Stockton Writing Class #12A: November 28, 2018

https://stockton.campuslabs.com/courseeval/ce/frst/1101/028

 

BEFORE YOU COME TO CLASS: 

Come to class with annotated copies of Heels and The Rhett Butlers (or notes you took as you read). 

CLASSROOM ACTIVITY: 

  1. Start a Google doc for your family. Name it FE #5 Notes Family Name. Share it with me. 
  2. On the document, collaborate to develop 3 themes that can be connected to BOTH stories.  Write these themes out in complete sentences. Do your best to write this as clearly and completely (REMEMBER that the more you write now, the better use you will be able to make of these notes when you write. 
  3. For each theme you identify, provide specific references from EACH story that ILLUSTRATE the theme through specific textual evidence. Under the quotation, write a few sentences explaining the connection. 
  4. Beneath that, collaborate to pose AT LEAST five viable research questions that will drive the further connection between the fiction text and real life issues pertaining to sexual assault. 

Formal Essay #5: Literary Analysis with Non-Fiction Reference

Though the circumstances are much different, both the narrator of Heels and the protagonist of The Rhett Butlers embody traits common to victims of sexual assault, exposing an all too prevalent reality for young women.  

In a well-developed, well-researched (at least three sources overall) paper, support the thesis worked out in class. Use textual references to both stories to draw your comparisons. Then take those comparisons, and use them to draw broader connections to real life circumstances of sexual assault.
 
Think outside the box. Draw comparisons and connections. Do research that enlightens this often shrouded topic.
 
Real-life examples of sexual assault and the changing social perceptions surrounding victims is — sadly — ALL AROUND US!
 
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AT LEAST TWO SOURCES MUST BE SCHOLARLY OR PEER REVIEWED! Think in terms of statistics or fact about sexual assault that shed light on the situation. 
 
Paper a minimum of three pages.

 

 

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