Levine, Robert, Michael Elliott, Sandra Gustafson, Mary Loeffelholz, et al. The Norton Anthology of American Literature. 9TH 17, vol. C, D, and E, W.W. Norton & Co., 2017.
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Write an essay, a minimum of 400 words and no more than 700, in response to and analyzing (Paul Laurence Dunbar “Sympathy” pp. 1099, Vol. C). In your analysis of the piece you chose, speak back to it from your own critical thinking, personal experience, and values. Think of your response as your analysis of how the text tries to influence its readers rhetorically and how your wrestling with the text has expanded and deepened your thinking about its ideas. The essay must be in MLA style with use proper in-text citations. No outside sources allowed. Only use the textbook (Norton Anthology of American Literature, Vols. C, D, and E, 9th Edition), properly cited on your Works Cited and in your parenthetical citations.