I’m trying to learn for my English class and I’m stuck. Can you help?

Reading:

  1. Signs Preceding the End of the World, chapters 7-9 + Translator’s Note

Skills/knowledge practiced: Textual analysis; close reading; writing with citations; use of textual evidence; developing argument; analysis of narrative techniques; genre analysis; following proper MLA formatting guidelines; paraphrasing quotes

Submission instructions: Please submit your 200-300 word response as a Word doc on Blackboard (no paper copies will be accepted). Every submission should include at least one quote from the text.

Grades will be based on the completeness of your submission (including textual quotes + sufficient word count length) as well as proper grammar/spelling and the depth of your critical analysis.