Twain

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2019-02-05 All day
  • Students are to read and annotate Mark Twain’s piece “Fennimore Cooper’s Literary Offenses” focusing on how the author contextualizes the moment, rhetorical importance, and author’s purpose.
  • Students are then to respond to the following prompt in google classroom:

Write a paragraph that explains what Twain is criticizing about Cooper’s writing.  What kind of writing do you think he values, given the criticism? Use textual evidence to support your response

–Homework–USA test prep and bring novel to class Thursday (O’Brien)