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Writing Exercise: Purple Belt Test for Analysis

by Tony Diaz - El Librotraficante www.tonydiaz.net on 04/22/14



There's a Man in the Habit of Hitting Me on the Head with an Umbrella


http://www.eastoftheweb.com/short-stories/UBooks/TherMan.shtml


Essay to analyze for practice. Do your best. Write your analysis. We will go over your responses in class. This will help you get closer and closer to an “A.” This will also help you do well in Comp II.

 

 

 

 

Read the essay. Read the example of an analysis. Write your own analysis of the essay. We will then review your response.

 

 

Read each subsequent link after you write your response.

 

 

 

 

Essay to Analyze:

 

 

http://www.chron.com/opinion/outlook/article/Texas-GOP-platform-would-discourage-3700653.php

 

 

Example of An Analysis Essay

 

 

http://learning.hccs.edu/faculty/tony.diaz/engl1302/course-materials/example-of-an-analysis-essay/view

 

 

10 Tips for My Analysis

 

 

http://learning.hccs.edu/faculty/tony.diaz/engl1302/course-materials/10-tips-for-my-analysis/view

 

 

 

 

Analysis Guide

 

 

This is one step-by-step approach to writing the introduction and a body paragraph for the analysis essay.

 

 

 

 

http://learning.hccs.edu/faculty/tony.diaz/engl1302/course-materials/analysis-guide/view

 

 

 

 

For homework and practice:

 

 

 

 

Read and write an analysis of the MLK Speech “I Have a Dream.”

 

 

Wednesday, you will read analyze in class the short story:  There is a Man in the Habit of Hitting Me on The Head With an Umbrellas.

 

 

 

 

Your final exam is May 8 9:30 am – 11:20 am in the classroom where we usually meet.

 

 

Due: Journal Entries- 25 pages.

 

 

Revisions of your research paper

 

 

In-class Final Exam.

 

 

 

 

Extra credit: If you attend the last LASO meeting of the semester Thursday April 24, noon, that will be worth 5 pagers of journal entries.  There will be a guest speaker from the student group: UH MASSO and LASO will have elections for VP.

 

 

Don’t miss our Cinco de Mayo event May 1 Noon -1 PM in the courtyard. Music, food, and poetry for all.

 

 

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