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English 1B Fiction Essay Instructions Background/Context: This essay will help you grasp the importance of literature. A work of fiction is not just a creative story; a good work of fiction carries an underlying significance which the reader must be clever enough to decipher. Writing this essay will help you practice your critical thinking skills by urging you to consider the deeper meaning within a work of fiction. (This assignment meets SLOs # 1, 2, 3, and 4). Topic Choices: (choose ONE) #1 Examine the themes within Toni Cade Bambara’s “The Lesson” and explain how these themes are still relevant to our lives today. thesis- about the themes in Toni Cade Bambara’s “The Lesson” Ps (points) about one of the themes Is (illustrations) quotes to show the presence of the theme Es (explanations) explain the relevance of each theme in our lives today #2 Explain why the characters in Toni Cade Bambara’s “The Lesson” are important to the plot of the story. Also, why should we care about these characters?
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