Some basic questionsHere is the opening of our book proposal.

As always, your “draft” should be correctly formatted and correct, free of errors in mechanics, grammar, usage, and spelling. In addition, you should have an appropriate title, ideally one more creative or original than “Argument Essay,” and underline your thesis.

Before delving into its various genres, let’s begin with a basic definition of the essay.

:In particular, Kathryn Kalinak, Settling the Score: Music and the ClassicalHollywood Film (Madison:University of Wisconsin Press, 1992); Jeff Smith, The Sounds of Commerce (NewYork: Columbia University Press, 1998); James Buhler, David Neumeyer, and RobDeemer, Hearing the Movies: Music and Sound in Film History (New York:Oxford University Press, 2009)


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More specifically, The Classical Hollywood Cinema addressesfour questions:

What is your favorite text—” (novel, short story, graphic novel, and so on)—or who is your favorite author, and why? Defend your choice with specific examples.


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:For example, Murray Smith, Engaging Characters: Fiction, Emotion and theCinema (NY:Oxford University Press, 1995); Carl Plantinga and Greg M. Smith, eds., PassionateViews: Film, Cognition, and Emotion (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UniversityPress).

Cain, Susan. . New York: Random House, 2012, 2013. ( )

:Some examples are James Lastra, Sound Technology and the American Cinema (NewYork: Columbia University Press, 2000); Charles O’Brien, Cinema’sConversion to Sound: Technology and Film Style in France and the U.S. (Bloomington:Indiana University Press, 2004); Scott Higgins, Harnessing the TechnicolorRainbow: Color Design in the 1930s (New York: Columbia University Press,2007) and Patrick Keating, Hollywood Lighting from the Silent Era to FilmNoir (New York: Columbia University Press, 2009).

Casagrande, June.. New York: Penguin, 2006. ()

:Karl Popper, TheOpen Society and Its Enemies, vol. II: The High Tide of Prophesy: Hegel,Marx, and the Aftermath (London: Routledge, 1990), p. 19.

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:See our FilmHistory: An Introduction, as well as Kristin’s study of German cinemaafter World War I in Herr Lubitsch Goes to Hollywood: German and AmericanFilm after World War I (Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2006) andDavid’s work on the 1910s’ tableau style in On the History ofFilm Style (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1998) and FiguresTraced in Light (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005).

Levitin, Daniel J. . New York: Dutton/Penguin, 2016. ( )***

For example:

Thesis statement:
Voluntary physician-assisted suicide should be a legal option for terminally ill patients, to alleviate prolonged physical and emotional suffering and to avoid unnecessary expense.