History of Western Civilization
History of Western Civilization HIST 102
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Date Created: 10/03/15
Study guide 1st Exam ENGL 278 Section 009 I will expect you to have read everything assigned to this point and to have taken extensive lecture notes You should know titles authors and approximate dates of composition Your exam will consist of ten short answer questions and one essay question The essay section will be completed outside of class I will expect your answers to be clear coherent well organized in support of a thesis and well supported with specifics from the readings The exam will give you an opportunity to demonstrate not just the facts you have mastered but the skills in analysis you have acquired Section I Short Answer The short answer questions will require a brief response to a specific question Answer these as fully but as concisely as possible Keep in mind that some questions may have more than one part Key TermsIdeasWriters for short answer questions Literary terms Transcendentalism Poetry Explication Social Realism Modernism Harlem Renaissance Americanization Native American Oratory Homo genization Assimilation Class Section II Compare and Contrast Essay Take Home Keep in mind that a good compare and contrast essay will look carefully at both the differences and similarities in the writings and writers being discussed It is important to include specific examples from the texts and as many discussion ideas and terms as possible Secondary research is not appropriate for the exam If you are unfamiliar with how a good exam essay is written you should do a bit of research on line to familiarize yourself One of the most important and commonly neglected aspects of these essays is a strong introduction Choose ONE 1 of the following questions and write a strong 35 page essay Choose a writer from the reading list and discuss the ways in which their work reflects ideas of identity represented in Whitman s Song of Myself Compare and contrast the rhetorical strategies used by two writers from the reading list Discuss the ways in which two writers from different literary periods address the same issues of identity
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