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A.P. Literature and CompositionSummer Reading AssignmentChoose onebook from the following list to read over the course of this summer. East of Eden-John SteinbeckThe Poisonwood Bible-Barbara KingsolverThe Scarlet Letter-Nathaniel HawthorneAll The Pretty Horses-Cormac McCarthySlaughterhouse Five-Kurt VonnegutThe Orchardist-Amanda Coplin (This novel contains references, while not graphic, to childabuse, which some readers may find challenging.)Mink River-Brian DoyleBeloved-Toni Morrison (This novel contains language that some readers may find challenging.)Either during or after you read, please journal. The preferred format for this is below. This will provide information for the instructor regarding how you interact with text, think, organize and work.Double-Entry Journal Format—The paper should be divided in half vertically.One side is a quote from the text. It should be at least three lines and no more than one short paragraph, fully written out and cited with the page number. The quotes should be chosen because you believe that they represent a key point about a theme or a character in the novel, especially the above-mentioned theme of the conflict between the individual and society.

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