Bambara’s The Lesson Story
This is a formal writing assignment, so please have the work to be error
free and formatted according to MLA style guidelines with a Works Cited page and an
the entry of the primary source.
**This is a thesis driven analysis that does not require outside research** You may include research if you so choose.
Read the short story, Bambara’s “The Lesson”.
Make and support your claim with evidence from the text. You can examine a theme, discuss symbolism in the text, discuss the story in connection to another story, explore a character’s development in relation to the theme, offer an analysis.
Narrative should be done in 3rd person voice.