Assignment: Setting Paragraph
Importnat note: Do not use or consult outside sources for this assignment.
Respond to the stories we’ve read, and apply your understanding of setting to a story from this lesson. You may respond to either story we’ve read for this lesson.
Write a well-composed paragraph (topic sentence, integrated quotes and summary from the story, and your analysis explaining how the quotes illustrate the point made in your topic sentence) that answers one of the questions below.
Example topic sentences starters:
In Kate Chopin’s “The Storm,” weather is central to the meaning of the overall story because….
In “The Location of the River,” water helps to express the story’s theme of…
Your paragraph should be about 200 words. Use MLA format, and be sure to cite the story you reference. Do not use or consult outside sources for this assignment. Submit your paragraph, using the guidelines regarding file types and submissions from the syllabus, to Blackboard.
“A Pair of Tickets” by Amy Tan
“Volar” by Judith Ortiz Cofer