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Unformatted text preview: Reading Chapter 1: Writing and Genres Chapter 4: Memoirs Chapter 33: "Talking Back" (pages 593-596) and "A Few Ideas for Composing a Memoir" (page 605) Essay 1: Memoir (100 pts.) Your first essay will be a memoir. Write a memoir about a particular event in your life. Develop your memoir by paying special attention to the scene, the people, and the events (actions, dialogue, thoughts) that make up the plot. Be sure that your memoir evokes some significant message or theme that you want your reader to understand. Essentially, you will take a slice of your life that has significant meaning for you, and that you feel comfortable sharing with the class, and you will write about it. This should help you to understand it better and communicate its importance to others through your writing. Some possible topics might be the birth of a child, a life changing trip, winning an award, or learning a new skill. Please topics might be the birth of a child, a life changing trip, winning an award, or learning a new skill....
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This note was uploaded on 08/13/2011 for the course ENGL 112 taught by Professor Professorduffey during the Spring '11 term at DeVry Chicago.
- Spring '11