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RWS 305w Amber Anaya Project #2: The Memoir Introduction: This assignment asks that you explore a more descriptive, emotional style of writing called memoir. Use the reading on structure of a memoir, the pieces by Cisneros and Shteyngart linked to in our course text, as well as course lecture to write your memoir. Instructions: There are several ways to focus your memoir. You can choose to focus on a memory, a person, an event, a time of transition, or anything else that appeals to you. But this memoir should be more of a snapshot than a life story. I don’t want to know about everything that has ever happened to you up to this point. I want you to choose some piece of your life that is meaningful and write about it in great detail and description. Using the pieces by Cisneros and Shteyngart linked to in our course text as models , draw on personal or community/family memories and artifacts, as well as public narratives, to recreate a specific time, moment, and place through narration and description. Be sure to incorporate a bottom line to your essay—a
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  • Summer '16
  • Moses Thairu
  • Literature, Typeface,  Use

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