The Handmaid’s Tale
Dear Wrier, you were to complete 3 writings (1500 words in total), and you did only 1 prompt (679 words). Where are the other parts? Please fix that and provide all writings. INITIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Dear Writer, please complete 3 writing assignments.
1. Assignment 1: First Impression Your initial post is due by 11:59 p.m. CST on Tuesday, April 6th, 2021 For this discussion board, I’ve provided a choice of topics, since there are a lot of issues worth discussing in this novel, and I also want students to “follow their bliss” in terms of deciding which aspects of the text they’re responding to most strongly so far. Pick one of the following prompts, and support your initial 500-word response. 2.
Assignment 2: The Handmaid’s Tale: Too Real? Your initial post is due by 11:59 p.m. CST on Thrusday, April 8th, 2021 Pick one of the following prompts, and support your initial 500-word response. For this discussion board, I want you to do a little light research to find a news article that relates to The Handmaid’s Tale, and connect the real world events the article describes to anything that’s happened in Parts I-X of the novel. There are several ways to approach this assignment, however, no matter which prompt you choose, you must pay close attention to the chart below when searching for your article, and find it in a newspaper or website that appears in or near the center of the chart (the green box), indicating low or neutral political bias in reporting. 3.
Assignment 3: Response Paper Your initial post is due by 11:59 p.m. CST on Saturday, April 10th, 2021 Referring as specifically and frequently as possible to any of the week’s course material—the readings, discussion boards, illustrations, and videos—write and submit an essay (about 650-750 words; a little longer is fine) answering one of the questions below. member to support your ideas with well-incorporated, thoughtfully and thoroughly discussed direct quotations from Parts I-VIII of The Handmaid’s Tale. You can choose prompts and questions on your own.