2018-02-07 All day

Students will read/analyze “Fenimore Cooper’s Literacy Offenses” with a focus on how the author contextualizes the moment, rhetorical importance, and author’s purpose.


Students are to respond to the following question in reference to the work above:

        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.