12 Years a Slave - Blog Post #4 Due Thursday, October 18


12 Years a Slave is based off of the real-life account of Solomon Northup, but how much of it is actually true?  Click here. to read Sandy Schaefer's ScreenRant article "'12 Years a Slave': The Movie vs. The True Story" then write a response.  Your response should focus on whether you agree or disagree with Schaefer's opinion of the adaptation the book to film.  Your response should be at least one 5-sentence paragraph that goes beyond the thesis of agreement or disagreement to the  reasons behind the thesis.

Remember to post your comment using proper MLA format -
1. Start with the header:
  • Your Name
  • Teacher's Name
  • Class 
  • Date (day, month, year with no commas)
For example:
Peter Parker
Mr. Scheuer
Modern Fiction - Hour 1 (your choices: 1, 7, or 8)
16 March 2017

2. Then write your response.  Remember others may see this, so you need to use proper grammar, punctuation...).

3. At the bottom of this post, click on the comments link and post it using the anonymous setting.

Posts are due by Thursday, October 18th. 

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