Write a two-paragraph speech in which you review one of the books that
you were responsible for reading last summer: Purple Hibiscus, The Man in the High Castle or your voluntary
choice. (Be ready to turn in the text of your speech in word processed
In your first paragraph describe what the writer was attempting to accomplish
in his or her novel.
- What was the writer's
- How was it achieved?
- Cite examples from the
text to support your argument.
- Include a quote from
your favorite passage in the book.
In your second paragraph describe the degree to which the writer succeeded
in accomplishing his or her goal.
- Don't simply recount
the plot. Analyze the writer's goal.
- Remember that you will
be giving a speech.
- Don't just stand up
and read your review.
- Deliver it to your