***This is a two part assignment***
Attached below is the “creating an Outline” Please use templet & write information with in each box on the right side. If there is prewritten info on the right side delete it and fill in the answers. Do not delete on the right where it says Detail 1: Detail 2 ect…just fill in the blanks for each one. Upload this as a separate attachment.
The American Dream lecture in Week 1 points out that Poor Richard’s Almanac was an annual publication that included calendar lists, home recipes, weather forecasts etc. What made Franklin’s almanac unlike other almanacs was the inclusion of Franklin’s witty parables and humorous writings. Franklin proposes in “The Way to Wealth” that anyone who works hard, avoids debt, and works toward attaining a virtuous character can be successful and ultimately wealthy—that the American Dream is accessible to all.
Watch “The Color Purple” (locate the films using Netflix, Amazon, or your local library) and argue why or why not Franklin’s assertions are correct. Provide examples from the film and your own explanations to support your assertions.
Biography, Vol. 1 pp. 204-207 and “The Way to Wealth,” Vol. 1 pp. 208-214 (nonfiction)
(only use reading from these editions)
Title: The Norton Anthology of American Literature (shorter 9th ed)
Paperback: Volume 1 (1312 pages) AND Volume 2 (1716 pages)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; 9th edition (2017)
- ISBN-10: 0393264517
- ISBN-13: 978- 0393264517
You will have two choices for your thesis statement: (PICK ONE)
As is evident in the film The Color Purple, Franklin’s assertion that the American Dream is available to all people is incorrect because _________, ___________, and _________ (you will determine three points in support of your thesis, and those will become the topics of your three body paragraphs).
As is evident in the film The Color Purple, Franklin’s assertion that the American Dream is available to all people is correct because _________, ___________, and _________ (you will determine three points in support of your thesis, and those will become the topics of your three body paragraphs).
Using your outline as a reference, write essay. Your essay must be at least 1,000 words in length (do not count the title page or references page in your word count). Format your draft in APA style and include the following elements:
- Title page
- Introduction and thesis statement,
- Three fully developed body paragraphs with properly integrated and cited supporting quotes,
- References page
*****It maybe easier to write the essay first and then go back and fill in the blanks on the creating outline templete*****
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