some ideas for response paper #1

If you’re still confused about what a response paper is and how to write one, click the “Response Paper” link at the top of the page.

This week has been all about Andy Goldsworthy and the creative process. Here a some questions you might think about in your essay–feel free to choose one of the following questions to focus your essay, or write about anything else you thought about, relating to Goldsworthy.

  • What does Goldsworthy DO to get ideas? What do you DO? Talk about similarities and differences between how you get ideas and how Goldsworthy does it. Use specific examples from the movie and your life.
  • Are there certain places that seem to inspire Goldsworthy? Describe them. What are some places that inspire you? Use specific examples from the movie and your life.
  • Describe a scene in the movie in which Goldsworthy struggles. What are the physical or mental¬† forces he struggles against? When have you had a similar creative struggle? What kept you going? How did it turn out? Use specific examples from the movie and your life.

Okay, there’s a lot of other stuff you could write about, but that should get you started.

One final reminder: Be specific! Give detailed scene summaries from the movie, and tell a complete story from your own experience. Be descriptive. Make the reader care about the people involved.

Response paper #1 is due on Monday, by 3:45. Have fun.



2 responses to “some ideas for response paper #1

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