Literature

Write about the novel The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron and compare it to the novel Dessa Rose, which was written in response to Styron’s novel.

Topic: Nat Turner and Dessa Rose It should be around 4,400 words, with well-structured chapters and sub-chapters, and uses at least 10 sources. Write about the novel The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron and compare it to the novel Dessa Rose, which was written in response to Styron’s novel. Primary source is “Nat […]

Analyze how a poem draws on a turning point (or turning points) to encode implicit ideas, claims, or worldviews. What ideas, claims or worldview emerge in the poem before the turning point(s)?

Poem by Phillis Wheatley 2 ½ – 3 pages, double spaced (not including the Work Cited page) This is the poem by Phillis Wheatley Analyze how a poem draws on a turning point (or turning points) to encode implicit ideas, claims, or worldviews.  What ideas, claims or worldview emerge in the poem before the turning […]

How does the novel represent its understanding of self-determination and sovereignty through Omishto and her relationships with her mother and Ama?

The power of sovereignty. Draft. A focused introduction A complex argument statement offering an argument in response to one of the two available sources for the mid-term essay Well-organized paragraphs with clear topic sentences Clear and persuasive evidence. This is the topic How does Power imagine what sovereignty and self-determination mean? And how does the […]

Post a comment here on specific passages and images you see in his work that you find significant.Split the word count between Wordsworth and Tennyson

Topic: British Literature As one of the most influential poets of the Romantic Period, Wordsworth’s work deals with many of the themes of Romantic literature, including the importance of the natural world as a source of spiritual and social renewal, the primacy of emotion as a means of understanding the world, and the role of […]

Write about how the texts you’re reading compare or contrast or relate to other texts you’re familiar with (literature, film, television, art, music, etc–we’ll refer to all of these things as “texts”).

Journal Review Take some time looking through the journals linked on webpage. Text-to-text: Write about how the texts you’re reading compare or contrast or relate to other texts you’re familiar with (literature, film, television, art, music, etc–we’ll refer to all of these things as “texts”). OR Text-to-self: Write about how the texts relate, or not, […]

Use your imagination to write an outline for a sequel, or write an actual sequel (3-page max!) for “When I Was Puerto Rican Book by Esmeralda Santiago” reading text.

Creative Mini Project Now that you have written an essay (When I Was Puerto Rican Book by Esmeralda Santiago – Quote and Theme Analysis) that analyzes a theme, it is time to get creative. Another important way for you to make meaning of the texts you read is by creating your own original work. Below […]

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