Essay Assignment (Prep work + 1500 word essay)
Kathy Acker’s Blood and Guts in High School, Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’Watchmen, and re-writing texts.
Part A – Preparation (worth 20% of assignment grade)
Answer the following questions for your prep work:
Why do you think that Kathy Acker and Alan Moore are interesting in re-writing existing texts? Note that the term ‘text’ can be applied broadly to not only written texts, but cultural narratives, and archetypes. (Answer: at least 100 words)
Choose 2-3 examples from Kathy Acker’s Blood and Guts in High School A Raisin In the Sun that you think are good examples of how Acker’s novel engages with other texts. Cite the examples, and briefly explain why you think they are good examples of re-writing. (Answer: at least 150 words)
Choose 2-3 examples in Alan Moore’s Watchmen, that you think are good examples of how this graphic-novel engages with other texts. Cite the examples, and briefly explain why you think they are good examples of re-writing. . (Answer: at least 150 words)
After you’ve looked at examples from both Blood and Guts in High School and Watchment , briefly explain in your own words how the two are similar, and different, in terms of how and why they re-write existing texts. (Answer: at least 150 words)
Part B – The Essay (worth 80% of assignment grade)
Write a 1500 word essay on the following topic:
What can we learn from a text that re-writes other texts? Discuss the intertextual relationships and their significance in both Kathy Acker’s Blood and Guts in High School, Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ Watchmen.
For more information on Intertextual Relationship read this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intertextuality
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