The purpose of this assignment is to allow you to further develop your ability to write a clear, concise argument essay that aims to persuade your audience, as well as analyze a literary text. Through this essay you will also demonstrate the ability to find appropriate research materials, incorporate that research, and properly document that research using MLA style citations. Please explore how the texts apply to our current world by analyzing individual perception, social constructs, and power with regard to race, gender, and/or family. “Two Kinds” “this is what it means to say phoenix, Arizona” “sonny’s blues” “Eveline” “interpreter of maladies” Research requirements 1. Discuss one or two of the assigned texts from the ENC 1102 class listed above. 2. At least three secondary (research sources, one of which is from Valencia’s library catalog and/ or valencia’s library database. 3. Research sources must be documented using MLA Style. Your essay must have 1. An original title 2. A strong opening sentence and introductory paragraph 3. A strong, clear thesis at the end of your introductory paragraph 4. At least three secondary documented sources, one of which is from Valencia’s library and/or Valencia’s library 5. Strong supporting details that support your topic sentences and thesis statement 6. A conclusion 7. Body paragraph with strong topic sentences 8. In-text citations and a works cited page for all sources used.
“TWO KINDS” “THIS IS WHAT IT MEANS TO SAY PHOENIX, ARIZONA” “SONNY’S BLUES” “EVELINE” “INTERPRETER OF MALADIES”