Technology Short Stories Poster!
YOUR TASK: Create and educational poster that teaches the stories
to an onlooker, which uses specific examples from the works in a graphically
Be sure to include a title, all
the member names, an illustration of some sort, a clear thesis, a graphically
easy to follow layout, text based evidence (direct quotes or paraphrases) +
ANALYSIS / EXPLANATION.
Include at least three of the
following works from the technology unit:
“I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream”
“Adam and No Eve”
“The Nine Billion Names of God”
thesis statement for your group’s category
it using specific examples from the works. Provide at least two examples
from each work for each assertion statement you make. Aim for a complex
your analysis in an easy to follow and graphically pleasing poster. Neatness
how the works illustrate the perils
of technology. Be specific in your analysis and examples.
Catastrophe? Are there elements that reveal a group of people banding
together to cope with the end? Explain. Be specific in your analysis and
- Ourobouros? Explain how the works
illustrate cycles of destruction and creation. Be specific in your analysis
Explain how the works fit into the greater context of evolution. What does
it mean to evolve? How do the works support or refute this? Be specific in
your analysis and examples.
ground. What common elements do
the works share and for what purpose / message? Be specific
in your analysis and examples. Please look beyond that fact that these are
all end of the world narratives. Consider: POV, building, maintaining/creating/destroying
civilization, hope, etc.
Last Man Motif. How and why is the last man motif developed?
Be sure to analyze what purpose it serves to the narrative’s purpose.
Future? What depiction of the future do the works paint? And /or: What are
the warnings the stories present? Look beyond simply the perils of
***Remember, there may be differences between the works.
While you are searching for common ground between the works, sometimes the more
interesting analysis develops how the works also differ.