Unknown Love

STEP 1

PROJECT TITTLE: Unknown Love

ADAPTATION FROM: Poem "the Unknown" from the Spoon River anthology By Edgar Lee Matters.

ORIGINAL TEXT:  “THE UNKNOWN”

YE aspiring ones, listen to the story of the unknown

Who lies here with no stone to mark the place.

As a boy reckless and wanton,

Wandering with gun in hand through the forest

Near the mansion of Aaron Hatfield,

I shot a hawk perched on the top

Of a dead tree.

He fell with guttural cry

At my feet, his wing broken.

Then I put him in a cage

Where he lived many days cawing angrily at me

When I offered him food.

Daily I search the realms of Hades

For the soul of the hawk,

That I may offer him the friendship

Of one whom life wounded and caged.

STEP 2

Why do I choose this text?

I was capture by the Spoon River anthology just immediately   so I finished it really fast,  I enjoyed the way the poems were written and found a relationship between all of them.

 “The Unknown” gave me a lot to think about, especially because I interpreted as a way to tell a secret, someone was feeling something but couldn’t know how to express it.  The poem talks about a person who was buried without a name, someone forgotten with no apparently reason, so I start thinking in reasons for what the unknown was there, a prohibited love?   A forbidden relationship?

A few names from others poems were kept in my mind and I thought it’ll be interesting if I included on my story, and that’s how Ms. Merrit arrived to the Hatfield Mansion.  Specially cause I was needing a character who can use the type of language the poem was written, for example: “Daily I search the realms of Hades, for the soul of the hawk” witch I paraphrases on the end of my script.

Hope you’ll enjoy it!

NOTES FROM THE AUTHOR: Hi classmates! If you read my script and leave a comment I will be really apreciate it, and off course will do the same for yours. I think feedback is one of the most important steps on this process. :)

PS: My first language is Spanish, so excuse me in advance if my english writing is not 100% correct. :) 

STEP 3

LOGLINE: Aaron only knows the love that his people, Spoon River have given to him; He think to be living the life he wants, but is he really the person in charge of his own decisions?

SCRIPT VERSION: Final Draft, I think this is ready, off course I could keep working on it over and over agin, but I think I have a very good piece that match the goal for this class.

I hope you enjoy it if you have the chance to read it! and off course if I'm one of the choosen ones... well no have words to explain how I will feel! 

Final Draft: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9ON0wrdUL7DQ25tMHZ3aGNSeUU/edit?usp=sharing

Draft 4: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9ON0wrdUL7DNU5oalU3TXBzZTA/edit?usp=sharing

Draft 3: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9ON0wrdUL7DdE9lTFYwOVFMM00/edit?usp=sharing

Draft 2:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9ON0wrdUL7DSUhsM0tvVnNTNUk/edit?usp=sharing

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