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 Lecture 2: Monday, September 17th, 2012

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PostSubject: Lecture 2: Monday, September 17th, 2012   Tue Sep 18, 2012 8:37 pm

APA Assignment --
focus on:
1. content, do you have what is asked?
2. formal, 400 words, 12pt font, Times New Roman, double spaced.

REVISED COPY and ORIGINAL DUE WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 19th by NOON

Short Essay Style Format (used for academic papers)

[name]
[# of pages]
For [professors name or course code]
[Words:]
[date] --> Press enter twice

Title
--> first letter of each word must be capitalized
(press enter twice again after entering title and begin text)

___________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________
_________________.
__________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________.
__________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________
________________________________________.

NOTE: paragraphs must be indented. No slugs (extra space between paragraphs). If double-spacing, make sure the entire document is double spaced, including the name, date, and title.

Block Format Papers:
- text aligned in left margin
- extra space between paragraphs (slugs)
- used for: emails, businesses, etc
______________________________________________________________________

Narrative = story (beginning, middle, end)
Narration = preposition (telling of story on instance) - includes language use.
Example: voice changes every time the SAME story is being re-told.
Narrator = 1st, 2nd, 3rd person narrative voice.
1st person: I, Me, We --> interior, limited, and intimate (close)
2nd person: you --> used more for creative marks, but since it is only formal marks, do no use it!
3rd person: they, she, he --> exterior, and more unlimited.



Status Quo: introduction and/or current situation of the characters
Complication: begins the rising action. Includes steps like a staircase (beats). The beats make up the rising action, and at the end of each beat, there is a new complication.
Climax: breakthrough of the story -- reader can usually tell that it is coming
New Status Quo: loose ends are tied up, and the new situation is stated.

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Assignment: Write a narrative essay - 5 to 7 paragraphs, 1000 words plus or minus 20.
1st paragraph: introduce character(s) and answer "what is life like?"
2nd paragraph: start introducing complications with a separate paragraph for each

DUE: Monday October 15th 2012.

PROPOSAL DUE MONDAY SEPTEMBER 24th 2012

In your proposal include:
- short essay format
- propose a clear beginning, middle, and end for your essay
- introduce characters
- choose a narrative voice and say why (think analytically)
- any other relative details
- approximately 8-10 sentences
- state a title and name for your essay.
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