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ENGL 112Fall 2018Portfolio OptionsPlease choose 10 of the following options for your Portfolio. Select pieces that show off your writing skills andyour ability to write well in a variety of different forms and styles. Originality in every respect will be rewarded!1.Analyze ONEof thetextsfrom the list below in the form of a well-written analytical essay. If you are not sure howto do a textual analysis, please read the following handout:Prose Texts you can choose:1) Deepak Chopra,“Cinema for Peace”:2) Yaroslav Barsukov, “On the Nature of Reality”:3) Robert Lanza, “Does Death Exist?:4) Tim Maudlin, “Why Physics Needs Philosophy”Poems you can choose:1) Meena Alexander, "Muse"2) Margaret Atwood, "In the Secular Night"3) Bill Bisset, "They Cut Back Sew Much on th Backs uv th Poor"4) Roo Borson, "Summer's Drug"5) Afua Cooper, "Memories Have Tongue"6) A.M. Klein, "Heirloom"7) Joy Kogawa, "Offerings"8) Li-Young Lee, "Persimmons"9) Gwendolyn MacEwen, "Let Me Make This Perfectly Clear"10) Michael Ondaatje, "Notes for the Legend of Salad Woman"2.Pleasewrite a pieceinany genreof your choice (e.g. story, poem, play, song, ad, essay) about ONE of the topicslisted below. Please make your piecehighly original, for example, by including a surprise effect.Seeing BlueOne More StepI’d Rather Be ElsewhereOn the First DayFlamesThe Silver CircleWhy Me?Swimming Against the Stream
3.Read and/or listen to the speeches“I Have a Dream”*by Martin Luther King & “Yes We Can” by Barack Obama andcompare them. Please focus in particular onthe strategies the two orators useto bring their messages across.Then choose either option A or option B below or BOTH!Links to the Audio Versions of the two speeches:MLK:BO:Links to the Texts:MLK:BO:Option A:Pleasecompare the two speechesin the form of acomparativetextual analysis. Focus in particular on

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Term
Winter
Professor
FOX
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Writing, Style, museum of anthropology

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