Do one of the following:
a) The use of narrative in a commercial or commercials.
b) The use of narrative in comic strip or strips.
c) Narrative in a music video (or music videos).
There is obviously a need to pinpoint the general direction of your essay and the texts or medium to be analysed. You have to discuss this with me beforehand. The exact title, which you must give at the beginning of your essay, will depend on the chosen content or perspective taken for your essay.
Your essay should discuss the linguistic and/or literary features of the commercial(s) or comic strip(s), as well as the non-linguistic features (such as the visuals), and how they contribute to the overall narrative.
Individually written essays are encouraged, but there is a possibility of writing it as a joint project with two or three members in the group. The maximum number of words will vary according to whether it is an individual or joint essay:
Individual essays are encouraged. Students who are interested in writing joint essays should see me beforehand.
The criteria for marking your essays are given in a separate document.
The proposed deadline is the 21st of March
(the lecture on the tenth week). All term papers should be submitted to
workbin. Hard copies are not accepted, unless there are special
reasons for submitting your essay in this form.