Your secondary source (something written about the story) does not need to be scholarly, but it may.

Essay 1. These are the stories for Essay 1: Write an analytical essay in which you develop an argumentative thesis making reference to at least two of these elements: language, point of view, setting, plot, characterization, and conflict. You can find a thesis by Isolating one of the themes (comment about the human condition) and… Continue reading Your secondary source (something written about the story) does not need to be scholarly, but it may.

It also can give faculty more structured thinking concerning what they are trying to teach and perhaps a better sense of how students will best learn.

Brittnee, I agree with you. Competency-based education promises to provide students with a more accurate, comprehensive, and realistic sense of what they will be able to do upon course or program completion. It also can give faculty more structured thinking concerning what they are trying to teach and perhaps a better sense of how students… Continue reading It also can give faculty more structured thinking concerning what they are trying to teach and perhaps a better sense of how students will best learn.

Instead, select one key area of analysis and make one defined argument regarding that focus.

Using 2 of the 3 captivity narratives we’ve read this semester (Jacobs, Rowlandson, and/or Douglass), produce a well-developed, academic essay that answers the following prompt: Your argument should produce a narrow, focused thesis that directly responds to the prompt. This thesis should be justified and supported through analyzing key evidence from each of the selected… Continue reading Instead, select one key area of analysis and make one defined argument regarding that focus.

You should bear in mind that poe is a romantic (if you’re not thoroughly familiar with what that means, review the mini-lecture material) and that bierce was an early realist (again–mini lecture is crucial) in your answers.

Please describe a significant similarity, OR a significant difference, between the SUPERNATURAL elements in “The Fall of the House of Usher,” and “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge.” You may consider: are there differences in use of the “supernatural”? Do Poe and Bierce seem to have the same purposes in mind for impacts upon the… Continue reading You should bear in mind that poe is a romantic (if you’re not thoroughly familiar with what that means, review the mini-lecture material) and that bierce was an early realist (again–mini lecture is crucial) in your answers.

Pages must be numbered and labeled according to mla conventions.

General Standards for Papers Papers should be in a standard 12-point font (e.g. Times New Roman or Cambria), with 1” x 1.25” margins, and double–spaced. Pages must be numbered and labeled according to MLA conventions. The header (top left-hand side of the first page) should include your name, the date, the course, and the name… Continue reading Pages must be numbered and labeled according to mla conventions.

Do they fit well together, or do they diverge?

Compare Paul Laurence Dunbar’s “We Wear the Mask” and Du Bois’s formulation of double consciousness. Use textual evidence from both Dunbar and Du Bois to address any of the following interrelated questions: Who are Dunbar and Du Bois’s audiences? Are Dunbar’s and Du Bois’s thoughts harmonious? Do they fit well together, or do they diverge?… Continue reading Do they fit well together, or do they diverge?

Focus on one aspect of the text from to much ado about nothing act 3, both analyzing and interpreting it to arrive at a statement of meaning of the text as a whole but do not reference anything that comes in the book after act 3.

3/4 to one page, single spaced, close analysis of the text. focus on one aspect of the text from To Much Ado About Nothing Act 3, both analyzing and interpreting it to arrive at a statement of meaning of the text as a whole BUT DO NOT REFERENCE ANYTHING THAT COMES IN THE BOOK AFTER… Continue reading Focus on one aspect of the text from to much ado about nothing act 3, both analyzing and interpreting it to arrive at a statement of meaning of the text as a whole but do not reference anything that comes in the book after act 3.

Do not rely on or include any texts outside of what has been assigned for this class.

Remember that your essay needs an argument driven thesis which clearly states how the two poems differ from one another within the context of the “old position” and those who criticized it. I would suggest you begin by identifying an aspect of the “old position” that you want to focus on in the poems. For… Continue reading Do not rely on or include any texts outside of what has been assigned for this class.