I Give it a Year – Literary Elements


Newlywed couple Nat and Josh are deliriously happy despite their differences, though friends and family aren’t convinced that they can last. With their first anniversary approaching and attractive alternatives in the mix, can they last?

1) What is the point of view of the movie?

2) What is the plot of the movie?

I Give it a Year Thumbnail

Monomyth?

3) Describe the following characters using the Fox Character Analysis Pyramid which includes name/title, physical appearance, personality, character’s role, character’s problems/challenges, major accomplishments, cultural context, and world view.

1 Rose Byrne as Natasha Nat Redfern

Rose Byrne as Natasha “Nat” Redfern

2 Rafe Spall as Joshua Josh Moss

Rafe Spall as Joshua “Josh” Moss

3 Anna Faris as Chloe

Anna Faris as Chloe

4 Simon Baker as Guy

Simon Baker as Guy

4) What is the theme of the movie?

5) What is the setting of the movie?  How important is the setting?

6) What is the genre of the movie?

7) Does the movie have any cultural lessons?

8) What are the literary conflicts of the movie?

Relationship Counseling

Worksheet at Scribd:

http://www.scribd.com/doc/199051444/I-Give-It-a-Year-Literary-Elements-Worksheet

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