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Senior AP English Summer Reading1. Read one of the books in the attached chart. You can choose to:check it out from your public library, purchase it on your own, read a free, online/pdf version (forall books in the public domain)You will need access to the book when we return to school to write your essay.2. Write a thesis and five quotes:Choose an essay question from the list.Write a thesis statement using one of the sets of boxes below. (Don't write the whole essay yet).Make a list ofat least 5 quotesfrom the book that relate to the question and help prove yourthesis. Include a brief context and explanation of the quote.Include a works cited pagefor the version of the book that you read .Google Purdue OWLfor guidance.3. Submit your assignment:Upload to turnitin.com and bring a printed-out copy of the work to class on the first day------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Thesis StructuresYou may use one of these structures for your thesis. Whatever structure you choose, you must include both whatthe questions is asking about and the overarching meaning of the work as a whole.1. Throughone specificmoment, setting,character,relationship,event, imagery,device, ortechnique[Author’sName]arguesconcludescontrastscritiquesdefinesdemonstratesemphasizesestablishesexaminesexploresillustratesquestionsridiculessatirizessuggestssomethingabouthumanityorsociety(do NOT mentionany characters orthe book here)2.[Author’sName]usesone specificmoment, setting,character,relationship,event, imagery,device, ortechniquein order toargueconcludecontrastcritiquedefinedemonstrateemphasizeestablishexamineexploreillustratequestionridiculessatirizesuggestsomethingabouthumanityorsociety(do NOT mentionany characters orthe book here)3. Ultimately, it isone specificmoment, setting,character,relationship,event, imagery,device, ortechniquethat allows[Author’sName]toargueconcludecontrastcritiquedefinedemonstrateemphasizeestablishexamineexploreillustratequestionridiculessatirizesuggestsomethingabouthumanityorsociety(do NOT mentionany characters orthe book here)
*Caution: shorter does not always equal easier!AuthorTitleDateDescriptionpgsLink to freeonline versionAchebeThings FallApart1958African novel; clash between fictional Nigeriantribe and white people; wrestling champion getsexiled148.net/K6VMedMRtwYZgIkkMchdXL4L1NPrA9UgqYAgYZtFvNWU9Scc.pdfAtwood,MargaretAlias Grace1996Based on real murders of man and housekeeper in1843; servant convicted, doctor investigates468Atwood,MargaretCat's Eye1988disturbing story of a young girl whose life is scarredby the cruel treatment she receives at the hands ofher friends. The novel follows the girl fromchildhood into middle age, tracing the effects of herearly experiences on her adult life.

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