Interview with the author

Book choice : Jon Krakauer INTO THIN AIR Book report in a form of interview: Create an imaginary interview with the author of the novel.Use an invented character as your interviewer.The interview must reveal: 1.the plot elements (exposition, conflict, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution) 2.the characters 3.the themes 4.you learning and connections to the text ( this can come through the voice of interviewer) Writing should represent a true conversation that does not force in elements listed above, include reflective paragraph explaining how you connected and learned from the text,why you chose this form of book report and what you learned from this process. Write on the level of 8 or 9 grade 8th grade Boy writing from Guy’s / boy’s point of view.

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Name: Instructor: Course: Date: Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer Written by a renowned writer, Jon Krakauer, In To The Air was one of the best selling non-fiction books in the year 1997 when it was published. It’s a part of his personal account about how he decided to take part in the 1996 mount Everest expedition, even after giving up mountain climbing years before. Although the expedition claimed more than eight lives among them climbers and journalists, the event of the climb generated a lot of spark as described in the book. Jon’s book also got a lot of air play staggering from controversies and finally into a movie. To recount the expedition of the year 1996 to the Everest, below is the interview with the author telling more about the various elements of the book and its contents. Drake: Welcome again to this interview Mr Jon and thank you for the chance to interview with you about this wonderful book. Jon: The pleasure is all mine, you can rest assured that this is a great forum. Drake: I would you start us off by taking us through the plot elements of the book. Jon: As a professional climber, the outside magazine had hired me to write an article on the commercialism of the Mount Everest. So I decided to take the chance and climb the mountain, by joining the expedition team (Adventure Consultants) that …