Assigned Readings Analysis

For this 4- to 5-page analytical paper, analyze ONE of the assigned readings from before the due date or a PAIRING of these assigned texts that will offer an interesting contrast. Your paper should be thesis driven, making an argument about the meaning of the text(s),...

Race is a Social Construct

Good essays often begin by asking a Driving Theoretical Question of a text. As a class, we’ve read and briefly discussed “Désirée’s Baby” by Kate Chopin. Before noon next Tuesday, I would like you to answer the following Driving Theoretic Question(s): How, why, and in...

Their Eyes Were Watching God

TASK:Write a thoughtful essay in response to the following prompt. In Their Eyes Were Watching God, the narrator and Janie both reference “the horizon” several times. The word shows up on the first and the last page of the novel and on many pages in between, which...

News feature article

JRNL 120 Final News Feature Assignment Deadlines: Beginning of class Friday, April 9: Half-page proposal (including list of sources) Beginning of class Monday, April 19: Full draft (Draft is worth 10 percent of your final grade.) Final article (10 percent of final...

Hamlet

Early in the play, Hamlet distinguishes between what “seems” and what “is.” What is the importance of this distinction is the decisions and judgments that Hamlet makes? (TOPIC) (INSTRUCTIONS) These topics are obviously quite general, and you should feel free to narrow...