directors achieve alterations to both character and action, and what effect do such alterations have upon revisiting the book? You must comment on three works from the following (two of which must be books): Novels –       The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins –       The Martian by Andy Weir –       The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis –       The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien Film –       Star Wars –       The Hunger Games –       The Martian –       The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey –       The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe   Note, an essay requires an introduction, thesis, and conclusion. Essay should be at least 750-800 words.