In the film How to Make An American Quilt)we learn the life stories of the
extended family of a grad.student.She has come to spend the summer with
them in their big old house in the country.The women are having a quilting
bee to make her wedding quilt.
Finn has come to her grandmother’s house to write her college thesis but
also to discover herself and decide if marriage to Sam is really right for her.
As Anna says about making a quilt:
You have to choose the combination carefully.The right choices will
enhance your quilt while the wrong choices will dull the colors and hide
the original beauty.There are no rules to follow;you have to go by
instinct-you have to be brave.(American Quilt,1995)
Please pick one of the characters in the film and discuss how Anna’s quota-
tion describes his/her life.Then,go on to relate how Anna’s wisdom applies
to your own life.Explain your life situation and refer back to the film for
examples to back up your ideas.
Please write a 3 page paper on the above topic.Introduce your quotations