1 page minimum, single-spaced: write a journal entry — in other words, a text that is addressed to yourself — and rip Thoreau’s essays apart. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses. You can use quotations that you’ve already used but you need to write something different about them than you wrote before. Remember, since this is a journal you are your audience, not me, so don’t worry about being formal. Keep it real. One inch margins. Times. 12 pt.
1 page minimum single-spaced: write a letter to your Grandmother or Grandfather (Dear Grandma…) about a quotation or quotations from Thoreau’s essays that angers or amuses you — when writing the letter actually picture your audience — your grandparent. You can use quotations that you’ve already used but you need to write something different than you wrote before. Be sure to be clear and expressive. One inch margins. Times, 12 pt.