Literature Question

  1. Review/reread the texts from the course
    1. Pierce, “The Mother Warns the Tornado”
    2. Saunders, “Puppy”
    3. Owen, “Dulce et Decorum Est”
    4. Erdrich, “The Red Convertible”
    5. Jewett, “A White Heron”
    6. Bradbury, “The Pedestrian”
    7. Baldwin, “Sonny’s Blues”
    8. Alexie, “What You Pawn I Will Redeem”
  2. Choose one text that raises specific real world issue.
  3. Research Proposal (Optional–Please email me if you have questions about your topic.)
  4. Brainstorm the issue and identify outside sources that help you to answer the following questions:
    1. What is the broad issue raised in the literary text?
    2. How can you define the issue as a problem that needs to be addressed?
    3. What evidence is there to prove that this is a real problem?
    4. Who does the problem impact?
    5. What are the ethical issues related to the problem?
    6. Why do you care about this problem?
    7. Why should your readers care about this problem?
  5. Identify relevant sources and submit Short Writing Assignment–Annotated Bibliography #1 (Sources for Essay 3)

Use The Story The Pedestrian- Raises real world issue of the advancements in technology and how it can have a negative effect on society.