analysis of a key character in the literary work “We Came All the Way from Cuba
so You Could Dress Like This?” .
·Focus on two
or three key actions of that character. Discuss the character’s motivations and
decisions in terms you can support with clear evidence from a critical reading
of the text.
whether this character’s actions fit together or contradict each other. You may
also want to consider whether or not any other characters in the story are
aware of this conflict, and if so, how they influence the character you are
three key ideas that you will discuss in support of your thesis?
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1.To what conflicts does the title allude (social? Political? Cultural?
2.The first-person narrator switches tenses (from present to future). How
does this create tension in the story?
3.How is the narrator’s internal conflict (“man v. self”) merely an
internalization of political, familial, and social conflict?
For this assignment, you will write an annotated bibliography on three
sources. For detailed information on how to create your Annotated Bibliography,
please see this Sample Annotated Bibliography.
In your Annotated Bibliography,
·Copy and paste the writing prompt
you chose to explore in Week One into a Word Document.
·Restate the working thesis you
created in Week One below your writing prompt.
·In this same document, identify
your primary source (your short story) and two secondary, academic sources.
·Summarize each source and explain
how the source supports your working thesis. These summaries should be 100 to
150 words for each entry.
Annotated Bibliography assignment, you will write annotations for three
sources. One source should be a primary source. Next, you will choose two
secondary sources that are additional to the text.
The two sources you locate must be academic sources and come from peer-reviewed
journals or other scholarly publications. For information on finding sources within
the Ashford Library, please view the ENG125
- Literature Research tutorial (Links to an external
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The Annotated Bibliography includes a citation of the source in APA format. It
also includes a brief summary of the source.