Announcement: don’t forget that the first paper is due next Tuesday 10/3 by Midnight EST. See the assignments page if you need another copy. Note that the ACE Center in Lehman’s Old Gym is open from 10-2 on Saturday if you need last minute help with your paper. For help formatting sources, Purdue U’s online writing lab (OWL) is one of the best, most trustworthy sources. For the visually inclined, see their YouTube playlist.
For Tuesday, October 3, Read pages 55-107 in Ernesto Quiñonez’s Bodega Dreams.
Continue following the major themes of the book and refer to the questions from last week for guidance. Also begin to look at how characters evolve and change over the course of the book. Finally, mark what you think might be key turns in the plot (storyline) and significant developments.
Student presentation by Stanley, Angela, and Veronica
Below: Highlights from today’s class. Major themes and character sketches. (If you’re curious, you can see the lists developed by the day section here.)
For Thursday, October 5, Read pages 108-157 in Bodega Dreams. Continue following the key themes and characters outlined. Highlight/underling passages of the book that you think show good examples of these themes or changes in key characters.