For this assignment, you will complete your abecedarian essay about the historic


For this assignment, you will complete your abecedarian essay about the historical event of your choosing. As we’ve discussed, one of the primary challenges with abecedarian essays is telling a story across twenty-six discrete sections–bringing multiple pieces of information together to create a cohesive narrative. So, as you write your essays this week, I encourage you to think about what story you are telling with this piece. Just as you did with the abecedarian essays we read earlier in the term, you might ask yourself, “if I had to choose one word to represent the main point of this essay, what would it be?” Your essay’s story might be about your personal experience of the historical event. Or it might be about what drew you to write about this event in the first place–what made you curious about it, what made you want to think about it more deeply. It might be about how your research helped you see this event differently, or what you still don’t understand about the event, even now. There are many ways you can approach storytelling in this fragmented form–but it has to tell a story.
Requirements
Your final abecedarian essay must have 26 sections (A-Z). If appropriate, these may include sections you began developing in your Tiny Truths and Body of Memory assignments.
Your essay must be at least 2500 words in length (though it may be longer)
Your essay must cite at least 3 academic/scholarly sources (Links to an external site.) and provide a works cited list at the end. If appropriate, these may be the same the sources you identified in the Background Research assignment.
Your essay must tell a story across the 26 sections (see description above)
3 SOURCES to use (can use more if necessary):
1. Greenblatt A. (2021, September 9). Since 9/11, ‘Tremendous Progress’ in Homeland Secure ty. STATE AND REGIONAL NEWS
2. Huber, K. A. et al. (20 2). Trajectories of posttraumatic stress symptoms following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks: A comparison of two modeling approaches. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 35(2), 508- 20. https://doi.org/10.1002/jts.22763
3. Salaita, S. (20 5). Ethnic identity and imperative patriotism: Arab Americans before and after 9 11. College Literature, 32(2), 146- 68. https://doi.org/10.1353/lit.2005.0033
Essay Topic: Septemeber 11 Attack
Abecederian Word List:
Americans New York
Bravery Osama Bin Ladan
Crash President
Disorder Quick
Emotional Remembrance
Family Security
Gain Terrorism
History Ultimate
Iconic Victims
Jeopardize World Trade Center
Kind X-ray
Legendary Youths
Muslim Zeal


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