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a) make a sequel


b) create a new film with one of those themes.




"The test of a courageous person is the ability to bear defeat without losing heart."

2. With your group:

Choose a scene from the movie (or develop your own scene).

Choose a theme of love, betrayal or redemption.

Open an account at Geocities.

Create a homepage (index) and begin your story introducing the setting and characters you will use. (There must be one character for each member of your group.)

Each group member will continue their characters version of the story (plus any subplot that does not contradict the main plot). This will be on a separate page that is linked to the homepage.

Create a conclusion as a group. Make sure that all the separate stories combine at the end. Also, if you wish, you may have two or more characters intersect in the middle and then veer off again.

Reminder: Your group story must hold the viewer's attention through suspense. Build in an exciting conflict, climax, dialogue, sensory details and action words. Tell your characters story in the 1st person but you might want to use the 3rd person for your group sections of the story.

2. Individual Task:

Write a critical essay in which you discuss Casablanca and another work of literature you have read from the particular perspective of the statement that is provided for you in the "critical lens." In your essay, provide a valid interpretation of the statement, agree or disagree with the statement as you have interpreted it, and support your opinion using specific references to appropriate literary elements from the two works.


Provide a valid interpretation of the critical lens that clearly establishes the criterial for analysis.

Indicate whether you agree or disagree with the statement as you have interpreted it.

Choose Casablanca and another work you have read that you believe best support your opinion.

Use the criterial suggested by the critical lens to analyze the works you have chosen.

For each work, do not summarize the plot but use specific references to appropriate literary elements (for example, theme, characterization, stucture, language, point of view) to develop your analysis.

Organize your ideas in a unified and coherent manner

Specify the titles and authors of the literature yoou choose.

Follow the conventions of standard written English.