Blog Post #2. Assignment details

Due: no later than Thursday, Sept. 8, 11:59pm.

In your blog post of at least 300 words, do the following:

  1. Compare the characters, themes, and/or plot of Almodóvar’s Volver to Allende’s The House of the Spirits. What do the female characters have in common? The male characters? How does the style of magical realism compare?


  1. Read the movie reviews that I sent you prior to seeing the film:


  1. Read two additional movie reviews, available here:

  1. Cite two or more of these reviews in your blog post, linking to them and using MLA style. Incorporate their ideas into your blog post. Here is the Abell Library’s  helpful website that gives you examples of MLA citation style:


Especially useful is the sample paper with a sample Works Cited page:


You should include a Works Cited page for your blog post, citing the movie reviews according to MLA style.


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