ENGLISH COMPOSITION SHORT ASSIGNMENT

Week 3 – Written ResponseTo wrap up this unit on integrating sources, you will now read an essay from your textbook. You will read two pieces:William Faulkner’s (2019) “A Rose for Emily” (p. 851)and Bailey Basinger’s (2019) “Tension, Contradiction, and Ambiguity: Gender Roles in ‘A Rose for Emily'” (p. 838)While this is not a literature class, literature provides a good opportunity to not only think critically, one of the important goals of this course, but to practice quoting and citing.Task:First, read Faulkner (2019). A rose for Emily. In R. Bullock & M.D. Goggin (Eds.), The Norton field guide to writings with readings (5th ed., pp. 851-860). W.W. Norton.You may also choose to¬†listen to the text as you follow along by clickinghere.Second, read Basinger’s analysis of Faulkner’s famous story.When you finish, answer Question. 3 on p. 844. As you focus on the question, “What other quotations might she have used,” identify¬†at least three quotes from Faulkner’s story. Explain the quote first. Then, explain how and why you would use each one in revising Basinger’s paper.Please follow this method:Response to Question 3.100+ words”New Quote 1″1-2 sentence explanation of the quote itself1-2 sentence connection of the quote to Basinger’s argument”New Quote 2″1-2 sentence explanation of the quote itself1-2 sentence connection of the quote to Basinger’s argument”New Quote 3″1-2 sentence explanation of the quote itself1-2 sentence connection of the quote to Basinger’s argumentYour response should be 200+ wordsBe sure to quote, cite, and reference Faulkner’s story and Basinger’s analysis.Additional outside sources are optional.

 

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