CORE 112 essay 3 assignment sheet

CORE 112 essay 3 assignment sheet - 1 CORE 112 Laurie...

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CORE 112 Spring 2012 Laurie Fisher Assignment 3 Finding Your Voice: Criticism and Close Reading The previous assignment asked you to use a secondary source, Umberto Eco’s Travels in Hyperreality , through which to explore a primary text, Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby . In this assignment, we will continue to negotiate with secondary critical works. As always, what is most important is your ability to place yourself in dialogue with another critical voice while maintaining your own unique argument . Ideally, you will be using your secondary sources to enhance, complicate, or challenge your own reading of the primary text . This assignment allows you to do research and choose your own secondary source. Your source may be either theoretical or specific to your text. For example, you may decide to explore a component of The Day of the Locust through the lens of Judith Butler’s notion of “performativity.” Or, you may want to argue for or against a specific motif or
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2012 for the course CORE 112 taught by Professor Wenstrom during the Fall '08 term at USC.

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