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Literary themes to consider for research paper topics

In search of research paper topics focused on literary themes? The most recent and major trend revolves around young adult books. Dystopian novels and vampire books have received a lot of attention, but their popularity may be waning.

Consider discussing different literary themes for your next research paper. (Credit: The Express Tribune)

Consider discussing different literary themes for your next research paper. (Credit: The Express Tribune)

Why were those two literary themes so big in young adult books and what trends are on the rise? Read more

Ender’s Game and Hunger Games: Young adult books as movies

Harrison Ford and Asa Butterfield in Ender’s Game. (Image Credit: Richard Foreman)

Harrison Ford and Asa Butterfield in Ender’s Game. (Image Credit: Richard Foreman)

Whether cult favorites or bestsellers, young adult books have been hitting the big screen in a big way since about 2001. The success of the Harry Potter films have inspired filmmakers to look for the next hit series, and with the conclusion of the Twilight films and the last Hunger Games movie, Catching Fire, hitting screens this month, is Ender’s Game, based on the novel by Orson Scott Card, poised to become a new hit? If you’re looking for a good research topic for a film studies paper, take a peek at how the growth of the YA novel market has impacted the market for teen-centric films. Read more