Make sure to complete the W1 and W2 Literary Analysis Tools Modules before completing this assignment. Part of your grade is based on selection,integration,and citation of quotations.
Post responses to both prompts. You must post on two different days to earn full credit for participation.
Post 1: Identify a character from both a fiction (Zitkala-Sa, Alexie’s “Pawn Shop,” Wright, or Ellison) and a nonfiction (Tecumseh, Jacobs, or Douglass) piece that we have read this week. First,show how the character is limited in his or her role in society (excluded from the American Dream), and then explain specifically how that character pushes against boundaries imposed by society.
- 300 words minimum (excluding quotations and citations)
- Include two properly integrated and cited quotations one from each work)to support your claims. You may use either direct or paraphrased quotes. See the Literary Analysis Tools Modules in Weeks 1 and 2 for information about integrating and citing quotes.
Post 2: Respond to a classmate. Do you agree with your classmate’s perspective? Why or why not? Be specific. What is the most convincing part of your classmate’s post? Why?
- 150 words minimum (excluding quotations and citations)
There is a no-research policy in place for this class. Using any material other than the assigned readings and lectures, even if it is correctly quoted and cited, will result in a failing grade for this assignment. Contact your instructor if you have questions about this policy.