2nd paper guidelines and ideas
Paper due on February 7th
Rebellion as it relates to the stories we've read.
Prepare a statement you can make about the nature of rebellion which you can defend with evidence from at least two of the stories we've read. The paper should be 500-700 words and labelled as below on the 1st page.
5th period English
February 7, 2006
All following pages should be labeled with the students last name and the page number. Your first page number should be page 2. A Works Cited page is also required, including only the stories you mention in your paper, as well as any outside sources (if any).
Your paper should include quotations from the stories to prove your point, followed by parenthetical references in the text.
Ex: Manly "mumbles about loving her" (O'Connor, 129).
Ideas (we will discuss on Thursday):
Pros and Cons of Rebellion
Rebellion's effects on society, on the family
Cases of taking rebellion or conformity to extremes
The conflict between self-identity and conforming to people's expectations
Stories: (others we've read may be used if you can argue their relevance)
The Man Who Was Almost a Man
The Greatest Man in the World