ENG 1101 Fall 2020 OL20 (26956)

Subject: The first set of readings — Theme: Youth and Growing Up

Please read all three in the order they are in here. You may wish to make notes on what you read and also notice if you ever experienced anything similar in your own life in each of these readings.

 

Please note that the first and third readings are called “short stories,” for obvious reasons.  In literature, only novels and short stories are considered works of literature, and as such one needs to know whose point of view the story is coming to us from.  That does not mean the author…

(a one-page story) “Girl” by Jamaica Kincaid

https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__cristianaziraldo.altervista.org_wp-2Dcontent_uploads_2014_09_Girl-2DJamaica-2DKincaid.pdf&d=DwICaQ&c=pRW6ZPn_LDv0DnDIAK65Ad0CA4hBS-2mAmNa2_oHfF0&r=O8LwmqGHuHWzP1L8uhPVsE3PNpSB57fOrRMhaywrDF0&m=hudqhsbs7upUA75FwpLEQm6lJHV6PVSOmA9W-sBJcXY&s=GwMDHXCldE_Rye9f7YxIbYhHVzXUKO7mCzwTueayVzo&e=

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“Salvation” by Langston Hughes This is part of a memoir, it is non-fiction.

https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.chino.k12.ca.us_cms_lib8_CA01902308_Centricity_Domain_2273_Salvation.Annotated.pdf&d=DwICaQ&c=pRW6ZPn_LDv0DnDIAK65Ad0CA4hBS-2mAmNa2_oHfF0&r=O8LwmqGHuHWzP1L8uhPVsE3PNpSB57fOrRMhaywrDF0&m=hudqhsbs7upUA75FwpLEQm6lJHV6PVSOmA9W-sBJcXY&s=CK4KgmDwsHYnlyrmX41u5dxttf7ecaRsy7g_vfC8pAU&e=

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“Young Goodman Brown” by Nathaniel Hawthorne (a classic short story), longer than the other readings.
https://www.owleyes.org/text/young-goodman-brown/read/young-goodman-brown#root-219816-76

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