Films from Literature ENG 2400 Spring 2024 0565

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Films from Literature ENG 2400 Spring 2024 0565
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Professor(s)
Department
English
Course Code
ENG 2400
Semester / Year
Spring 2024
Course Description

This course examines the ways and reasons that film versions of written stories differ from their sources.

Acknowledgements

This course was created by: Prof. Masiello

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Recent Discussions

Feb. 20 Three easy questions about the 1962 film

1) What is the scene about? Ultimately, the scene is about Humbert declining Charlotte for her much younger daughter, Lolita. 2) Do you think it is effective, being all visual with no dialog? These signs are amongst my favorite style […] See MoreFeb. 20 Three easy questions about the 1962 film

Feb. 20 Lolita. I just met a girl named Lolita.

Q: Before our class, were you aware that Lolita was a book or a movie? I was not aware of "Lolita's" existence what so ever before this class. Q: Had you heard the word “Lolita” in a sexual context before our class? After seeing the pre […] See MoreFeb. 20 Lolita. I just met a girl named Lolita.

Feb 9 (3 of 3) Cinematic Techniques part II

1) Name three different things you feel you learned. A) I learned the valuable skill of splitting the screen to show to parts at once. It even split into three parts screens at times. B) Cutting scenes short via elliptical editing is […] See MoreFeb 9 (3 of 3) Cinematic Techniques part II

Recent Docs

May 12 Final on A Clockwork Orange (the film)

A Clockwork Orange final   due May 22 or 23 (note: The quiz on the novel is a separate document you must request) Please read all before you begin. YOU SHOULD NUMBER EACH PARAGRAPH TO MAKE SURE YOU ARE DOING THE ENTIRE ASSIGNMENT–ALL 8 PAR See MoreMay 12 Final on A Clockwork Orange (the film)

Essay 4: two films from pre-existing short stories

Try to creatively combine the two stories when you get to the end of one, then start of the other, with phrases like “In contrast” or, “On the other hand”: The common thread is they are both films made from short stories. One is a very traditi See MoreEssay 4: two films from pre-existing short stories

 Essay 3 Plays into Films

 Essay 3 Plays into Films Plays into Films Essay 3 on our two plays made into films (two pages minimum, double spaced):   a) Write a comparison/contrast using Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet, and the film version: 1) note at lea See More Essay 3 Plays into Films