Novel Unit Essay
Purpose: To address a major issue from One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich. The issues are (but not limited to) religion, prison culture, food, point of view, Communism, the ability to affirm life, political reeducation and corruption.. this is the novel http://www.kkoworld.com/kitablar/aleksandr_soljenitsin_ivan_denisovichin_bir_gunu-eng.pdf
Your job is to make a connection between this text, written and published in Russia in 1962, and our world today. What can readers learn from this text that is applicable in their own lives? Or, what can the events of today teach us about the novel? How can we view the novel differently when taking into consideration recent history?
Assignment: You will write an essay examining one of the issues above within the context of the novel. You will make an arguable point about your chosen issue, making sure to use one of the sources provided to you. Most of your essay must be focused on the novel. Also, this is not a summary. Do not summarize overly much. Stay focused on the novel itself and then connect to whatever you’d like to discuss.
Audience: Your instructor and peers
Research Required: You must use at least 3 scholarly sources, 1 of which must come from the list of sources provided to you. You can use more than 1 source from the source list.
Format: MLA style and documentation
Length: 1,900 – 2,300 words (not including headers or works cited
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