Essay Guide 2 - Reckoning Progression Exercise#4 Ancillary Texts Now it is time for you to choose one of the 3 essays weve been studying together as

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Reckoning Progression Exercise #4: Ancillary Texts Now it is time for you to choose one of the 3 essays we’ve been studying together as your primary essay: John Berger’s “Drawn to that Moment”; Teju Cole “A Too-Perfect Picture” or Susan Sontag’s “A Freak Show” (excerpted) Choose the one that you think you are most interested in thinking more about. And in this progression, due to the nature of the texts, it may be that one of the other two texts could function as an ancillary text also. Now: skim some of the possible ancillary texts and choose one to work with for this exercise. Possible Ancillary texts: 1. One of the other two essays we have been studying in the trinity: John Berger’s “Drawn to that Moment”; Teju Cole “A Too-Perfect Picture” or Susan Sontag’s “A Freak Show” (excerpted) or 2. David Levi Strauss’s “The Documentary Debate” (link/pdf) Maggie Nelson “from “The Art of Cruelty” (658) Jeffrey Jerome Cohen’s “Monster Theory” (455)
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  • Fall '11
  • Parmiter
  • Writing, Ancillary Texts, primary essay, possible ancillary texts

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