25 April 2016
Original: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (23): Could you have seen that mother clinging to
her child, when they fastened the irons upon his wrists; could you have heard her heart-rending
Part 1: Translation
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl to Native Son
The remembrance fills me with sorrow and shame.But, O, ye happy women,
whose purity has been sheltered from childhood, who have been free to choose the
objects of your affec
ENL 186, Spring 2016
Paper #2 Prompt
Due Weds., June 1st at the beginning of class
6-8 pp. double-spaced, typed in 12-point font, 1 margin all around
All secondary sources (optional) should be cited in full in a complete, comprehensive
style such as MLA o
Native Son to Uncle Toms Cabin: From Realism to Sentimentalism
Native Son passage:
His hand moved toward her, but stopped in mid-air. He blinked his eyes and stared at Marys
face; it was darker than when he had first bent over her. Her mo
25 April 2016
Realism and Sentimentalism
Original (Native Son): Bigger knew that they were thinking of his life and the life of his people.
Suddenly he wanted to seize some heavy object in his hand and grip it with all the str
Rubrics for grading Paper #2
Outside sources are not required. If used, they must be academic sources in
print or electronic format (academic-press books and scholarly articles, not
blogs, Wikipedia, online interview
ENL 186 Paper #1 Grading Rubric
Here are the features of an A translation in order of priority.
1) Incorporates the world-view of whatever text student is translating into.
Translations from NS or Incidents int
ENL 186, Paper #1
Translation plus 3 pp. explanation
Double-spaced, 12-point font, regular margins.
Due in hard copy at 11:00 AM (in class), April 25
Part 1: Translation: Sentimentalism to Realism or Vice Ver
Criteria for Critical Writing in an English Class
Paper includes one or more broad
claims about the text(s) or topic; OR
central claim reflects superficial
understanding of the text(s).
Difficult to discern cent