On Earth Wer're Briefly Gorgeous Ch II Reading and Writing Assignment with Chart.docx

This preview shows page 1 - 2 out of 6 pages.

1 On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous Ch. II: A Modified Reading and Writing Assignment for Weds., Oct. 2 While I encourage you to read as much as Vuong’s novel for this Wednesday’s class, especially since we’ll be aiming to read the entire novel by next Monday, . . Reading Assignment : . . . please read the beginning of Chapter II, from page 75 to the bottom of 103, and from the first full paragraph on page 105 to the end of the first partial paragraph on page 106. [Note: If you’re ok reading sexually explicit material, consider reading on, from page 104 through the top of 121.] Writing Assignment : One can gain a greater understanding and appreciation of Vuong’s novel by analyzing the central elements of fiction and how they function within the novel. To this end, please fill out the chart on the following pages by providing one specific example from the text for each element of fiction, and a brief explanation of how it serves the story [note: this Word doc is on Canvas, so if you want more space you can fill out, or make your own chart, then print your own copy]: Though most, if not all of the examples you choose should come from Chapter II, the following is an example from Chapter I of what your chart might look like: Literary Term/Element Specific Example from Text Interpretation/explanation of meaning (how it serves the story) Plot : An author’s selection and arrangement of incidents in a story to shape the action

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture