Major Paper #1 Comments

Major Paper #1 Comments - MAJOR PAPER #1 COMMENTS You do a...

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MAJOR PAPER #1 COMMENTS You do a great job making a really strong argument throughout this paper. I like that you deal with a complex question, about the relationship between language and culture, and that you aren’t afraid to investigate ontradictions within and between texts. I think you can use these contradictions to get to even greater insight by trying to propose explanations for why they exist and how we might resolve them. Why does Anzaldúa contradict herself? Even if she is doing it accidentally, it still indicates some mixed feelings that point to interesting problems in the relationship between language and culture. What is different about Hughes that makes him disagree with Anzaldúa? How does your experience help you relate to the contradictions, or feel above to solve them for yourself? In general, asking more questions will be a way to push your argument in really interesting directions. Other points to consider for revision and in future writing:
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2008 for the course ENGL 131 taught by Professor Anderson,donaldl during the Spring '08 term at University of Washington.

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