TRAD 101 Week 2 Assignment

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Paper II Assignment TRAD 101: M.E. Hum. Due: Thursday April 24 or Friday 25 in section. Papers will be accepted early, in this case, hand them directly to your TA. Papers WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED late unless an extension has been pre-arranged between you and your TA. Length of paper: The paper must be at least five (5) full pages in length, not including the Works Cited page. The paper should not be over seven (7) pages in length. The paper’s citations must comply with MLA format (6th edition). The paper must be double spaced throughout, 1 inch margins (all sides), page numbered; and direct quotes over 4 lines shall be indented 5 spaces on the left. If you have a title page, do not repeat the title or course information on page one.…show more content…
It will focus primarily on the literary matter mentioned in the topic. You should do research on the history and or geography of the region in which the story takes place or get further biographical information about the author, but this should not predominate in the paper. Focus on the literature and what it says and how you are reacting / relating to it. Do not summarize the literature or story: your audience can be assumed to have read the shorts stories or the novel involved. One of the easiest ways to get started on the paper is to find one or two review pieces of the texts or the authors and their work generally and incorporate these into your paper by agreeing or disagreeing with them. Amazon.com reviews do not count, book reviews should be sought in reliable, preferably refereed academic journals or literary magazines such as those available in JSTOR and Academic Search Elite and other…show more content…
Option B: What elements and events in the novel point to the development of tensions in Lebanese society caused by class issues, corruption, and discrimination? In the end who suffers? Option C: How and why does Ghada Samman include dreams in the novel? How do Farah’s nightmares reflect the problems in society revealed throughout the novel? How can the dream sequences be seen to condense time and actions into fewer words? If the dream sequences were not there, do you think anything would be lost or missing in this novel? Option D: Defend this statement: The secondary characters (any one or any thing other than the five main characters) exert an overwhelmingly negative impact on the novel’s attitude or mood. Are there any positive secondary characters? What does this have to say about Ghada’s impression of the condition of Lebanon’s society at the time (1974)? ******Reminder: this is to be a paper of entirely your own creation. Papers purchased off the web or copied from papers online or from previous semesters in part or entirety will receive a zero and the student handing in a paper that is not of their own creation will also face expulsion from the
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