Hawthorne’s short stories “Young Goodman Brown” and “The Minister’s Black Veil” deal with both the religion of his Puritan ancestors and his own view of this religion. Prompt: In a well-organized FORMAL essay (meaning you must have clear intro, body, and concluding paragraphs), address the following questions regarding BOTH of these stories: How do these… Continue reading In other words, how much faith (no pun intended) does hawthorne seem to have regarding organized religion or religious leaders specifically?
Decide on your final project. It can be an expansion of your TED talk with audio, music and audio effects. This would make it an audio project. Think of a podcast like Radio Lab, but with a theme with a personal story in it. If you chose to make an audio project look at Module… Continue reading The point is to give you more time to work on that final project, so it can be worthwhile.
Write a rhetorical analysis of Henry David Thoreau’s “Civil Disobedience.” Please, use the following format: Introduction: Introduce the reading, the author’s background, the historical relevance of the passage, and a reference to the intended audience as it is also important. As you do this, you would paraphrase the author’s main idea of the work and… Continue reading Your partial publish should be at least 3 full pages in length.
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.
Compare and contrast the different conflicts in the poem. What do we learn about human nature and the human condition as we compare/contrast these conflicts? 3 quotes from the book that have to do with the topic Make it sound like a 16 year old boy Cite 3 passages from the text to support your… Continue reading Cite 3 passages from the text to support your ideas.
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.
I have uploaded the assigned page. Read the direction. I have started assignment. I chose the second quote to use. 2. “To fear death, gentlemen, is no other than to think oneself wise when one is not, to think one knows what one does not know. No one knows whether death may not be the… Continue reading I have started assignment.
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.
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.
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.