Your essays should be in MLA Style and approximately 500-750 words, not including the Work(s) Cited page. As with most academic writing, this essay should be written in third person. Please avoid both first person (I, we, our, etc.) and second person (you, your).
Compare and contrast the reading from this class to the outside reading. Have a debatable, persuasive claim and focus on specific points of comparison.
Class reading Outside reading
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass / My Bondage and My Freedom