Summary / Response essay, English homework help

Writing Assignment #1

Summary / Response Essay

For your first writing assignment in this course, you will an academic response to a narrative. you will be reading and responding to the essay, “Death in Venice” by Mike Sager.

The questions you’ll answer (“Purpose”) are (1) What are the purpose and main points of this writer’s essay, and (2) do you agree or disagree with one of his/her points based on your own experiences ?

you’re answering these questions for (“Audience”) this audience is more specific, in that they have not read either the essay you’re summarizing or your previous narrative. you’ll have to give them enough information so that they can understand the author’s essay by reading only your summary.

The goals are (1) to accurately summarize an essay using conventions of academic summary. (2) to provide a focused response to the essay with a clear thesis statement, and (3) to develop your response using examples from your personal experience that are clearly related to examples / ideas from the article itself.

You will need to include a “Works Cited” page with this assignment. Please use MLA guidelines to cite all of your sources.

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*Outline Due Monday, September 19. 2016

*Final Paper Due 23, September 23, 2016

i would like from you to provide me an Outline before Monday, and then you have time to write the paper.

You will need to include a “Works Cited” page with this assignment. Please use MLA guidelines to cite all of your sources.

Paragraph:

Minimum of 4 sentences 

maximum of 12 sentences 

No Plagiarism please