Us, Them, Ourselves

Long Writing

The Warmth of Other Suns

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  • Intended for: Individuals
  • Formality: Graded
  • Completes in: 3 steps
  • Comments: 0
  • Materials: 2
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Melody has been teaching developmental writing at St. Louis Community College-Forest Park since 2011, having previously taught composition and developmental writing at Southwestern Illinois College,…

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Assignment Overview

This essay asks students to delve deeply into the characters of The Warmth of Other Suns through several layers of character compare/contrast. Once we see the similarities and differences, we then analyze what they teach us, what they reveal, what they mean, what they say about us. Students are encouraged to find new/inventive/creative analyses of the results of their compare/contrast.

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Required Materials
  • Book
  • Computer
Skills developed
  • Compare/Contrast
  • Narrative
  • Reflection
  • Quotations
  • Analysis
3 Steps to complete

1. First Compare/Contrast

2. Second Compare/Contrast

3. Reflect and Analyze

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