Short Film Analysis Essay-CVCC .

In a well-developed essay, explain the relationship between the texts in your group’s packet and the topic from Watchmen you have been assigned, particularly to the ways in which identities, relationships, and power are presented in the comic and in the outside texts. Specifically, why did Alan Moore choose Richard Nixon to be President during the events in Watchmen? Be sure to include how he got to stay President so long, why Watergate did not end his presidency, and why Moore might have considered him a better choice than Ronald Reagan, who was actually President during the time. Use the following sources: 1) Watchmen 2) The famous image of Nixon’s face in closeup during his resignation 3) The film Frost/Nixon and/or All the President’s Men and/or PBS’s American Experience: Nixon. 4) Any of the articles from the Washington Post database on Watergate. 5) The article “What is the Saturday Night Massacre?” in Newsweek Rubric (10 points each for…): . . . • Introduction: The essay opens in a way which makes a reader want to read more. Thesis: The introductory material ends with an explicitly-stated thesis. Topic Sentences: Each body paragraph (at least four) begins with a topic sentence which logically divides major ideas into paragraphs. Support: Each body paragraph connects ideas using specific examples. · Sources: The essay makes significant, insightful use of the sources in a way that displays an awareness of rhetorical strategies. Conclusion: The last paragraph arrives at, comes to, or draws a reasonable generalization or conclusion that goes beyond the personal. . • MLA Format: Headings, page layout, citations, and Works Cited are in MLA format. • Voice: This is a formal essay. Avoid slang, and avoid directly addressing the reader or referring to yourself. Discuss the topic. Grammar: The essay should display a strong command of grammar and punctuation. Style: Use various sentence patterns, such as coordination and subordination. . .