Literary Analysis Paper (Film)
-”Tsotsi” is the film the paper must be written on. Below is a link to the movies cover so there is no confusion on which film it is.
-use primary and secondary sources.
-do not summarize or describe what happens.–focus on HOW and WHY.
-use what you think is most interesting/important about the film as the basis of a strong thesis statement.
-What you think of it?(you have to have a theory about what the work means to provide focus for your research analysis)
-what the thing is
-what its parts are
-what those parts are used for and how they are put together(structure,patterns,themes)
-who made it, and the influence of that person’s beliefs and ideology on his/her work.
-where and when it was made, and the interplay of that context and the thing itself.
-Who its original audience might have been
-what you think of it? (did your research confirm or disprove your theory? Now what do you think the works means? who cares?..