Week Four (9/30)

In Class
1. Quick review of Body Paragraphs and Using Sources

2. Finishing a body paragraph for an essay using secondary sources and personal commentary HERE.

3. Rounding up: Essay paragraphing in Sarah Madsen Hardy's essay on "Bloodchild." See "Bloodchild." Short Stories for Students. Ed. Tim Akers. Vol. 6. Detroit: Gale, 1999. 23-37.  

4. Writing an encyclopedic body paragraph for Lillvis' argument HERE. See Kristen Lillvis. "Mama’s Baby, Papa’s Slavery?: The Problem and Promise of Mothering in Octavia E. Butler’s “Bloodchild”." MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the U.S. 39.4 (2014): 7-22.

5. Discussion
"The Evening and the Morning and the Night." Responses to form HERE.
"Speech Sounds." Responses to form HERE.

Assignments due October 7
1. In your Wikipedia sandbox, create a new section. In this section, summarize Maria Holmgren Troy's "Loss of Words: Octavia Butler's 'Speech Sounds'." The Power of Words. Ed. Solveig Granath, June Miliander, and Elizabeth Wennö. Karlstad, Sweden: Karlstads Universitet, 2005. 73-80.

After the summary, copy three quotations from the reading using bullet points.

2. Fill out the form that corresponds to your assigned topic (15 points):
  • "The Evening...": Entrapment and Liberation HEREyadyfirst, bentley0207, Mboodoo123, MarcusGotIt, amalia.galvis, iwachiw2001, nathjav, wikiuser103, Amartinez47, Ms. Jan3, Taurus-Rules
  • "The Evening...": Segregation and Community HERE.  dmicua94, A.renee, PatrycjaD101, JulietW78, colo201623, Fshariff101, JustinTaylor21, DarkNotos, lovelyjay0308, ynfantecarmen