You will work on several assignments that will result in a 7-8 page research essay. You will identify a topic or issue raised in There There by Tommy Orange, find and select appropriate research to help you explore this topic or issue, and then integrate this information to develop a more informed analysis of the text. For this essay, you will focus on ONE impact of generational trauma as a lens to interpret the novel. As you choose an impact, consider one that relates to a social, political, and/or cultural issue, and relates to the larger issue of systemic oppression. You can discuss one character or several characters whichever works best to analyze the ONE impact of generational trauma you chose as your lens.
You will integrate at least SIX sources, including the novel, ONE article from the list above, FOUR sources you find through your research, including ONE of EACH of the following types of sources:
Your assignments include:
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