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Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe

interview with Achebe

about women in the Nigerian Civil War

A brief history of the Biafra War

and a briefer history

BBC Africa Site

Culture Through Language in the Writing of Achebe

Nadine Gordimer

a history of apartheid in South Africa

questions to consider when reading "Country Lovers"

about kibbutz

an understanding of kibbutz life

about bedouins

a brief history of the Lodz Ghetto

photos from the Lodz ghetto

sabel Allende's own website

about Isabel Allende

a bit about the volcano

California mudslide story

emergency mudslide procedures

Margaret Atwood Information site

Albert Camus, works and links

Another Translation (easier?) of Report to an Academy

Kafka's "Metamorphosis"

Joseph Conrad

Birago Diop

Louise Erdrich

lots of LOUISE ERDRICH links

Minnesota Chippewa website

About Indian Boarding schools

 

 

 

Explication of the first paper

elements of fiction  

First Computer Lab

Second complab

Some ways to better organize your story responses:

sample student essay

sample student essay

how to write a paper for this class

checklist for essays

help constructing your thesis

critique form paper 1

revising strategies

paper 2 critique form

revising checklist

revising: advice from Harvard College

3rd lab

 secondpaper

Lab for second paper

WAYS TO ANALYZE MORAL CONFLICT IN LITERATURE

WAYS TO TALK ABOUT ETHICS AND MORALS IN YOUR PAPER

how to do a close reading advice from Harvard

CLOSE READING step by step

starting to write

third paper assignments

Some questions to probe in your third paper

help analyzing humor

 humor terms

about black humor

critique 3

sample story critique

logical fallacies

fallacy practice