Second Graded Essay

DUE: Wednesday, April 5.
PURPOSE: to allow you to get to the bottom of an issue that interests you; to ask and answer a question about one of the texts we've read; to define an argument and follow it to a conclusion

LENGTH: 6-7 pages (typed, double-spaced)

SUBJECT: you have to write about one of the last three novels we've read -- Uncle Tom's Cabin, The Scarlet Letter, The American -- but it's up to you to decide which one you want to write on, and what specific question you want to answer

MY EXPECTATIONS FOR THE ESSAY: the same advice I gave you with the first essay