Choose one of the following topics. Plan your essay. Write your first draft. Then revise and edit and write your final essay. Don’t forget to identify your audience, purpose, and task before you begin planning.
The theme of this unit is “Identity.” What similarities can you find in the problems faced by the narrators of The Woman Warrior and Hunger of Memory as they struggle to find their identities? How are the two narrators and their families different?
In Class Matters, bell hooks call for “an-your face critique of capitalist greed” to address the problem of the widening gap between the wealthy and the poor. Explain how you believe the problem developed and offer at least two ways to begin to solve it.
The gap between the rich and poor in the United States and other parts of the world emerged because of capitalism. The latter prevented the government from regulating the operations of companies, thus allowing owners…