Hi! So, I have my IOP presentation coming up as well and I was wondering how my topic was. My teacher really hasn't given too much input back and so I am very confused. I will write an alternate ending for Wide Sargasso Sea through Rochester's narration and will discuss the impact of a varying narration has on the novel and reader. Thank you! - Roya
As long as you can actually get some good material out of the topic it should be fine. My friend did something like that and did very well! The key lies in actually writing your presentation well I think.
Thanks. But in all actuality, I don't know what I am arguing. I want to discuss how the narration impacts the novel and reader, but I am not sure I can talk about that for 10-15 minutes! I know I definitely want to do the creative writing, I just don't know what to argue.
For the time requirement you'll need maybe 2000 words, which is actually way less than it sounds if you're writing fiction and then discussing it![an alternate ending for Wide Sargasso Sea through Rochester's narration and will discuss the impact of a varying narration has on the novel and reader]Well, with this topic, you're focusing on the fact that the ending you're writing is different from the one the author wrote. When you're writing it, think about what's different, why it's different, why you chose the change you made, how this reflects on the tone/themes/character arcs/whatever of the book, how this influences reader perception or whatever, and then talk about that. You'll definitely need a key argument to centre your discussion around, like 'the narration affects the text in [x] way, which I can prove to you through contrasting my alternate ending with the actual ending'.
Thank you so much for all your help! :)