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Instructions: After reading A Streetcar Named Desire and viewing clips of the fi

Instructions: After reading A Streetcar Named Desire and viewing clips of the film starring Marlon Brando and Vivian Leigh, you will create a PowerPoint presentation that promotes a new live-action film version of the play. You will select one famous … Continue reading

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Instructions: This is the place for personal navigation: Here, you may make obse

Instructions: This is the place for personal navigation: Here, you may make observations about what “speaks” to you and why. You may even choose to reflect upon your growing ability to identify mythic motifs or archetypes in books, films, and … Continue reading

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Here are the questions and topics. Choose three topics to respond to on any thr

Here are the questions and topics. Choose three topics to respond to on any three out of the four readings. Our Town by Thornton Wilder All My Sons by Arthur Miller “Winter Dreams” by F. Scott Fitzgerald “Sonny’s Blues” by … Continue reading

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Please respond to this question using at least 300 words. You should use two sh

Please respond to this question using at least 300 words. You should use two short, direct quotes from the reading to substantiate your answers. In The Soul of a Landlord, Gold makes references to the religious beliefs of Jewish families … Continue reading

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Directions: Answer the questions below as fully as possible. Be sure to cite s

Directions: Answer the questions below as fully as possible. Be sure to cite specific evidence from the text to substantiate your responses. Each answer should be at least 250 words. 1) Compare Babylon Revisited by F. Scott Fitzgerald to The … Continue reading

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1. In a Microsoft Word or PDF-compatible document, type your rough draft. 2. You

1. In a Microsoft Word or PDF-compatible document, type your rough draft. 2. You should use your outline to help you compose this first draft. 3. Format the essay following MLA guidelines and remember to include in-text citations 4. Submit … Continue reading

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Critical Paper: Assignment Sheet For this Critical Paper assignment, we will foc

Critical Paper: Assignment Sheet For this Critical Paper assignment, we will focus on the literary movement we explored in Unit 1, which is Romanticism. Here is your paper topic/prompt: Using 3 Romantic texts by at least 2 different authors, explain … Continue reading

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Instructions: Complete the writing assignment over the following prompt. Treat t

Instructions: Complete the writing assignment over the following prompt. Treat this as a “mini-essay” with complete MLA formatting. PROMPT: You will compare one or more aspects of Judith Sargent Murray’s “Equality Between the Sexes” and the poem you chose to … Continue reading

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Hawthorne’s short stories “Young Goodman Brown” and “The Minister’s Black Veil”

Hawthorne’s short stories “Young Goodman Brown” and “The Minister’s Black Veil” deal with both the religion of his Puritan ancestors and his own view of this religion. Prompt: In a well-organized FORMAL essay (meaning clear intro, body, and concluding paragraphs), … Continue reading

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Character Study Instructions Character Study: Individualism and Imagination (the

Character Study Instructions Character Study: Individualism and Imagination (the Romantics) In 500-750 words, analyze one character from our authors from weeks five and six (Irving, Hawthorne, Melville, or Poe) Questions to consider as you brainstorm the essay’s content: What kinds … Continue reading

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