Writing Prompts - James Garner

Prompt 1

Write an expository essay comparing and contrasting the liberator experiences of James Garner and Jimmy Gentry. Analyze the similarities between the two interviews and what they reveal about the conditions at the Dachau Concentration Camp. Draw evidence from the films and transcripts to support your information and be sure to cite strong and thorough evidence from both sources to support your argument.

Prompt 2

Please watch the James Garner film.  Write an essay that both summarizes and analyzes how the idea of a liberator is developed over the course of the film, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details. Cite strong and thorough evidence from the video to support your analysis.