Close Reading American Literature

This Makes More Sense Than I Thought It Would: Close Reading of Draft Paragraph

I am going to provide some close reading of the texts and examples I will use in my essay as well as the actual draft paragraph that I have so far. This is just to find for myself what points I want to emphasis, connect, repeat later on in the essay and will mostly be… Continue reading This Makes More Sense Than I Thought It Would: Close Reading of Draft Paragraph

Close Reading American Literature

Intro to my final paper: A Look into Hope Leslie’s Female characters and How They Take Control of the Narrative

Disclaimer :  This isn’t final but, I would appreciate your comments, and suggestions are welcomed In Catharine Maria Sedgwick’s 1827 novel Hope Leslie we see the presence of a welcomed feminist perspective and ideas. Sedgwick’s primary female characters are able to adapt to their environment and are not solely portrayed as victims or as secondary… Continue reading Intro to my final paper: A Look into Hope Leslie’s Female characters and How They Take Control of the Narrative

Close Reading American Literature

From Dark To Light; A Perspective Shift Of Nature

                 Since my last blog post, I have decided that my final assignment will be about the perspectives of nature. Emerson’s “Nature” has really resided with me, especially since my experience with the reading and the nature walk. I find myself seeing that nature has had several transformational… Continue reading From Dark To Light; A Perspective Shift Of Nature

Close Reading American Literature

Nature, Perspective & Queequeg

Hi class, Below is an excerpt from the first draft of my final paper. I’ve decided to share this peice with you because I am uncertain if it works. I appreciate any feedback you may have. I’ve included my title and introductory paragraph to give you a sense of my general thesis. Thanks in advance!… Continue reading Nature, Perspective & Queequeg