Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Responding to Orwell's Elephant

elephant 2For Friday blog a reading response to Orwell's Shooting an Elephant. Read the instructions on the reading response sheet linked above. Hopefully it will answer some of your questions. Pay attention especially to the following from the reading response sheet:

"Your focus should be on explaining to me as clearly as possible how and why a detail or incident shapes your analysis and is important to your overall understanding of the work. Make certain that you support your generalizations with specifics and that you offer me some less‐than‐obvious insight as a reward for your reading your response. Don’t worry about length; instead worry about saying something worthwhile."

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