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Write a 2 – 2 ½ page explication (analysis) of the poem “Those Winter Sundays,” by Robert Hayden or the poem “There Is No Word for Goodbye,” by Mary Tallmountain.

Poetry Explication Essay Assignment

Prompt: 

Write a 2 – 2 ½ page explication (analysis) of the poem “Those Winter Sundays,” by Robert Hayden or the poem “There Is No Word for Goodbye,” by Mary Tallmountain. Decide what you believe is a prominent conflict/theme of the poem and then explain how various elements (imagery, figures of speech, diction, sound devices, tone, etc.) develop and/or resolve the conflict or theme.

Process:

· Read the poem out loud to hear the sound devices and rhythm

· Fully annotate the poem – highlight interesting or important passages and write comments in the margins of the paper.

· Brainstorm your ideas: Free-writing, listing, mapping, reporter’s questions, etc.

· Create a rough outline

· Write a rough draft

· Edit, proofread

· Revise for final copy

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Create and submit the Works Cited page for your Research paper.

Create and submit the Works Cited page for your Research paper.  Your Works Cited page should follow MLA 8th Edition guidelines.  A sample works cited page can be found in Lesson 8.  You may find the Purdue OWL MLA link (left hand side of the screen) helpful in creating a works cited page and for documenting quotations when you begin to draft your research paper. List all ten sources as required by the assignment.  Remember, use the TCC databases and libraries.  No .com or .net sources will be allowed.

Attach your Works Cited to this thread as a word document.  You do NOT need to reply to your classmates for this assignment.

Works Cited Helpful Hints:

You are required to have TEN valid sources.

Websites with .com and .net sources are….

determine which story relies most heavily on setting to convey its meaning.  

Prompt:

Consider the setting of each of the Hawthorne stories in this chapter.  Why are they significant?  How are they related to the stories’ respective themes?  In your essay, determine which story relies most heavily on setting to convey its meaning.

The readings are attached: Hawthorne’s “Young Goodman Brown”, “The Minister’s Black Veil”, and “The Birthmark”.

Young_Goodman_Brown.pdf

The_Birthmark.pdf

TheMinistersBlackVe

What are the strengths of this work? Weaknesses?

Discussion Question(s):  This week you will be completing the final pages of your Advocacy Paper. Reflecting on the process of identifying, researching, drafting, and revising your chosen topic, respond to the following questions:

Growth questions/prompts

What are the strengths of this work? Weaknesses? What would you work on more if you had additional time? What do you know about this form of writing that you did not know at the beginning of the semester? Looking at (or thinking about) an earlier piece of similar work, how does this new piece of work compare? How is it better or worse? Where do you see progress or improvement? How did you get “stuck” working on this task? How did you get “unstuck”? One skill I could not perform very well….

Write an original response to the given prompt that is well-developed and supported with textual evidence.

Write an original response to the given prompt that is well-developed and supported with textual evidence.

Explain how Faith in “Young Goodman Brown,” Georgiana in “The Birthmark,” and Elizabeth in “The Minister’s Black Veil” are used to reveal some truth about the central male characters in each story.  Describe the similarities that you see among these women characters.

The readings are attached: Hawthorne’s “Young Goodman Brown”, “The Minister’s Black Veil”, and “The Birthmark”.

The_Birthmark.pdf

Young_Goodman_Brown.pdf

TheMinistersBlackVeil.pdf

Choose only ONE  of the following options below and, in your post, write a paraphrase  that avoids plagiarism of the paragraph you have chosen.

Choose only ONE  of the following options below and, in your post, write a paraphrase  that avoids plagiarism of the paragraph you have chosen. Your paraphrase  can be as long as the excerpt you have chosen, but should not duplicate  any phrasing from the excerpt. If you must, you can quote up to three  words in a phrase.

When you are done posting your paraphrase, reply to at least one  classmate’s paraphrase, commenting on what s/he has done well and what  s/he can improve with the wording. Your response should be written in no  fewer than 75 words.

Choose to paraphrase ONE of the excerpts below:

Option 1

Morrison began writing Sula in 1969, a time of great activism  among African Americans and others who were working toward equal civil  rights and opportunities. The book addresses….

Place the complete honor code statement at the end of the RX, after the works cited listing.

Two options for RX4. Please refer to the instructions for RX4 found under announcements.

In the 2nd Treatise of Government, John Locke wrote about consent of the governed. The obligations of the people and of the government. What did he mean?

Locke argued for toleration of religion, or more to the point, the freedom of the individual to practice what he/she believed without interference from government. Explain his argument. The Letter Concerning Toleration is essential to answering this question, his Essay Concerning Human Understanding, and the and the 2nd Treatise of Government may be of help as well.

Guidelines for RX4.

RX4 will double spaced, employing a readable 12-point font, and limited to a range of 500 to 550 words.  Anything outside those parameters is subject to a minimum ½ grade penalty.

There is no….

Explain how Faith in “Young Goodman Brown,” Georgiana in “The Birthmark,” and Elizabeth in “The Minister’s Black Veil” are used to reveal some truth about the central male characters in each story. 

Write an original response to the given prompt that is well-developed and supported with textual evidence.

Explain how Faith in “Young Goodman Brown,” Georgiana in “The Birthmark,” and Elizabeth in “The Minister’s Black Veil” are used to reveal some truth about the central male characters in each story.  Describe the similarities that you see among these women characters.

The readings are attached: Hawthorne’s “Young Goodman Brown”, “The Minister’s Black Veil”, and “The Birthmark”.

The_Birthmark.pdf

Young_Goodman_Brown.pdf

TheMinisters

Provide at least two different ideas for solutions to the problem identified in last week’s discussion.

I have included a swot analysis as well as lecture notes as well previous discussion.

The purpose of this week’s discussion is to do a little online brainstorming for solutions, and share some personal experience with Cognitive Bias.

1. Provide at least two different ideas for solutions to the problem identified in last week’s discussion.  This will give others in the group an opportunity to chime in with other ideas stimulated by seeing yours.

2. Based on the video lecture and the reading, share a specific example of when you think you were affected by one of the cognitive biases.

Online301ALHADDABISWOT2.docx

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PreviousDiscussion.pdf