Book Review (75 points)
Book: The Five People You Meet In Heaven by Mitch Albom. Point values for each component of the book review are included below. You will need to include the following in your review:
Identify the book by author and title
Identify themes that are prevalent throughout the book
What is/are the major theme(s)?
How does the author develop and reveal the theme(s)?
Does the author use traditional themes or original themes?
Briefly summarize the book
Your reaction to the book – was it interesting, eye-opening, instructive, entertaining, memorable, etc. Why? Write your response to the book, but stay away from simplistic phrases such as “I really liked the book” or “I hated it” or “It was a good book.” Would you recommend this book to one of your friends, classmates, or even a family member?
Evaluate how the book relates to current events or contributes to an ongoing debate in the world today.
Relate the book to bigger issues such as how did the book affect you? How can the book relate to your life as a college student? How is the book related to your personal agenda or game plan for achieving your goals/success?
All book reviews should be 2-3 pages double spaced 12 point font (Times New Roman) with page numbers. Please include a cover page with the following information:
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