Category: Literature

  • https://poets.org/poem/unknown-citizen Read W.H. Auden’s poem, “The Unknown Citi

    https://poets.org/poem/unknown-citizen Read W.H. Auden’s poem, “The Unknown Citizen”. Consider Auden’s poem with the same questions in mind that you considered for the short stories about conformity and following the status quo. Read first to get an understanding of the poem: who is the speaker in the poem? Who is the subject of the poem? What […]

  • Goal: Demonstrate comprehension and evaluation of a secondary source essay. Dire

    Goal: Demonstrate comprehension and evaluation of a secondary source essay. Directions: Choose one of the three critical essays (secondary sources) in this module: Consigny, “Hemingway’s ‘Hills Like White Elephants,’” or Deneau, “Chopin’s ‘Story of an Hour,” or Gruesser, “Walker’s ‘Everyday Use.” Prepare to write: Read and understand the critical essay you choose. Write: In a […]

  • Using your reading notes, write a short analysis of Hughes’ poem (https://www.po

    Using your reading notes, write a short analysis of Hughes’ poem (https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/46548/harlem). Be sure to include: A brief summary of the poem, pulling out details relevant to your interpretive argument Reference to at least three literary elements in the poem; use the OWL Purdue guide to literary terms(https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/subject_specific_writing/writing_in_literature/literary_terms/index.html) to expand and deepen your analysis of […]

  • Research Question: How can government enforce legislation to protect biodiversit

    Research Question: How can government enforce legislation to protect biodiversity? Post your research question. Below that, post a link to each source (I’m looking for 2 sources). Then, below each link, include the following information with each one of your sources: Include a brief summary for each source that highlights the most important things you […]

  • In Hossein’s Kite Runner, Hassan’s fate is obvious. Why? What has he done—what r

    In Hossein’s Kite Runner, Hassan’s fate is obvious. Why? What has he done—what reasons are revealed—that inevitably result in the way society views him? One might argue that he has violated several of the social standards that define a rigidly prescribed sense of “manhood.” If so, what are they, and why do they result in […]

  • Helpfull links http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WWI (Links to an external site.) htt

    Helpfull links http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WWI (Links to an external site.) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assassination_of_Archduke_Franz_Ferdinand_of_Austria (Links to an external site.) Remarque Biography: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erich_Maria_Remarque (Links to an external site.) All Quiet on the Western Front: http://explainallquietonthewesternfront.weebly.com/uploads/2/4/7/2/24722875/all_quiet_on_the_western_front.pdf (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.) Read the first 2 and last 2 chapters of All Quiet on the Western Front by […]

  • ) Using just the Wife of Bath as evidence, summarize what the role of women in m

    ) Using just the Wife of Bath as evidence, summarize what the role of women in medieval society seems to be. How do you know? Point to at least three lines from the text to support your point. 2) How is the Wife of Bath characterized in her tale? What words are used to describe […]

  • Respond to the following for your initial post: 1) One of the great themes of th

    Respond to the following for your initial post: 1) One of the great themes of the nineteenth century is social responsibility, especially in regard to the poor. How does this theme play out in the great Dickens story? Use one particular scene to illustrate your argument.

  • READ: WAITING FOR GODOT We may define tragicomedy, as Beckett called Waiting for

    READ: WAITING FOR GODOT We may define tragicomedy, as Beckett called Waiting for Godot, as a dramatic composition involving elements of both tragedy and comedy, usually with the tragic predominating. Using this definition as a starting point, analyze the play in terms of both its comic and tragic elements. Which predominate, and why? Be specific […]

  • Step 1: This activity asks you to practice a number of skills you will need as a

    Step 1: This activity asks you to practice a number of skills you will need as an effective writer and researcher including source selection, rhetorical analysis, and summary. To start, you will find two sources on your approved topic. The two sources should be different from each other in terms of at least one of […]