Italian American Literature and Film
Prof. Fabio Girelli-Carasi
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DEADLINE IS April 20
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TEST ON CHRIST IN CONCRETE
Soon after spring break ends I will send out a test on Christ. Most likely I will send it SUNDAY 23, due MONDAY 24 April.
Christ in Concrete
Finish reading the book.
Take notes : select the most important quotes from the book (with page n.)
The overall "fabula" (the story) talks about Paul's slow journey toward
losing faith in Christ-god, and how this literally "kills" her mother.
Write an essay, 1 page or more, identifying the steps in this process. Refer to episodes, scenes and quotes to show how this process evolves.
This does not require expressing your personal opinions or disposition toward religion, religiosity or faith. Focus on Paul's story (which, by the way, is largely autobiographical).
WATCH the film
GIVE US THIS DAY.
Although the film was shot after Christ
it is the PREQUEL (the prologue) to the events that take place in the
The film is available at the language lab.
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