Week 2 Essay - Week 2 Writing Assignment I decided to respond to the three following works The Foundation of the Earth By Randall Kenan Cathedral By

Week 2 Essay - Week 2 Writing Assignment I decided to...

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Week 2 Writing Assignment I decided to respond to the three following works. “The Foundation of the Earth” By Randall Kenan, “Cathedral” By Raymond Carver, and “The Birth-Mark” by Nathaniel Hawthorne. We ask our selves what is the implied clams for each one and have to decided which side we want to take with it. Then we will state the evidence for each as it applies to each. Looking in to the rhetorical appeals with each to decide how we preceded the writers emotions. Then we will reflect on each to determine defend, refute, or qualify each claim. “The Birthmark” by Nathaniel Hawthorne is an allegory and much of the allegorical meaning is derived through Nathaniel Hawthorne’s use of symbolism. Since Hawthorne is engaged in the telling of a moral tale, it is only fitting that many of the symbols in “The Birthmark” pertain to deeper allegorical meanings. For instance, the birth-mark that is shaped like a red hand on his wife's cheek, denotes that nature had a direct hand in the “flaw” upon Georgiana’s face. Symbols in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Birthmark” can also pertain to human character as well. For example Aminadab is a name straight from

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