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English 2: M4 Performance Task – Sci-Fi Comparative Analysis

For Marking Period 4, your task is to compose a comparative analysis that addresses one of the following prompts.

A. Is there hope in a post-apocalyptic world? Use evidence from The Road and at least one other text. Think about instances in the texts where the reader may glimpse how hope can exist in a post-apocalyptic world.

B. What are rules of humanity and to what extent are they followed in a post-apocalyptic world? Use evidence from The Road and at least one other text. Include examples from both texts that reveal how the rules are followed and how humanity is breaking down.
Note: Although you must use The Road as one text in your speech, you can choose to use “Wall-E” AND/OR a text not studied in class. This text can be another novel, short story, poem, movie, television show, video game, or another type of media. Remember: Your examples from both texts must be SPECIFIC. You must use MLA formatting when citing each text both in-line and in your Works Cited page.

See the Google Doc for the complete guidelines.

Your final paper is due Thursday, 5/31.