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ENC 1102 - College Composition 2 (Prof. Galvin- Lake Worth): Home




The purpose for this library Instruction is:

  • To teach you how to find 3 literary criticism sources from books and journals on a particular literary work  
  • Give you information on how to cite your sources correctly in MLA style



Prof. Galvin's assignment:

 Choose one story (not “The Lottery”) from the syllabus, and research some critical interpretations on it.  Choose 3 critics to cite, and use their points to discuss the story and to build your own interpretation and analysis of the work.

3-4 pages, typed, double spaced, MLA style citations (both in text and on a Works Cited page).  There will be a total of 4 sources: 3 critics and the story itself.


Langston Hughes: "Salvation" (an excerpt from his autobiography The Big Sea)

Joyce Carol Oates: "Where Are You going, Where Have You Been"

Flannery O'Connor:"A Good Man Is Hard to Find"

 Alice Walker: "Every Day Use"

Eudora Weldy: "Why I live at the P.O."

Louise Erdrich: "The Red Convertible"


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