Choose one other character from the novel All The Light We Cannot See. (Don’t use the same character you wrote about in 3.2)
What are 2 key conflicts experienced by this character?
Are the conflicts internal or external?
Are they created by the character or forced upon him or her by others or circumstances beyond their control?
What purpose does the conflict serve in terms of plot or character development?
Then write a well-developed paragraph that addresses the following:
For 1 of the 2 conflicts you identified, discuss why the conflict is important to understanding the character and his or her development in the story, as well as the importance of the conflict in relation to the outcome of the plot.
Explain your ideas and support with specific quoted details from the novel. Aim to have 2 to 3 points to support your argument. Be concise. Cite your sources correctly!
Your paragraph will be graded as follows:
Paragraph Response Rubric
Thought and Understanding
Writing and Mechanics
Ideas are insightful and carefully considered
Literary interpretations are perceptive and
Supporting evidence is precise and astutely chosen and is reinforced in a persuasive way.
Stylistic choices contribute to the creation of a skillful composition.
Demonstrates confidence in control of correct sentence construction, usage, grammar, and mechanics
Ideas are thoughtful and considered Literary interpretations are revealing and Supporting evidence is specific and well
chosen and reinforced in a persuasive way.
Stylistic choices contribute to the creation of a considered composition.
Demonstrates competence in control of correct sentence construction, usage, grammar, and mechanics
Ideas are relevant and straightforward
Literary interpretations are general but plausible
Supporting evidence is general, adequate, and appropriately chosen but occasionally may lack persuasiveness.
Stylistic choices contribute to the creation of a conventional composition.
Demonstrates control of the basics of correct sentence construction, usage, grammar, and mechanics
Ideas are superficial or oversimplified
Literary interpretations are incomplete and/or
Supporting evidence is inadequate, largely a restatement of what was read, and/or inappropriately chosen and reinforced.
Inadequate language choices contribute to the creation of a vague composition
Demonstrates faltering control of correct sentence construction, usage, grammar, and mechanics
Your attempt to respond is insufficient.