The first resource provides you with some guidelines for reading any short story effectively.
The first resource: Short Story Reading.pptx
The second resource supplies you with information about all of the short stories included in the last literary unit of the semester; this information can guide your reading of them.
The second resource: Short Stories (Reading Guides)-1.pptx
The third resource furnishes you with information about MLA in-text citations, parenthetical references, and works cited entries as they relate to short stories.
The third resource: Brief MLA Review (ENC 1102 Short Story Essay).pptx
The fourth resource presents information about standard quotation format:
The fourth resource: Quotation Format-2.pptx
Read “”Recitatif,”” by Toni Morrison, on pages 138-155, and read pages 130-138 for information about the element of fiction known as character.
Answer the three response items in the next section.
Include at least one quotation from the short story for support of a claim, include an MLA in-text citation or parenthetical reference in any sentence with a quotation, and include an MLA works cited entry for the source from which you took the quotation (the textbook or a PDF, for example).
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Select either Roberta or Twyla. Then, using complete sentences, explain if the woman is (A) a major or a minor character, (B) a round or flat character, and (C) a dynamic or static character.
Select either Roberta or Twyla. Then, using complete sentences, explain if that character is either African American or white, and provide at least two reasons from the story to support your claim. For your reasons, you may wish to provide quotations using standard quotation format.
Using complete sentences, explain if it really matters to you if the racial identities (African American or white) are known. ”