English 101 / Essay Assignment #1

Essay: Critical Analysis of 3 Literary Works
May 25, 2022
short essay 200words
May 25, 2022

English 101 / Essay Assignment #1

Sources required to complete this assignment:”The Color of Family Ties” by Gerstel and Sarkisian”Looking for Work” by Gary Soto”An Indian Story” by Roger Jack”Aunt Ida Pieces a Quilt” by Melvin DixonThree essays by conservative commentators obtained via researchWriting PromptIn “The Color of Family Ties,” Naomi Gerstel and Natalia Sarkisian point out that political commentators often complain that minority families are usually nontraditional and dysfunctional while traditional nuclear families (like the one depicted in Norman Rockwell’s Freedom from Fear) are the only ones capable of supportive relationships and strong family connections.Do some research and find 3 examples of political commentators critical of minority families.  What kinds of criticism do they make about minority families? Next, analyze the three nontraditional minority families depicted in Jack’s essay and Soto’s essay and Dixon’s poem to discover if such families are indeed incapable of supportive relationships and strong family ties. Or do they illustrate the opposite? Which of these three families offers the strongest example of supportive relationships and strong family ties?Write an essay that discusses your findings.Essay Guidelines / Your essay must:Be 5-7 complete pages in length of analytical expository writing (excluding the Works Cited page)Offer a clear thesis as last sentence of first paragraphStart subsequent paragraphs with topic sentencesDirectly quote at least once from Gerstel and Sarkisian’s essayDirectly quote from the conservative essays obtained through researchDirectly quote sufficient textual evidence from Soto’s and Jack’s essay and from Dixon’s poemExplain how these cited passages work as evidence for your claimsEnd with a Works Cited pageAdhere to MLA style guidelinesHave minimal or no errors in punctuation and grammar

 
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