ENG 2400 Films from Literature, Spring 2020

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ENG 2400 Films from Literature, Spring 2020
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Professor(s)
Department
English
Course Code
ENG 2400
Semester / Year
Spring 2020
Course Description

This is a course comparing motion pictures to their literary source stories.

D530 Fridays 11:30 – 2:00
This course will allow students to examine the relationship between film and their literary sources. Through classroom discussions and out-of-class assignments, students will analyze classic and contemporary literary texts and their cinematic versions. Students will examine the relationship between film and literature, with specific focus on the techniques used in fiction, drama and film and the influences of censorship and society. Students will focus on the similarities and differences of literary works adapted into films.

Recent Discussions

It’s a Wonderful Life questions and trivia

Movies often if not always reflect the time when they are made whether through different technology, different props, or different references. Here are two matters we would have talked about after watching the film: At one point, […] See MoreIt’s a Wonderful Life questions and trivia

diegetic music and black-and-white vs. color

Regarding the presentations Cinema III and Cinema IV: (please respond after viewing those presentations) A) Do you pay attention to the music in movies? B) What musical moments have made an impression on you in your own […] See Morediegetic music and black-and-white vs. color

Romeo and Juliet death count

Similarly to the points made prior to my comment, I feel like the death count was decreased for the audience to not see Romeo as a murderer. Especially, considering that he is never depicted as that throughout entertainment. Romeo killing […] See MoreRomeo and Juliet death count

Recent Docs

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The information here may be the way to see the entire videos I am posting for our class. PLEASE EMAIL ME AND I CAN SEND YOU A SCREENSHOT, WHICH CANNOT BE INCLUDED HERE. I need replies from students to let me know if downloading is the […] See Moreto download and view entire video files

“Rear Window” short story quiz (NOT the film)

Name_____________________________Date________________________ “Rear Window” Short Story Quiz --NOT THE FILM The more details you add, the better. Each question is worth 10 points. 1) Describe what you know about the pro […] See More“Rear Window” short story quiz (NOT the film)

Complete syllabus ENG 2400 Spring 2020

English Department ENG 2400 Films from Literature (3 hours, 3 credits) Professor Masiello                      Office N529                                   e-mail fmasiello@citytech.cuny.edu Pre or Co-requisite: En […] See MoreComplete syllabus ENG 2400 Spring 2020