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Identify news stories whose themes you can relate in some way to one or more of the literary texts weve read in the course.

Description In the course of our study of literature this term, we have focused on how literary writers produced writings that are a response to a culture or societys way of seeing the world. For this paper assignment, Process To do this, you should become as familiar as you can with the scope of daily national and international news events. As often as possible, preferably on a daily basis, peruse the headlines and news stories of The New York Times at Identify news stories whose themes you can relate in some way to one or more of the literary texts weve read in the course. Think about ways in which you might relate the literature weve read to some aspect of these news stories what issues, questions, and conflicts resonate in both the news issue and the literature youve read? Once you decide on a news topic that interests you and one that parallels in some way the writings weve studied, learn more about the issue by clicking the Times Topics tab located in the row of files on the top left of the New York Times online screen on the first (main) page (just above the newspapers banner). On the Times Topics page, youll find a searchable index of all the archived stories about that topic. Read as many articles and relevant links as you are able to in order to gain a wide and deep knowledge about the topic. (Note: Eventually you will run out of allowable articles and be asked to purchase a subscription. You are not expected to purchase anything to complete the assignment. After you’ve fully utilized the Times Topics tool, you may research other news sources if needed but any alternative news source you use should be approved through me.) Paper Write a 900-1200 word (3-4 page typed, double-spaced, 11 or 12-size font) discussion of how your reading of two of the assigned literary texts helps us to better understand the complex nature of a significant news event. Start by describing why the news event is significant and then develop a discussion about how the literary texts youve chosen especially resonate with the contemporary topic. What is similar in both the texts and the contemporary event? What are some notable differences in the texts and the contemporary event? How can you help your reader better understand the contemporary event thru the lens of the texts? Be as creative with your choice of texts and discussion as you wish, but you must ground your discussion by quoting and paraphrasing directly from the literary texts as often as possible. Be sure to give your paper an attractive title that reflects the main idea of your discussion. Proofread your paper carefully for correct English grammar and conventions. Twain (NAAL, Vol. C, pp. 111-115): “Fenimore Cooper’s Literary Offenses” (NAAL, Vol. C, pp. 331-340); “The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” (NAAL, Vol. C, pp. 115-119); from Huckleberry Finn — Chapters 1-11 (NAAL, Vol. C, pp. 119-158); Chapter 18 (NAAL, Vol. C., pp. 186-193); and Chapters 33-43 (NAAL, Vol. C, pp. 260-302) Freeman (NAAL, Vol. C, pp. 639-640), “The Revolt of Mother” (NAAL, Vol. C, pp. 649-659); Jewett, “A White Heron” (NAAL, Vol. C, pp. 515-523); Harte, “The Luck of Roaring Camp” (NAAL, Vol. C, pp. 342-350); Harris, “The Wonderful Tar-Baby Story” and “How Mr. Rabbit Was Too Sharp for Mr. Fox” (NAAL, Vol. C, pp. 508-511); Chesnutt, The Goopherd Grapevine” (NAAL, Vol. C, pp. 724-733); Zitkala-Sa, from Impressions of an Indian Childhood and from The School Days of an Indian Girl (NAAL, Vol. C, pp. 1124-1140) James, “Daisy Miller” (NAAL, Vol. C, pp. 406-449); Gilman, “The Yellow Wall-Paper” and “Why I Wrote the Yellow Wall-Paper” (NAAL, Vol. C, pp. 842-856) London (NAAL, Vol. C, pp. 1107-1108): “To Build a Fire” (NAAL, Vol. C, pp. 1113-1124); Crane, Maggie, A Girl of the Streets (NAAL, Vol. C, pp. 1002-1048)