Seminar paper #2:
"Once more to the Lake," by E.B White ( 431 - 437 )
"Joyas Voladores" (125-128).
Word processed and double-spaced, one-inch margins on all sides, 12 point font
Name in upper right corner
Title with the number of the seminar paper ( Seminar paper #1,#2, etc) and the titles of the essay discussed. The titles of the essays should be in quotation marks and capitalized according to MLA rules for capitalization in titles.
Length : 2-3 pages
Two short quotations introduced with a short signal phrase such as "Lorde asserts" or "Simic remembers" and including the page reference in parentheses at the end. In class, we will have gone over how to do this
You may include more brief quotations ( though most of the writing in the seminar paper must be your own), but two are required
The Questions :
1. Questions? Confusinos? What parts of both essays confuse you or do you have questions about? Ask your questions and then spend a few sentences speculating about what the answers might be. If you have no confusions, then discuss whatever part of each essay seems particulary complicated, ambiguous or open to interpretation. Offer your ideas about these parts of the reading.
2. In each essay what particular moment or phrase or sentence stands out to you as interesting or meaningful? Why do you think it stands out and how is it meaningful? How does that moment connect to the overall meaning of the whole essay?
3. Both essays contain a lot of description employing sensory imagery and metaphor. Identify some examples of sensory imagery and of metaphor from both essays, and discuss how they contribute to the overall meaning.
4. connections. Read Joyas voladores next to E.B. White's "Once More to the lake" (p. 458). What themes do they share? What reflections does each author make on these themes?
5. In each essay, whatwriting techniques do Doyle and White use that you think might be useful to you in writing your narrative essay?
For citations of the page please do like (450-451) -- I mean without the word "page"
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