Posted: April 6, 2017
Eng 112 Semester 2 Independent Novel Study Due Monday April 10.
How would you compare this selection with a previous reading?
What character did you like most? Why? The least and why?
Which traits of the characters in this selection did you find most like
you? Least like you?
If you owned a bookstore, would you stock this selection? How would
you promote the sale of it to your customers?
Talk about your impression of the author. What type of person do you
think the author might be? Why?
What is the theme of the selection? How can you apply the theme to
your own life?
If you were asked to do a press conference about the selection, what
information would you share with reporters?
What advice would you give each of the characters?
If this story were made into a movie, how would you cast the
If this story were made into a movie or television show, how would the
story need to be changed?
What’s the main idea?
What is the most interesting part of the story?
Did you find the story predictable? Why or why not?
Describe your overall feelings after reading the selection.
What story passage was most helpful in understanding the author’s
Discuss the characters and how they were depicted within the
selection. What is your impression of them?
What is your overall opinion of the selection? Would you encourage
someone else to read it? Why or Why not
How would you describe the author’s style of writing?
What did you learn from the author?
What features of this author’s writing might you incorporate in your