skip to Main Content

Place your order

Fill in the order form and provide all details of your assignment.

Proceed with the payment

Choose the payment system that suits you most.

Receive the final file

Once your paper is ready, we will email it to you.

Final Exam Preparation-Option A     Old Testament as Literature, Fall 2020 Essay

Place your order now for a similar assignment and have exceptional work written by our team of experts, At affordable rates

For This or a Similar Paper Click To Order Now

Final Exam Preparation-Option A     Old Testament as Literature, Fall 2020
Essay Question and Discussion—15% of the Final Exam
In Old Testament as Literature scholars often comment on the similarity between biblical texts and classic or popular literature and film. Biblical characters and plot lines resemble those from series and films we stream. “Intertextuality” is the literary term for this resonance. It reminds me of Qoheleth/Ecclesiastes 1:9, “What has been is what will be, and what has been done is what will be done; there is nothing new under the sun” Ecclesiastes 1:9 (emphasis added).
Essay Instructions. Select an Old Testament text (abbreviate: OTT) and a literary text from popular culture (abbreviate: PCT) and discuss their common themes. The latter can include literature, film and series of all kinds.
Some pre-writing questions to consider as you make your choices:
What ultimate existence questions reside at the heart of the most popular genres today: crime dramas, hospital dramas, post-apocalyptic, dystopian, science fiction, etc.
Which well-developed biblical characters spark a connection with equally well-developed characters in books you have read or entertainment you watch?
*How is your PCT a commentary on our present times and culture(s)? What are the issues of concern related to your OTT? Harris’s textbook addresses the cultural setting of biblical texts.
Write your essay prior to taking the final exam and post it on the Final Exam Preparation Discussion Link in Week 7 Learning Module. You will also need to paste the text in the essay space on the online final exam.
Your essay is 15% of the exam grade but you may earn up to five points extra based on the quality of your essay and discussion of other posts on the Discussion Forum.
Grading Rubric and Outline
2 points—I. Old Testament text (OTT) and popular culture text (PCT) clearly described with biblical citations and authors, respectively. N.B. Do not choose a New Testament text or character.
2+ points—II. Thesis statement regarding the connection of the two texts.
5+ points—III. Two to three common themes each developed with examples from both texts.
3+ points—IV. Conclusion describing the significance of the two texts as they may function in their respective cultures.*
1 point—Minimum 300 words and Parts I-IV labeled in your essay.
2+ points—Substantive contributions to the discussion of other essays from Option A

For This or a Similar Paper Click To Order Now

Why Choose Us?

Unique Papers

There is no way that you will find any copied and pasted materials in your work. We do not rewrite or recycle previously-written papers.

Super-Urgent Help

Anything can happen, and sometimes you may find that you only have a couple of hours for an essay. Even if you find this impossible, we can help.

High Quality for a Cheap Price destroys the stereotype about professional quality and its cost. Here you will get a stunning paper for a low rate.

Reliable and Attentive Writers

You can count on your writing partner because s/he will never let you down. All of our helpers have Ph.D. and master’s degrees, professional knowledge, and advanced English language skills.

Back To Top