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Shelby’s Outline for Final Paper

Premise: In both The Maltese Falcon and The Man in the High Castle, some object arrives that is rooted in or tied to extraordinary historical circumstances—an almost mythical falcon from the time of the Crusades and an explanation of an … Continue reading

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Kaivan’s Outline

I plan to do a digital project on the importance of and references to nature in the House on Mango Street. This is a working concept but I plan to point out the treatment of nature of pure, positive, and … Continue reading

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Shelby’s Midterm Paper

Old vs. New: The True Markers of Civilization   At first glance, Frank Norris’s McTeague only seems to confirm the rather bleak naturalist theory that humans cannot rise above their base instincts—that they are at the mercy of elements of … Continue reading

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Shelby Daniels-Young Outline Paper #1

I. Introduction A. At first glance, Frank Norris’s McTeague only seems to confirm the naturalist theory that humans are in the end only pawns of larger forces of ancestry and inextricable urges, which indicates a rather bleak outlook on any … Continue reading

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ELIC Presentation Outline

Kristy Kim ENGL 012 Literary Cities: Presentation Outline Professor Dimock 18 April 2016   Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer     Background EL&IC is a novel with “visual writing”—sprinkled with photos of doorknobs, birds, a man … Continue reading

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Kristy’s Outline

Kristy Kim ENGL 012: Literary Cities Long Essay Outline Professor Dimock 12 April 2016   Topic: the use of language/native tongues to reflect cultural dissonance within the immigrant’s experience in Amy Tan’s The Kitchen God’s Wife and Julia Alvarez’s How … Continue reading

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Tracy’s Outline

Download the properly formatted version: Outline 2  Quantifying Pathologies as Patterns and Preservation   The Premise: Y-BOC Scale Throughout much of the literature that has been traversed in this semester, many pieces have been driven by a singular obsession, a fixation … Continue reading

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ShireenPaper2Outline

Fate and Determinism in McTeague and The Kitchen God’s Wife Intro: While McTeague and The Kitchen God’s Wife might both be books of San Francisco, they could not be more different. McTeague is a dentist driven to murder by forces … Continue reading

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Gabriel Rojas’ Long Paper Outline

Gabriel Rojas Literary Cities Dimock 4/12/16 Essay 2 Long Paper Outline Prisons as areas of liberation and safety in Native Son and The Jungle Intro Topic: American Incarceration through the Works of Richard Wright and Upton Sinclair Thesis: Though incarceration … Continue reading

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The Kitchen God’s Wife Presentation Outline

The Kitchen God’s Wife Presentation Introduction The Kitchen God’s Wife was published in 1992 Mirrors some of Tan’s own life (she being Pearl, not Winnie) Amy Tan Born in 1952 First generation Chinese-American Many of her novels and literary work … Continue reading

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