Discussion Assignment

Why is this story your favorite reading? How did this text in particular speak to you on a personal level? What did you like best about the author’s approach?

Please type out the full title of the story and the author’s full name in the subject line of your discussion post.

Discuss which reading is your favorite reading and provides one specific example from the story in the form of a direct quote to support your response. Any material you borrow from the text needs to be in quotation marks. You also need to use the author’s last name in either the signal phrase before the quote or in the parenthetical reference after the quote. Refer to the Quotes and Signal Phrases handout for rules/samples on how to properly document quotes from an electronic source using MLA style.



See attached documents for the two readings, and pick your favorite.

1. Sherwood Anderson’s “Hands”

2. Raymond Carver’s “Cathedral

3. William Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily”

4. Langston Hughes’s “Salvation”

5. Flannery O’Connor’s “A Good Man is Hard to Find”

6. Eudora Welty’s “A Worn Path”