ChiFa09Finalpapertopics

ChiFa09Finalpapertopics - Biography of a City Chicago Final...

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Biography of a City: Chicago Final Paper Essay Topics Write a five-page paper addressing one of the following essay topics. Papers should be submitted in hard copy and typed double-spaced in 12 point Times New Roman font. Your paper should have a clearly stated thesis statement, backed up with evidence from the works you’re writing about, including carefully chosen, brief quotations from the works. Papers are due in our classroom (Humanities 281) on Friday, May 21st at 10:00am . If you want to submit your paper before this time, you can slip it under my office door at Humanities Room 336. Topic 1: Richard Wright and Barack Obama both take significant time in their memoirs to describe their arrival and first weeks and months in Chicago. Compare and contrast their two accounts. How do their experiences and aspirations differ? How are they similar? Topic 2: Both Richard Wright and Gwendolyn Brooks lived in and wrote about Chicago in the mid-1940s. According to each author, what kind of life does the city offer to African
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