Tim OBrien, The Things They Carried · Juan Rulfo, Tell Them Not To Kill MeCompose a 750 to 1250 word essay using one of the following questions: 1. Identify two assigned short stories from Modules 2 and 3 that share a similar theme. Explain how this theme appears in each of the stories you selected, using specific examples from each work.2. Identify two assigned short stories from Modules 2 and 3 that share a similar theme. Explain how in each of the stories you selected the setting allows for the exploration of the theme you selected.3. Identify two assigned short stories from Modules 2 and 3 that have different points of view (first-person vs. third-person, etc). Explain how in each of the stories you selected its point of view might influence the reader’s interpretation of the story.4. Identify two assigned short stories from Modules 2 and 3 that contain dominant symbols. Provide an interpretation of those symbols and explain how they are related to another literary element of the story, such as character, setting, or theme.Successfully completing this assignment will involve constructing an overall thesis for your essay that addresses one of the prompts above and then using quotations and references to specific scenes from the works you select as evidence to support your argument. Reference the Writer’s Workshops in Modules 1, 2, and 3 for helpful advice about constructing literary arguments as well as using MLA format for your essay, citations, and references.Introductionview longer description10 ptsClearly provides all necessary information and sets expectations.8 ptsMinor lack or excess of information; minor lack of clarity.6 ptsConfusing, vague or lacking.10 ptsBody Structureview longer description10 ptsParagraphs consistently meet expectations; transitions very clear.8 pts1-3 lapses in paragraphs; 1-3 problems with transitions.6 ptsSo many lapses in paragraphs or problems with transitions that comprehension is difficult.10 ptsConclusionview longer description10 ptsEnds paper with powerful impact; creates a fully satisfying sense of completion.8 ptsEnding works, but may be weak or does not create a good sense of completion.6 ptsWeak, confusing or missing ending.10 ptsContentview longer description30 ptsPaper carefully and thoroughly responds to the topic, discusses both works intelligently and compares and contrasts them effectively.24 ptsPaper adequately responds to the topic; length is adequate to address the topic; there is discussion of two works of literature.18 ptsPaper does not respond effectively to the topic; length is insufficient to adequately address the topic; discussion of one work missing or incomplete.30 ptsWriting Styleview longer description15 ptsPleasing variety of sentence constructions; always effective and appropriate brevity, use of parallelism and/or poetic effects.12 ptsRelatively few minor errors.9 ptsErrors detract significantly from comprehension or create significant distractions.15 ptsGrammarview longer description10 ptsFew to no errors (1% or less of assignment word total).8 ptsSome errors (less than 5% of word total).6 ptsErrors detract significantly from comprehension.10 ptsSourcesview longer description15 ptsSources interspersed with writers own analysis or synthesis; quotes are less than 10% of paper; 1-5 minor errors in documentation.12 ptsSources interspersed with writers own work; quotes are less than 20% of paper; more than 5 minor errors in documentation.9 ptsSources strung together with little of the writers own work; quotes are 50% or more of paper; citations missing or with major errors; plagiarism.15 pts
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