Directions: Check the calendar for this assignment’s due date!! Based on your chosen descriptive essay topic, answer three of the four questions below. YOU MUST ANSWER QUESTION #4. Number your responses. In order to receive full credit, your responses must be grammatically correct, well-developed, and the assigned length. Post your comments on the blog. Go to Blackboard; then, click “Lessons.” Then, Post Your Comments! OR, you may copy and paste this link in the Google URL to access the blog: https://yamsauce.wordpress.com/
1. Copy and paste the picture or the picture’s link that you think you may use to write your essay. Explain why you think the picture is interesting and a good choice.
(Response must be at least five sentences long)
2. Choose one or two details from Chapter 9 of your e- textbook that you feel really helps you understand the concept of writing a descriptive essay. You can access the e-text of your textbook on BB. Write in complete sentences.
3. Based on your chosen descriptive essay topic, write a working thesis and write a paragraph based on your first thesis point (about 10 sentences). Add your source to your response.
4. Use the MLA handbook section of your textbook, or the MLA PP, or these web sites to view MLA rules:
Complete the assignments below.
A. The quotation below is from a book titled Picturesque America by Oliver Bunce. The quote is located on page 5. The author’s full name and title of the book are listed in the essay’s introduction. Write a signal phrase and format a quote based on the passage below.
But if the approach to Perryville be most beautiful by night, it is not so beyond.
For the great wall sinks behind a line of detached mountains here which come sloping down to the river in long capes and promontories, covered by a profusion of many-hued foliage.
B. The quotation below is from an article titled “Love in America during WWII” by Anna Remnick. The quote is located on page 1. The author’s full name and title of the text are listed in the essay’s introduction. Write a signal phrase and format a quote based on the passage below.
George Marshall, who would later become a great war commander, is shown resisting help for embattled Britain until late in 1941. Marshall never quite rebelled openly, but he shielded aides as they leaked and schemed against government policy.
C.Properly format the information below on a works cited page. You can format the info. below as an online book.
Cite an entry from an online book titled Nexus. The book is an anthology of works by various authors. The title of the book is Nexus: A Rhetorical Reader for Writers. The editors are Kim Flachmann and Michael Flachmann. The copyright is 2012. The publisher’s name is Pearson. The place is Boston. The name of the entry is “Skin Deep: Seeking Self-Esteem Through Surgery” by Camille Sweeney, pp. 405–408. The title of the web site is E-Anthologies. The web site’s address is http://www.anthologyNex.com.