Summarize the text focusing especially on the main argument.Explain why you did or did not find the argument persuasive.

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Summarize the text focusing especially on the main argument.Explain why you did or did not find the argument persuasive.

Summarize the text focusing especially on the main argument.Explain why you did or did not find the argument persuasive.

 

Topic: Women of Color

Paper details:

At the top of the page include your text’s title author and full-page numbers for the essay.

For example:

Laura Harris: “Notes from a Welfare Queen in the Ivory Tower” (this bridge 372-81)

Follow this format and use the indicated headings:

Read: This bridge we call home Nathalie Handal: “Shades of a Bridge’s Breath” (158-64)

Summary/Interpretation: Summarize the text focusing especially on the main argument.Explain why you did or did not find the argument persuasive.

Outline: Outline the essay structure (include page numbers). Your outline should very briefly summarize each section. (Note: If for your outline titles you use the same titles that are found in your essay please be sure to put the title in quotation marks.)

Themes: List and briefly describe the essay’s main themes. Be sure to also discuss how the text fits (or does not fit) with the specific section in which it is located.

Intersections: List and briefly discuss the intersections of identity you find in the piece.

Quotations: Select one or two key quotations that best illustrate the text. Briefly explain why you believe that they best illustrate the text.

Connections: List other course authors/readings which your selected text resembles. For each author/reading briefly explain why you see this resemblance