Social Conscience Assignment | Homework for You
What are the most profound quotes from the readings and why? Select at least one quote from each of the two readings. You may write or or two paragraphs depending on how you explain them.
Your sources for this assignment will be the following two items (listed in MLA 8 format). The blue text is the link to the source. For Du Bois, you can review the introduction information, but you will use the actual speech as your source. For Rowling’s speech, you can read the transcript and watch the speech. To inform your essay, pay special attention to the second half of the speech.
Du Bois, William E. B. “The Individual and Social Conscience.” WEBDuBois.org. Robert W. Williams, www.webdubois.org/dbIASC.html
Rowling, J. K. “The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination.” The Harvard Gazette, Harvard University, 5 June 2008, news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2008/06/text-of-j-k-rowling-speech/
Proper grammar and punctuation are expected in all college writing including discussion board posts and responses. Errors in writing will reduce the grade of the assignment.
A logical and organized response is expected in all college writing. This assignment allows two small paragraphs or one big paragraph. First and foremost, each paragraph should start with a topic sentence that directly answers the prompt. Then each of the following sentences should illustrate and explain the claim of the topic sentence. Be specific and be thorough in your writing.
Correct citations are expected including the essay titles being capitalized with quotation marks: “The Individual and Social Conscience,” “The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination”
Refer to the authors by their names: Du Bois, Rowling