We have come a long way from our first readings and discussions of literature and of our common novelThings Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe.
We have covered a lot of ground about the elements of short fiction poetry and the novel.
We have also examined the literary criticism about our novel and you have compiled an annotated bibliography about key elements of that literary criticism on your chosen theme or topic.
This week you combine all of our elements and craft a completed rough draft of what will become your final Portfolio.
As this is your first attempt at completing a full draft of your semester-long examination of the novel we will view this draft as a separate assignment. So for this week focus on
The Portfolio Project is designed to require you to expand your understanding ofThings Fall Apartby combining knowledge and application of content with your own interpretation and judgment. For the Portfolio Project you will write a research paper about Chinua AchebesThings Fall Apart supplementing your own interpretation with information from three to five other sources. Your interpretation of this novel should reflect an international perspective.
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