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essay assignment 1 - Essay Assignment #1 The Food Memoir...

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Essay Assignment #1 The Food Memoir Draft due February 19th, Final essay due February 22 nd Your essay should be at least 2 full pages in length, not including the recipe, but no more than 4  pages.  You should use Times New Roman, 12 point font, double-spaced. Write a personal essay  that explores some aspect of your experience. Choose your topic carefully. Write about a  “comfort food” that brings back an important memory from some time in your life. 1. Connect a childhood memory to a favorite “comfort” food.  2. Write a specific and evocative explanation of how to cook or prepare the food.  3. Include a recipe.  4. Use a creative title.  The essay should have the following qualities:  It must do more than tell a story; there must be a  purpose  behind telling the story that  speaks in some way to someone else.  It should, ultimately, answer the  So What?  question.  Your essay should include some reflection to explain or speculate about what you  understand now about something that you didn’t understand then.  It should be richly detailed. Seize opportunities to show what you mean, rather than 
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